Continuing their staycation series, Richard Sharman takes a look at Yellow Buses’ offerings that have recently gained an extended season due to demand
Bournemouth is one of the key attractions on the South Coast of England; try driving there on any sunny day and you will appreciate just how many people favour it as a day out. It also has the advantage of being just over two hours’ drive from London, with frequent departures by coach and rail. With staycations being the only option for many this year, UK holiday destinations geared up for the season, including bus operators that provide seasonal and tourist services.
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Yellow Buses are extremely pleased to announce the launch of their open top services in Bournemouth and Christchurch on Good Friday 2nd April 2021. Details can be found on the Bournemouth Echo website. Click here to read.
In 2019 Yellow Buses started operating open top buses again in the conurbation and carried 96,000 passengers between April and September. Around two thirds of these customers were concessions from BCP or Dorset. Local residents love to get out and about and take a ‘seat with a view’ on our open top buses.
Buster’s Beach Bus will run along the Bournemouth Coast from Alum Chine to Mudeford Quay via two routes. By travelling along this coastline, you can see the most fantastic views of Dorset from Old Harry Rocks to the west and the Hengistbury cliffs to the East. Travelling along the seafront through Southbourne on a bright day you can see the amazing ‘Needles’ rock formation and lighthouse on the Isle of Wight.
Full information can be found on Yellow Buses website below https://www.yellowbuses.co.uk/busters-beach-bus-returns