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Minibus Weekly Trips


Our weekly trip to Ripon market now runs every Thursday and picks up in the villages down the dale!
Call us on 01423 714953 to book your place each week. £8 return ticket . Pre-booking is essential
Payment by card (preferred) can be taken in advance over the phone. Alternatively, you can pay by cash on the minibus on the day of your trip.

Please let us know if you use a wheelchair so that provision can be made to accommodate the chair.

Users of the minibus service need to fill in a registration form as the service is run under a Section 19 Permit.
We will provide you with a paper form to fill in before you make your first journey.

The times given in the table are approximate timings of when the minibus will be picking up in each village.
When you book your place, you will be given a more accurate time for pick up.
Pick up can be from any bus stop in your village—just flag down the driver when you see the minibus approaching!

See the map below for the route, but basically the minibus will pick up in each village from Pateley Bridge – Bishop Thornton.

Please check our website, the hub and our Charity Shop for news of our day trips!

Pick up point Every Thursday
Definite TimeApproximate Pick up time
Dependent on # pick ups
Nidderdale Plus11.10
Dacre Banks11:45
Dacre Top11:50
Shaw Mills12:10
Bishop Thornton12.20
Arrive Ripon12.00 – 12.30pm
(Dependent on number of pick-ups)
Depart RiponBetween 2.30 – 3pm
(TBC by the driver on the day,
depending on number of drop-offs on way back)