Minibus available for community transport, private hire and excursions.
The 17-seater minibus is available to members of the body whom the driver is aged of 25 to 69 with a B1/D1 car licence of at least two years. The minibus is not for profit – the Company will set fares at a level intended to meet the running costs but not to generate a profit.
Excursions – Autumn 2019
- Killerton House, Devon
FRIDAY 20th SEPTEMBER 10AM – 4PM
A family home and a great estate. Glorious landscape garden surrounded by parkland with fine 18th-century house. Would you give away your family home for your political beliefs? Sir Richard Acland did just that with his Killerton Estate in the heart of Devon, when he gave it to the Trust in 1944. Today, you’ll find a friendly Georgian house set in 2,600 hectares (6,400 acres) of working farmland, woods, parkland, cottages and orchards. There’s plenty of calm space in the glorious garden, beautiful year-round with rhododendrons, magnolias, champion trees and formal lawns. You can explore winding paths, climb an extinct volcano, discover an Iron Age hill fort and take in distant views towards Dartmoor. Bus £4. Admission £12.20 adults. More information online.
- The Creative Craft Show, Westpoint Exeter
FRIDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 9.30AM – 4.30PM
The Creative Craft Show is a haven for makers. Whatever your passion, be it knitting, cross stitch, paper crafting, jewellery, dressmaking, felting and new craft trends, there’s something for everyone. With the very latest supplies, ideas and innovations in the hobby world. You’ll find everything from kits, charts and patterns to fabrics, yarns, threads and buttons plus opportunities to gain advice from industry experts. Plus try your hand at a new craft or polish up on an existing skill in one of the workshop sessions. Bus £4. Admission £10 adults/£9 seniors. Advance tickets available online
- Pencarrow Christmas Fair
SATURDAY 16th NOVEMBER 10.30AM – 2PM
This will be the 19th Christmas fair at Pencarrow! Come along and find that perfect gift and see the house all decorated and ready for Christmas. Visit the food marquee filled with stalls selling delicious food and don’t forget to treat yourself to a delicious lunch in the Peacock Café. Bus £2
- Exeter Christmas Shopping
MONDAY 18th NOVEMBER 10.30AM – 4.30PM
Exeter Christmas Market’ has been running for seven years on Exeter Cathedral Green and is recognised as one of the best in the UK. A combination of unique location with the stunning backdrop of Exeter Cathedral alongside high quality exhibitors has established an ‘event’ which is now an integral part of the city centre festive celebrations and Christmas shopping experience.
- Padstow Christmas Festival
THURSDAY 5th DECEMBER 11AM – 5PM
Back by popular demand! With the countdown to Christmas well underway, Padstow’s a one-stop shop for all of your festive purchases. Head to the Christmas marquee and indulge in the huge array of locally-produced food and drink, crafts and artwork. It’s a celebration of the great things the West Country has to offer. Don’t forget to make a beeline into the town itself and enjoy its diverse collection of shops, boutiques, galleries, pubs and restaurants. Bus £3
- Truro Christmas Shopping
WEDNESDAY 11th DECEMBER 10.30AM – 4.30PM
The Truro Christmas Market / Winter Gift Fayre guarantees to put everyone in the Christmas spirit. The fayre is full of festive decorations and winter magic and is great fun for the whole family. Taken place under a marquee, you can step inside a winter wonderland full of Christmas goods and fairy lights. Visitors can browse the number of market stalls which will be selling crafts, handmade decorations, art, jewellery and food and drink products. The stalls will feature some of the very best traders from the local area. Bus £3.50
- Ikea, Exeter
MONDAY 13th JANUARY 10AM – 3PM
More will be announced in due course.
Cost of private group hire is listed below and is excluding fuel:
Full day £40
Half day £25
Block bookings by separate arrangement.
To book the minibus
To book the minibus, please contact Claire on 07506944622 or find more information on Facebook by searching and liking Boscastle Community Minibus.
If you would like to be, or know anyone who would be interested, in becoming a volunteer driver, please do get in touch. Want to help behind the scenes, please do get in touch.