When you do not have a car, do not have access to a car or only drive short distances …

Ring and Ride

1. RING & RIDE BUSES

Brighten up your day with a day out, shopping trip, event visit or exciting excursion.

The RING & RIDE minibus is a bookable door to door service. We collect you from your home and return you to your door.

Trips vary and change from month to month. The timetable runs Monday to Friday. Return fares are £13

There is a £10 per year membership fee, (increasing to £12 per year in 2025), you need to be registered to use this service.

From July 2024 we are trialling an expansion into Widemouth and from 1st September 2024 we are trialling an expansion into Marhamchurch.

When you do not have access to a car or are unable to drive …

Cars For Care

2. CARS FOR CARE

If you need transport to an appointment, the volunteer drivers use their own cars to provide transport.

The cost is 45p per mile from the driver’s house to you and then 50p per mile from your house to the destination and the same in return. This money goes only to their fuel and maintenance costs.

Pre-Booking with at least 48 working hours notice is essential. There is a £3 booking fee for this service.

A local organisation or community group looking to hire a minibus? …

Here for Hire

3. HERE FOR HIRE

Hire our 15 seat minibus for group travel. The minibuses are available weekends and evenings.

The cost is £100 a day, £65 per evening plus fuel. Each hire is limited to 300 miles (journeys further than Bristol are not allowed), surcharge of 20p per mile over 250 miles.

Drivers must have held their licence for more than 2 years and experience in driving larger vehicles, and they must not get paid to drive the bus. Pre-booking is essential.

No access to transport? No problem!

Holsworthy district area is a great place to live but if you do not have access to your own transport it can sometimes lead to feelings of isolation and loneliness. pickme-up is a transport service for all ages here to help you, a loved one, or a family member get out and about. We provide Group Transport, Volunteer Cars and a low cost alternative to minibus hire for community groups.

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OUR HAPPY CUSTOMERS

“I live where there is no public transport, the RING & RIDE service is my only means of travel which I very much enjoy.”

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