September 14th 2019 Cheltenham

St. Mark’s, Church Road           8, 16 cwt                      10.45 – 11.30
Lunch own arrangements – Cheltenham or (recommended) Bishop’s Cleeve
Bishop’s Cleeve, St Michael     8, 19 cwt                      13.30 -  14.15
Prestbury, St Mary                     8, 12 cwt                      14.45 – 15.30
Charlton Kings , St Mary          8, 17 cwt                       16.30 – 17.15

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Parking available at all places.

On arrival in Cheltenham leave station by the northbound (Birmingham) side entrance, turn left into Gloucester Road and then right into Fairmount Road, then left at end. Walking time 6 minutes.

Return along Fairmount Road, turn RIGHT for bus stop. Stagecoach Buses “D”  or “E” for Bishops’ Cleeve depart from this stop every 10 minutes but, going through the centre of Cheltenham, take 25/30 minutes. Alight at School Road (D) or Rectory Road (E) (near War memorial). In the main road, Church Road, there is a pub the Royal Oak and two cafes – Danny’s and, in a Tarling courtyard, Lowry’s. There is also a Tesco with Costa café close by.

Leaving Bishop’s Cleeve the bus stop is in School Road adjacent to churchyard or there is a stop next to Badham’s chemist in Church Road.Bus leaves at 14.25 and is a red Marchant’s bus route W1. Alight at King’s Arms Prestbury High Street. Cross road and via the Bank into Mill Street, church is on left.

After ringing return to the same stop, red bus W1 for Cheltenham leaves at 15.42 alight at Pitville Street terminus. There are buses route “A” every 12 minutes from nearby Priors Road (see map) to High Street.  Stagecoach route “B” departs from North Street every 20 minutes to Charlton Kings – alight at junction of Horsefair Street and Church Street close to church.  Return to centre by same route and buses “D” or “E” go to station every 10 minutes.

BUS TICKETS    Stagecoach who operate all the lettered routes mentioned have a “Day Rider” ticket for the Cheltenham Zone available all day covering travel to Bishops Cleeve, Prestbury to Cheltenham and to Charlton Kings. Buy on bus, including contactless payment by card.

The ticket is NOT accepted on Marchant’s Buses. Fare Bishops Cleeve to Prestbury/ Cheltenham is £2.50.


November 16th 2019 London
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