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Spirit Buses

Rothbury Industrial Estate, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park NE65 7RZ, England
+44 1669 838349
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A walk in the hills with the help of the bus

Sadly, the excellent Spirit Buses no longer operate the one-way circular service around the upper... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2017
Brian R
,
Woking
Truly magically! Northumberland at its very best.

I can thoroughly recommend this stunning bus journey through coquetdale. Living in Northumberland I... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2016
LyndaD742
,
Alnwick
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Jan 26, 2017
“A walk in the hills with the help of the bus”
Aug 23, 2016
“Truly magically! Northumberland at its very best.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rothbury Industrial Estate, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park NE65 7RZ, England
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Reviewed January 26, 2017

Sadly, the excellent Spirit Buses no longer operate the one-way circular service around the upper Coquet valley. It has passed to another company, though with a very similar timetable. We did use the service in Spirit Buses days catching the morning bus to a spot...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2016

I can thoroughly recommend this stunning bus journey through coquetdale. Living in Northumberland I have covered this area by car many times but saw it all in a new light today from this immaculately clean bus. The commentary allowed me to learn more about the...More

1  Thank LyndaD742
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Reviewed August 6, 2016

Always on time, clean well kept buses, drivers always very friendly and go the extra mile for their customers. Highly recommend.

Thank Emma S
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Reviewed July 22, 2016

After a stroll round Rothbury which is a delightful town we boarded the bus. The trip is delightful with stunning views travelling along country lanes. For our trip there was a pre-recorded commentary. Interestingly the services is used as a normal bus service for residents...More

1  Thank MartinG_53
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Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip around the valley. It was wonderful to be driven by bus, as you are able to see so much more of the scenery. The running commentary was also very interesting. Although we have a car we felt we wanted to...More

Thank Rika G
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Reviewed June 15, 2016

Headed off with a group of Friends one day to find a Ladys voice I knew telling you of the journey we were on that day but also including some of the History of the area great afternoon in Coquetdale

Thank Richard E
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Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Great service and amazing views all around the Coquetdale area. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting the area as a great was to see what the area has to offer.

1  Thank Debbie N
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Reviewed May 5, 2016

It's nice to have local service bus kept clean with a friendly driver that's what comes when the owner is the driver too.. Keep up the good work.

Thank gengiskarn
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Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Some people don't like the fact that some of the routes runs every 4 hours or 3 ... They are lucky that there is a bus service and Steve the manger ask people when they want the bus on ... He has a grate bus...More

Thank Daryl W
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Reviewed February 16, 2016

1 every 4 hours is not good on a saturday ir you miss the 12 oclock bus to alnwick you have to wait another 4 hours.More

Thank Stephen R
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Pioneer-Steve, Manager at Spirit Buses, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2016

We operated 6 return trips on Saturdays (4 of which were in the afternoon) for a year to evaluate their usage. Ridership on one of the afternoon services was minimal and the evening service very sparse. It was decided last year upon consulting the local...More

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Response from mrsbeedee2014 | Reviewed this property |
We got one back from Rothbury as far as morpeth. I think they are the only company that runs on a Sunday there. They're not very frequent - one every two hours. Your best bet is to try nexus journey planner for the day you... More
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