The perfect choice for your holidays, day excursions, group and vintage coach hire

Welcome to Lodge Coaches

Lodge Coaches operate a varied fleet of vehicles, including seven beautifully restored vintage wedding coaches available for hire. Our fleet of modern coaches are used for our holiday and day excursion programmes and are also available to hire for group holidays and private hire.

Lodge Coaches also operate a fleet of buses many with seat belts suitable for local bus services and sports groups or clubs.

Why choose Lodge's?

Lodge Coaches is a family owned and run business offering a friendly caring service, with 102 years of experience.

We operate a modern luxury coach fleet, with air conditioning and WC facilities onboard for your comfort whilst travelling.

Our range of holidays are fully bonded with independent passenger protection and only quality hotels have been carefully selected by our experienced tour planners, ensuring your holiday accommodation meets high standards.

Our day excursion programmes have pickup points in Chelmsford, Witham, Tiptree and Maldon areas and have a wide range of destinations.

To view and book our extensive range of day trips and holidays, click below.

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Visit by HRH Duke of Kent KG on the 18th February 2020, to mark the 100th anniversary of Lodge Coaches

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Booking Hotline 01245 231262

Vintage vehicle restoration and museum building.
To provide a new building for vehicle storage and restoration area for vintage vehicles.
It is part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.

FINANCIAL SECURITY STATEMENT: The combination of travel services offered to you is a package within the meaning of the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018.

Therefore, you will benefit from all rights applying to packages; J.W. Lodge & Sons Ltd will be fully responsible for the proper performance of the package as a whole.

Additionally, as required by law, J.W. Lodge & Sons Ltd have protection in place to refund your payments and, where transport is included in the package, to ensure your repatriation in the event that they become insolvent. J.W. Lodge & Sons Ltd are members of the Bonded Coach Holiday Group, overseen by The Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited. This is a government approved consumer protection scheme. This ensures that in relation to the coach package holidays described in this brochure (or website) that a Bond, which may be called upon in the unlikely event of the members Insolvency, protects the clients’ monies. Clients are recommended to inspect the current membership certificate at our registered office or alternatively go to or telephone 0207 7065 5316 to confirm current membership.

Your attention is also drawn to the Bonded Coach Holiday Group Trading Charter that will apply to these coach package holidays.

Details of the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 can be found at The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 (

The insurance has been arranged by T&G (Travel & General Insurance Services Ltd) with Towergate Chapman Stevens.

J.W. Lodge & Sons Limited is an appointed representative of ITC Compliance Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (their firm reference is 313486) and which is permitted to advise on and arrange general insurance contracts.

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