Dinner & Dance 2018

64th UK Coach Rally Dinner Dance at the Tower Ballroom booking form is available online.
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Hotels for 2018

If you looking for accommodation for the UK Coach Rally weekend, have a look here: Hotels for 2018

Dates for 2018

The dates for the 64th UK Coach Rally at Blackpool are

28th & 29th April 2018

2017 Results

The results of the 63rd UK Coach Rally are available to view here: 2017 Results

Ayats at the Rally

Ayats have confirmed they will be exhibiting at the UK Coach Rally next weekend.

Arriva Bus & Coach are exhibiting…

Arriva Bus & Coach will be exhibiting a Temsa Safari HD with the following specification:

  • 12.2m
  • 53 Seats
  • Centre toilet
  • ZF Ecolife Transmission
  • DAF Euro 6 Engine
  • Boiler
  • Screens

Alexander Dennis are exhibiting…

At the UK Coach Rally Alexander Dennis will be exhibiting:

  • 57-seat Panther on a Volvo B8R chassis with a centre demountable toilet &
  • 59-seat customer liveried Leopard on a B8R chassis with high spec interior
  • Cheetah XL.

Dinner & Dance 2017

63rd UK Coach Rally Dinner Dance at the Tower Ballroom booking form is available online.
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MAN to Premiere the New Neoplan Tourliner at UK Coach Rally 2017

MAN are delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting the world premiere of their Right Hand Drive New Neoplan Tourliner at the UK Coach Rally Blackpool 2017.
The new model is called the HD16.

Specification of the vehicle to be on show is:

  • 13.913m
  • Neoplan Tourliner HD16 P22
  • MAN Euro 6c 460bhp
  • Effiecient Cruise
  • Efficeint Roll
  • MAN Tipmatic (ZF AST) gearbox
  • 3 point belts
  • USBs to all passenger seats
  • Front Camera
  • Reversing Camera
  • Sat Nav
  • Toilet
  • A/C
  • Durabright alloys
  • 59 luxury Kiel 1020 seats with half leather
  • Wheelchair Lift – a UK First for tourliner


Dates confirmed for 2017


6th & 7th MAY 2017


Merlin Entertainments and VisitBlackpool have confirmed dates for Blackpool’s second UK Coach Rally.

Organisers have confirmed that the Rally will take place between 6th and 7th May 2017 on Blackpool Promenade, following a successful event at the resort in 2016.

The UK Coach Rally welcomes all sections of the coaching  industry gathering together for a series of exhibitions and awards including Coach of the Year and Coach Driver of the Year.

Ann and Paul Cousins, who lead the organising team, were delighted with the positive response to this year’s event and look forward to hosting the Rally on Blackpool Promenade for the second time.

2017 is set to be the biggest year yet, as an increased number of coach companies have already registered to be involved.