For more information and latest news please follow us on Facebook!
Hosted in the Market town of Whittlesey near Peterborough, Fenland BusFest is one of the area’s largest Vintage Vehicle Gatherings. Following Feedback and success of 2016, The next BusFest will feature a remarkable display of vintage, restored and modern buses as well as coaches from up and down the UK. These vehicles are generally used to operate the network of free bus services which consists of Five routes to Peterborough, Thorney, Ramsey, Chatteris & March via Turves. This is a great day out for all from enthusiasts to families.
Free buses up to every 30mins to Thorney
Free buses up to every 20mins to Peterborough
Free buses up to every 20mins to Ramsey (Classic Car Show)
Free buses up to every 30mins to Turves
Free buses up to every 60mins to March (Via Turves)
Free buses up to every 60mins to Chatteris
Parking is limited at Whittlesey, we recommend using our free buses.
The Fenland Classic Car show has really grown and become absolutely spectacular, this year our Car Show is at Ramsey Town Centre. Use our Free Buses to visit our Classic Car Show at Ramsey as well as many of the friendly and welcoming pubs served by our network of bus routes. Sample some of the “resident” ales on offer at each of the locations travelling on each route to maximise your enjoyment and utilise the free service. EVENT PROGRAMMES & TIMETABLES AVAILABLE ON THE DAY. Event Programme will contain Vehicle Allocations, Timetables, List of Vehicle entries and a list of all Pubs along the routes. Price £5.00 available on the day. Inbound Services from Peterborough Rail & Bus Stations at: 0940, Rail Station -0945, Queensgate Bus Station (Bay 06) 1000, Rail Station -1005, Queensgate Bus Station (Bay 06)
RAFFLE:-To raise money for preserving another local vehicle we are holding a raffle. Tickets are £1.50 each or £5.00 for Five! FIRST PRIZE - A Family Ticket on Nene Valley Railway SECOND PRIZE - A Wetherspoons Gift Card Third Prize - A Limited Edition EBE Mug.
Situated in the historic market town of Whittlesey near Peterborough this gathering of vehicles boasts dramatic scenery across the Cambridgeshire fenlands viewed from many of the free bus services.
On Market Street, See the exiting display of heritage buses and coaches from all over the country as they gather today for yours and the owners’ enjoyment. Take a FREE RIDE on many of these magnificent vehicles from Market Place to various destinations such as Thorney, Peterborough, Ramsey & March via Turves travelling thorough the scenic Fenland landscape.
Discover local heritage at each destination and enjoy the peaceful welcoming atmosphere of the rural pubs as well as the beauty of historic churches, Abbeys, Peterborough Cathedral and other architecture offering stunning photographic opportunities.
If you would like any further details on any of the Free Bus services operating and would like to know more about the destinations please feel free to ask a member of Rally Control at Market Place on the day.