I also found many websites which covered the Coaching Age from various angles.

This page will list them in due course.


Section 1: Living Memories

Section 2: The Age of Coaching

Section 3 - The Roads

Section 4 - The Coaches


My Interest in Coaching

‍​The story behind this website and

Five Books

‍​Books written in the late 1800s

Down the Road

‍​One of the books

As Written

This London to Stamford journey as it was written. Enjoy the style of language and additional description of the Peacock at Islington

Coaching Summary

A summary of the Coaching Age from early to late


Websites about the coaching age.


Go to Living Memories

Anecdotes written by people who actually travelled on the coaches

Go to the Age of Coaching

The coachmen, the inns, the coach proprietors - they’re all here. Come in and meet them

Go to the Roads

Britain’s roads were pretty impassable for most of our history.  Coach travel was very difficult until they improved

Go to The Coaches

Wheeled transport evolved over many years. Find out how coaches developed

Go to Home Page

Home Page of the Coaching Website


Sources and information about how I came to create this website