Title ID 7266Collection ID928
TitleIt's Only a Coach Ride Away
Date[ca. 1967]
CollectionMaidstone and District Motor Services
Genre/TypeProfessionalFilm/Video companyCorporateNon-fictionPromotional/Publicity
ThemeTravel Transport
KeywordsBuildings Castles Ferries Harbours Landscape Motor Vehicles Outings Passenger Vehicles Roads Rural Areas Steam Locomotives Tourism Transport Travel
LocalBodiam Canterbury Maidstone Goodwood Sheffield Park
RegionalEast Sussex Kent West Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionSouthdown Motor Services Film Unit
Commissioning bodyThe Maidstone & District Motor Services Ltd
WriterScript by Christopher Ede.
NarratorPeter Sissons
Other creditsWith acknowledgement to the manufacturers of BP lubricants for their assistance in the making of the Ford Motor Works section of this film.
FormatColour Sound
Duration34min. 27sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


A promotional film made during the 1960s to promote the various coach tours organised by Maidstone and District Motor Services Ltd. The film features the various coach tour locations and emphasises the company's organisational abilities in arranging tours.