Grayscroft Coaches Hertfordshire

Established in 1924 by Charles Barker, Grayscroft Coaches remains a family run business now in its third generation.

The company has offices in Hertfordshire and Lincolnshire.

Coach Hire

Here at Grayscroft Travel we have a wide variety of Quality single and double deck Coaches suitable for all occasions whether it be school trips, days out, a special outing or a hassle free weekend (or longer!) away.

All requirements can be catered for upon request from our friendly and helpful bookings team.

All of our vehicles are fully seat belted and maintained to the highest possible standards to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable journey with us.

Specific requirements with regards to passenger entertainment systems, wheelchair friendly vehicles and on journey refreshments are available upon request at time of booking.

Excursions & Trips

Grayscroft Hertfordshire excursions and trips.



Tuesday 8th May 2018

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Thursford Christmas poster

Thursford Christmas Spectacular

Friday 21st December 2018

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First World War Battlefield Remembrance Tours

Battlefield ToursWhy not take your School/Adult group to learn more about the events of The First World War and the influences it had on the world as we know it today.
For the past 25 years Grayscroft Coaches have been operating guided tours to the Battlefields of Belgium and France.
Accompanied by a specialist guide, tours can be tailor made to suit individual group requirements and budgets for both adult and school groups.
Should you or any member of your group have relatives commemorated in the locality of your tour, every effort will be made to visit the cemetery or memorial concerned.

Tailor made, escorted tours are now available from both Lincolnshire & Hertfordshire. Make an Enquiry

Tour Highlights and Inclusions

  • An executive coach for your exclusive use with on-board DVD presentations
  • Tailor-made itinerary
  • All entrance fees associated with your visit
  • Return Channel crossings with either Ferry or Eurotunnel
  • The Services of our experienced tour guide
  • Hotel or Hostel accommodation and a board basis of your preference
  • Tour briefing prior to your departure providing a suitable presentation and materials for tour participants and for parents of school groups
  • Poppy wreaths including arrangements to lay a wreath at the Menin Gate (if applicable)

Sample Itinerary for Schools visiting Ypres

Friday departure
04.45 Meet at school. Depart School at 05.00
11.00 P and O Ferry crossing.
15.00 In Flanders Fields Museum, Ypres
16.30 Bayernwald German Trenches and Croonaert Chapel Cemetery
17.45 Arrive hotel, allocate rooms, make beds
18.30 Supper. DVDs to set the scene for the following days activities. (The Messines explosions and Harry Patch)
Evening activities in the recreation area


08.00 Breakfast, make packed Lunch
09.00 Depart Ypres town market and time for shopping
St. Georges Church
Essex Farm and John McCrae
Hill 62 Trenches, (Sanctuary Wood) Museum and the Canadian Memorial
Hill 60 and Caterpillar Crater
The Pool of Peace and Lone Tree Cemetery
17.45 Supper
19.00 Depart Hotel
20.00 The Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate, wreath laying
20.30 Evening activities in the recreation area


08.00 Breakfast, make packed lunch, clear rooms
09.00 Depart Tyne Cot Cemetery, Visitor Centre, wreath laying
Vancouver Corner
Poelcapelle Military Cemetery
Langemark German Cemetery, wreath laying
Shot at dawn and Poperinge New Cemetery
16.05 Ferry/Eurotunnel crossing
23.00 Arrive School


Contact Us

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