On the Buses
On the Buses
Programme for 2019
Longbridge Retail Park Saturday 2 February
Meet at Kidderminster Bus Station stand 9 at 9.45for bus to Bromsgrove
We will have about 1 hour in Bromsgrove before catching bus to Longbridge.
We can decide what time to return to Kidderminster via Bromsgrove on the day but the latest we will be back is 5.30 in Kidderminster.
Programme for 2018
Saturday 15th December - Birmingham
Meet at Stand 8 Kidderminster bus station at 9:40 for bus to Halesowen.
Halesowen - Catch bus to Birmingham arriving at Comore Row about 11 am.
Chance to visit German Market, Grand Central or Rag and Row Markets
Meet again at bus stop in Colmore Row at 3 pm to catch bus back to Halesowen.
We will then catch 4:30 bus back to Kidderminster arriving back at 5:05
27 October - Ludlow - Shrewsbury - Bridgnorth
Meet at 9.20 at Kidderminster Bus Station - Stand 6
We will have about an hour in Ludlow before catching bus to Shrewsbury. The journey goes through the beautiful Shropshire hills.
Once in Shrewsbury we have approx 2 hours before catching bus onto Bridgnorth.
It will depend on bus arrivals in Bridgnorth which we get back to Kidderminster but latest time will be 5.50
1r September - Hereford
Meet at Kidderminster Bus Station Stand 9 at 9.20
First bus is to Worcester
We will catch bus to Hereford at 10.30
Once we reach Hereford we will have just over 2 hours to look around
Meet up again at Hereford bus station at 2.10 to catch bus to Ledbury
We will have about 2 hours in Ledbury before catching bus back to Worcester
Meet at Market Hall at4.55
When we get back to Worcester we will have about 30 minutes before bus back to Kidderminster
Back in Kidderminster about 7.30
23 June. - Ludlow
Meet at Kidderminster Bus Station Stand 6 at 9.20
We will have enough time in Ludlow for coffee/lunch/shopping
We can catch bus to Ludlow Food Centre meeting at 12.45
Again if not had lunch can be had here or just shop. There is a garden centre here, a church across the road or a stroll through village
Meet to catch bus back to Ludlow at 2.20
We will have 11/2 hours back in Ludlow before catching bus back to Kidderminster meeting at 4.20
21st April - Evesham
Meet at Kidderminster bus station at 9.45 to catch bus to Redditch
From Redditch we catch the bus to Evesham. Here we will have time for lunch and a quick look around.
We will then get a bus to Worcester and another to Kidderminster arriving back around 5.30.
Hope to see you then. Don't forget bus pass
Saturday 8th October - Ironbridge via Bridgnorth
Meet at 8.30, Stand 7 Kidderminster bus station. (Bewdley Load Street 8.55).
Enough time in Bridgnorth for stretching legs/drinks.
Meet at bus stop 10.20 to catch bus to Ironbridge arriving just after 11.
We will have approx 3 hours in Ironbridge to spend time as you want.
The bus back to Bridgnorth is just after 2.
Once back in Bridgnorth we can decide what bus to get back.
Saturday 6 August - Much Wenlock via Bridgnorth
Meet at Kidderminster Bus Station Stand 7 at 9.25
We will have about 40 minutes in Bridgnorth before catching bus to Much Wenlock.
We should have about 3 hours to look around the town - lunch - Abbey - shops - museum - Olympic trail.
We should be back in Kidderminster by 5.
Saturday 4th June - Wightwick Manor - Wolverhampton - National Trust (non member £10.30)
Via Bridgnorth from Kidderminster
Meet at 9.25 at Kidderminster bus station, stand 7
Back in Kidderminster either 5ish or 6ish.
Plenty of picnic space at Wightwick if anyone would like to. Cafe open.
Saturday 7 May - Broseley via Bridgnorth
Meet at Kidderminster bus station at 9.25
Contact Pauline James 01562 753100
11 October - Bridgnorth
Meet at Kidderminster Bus Station at 10.30 to catch the 10.45 bus number 297 to Bridgnorth arriving at 11.40
We will have about three hours in Bridgnorth for lunch and a look around.
We will catch the number 125 back to Kidderminster leaving at 2.45
Back in Kidderminster for 4ish.
There are earlier buses back so if anyone wants to go back earlier then I will look at other times.
Contact Pauline James on 01562 753100 if you need more information.
9 August. Malvern/Ledbury
Kidderminster, Worcester, Malvern, Ledbury, Worcester, Kidderminster
Meet at Kidderminster bus station at 9:25 to catch the 9:30 bus to Worcester.
We will have half an hour in Worcester before catching the bus to Malvern.
Once in Malvern we will have enough time to look around, have lunch, take a short walk on the hills. Approx 2 hours.
We will meet outside the Priory at 1:50 in time to catch the bus to Ledbury.
At Ledbury we will have time for a stroll around - shops, church, cafes.
We then catch bus back to Worcester.
Then back to Kidderminster arriving at bus station at about 6:15.
14 June. Shrewsbury
Kidderminster - Ludlow - Shrewsbury - Bridgnorth - Kidderminster
Journey details as follows: Meet at Kidderminster bus station at 8:40 to catch the 8:50 292 to Ludlow.
We will have about one hour 20 minutes in Ludlow. Enough time for a coffee or look around the street market usually on on Saturdays.
Meet again at 11:20 to catch 435 bus to Shrewsbury.
We will have about 3 hours in Shrewsbury. It has over 600 listed buildings .The oldest landmark being the castle and Abbey. These were originally built by Roger de Montgomery. There are churches with interesting features. Look out for medieval street names - Milk Street, Fish Street, Butchers Row, Grope Street. Most of the half timbered mansions were built by The Drapers, Shrewsbury wool merchants. If you fancy a boat ride there is one every hour which takes 45 minutes.
Meet again to catch the 436 bus to Bridgnorth. There won't be much time here before we catch the bus back to Kidderminster.
We will arrive back at the bus station at about 5:50.
12 April. Evesham
Kidderminster - Redditch - Evesham - Worcester - Kidderminster
Journey details as follows: Meet at Kidderminster bus station at 9.30 to catch the 9.36 X3 to Redditch.
We will have about one hour ten minutes in Redditch, enough time for a quick look around the Kingfisher Centre or go for coffee.
Meet up again in Redditch bus station at 11.35 to catch the 11.45 bus to Evesham.
We will have just under 2 hours in Evesham. This time for lunch and a look around.
Evesham is set on the River Avon. Visit the 8th Century Abbey ruins and the bell tower. Take a walk in Abbey Park or along the river if the weather is ok. The architecture ranges from Medieval to Art Deco. Of course there are shops and eateries in plenty.
We will meet in time for the 2.50 bus to Worcester.
The bus from Worcester back to Kidderminster will get us back to the bus station by 5.15.
14 June. Shrewsbury
09 August. Malvern
11 October. Bridgnorth
More details to follow.
Come and enjoy public bus trips around the Midland area. No hassle driving or parking.
See so much more from the window of a bus. It is free, use your bus pass!
For further details please contact Pauline James, 01562 753100