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Joining your

Shearings Holiday

Joining your
Your Holiday, Your Way

Travel from our interchanges is included in the price of your holiday, but did you know there are a range of joining options available on a Shearings Holiday? This means you can kick-start your holiday in a way that suits you! 

Browse our joining options below:
Shearings Coach

Home Connect 

From your front door to your final frontier! With our Home Connect service, we pick you up and drop you off at home, for the ultimate in stress-free travel. Home Connect is available on over 1800 postcode districts and is priced from just £15 per passenger return. 

Direct Connect

Take advantage of our great-value car parking at each interchange, priced from just £6* per day - much cheaper than airport parking! Of course, you can also use public transport or take a taxi, or call in a favour from a friend! Car parking must be pre-booked. 

Tour Connect 

Choose from hundreds of joining points with our extensive feeder coach network. Enjoy comfortable travel to interchange to board your holiday coach. Regional pick-up points are subject to a small charge.  

Direct Travel

Skip the interchange altogether and arrive at your destination sooner! We offer some short breaks that do not require you to change coach at the interchange. 

Join at your Hotel 

Most of our hotels offer car parking facilities and this is pre-bookable at Bay and Coast & Country Hotels. Simply ask our friendly team for more details. 

Our Coach Interchanges


On our coach holidays, we offer coach pick-ups for a nominal charge. This allows us to continue offering our extensive regional feeder network, whilst ensuring a high level of service. 

Our Tour Connect service will take you to our interchange at either London Gateway services, Cobham services, Corley services or Membury services for UK & Ireland holidays, or to Stop 24 services at Hythe for European holidays.

Travel from our interchanges is included within your holiday price, or you can join by Home Connect, Tour Connect or Direct Connect

At each interchange you'll find tea and coffee facilities, seating and toilets. We also have a range of Direct Travel holidays too, which do not travel via an interchange, or you can join at your hotel.


Our complete luggage handling service is included free of charge. We'll load your cases onto your feeder coach, and you won't see them again until we bring them up to your hotel room for you – everything's taken care of.


Stretton Interchange

Based in Warrington, within close proximity to the motorway network, this exclusive to Shearings interchange has great on-site facilities and car-parking.

Barleycastle Ln, Appleton, Warrington WA4 4SR


Normanton Interchange

Based at junction 31 on the M62, this modern, purpose built interchange is exclusive to Shearings with seating, toilet facilities and a shop selling drinks and snacks.

Mill Ln, Normanton WF6 1RF


Corley Services

Based on the M6 with enhanced passenger facilities, this welcome break stations includes a variety of food outlets, a comfortable waiting area and car parking.

Corley Services, Corley, Coventry CV7 8NR


London Gateway Services

Located on the M1, it includes a designated Shearings Lounge with superb facilities, food and drink outlets, car parking and FREE Wi-Fi.

London Gateway Services, M1 Northbound, London NW7 3HU


Stop 24 Services

Based in Kent, with excellent on-site facilities, a refreshment area and FREE Wi-Fi. The interchange is close to the Channel Tunnel and Ports of Dover and Folkestone.

Stop 24, Hythe CT21 4BL


Gretna Green Interchange

Based in Gretna Green, it includes various retail outlets and catering facilities and a restaurant in the historic building of the ancient Blacksmiths Shop.

Gretna Green Interchange, DG16 5EA

Car Parking

at interchanges and motorway services

Parking at an Interchange

If you’re taking advantage of our Direct Connect service and making your own way to one of our interchanges, you can enjoy great value car parking. The interchanges are all situated very close to the motorway network – making it easy and convenient to start your holiday.

Interchange car parking costs from £6 per car per day, and from just £4 per car per day at the services. You can book in advance by calling our team or by selecting the option online when booking your holiday.

Pre-bookable parking is available at the following interchanges*

Stretton Interchange -  £6 per car, per day -  Barley Castle Lane, Appleton, Cheshire WA4 4SR

Normanton Interchange -   £6 per car, per day  -Mill Lane, Normanton, West Yorkshire WF6 1RF

London Gateway Services -  £6 per car, per day - M1 Motorway, Mill Hill, London NW7 3HU

Stop 24 Services - £4 per car, per day - M20 Motorway Junction 11, Hythe, Kent CT21 4BL

Gretna Green Interchange -  £6 per car, per day - The Old Blacksmiths Visitor Centre, Bensmoor Road, Gretna Green DG16 5EA

Parking with Welcome Break

Parking is now also available at selected Welcome Break motorway service areas which can make starting your holiday even more convenient. You can park your car at the services and join your coach to start your holiday.

Parking with Welcome Break costs £6 per day. You can book in advance by calling our team or by selecting the option online when booking your holiday.

Pre-bookable parking is available at the following Welcome Break service areas:

Abington Services – M74 Motorway junction 13, Abington, South Lanarkshire ML12 6RG

Corley Services – M6 Motorway between junctions 3 / 4, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV7 8NR

Fleet Services – M3 Motorway between junctions 4a / 5, Fleet, Hampshire GU51 1AA

Gordano Services – M5 Motorway junction 19, Bristol BS20 7XG

Hartshead Moor Services – M62 Motorway between junctions 25 / 26, Brighouse, West Yorkshire HD6 4JX

Hopwood Park Services – M42 Motorway junction 2, Alvechurch, Worcestershire B48 7AU

Keele Services – M6 Motorway between junctions 15 / 16, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5HG

Leicester Forest East Services - M1 Motorway between junctions 21 / 21a, Leicester LE3 3GB

Membury Services - M4 Motorway between junctions 14 / 15, Hungerford, West Berkshire RG17 7TZ

Newport Pagnell Services – M1 Motorway between junctions 14 / 15, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire MK16 8DS

South Mimms Services – M25 Motorway junction 23 (M25/A1M), Potters Bar, Hertfordshire EN6 3QQ

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