Statement - 17/03/2020

We regret to inform you that we have taken the heart-breaking decision to cancel all Day Excursions, Private Hire, Holidays & Short Breaks with effect from Friday 20th March until the end of April. The health and safety of all our passengers must take priority.

As you can imagine, our office telephone lines are very busy at the moment. Can we please ask that you do not contact the office. We will be in touch with everyone who has a booking with us as soon as possible. We are currently working through this in date order departure so please bear with us.

We are also working together with Lakes Parade Stores to support any of you who need help at this time. Please contact them direct on 01229 825812 if you require any deliveries or anything at all! We are all more than happy to help & support you.

May we also take this opportunity to thank you all for your continued support and remind you that even though we have to cancel at this time, we still have many more trips available throughout the rest of the year.


Welcome to Dave New Tours, a family run tour operator offering a more personal and friendly service in coach travel.

Based in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, husband and wife, Dave and Chris, have a long established reputation for offering a complete and professional travel package to individual clients as well as groups and organisations. Inclusive UK and Ireland holidays, Short Breaks, Excursions and Special Events; our many years’ experience enables us both to offer a first class, quality service ensuring that your holiday or day trip with us will bring back happy memories for years to come.

Our customers travel with us year after year because they trust us to take care of them. Word of mouth has always been our best form of advertising and from your testimonials and messages of thanks; we know we are getting it right! We also know what you expect from us and we care about every one of our passengers. Exciting destinations, a comfortable and relaxing journey and our many years of experience makes a Winning Combination!

View Day Excursions / View Holiday & Short Breaks

Coming up with Dave New Tours...

  • Dryman Scotland

    Drymen – All Inclusive Scottish House Party

    £410.00Per Person
    Monday 9th – Friday 13th March 2020

    5 Days

  • Derbyshire Delights

    £405.00Per Person
    Thurs 30th April - Mon 4th May
  • Beautiful – A Carole King Musical at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    Beautiful – A Carole King Musical at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    £60.50Per Person
    Wednesday 20th May
  • Th Lion King Musical @ Manchester Palace Theatre

    £98.00Per Person
    Sat 19th Dec / Sat 16th Jan /
    Sun 17th Jan / Wed 17th Feb /
    Sat 9th March

Popular Trips

Something for everyone! Day trips, weekend breaks and holidays galore! If you are part of a friendship group, organisation or club then please ask us about group discounts.

Brochures are always available for you to hand out to friends and colleagues.

Shopping Trips

Shopping Trips

Market Days galore, City Centre Shopping, Mill Shops & Garden/Home Centres. Shop ‘till you drop with Dave New Tours.

Scenic & Mystery Trips

Scenic & Mystery Trips

Sit back, relax and enjoy the view. Scenic countryside, towns & villages. Breaks in interesting places. Scenic Canal Trips, sails & train rides. Afternoon Teas & High Teas often included. Springtime Mysterys, Summertime Tours, Autumn Tints & Winter Wonderland Drives in a warm and comfortable executive coach

Special Events / Theatre Trips

Special Events / Theatre Trips

Annual Flower Shows & Garden Events, Major City Centre Events & Visitor Attractions, Theatre Trips & Shows. Something for everyone!

Christmas Specials

Christmas Specials

Festive Markets & Christmas Fairs. Scenic Tours with a traditional Christmas meal. Beautiful Palaces, Houses & Castles decorated for the festive season. Pantomimes & Christmas Shows, and of course, Christmas shopping to all the major towns, cities & mill shops.

  • Just wanted to thank you again for your careful driving and patience with us on another superb break in London. the hotel was excellent and you are always helpful in making our trip very memorable. Thank you both.

    Ulverston Society of Artists
  • Thank you for another wonderful holiday. We have had a lovely time. The hotel has been excellent, the food to a very high standard. Thanks again

    Ulverston Townswomen's Guild
  • Many thanks for the wonderful holidays we have had. Dave you are the best. We have traveled with many company’s but you surpass them all.

    Mr P, Coniston

Why Book With Us?

Professional & Friendly

Not another call centre! Visit our Travel Office or call and speak to Chris, Kathryn or Laura. Always happy to help


We will do all we can to ensure that your travel with us brings back happy memories for years to come

Dave New Tours Ltd are members of the Bonded Coach Holiday group of the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK Ltd