Out and about on Bank Holidays in 2022

3 months ago Tue 26th Apr 2022

Bank Holidays are the perfect time to get out and about, and enjoy the long weekend. Why not take a trip out and explore with us, by bus? 

On Bank Holidays, we still run our usual buses just to our Sunday timetable instead. Here’s a reminder of the dates as below - with an extra one this year as we celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee! 

Early May Bank Holiday - 2 May

Spring Bank Holiday - 2 June

Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday - 3 June

Summer Bank Holiday - 29 August

Our buses can get you to a whole host of destinations, with a great range of day and group tickets to ensure to get the best value. Check our range of tickets here.

Whether you’re heading to the big city, grand houses, blooming marvellous gardens or just a great escape away from it all, we serve some amazing places - many served regularly throughout the day from early until late. 

We’ve picked out some of our highlights for this year for you

CitySightseeing York

Take a tour on York's famous red CitySightseeing open top tour buses and be inspired by the beauty this city has to offer.

Hop-on an open-top bus at Exhibition Square or any of the other stops around the route, and get ready to start the adventure through time!

Fishergate Bar, one of York’s gateways, was built in the early 14th century by the mayor of York. Take a trip closer to the River Ouse and visit South Bank at Bus Stop 13. Wander around Rowntrees Park nearby, which serves as a memorial for employees of the confectionery factory nearby who died in the First World War.


National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum is home to iconic locomotives and an unrivalled collection of engineering brilliance, to celebrate the past, present and future of innovation on the railways.

It is home to a large array of classic and modern locomotives and carriages: these include the famous LNER Pacific class Mallard, The LMSR "Duchess of Hamilton" as well as the more modern Japanese Shinkansen Bullet Train.


And don’t forget to explore our guide to amazing days out here

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