Welcome To Great British Wine Tours
Travel in style on board an iconic vintage bus for a wine tour of Sussex like no other. Journey with us into the scenic Sussex countryside to explore the growing number of English vineyards and their wines. Our hosts will ensure you have a great day out, touring Sussex vineyards and wineries, enjoying tutored tastings of award winning English wines and dining in beautiful locations.
Vintage Bus Wine Tours
Travelling to the vineyards of Sussex on board an iconic vintage London Red Routemaster bus is what makes our UK wine tours particularly memorable. These vintage vehicles are the perfect talking piece and photography backdrop for group or corporate wine tours.
Leave the Driving to Us
Our scheduled vintage bus tours depart from Brighton station meaning you’re free to relax and enjoy the wines without the need for a designated driver. Our tailor-made vineyard tours pick up from a convenient mainline rail station or venue of your choice.
English Vineyard Tours
You can choose our regular vintage bus wine tours from Brighton to vineyards in Sussex, or to book a tailor-made wine tour to vineyards in Sussex, Surrey or Kent. Whatever the occasion you’ll experience seamless travel, personalised guided wine tours and delicious food at some of England’s finest vineyards.
English wine is booming, and many of the award winning English sparkling wines are produced in Sussex, Kent and Surrey. Whether an admiring beginner or a wine connoisseur, you’ll have the chance to hear from and chat to some of the winegrowers putting English wines on the world map.
Dine in the Vines
Our scheduled vintage bus Sussex wine tours usually include a homemade picnic served from a classic wicker basket that you can enjoy with a glass of wine among the vines. For private and corporate bookings we offer a range of dining options from simple sharing boards to a full tasting menu with paired wines.
Our Flagship Vintage Bus Wine Tour
Wine Tour Experiences
Vintage Bus Wine Tour of Sussex
Embark on a unique journey on our iconic Big Red 1960’s Routemaster vintage bus for a vineyard tour in Sussex. Departing from Brighton station on select dates, enjoy seamless transportation together with guided tours and tastings of two renowned English vineyards plus a delightful picnic lunch amidst the vines.
Our tailor-made wine tours are perfect for a team building day or corporate day out in Sussex, Surrey or Kent. Whether you’re looking to treat your team for all they’ve achieved, celebrate a company milestone or take clients out for a day to remember – our corporate wine tours to the high quality vineyards of Sussex and beyond are sure to impress.
Hen Party Wine Tours
A Great British Wine Tour is highly rated as one of the best things to do in Brighton for a hen party and for a group. Celebrate together while discovering the local area and the local wine producers, and enjoying delicious English wines and food. At Great British Wine Tours, we’ll take care of all the driving and arrangements so you can just sit back, relax, enjoy the fine wines and toast the bride-to-be.
Gift a truly memorable wine tour & tasting experience with one of our Great British Wine Tours Gift Vouchers. Available as an e-voucher or sent in a presentation pack.
Steam & Vine
Join us on a captivating 1950s vintage bus journey from Brighton to the famous Bluebell Steam Railway. Enjoy guided railway history, a scenic locomotive ride, and a visit to Kingscote Estate & Vineyard for lunch, a tour, and wine tasting. A delightful day filled with history, landscapes, and wine awaits.
Cheese & Vine
Join our delightful journey from Brighton aboard a charming 1960s Routemaster vintage bus to explore two premier Sussex vineyards and savour a tasting menu of High Weald Dairy cheeses paired with English wines. Witness cheese-making, taste delicious English wines and explore the Sussex countryside – a truly special day out.
What People are Saying
“A fantastic day”
“We had the most wonderful day. Thank you Great British Wine Tour! We will be back.“
“Flawless from start to finish. Excellent planning and communication. One of the most sucessful corporate events we have attended.“
“We can’t wait to do another tour”
“We were given one of your Wine Tour Vouchers as a Christmas Gift and had a wonderful time.”
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