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Downside is pleased to offer daily minibus services to and from our neighbouring towns and villages.

Please note: Additional stops can be arranged subject to availability, timings and safety requirements.

Frome to Downside Bath to Downside Chewton Mendip to Downside Castle Cary to Downside
Calls at: Calls at: Calls at: Calls at:
Mells Radstock Litton Langport
Nunney Catch Norton St Philip Oakhill Shepton Montague
Plus additional stops as required Hinton Charterhouse Plus additional stops as required Castle Cary
Faulkland and nearby villages Shepton Mallet
Plus additional stops as required Plus additional stops as required


New Routes…

If you are interested in minibus travel for your child, but don’t live close to one of our current routes, please contact to express your interest. We are currently considering additional routes across the region, and, in particular, from Glastonbury and Wells to the west and Yeovil to the south.

Minibus Cost

Payable termly, the following fees apply:

  • Journey of less than five miles: £350/term
  • Journey of greater than five miles: £380/term

Generous sibling discounts apply: 25% for each of two concurrent pupils; and 50% off for each of three or more concurrent pupils.
Single use journeys are charged at £6.50 per pupil per journey with no discount applicable.

Booking Form & Further Information

To notify the School that you would like to reserve a place for your child on the day pupil minibus service, please complete the booking form by clicking here.

For further details and questions please contact:

Laura Cray
School Administrator
01761 235199

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