Rover plan day trip to unveil 2019 holiday brochure

Nailsworth based coach operator Rover European are doing something a little bit different to celebrate the launch of their new and exciting 2019 Coach Holiday Brochure, with a VIP ‘Grand Day Out’ for both new and existing customers.

Family run Rover European are renowned for providing a variety of first-class coach holidays to various destinations across the UK and throughout Europe. The team are looking forward to hosting ‘A Grand Day Out’ for guests who have travelled with them on their numerous tours over the course of the year and new travellers who’d like to experience their first trip with Rover European. The initial event scheduled for Wednesday 31st October was so well received that Rover have decided to run the same event again on Friday 2nd November to accommodate everyone. From a nominal fee of just £12 for the day’s event, guests will travel in one of Rover’s luxury coaches and enjoy panoramic views on their way to the city of Coventry. Once here guests will stop for a delicious lunch, before visiting the city’s Transport Museum free of charge. During the day there will be a Holiday Presentation which will feature pictures and stories from this season’s tours as well as the highly anticipated unveiling of holiday destinations and itineraries for 2019.

Carole Hand, Director of Rover European explains “The end of season event is a highlight of our calendar. It’s an enjoyable occasion where guests can meet up and reminisce over the Rover coach holidays they’ve travelled on together. We’re always looking for ways in which to make the event that little bit different to previous years which is why this year we’ve organised ‘A Grand Day Out’ on one of our luxury coaches. Besides being a fun day out with like-minded travellers, it’s also a great opportunity for us to launch our 2019 Coach Holiday Brochure and announce details of some of our new adventures, hotels and unique experiences!” She adds, “We’re encouraging our VIP guests to bring along friends who are new to coach holidays and get a flavour of the benefits they can bring. Traveling by coach to Coventry, they will experience first-hand the comfort of our coaches, then, after a light lunch at a delightful venue in Coventry we will move on to the Coventry Transport Museum in the city centre for a fabulous afternoon.”

Rover European offer fantastic coach holidays to destinations across the continent as well as day coach trips to UK cities for theatre performances, shopping trips and exhibitions to suit a variety of interests. The company prides itself on providing home-to-home departures, which ensures coach holidays are stress free and enjoyed from the minute the passenger steps outside their front door.

For more information about Rover’s ‘A Grand Day Out’ event, to express your interest in attending or to book onto the event, please call 01453 832121 or visit:

Rover European is a second-generation coach operator with family at the heart of all they do.

Gloucestershire based coach operator Rover European is this year, celebrating its 71st year in business. Offering coach hire for any occasion and boasting an impressive 2018 Holiday Programme with a variety of tours across Europe, Rover European use their 70 years’ experience to create memorable holiday experiences for their passengers time after time.

Based out of Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, family run Rover European enjoy creating lasting memories for their passengers through their broad range of first class holidays to exciting destinations throughout the UK and across Europe. Commitment to quality has always been the foundation of the business since the company began operating in 1947. Supported by a fantastic team of hardworking and loyal staff, who between them have over 486 years of professional coach driving experience, passengers in safe hands when they travel with Rover. It’s the teams considerate, caring and cheerful attitudes that create enjoyable holiday experiences and confirms Rover’s award-winning reputation within the local travel industry.

Managing Director of Rover European David Hand explains “We are very pleased to have reached this milestone. It really is an achievement and something to be celebrated! Rover European is a second-generation coach operator with family at the heart of all we do. I have worked in the coach industry my entire working life. I worked alongside my father for many years before taking over the family business in 1968.” He adds “In the early years our focus was on a taxi service and factory contracts for local workers. The business grew naturally and in the 1980’s we began organising exciting holidays to places of interest across the UK and throughout Europe.”

The company has gone from strength to strength since it was founded, and their holiday programme remains a strong focus for the company. Besides safely and courteously transporting hundreds of school children to their various schools around Gloucestershire, the company also provide luxury coach hire for corporate events, social outings and day trips to numerous events, city destinations and attractions.

For more information about Rover European and for full itinerary details of their UK and European holidays please visit:

Rover are supporting the local community by sponsoring the Nailsworth Festival this year.

Gloucestershire based award winning coach operator Rover European are, for a 4th year running, sponsoring The Nailsworth Festival which aims to bring something a little different to the cultural life of the Nailsworth community.

Running from Saturday 19th to Sunday 27th May this year’s fun filled festival kicks off with Egypt Mill who will be putting on a Pre-Festival Party Night with one of Gloucestershire’s liveliest bands ‘The Bridge’. Entertainment and a market in the town begins on Festival Saturday (19th May) followed by a week of musical acts, exhibitions, workshops, sporting events, talks and activities designed to appeal to people of all ages. The Temperance Seven, on their Diamond Jubilee Tour, will headline on Festival Saturday evening and events across the week will feature the Tippett Quartet, “Votes for women in the Cotswolds” and Withering Looks comedy theatre. For younger visitors there will Funky Munky Music and an exciting Footie Fest for children aged between 8 and 16 years. For those keen to sample local artisan food and produce, visitors can browse the many food and drink stalls brimming with local culinary delights to try and buy!

Director of Rover European, Carole Hand explains “As members of Nailsworth community we are proud to support our community and sponsor the annual event. Without the financial support of local businesses and keen volunteers, the event wouldn’t be as big or as popular as it is.” She adds, “There’s nothing like a festival to bring a community together. Our staff and their families, many of whom live in Nailsworth and its surrounding villages enjoy meeting up to socialise at various events scheduled over the week-long event. There’s a real buzz in the area during festival week, a great sense of community spirit too! Here’s hoping we have some great weather!”

Established in 1947, Rover European is a family run business with offices in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire. The company, besides offering quality coach hire for group occasions, corporate events and school trips, boasts an impressive 2018 holiday programme with a number of exciting tours across Europe to suit every traveller.

For further details of The Nailsworth Festival events or to book your tickets, please visit their website: For more information about Rover European and full itinerary details of their UK and European holidays please visit: