Waterside Tours Head Office in Hythe
Waterside Tours Head Office in Hythe

About Waterside Tours

Established in 1982 and based in the New Forest area near Southampton, Waterside Tours offers a wide and varied selection of UK and Continental coaching tours.

Our local, friendly and efficient staff are standing by to help you in every way they can to ensure your experience with Waterside Tours is all that you expected and more.

All our holidays offer interesting itineraries with appealing excursions, comfortable hotels (all with private facilities), safe, comfortable and modern coaches and experienced and knowledgeable drivers, convenient local pick-up points and friendly and efficient booking staff.

Whether you already enjoy regular holidays with us or are considering our holidays for the first time, you can be sure that your comfort and enjoyment is uppermost in our minds. Our touring coaches have all the latest refinements with tea and coffee facilities, toilets, and air conditioning.

All vehicles undergo rigorous safety inspections and maintenance.


We believe that our competitive prices are second to none and all excursions are included in the holiday cost unless otherwise stated and seating allocations apply throughout the holiday to benefit those who book early.

All our tours are fully bonded to safeguard customer payments and repatriation for your peace of mind. Our tours run from the Totton and Waterside areas but additional pick up points can be arranged for a small fee.

Our terms and conditions may be viewed here.

Waterside Tours Team

Managing Director - Jackie
Managing Director - Jackie

Managing Director - Jackie
Jackie started with the company in 1982 working for her father Roy, she was the office junior for a while being taught the ropes of the company.Once children were born she then returned to continue her admin role becoming company secretary in 1999 and then a director in 2006. Sharing her responsibilities with her dad, she took her CPC management exam, to become Transport Manager, then became Managing Director in 2022. Jackie’s biggest success was her determination to keep the company alive, whilst going through our awful pandemic. Thankfully She did it……. for us all.

General Manager - Fiona
General Manager - Fiona

General Manager - Fiona
Fiona started with the company in 2006 employed as an Admin Assistant, she stayed with the company for a further 7 years, taking on more responsibilities within her role for the company. She took a break from the industry in 2013 to focus on her sales/ marketing skills and then returned in 2017 as General Manager.

As always our fantastic booking team are on hand, by phone, email or in person at our office to assist with any enquiry.

For quotes or any enquiries please contact Fiona on 02380 844788 or 07867 528 882, or by email: fiona@watersidetours.co.uk

Our Fantastic Tour Drivers

Jackie, Director

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Contact Us

Hythe & Waterside Coaches Ltd
1a The High Street
SO45 6AG.

Tel: 02380 844 788
Email: enquiries@watersidetours.co.uk

Opening Hours

Monday09.00 - 16.30
Tuesday09.00 - 16.30
Wednesday09.00 - 13.00
Thursday09.00 - 16.30
Friday09.00 - 16.30

Customer Comments

"Yet another marvellous trip. Wonderful hotel, fabbo place"

"Big thank you to your company and coach drivers - you have been very helpful and amazing"

"Just to say thank you Waterside Coaches for the service to the Robbie Williams event. Friendly driver and comfy coach"

"Please accept our thanks and admiration for our journey yesterday"

"Wonderful to have a cool and comfortable coach and a great driver"

"Thank you for your help in arranging our coach travel to the Poppy Factory in Richmond. Everything was spot on and the driver made the journey very enjoyable"