About Us

Personalised coach services in
 New Forest & East Dorset

For convenient and affordable coach services, contact Solent Coaches in New Milton. Our experienced and friendly office staff will have pleasure in providing you with a quotation to suit your exact needs.

A family run coach company 

We are a family run company. Formed in 1972, we started with a couple of taxis, based in New Milton, Hampshire. In 1976, the company acquired its first 14 seat minibus. Two years later, there was a 53 seat coach too. 1982 saw the closure of the taxi business and all efforts concentrated on the coach company and the fleet of coaches and minibuses. Soon after this, the Skew's sons, John and Paul joined the business as drivers and mechanics. Their wives, Carolyn and Catherine also now work for the company. In 1986, the company moved its vehicle base from New Milton to Crow in Ringwood. The office remained at this time in New Milton. The office has now also transferred to Ringwood so that all our operations are on one site.
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Well-maintained vehicles  

Our fleet of modern vehicles range from a 22-seater midi coach to 87-seater double decker coaches, including full executive coaches to meet your private hire requirements. The vehicles are maintained in our own workshops to the highest standard. Our uniformed drivers are smart, friendly, courteous and willing to help. Our aim is to give a competitive price whilst maintaining a high standard of service, and not to offer the cheapest price by lowering our standards.
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Private Coach Hire

Easy access to London airports and the surrounding areas 

Based in the South West corner of Hampshire in the New Forest, we have easy access to Bournemouth in Dorset, Southampton, and the villages in between. Regular stops are made around this area when picking up for day trips and holidays. 
London and its airports are also within easy reach via the M3 and the M25 motorways. 

Call Solent Coaches on
+44 (0)1425 473188
for more information about our coach services.


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