Santa Bus 2023

Santa Bus 2023

 

**All updates on timings and changes each night can be found on our dedicated Santa Bus Twitter page - find it here: https://twitter.com/PcbBus84131

Please join us on route as we take Santa and his helpers across Plymouth and Cornwall to spread joy and happiness at this special time of year.

Any donations are gratefully received, we are raising money for the Primrose Foundation in Plymouth and Luna’s Fund in Cornwall, please take a few moments to find out more:

 

The Primrose Foundation

A local breast care charity, originally set up in 1995, via an appeal to help fund and develop a ‘One Stop Clinic’ in Plymouth, where a one-day assessment is carried out by a variety of different breast care services to find out whether or not further investigations are needed.

www.primrosefoundation.org
Donate here: Donate — The Primrose Foundation

 

Luna’s Fund

‘Let us bring light into your darkest of days’

Luna’s Fund aim to support parents after they lose their baby before, during or after birth by offering a choice of practical services that they can access immediately upon leaving the hospital.

The services they provide will positively impact their grieving process and give them hope for their future; their 'new normal'.

www.lunasfund.com
Donate here: 'Love & Unity for Neonates And Stillborns' (enthuse.com)

 

Plymouth Citybus and Go Cornwall Bus kindly donate monies and the vehicle to make Santa Bus activities happen. All Santa Bus evenings are run by volunteers.

Routes, times, days could change, please check our social page for updates.

 

Routes and dates are as follows*:

WEST CORNWALL

 

Thursday 30th Nov

St Dennis - Nanpean - St Stephens - St Austell

St Dennis Robartes Road 1645 - Whitemoor school - 1700 - Nanpean Grenville Arms 1715 - Foxhole Post Office 1725 - St Stephens Creakavose 1735 - Village Hall 1740 - Trewoon 1750 - Trinity Street 1805 - South Street -1810 - Alexandra Road Bingo Hall 1815 - Victoria Road 1820 - Sandy Hill 1825 - Bethel Spar -1830 - Phenyssick Road 1835 - Carclaze Road 1845 - Lostwood Road Flats 1850 - Carlyon Road 1855 - Carclaze Road 1910 - Lostwood Road Flats 1915 - Carlyon Road 1920

Friday 1st Dec

Falmouth Devoran - Carnon Downs - Truro - Chacewater

Tremough Campus 1630 - Mabe Burnthouse 1640 - Penryn Greenwood Road 1650 - Penryn Spar 1700 - Old Hill 1710 - Melville Road 1720 - Pendennins Road 1725 - Gyllnvase Beach 1735 - Killegrew Street 1745 - Falmouth moor 1750 - Penryn Bridge 1805 - Penryn Station 1810 - Devoran 1825 - Carnon Downs 1835 - Playing Place Bus Stop 1845 - Lemon Street 1855 - Truro Bus station 1900 - Malabar Estate 1920 - Treliske Hospital 1925 - Threemilestone 1930 - Green Bottom 1940 - Chacewater - 1945

Saturday 2nd Dec

Marazion - Goldsithney - Leedstown - Gwithian - Connor Downs - Hayle

Marazion Feliskirk 1645 - Marazion Square 1650 - Marazion Warspite Way 1700 - Goldsithney St Aubyns 1710 - Goldsithney St Pirans Hall 1715 - Rosudgeon Red Lane -1725 - Perrandowns 1730 - St. Hilary 1735 - Relubbus 1740 - Townshend 1750 - Leedstown 1800 - Guildford Road 1815 - Hayle Lidl 1820 - Loggans Way 1825 - Gwithian Red River Inn 1840 - Connor Downs Tresdale Parc 1855 - Connor Downs Turnpike Inn 1900 - Copperhouse 1910 - Hayle Foundry Square 1920 - Hayle Academy 1930 - Highlanes 1940

Sunday 3rd Dec

Perranporth - Goonhavern - Pentire - Newquay - Quintrell Downs - Treloggan

Perranporth 1645 - Goonhavern 1700 - Trevemper Bridge 1720 - Gannel Road 1725 - Pentire 1735 - Crantock Street 1745 - Manor Road Bus Stn 1750 - Great Western Hotel 1755 - Narrowcliff 1800 - Porth Four Turns 1805 - Nansledden  1815 - Quintrell Downs 1820 - The Goldings 1830 - Treloggan Road 1840 - Wheatfield Crescent 1850 - Sweet Briar Crescent 1850 - Treninick Hill 1900 - Trenance Road 1905 - Mount Wise 1910

Monday 4th Dec

Ashton - Helston - Cury - Mullion - Kuggar - Lizard - Coverack - St Keverne

Ashton 1645 - Breage 1650 - Helston Coinagehall Street 1700 - Clodgey Lane 1710 - Trengrouse Way 1715 - Cottage Hospital 1720 - Culdrose 1725 - Cury 1735 - Poldhu Cove 1745 - Mullion Cricket Club 1755 - Mullion Holiday Park 1805 - Ruan Minor 1815 - Kuggar 1830 - Lizard Green 1840 - Mawgan RA 1855 - Goonhilly 1905 - Coverack 1925 - St Keverne Square 1940

Tuesday 5th Dec

Gulval - Nancledra - St.Ives - Lelant - Crowlas - Alverton - Treneere

Gulval Trevarrack Chapel 1645 - Keneggie Manor 1650 - Badgers Cross 1655 - Nancledra 1700 - Halsetown 1705 - St Ives Fire Station 1715 - Carnellis Road 1720 - Royal Square 1730 - Malakoff 1735 - Carbis Bay 1740 - Lelant 1745 - St Erth Rly Stn 1755 - Cannonstown 1800 - Crowlas - 1805 - Long Rock 1810 - Jelbart Way 1815 - Penzance Promenade 1825 - Lidden Hill 1830 - Rope Walk 1835 - Pirate Inn 1840 - West Cornwall Hospital 1850 - Tolver Road 1855 - Treneere Shops 1900

Wednesday 6th Dec

Tresillian - Probus - Grampound - Sticker - Penrice School - Par - Bugle - Roche

Tresillian 1645 - Probus Square 1655 - Grampound Road 1705 - Dolphin Inn 1720 - Toms Garage 1725 - Sticker Londis 1735 - Southborne Road 1750 - Penrice School 1800 - Holmbush Inn 1810 - Four Lords 1815 - Polgreen Place 1820 - Fourways 1825 - Par Stn 1830 - Par Green 1840 - Middleway Coop 1850 - Lamellyn Road 1900 - Penwithick Shop 917 - Bugle 1925 - Stenalees 1935

Thursday 7th Dec

Penzance - Gwavas - St.Just - Pendeen - Madron - Heamoor

Penzance Bus stn 1645 - Greenmarket 1655 - Btm Alexandra Road 1700 - Gwavas Roundabout 1715 - Board School 1720 - Newlyn Coombe 1730 - Newbridge 1740 - Carn Bosavern 1750 - St Just Bus stn - 1800 - Btm Nancherrow 1810 - Botallack 1815 - Carnyorth 1820 - Trewellard 1825 - Boscaswell Stores 1830 - Boscaswell Estate 1840 - Portherras Cross 1850 - Tremethick Cross 1900 - Boscathnoe Estate 1910 - Madron 1920 - Heamoor Sportsmans 1930 - Rosehill Gardens 1935 - Penwith College 1940 - Clarence Street 1945

Friday 8th Dec

Pool - Camborne - Illogan - Portreath - North Country - Redruth

Trevenson Road 1630 - Kerrier Way 1640 - Dolcoath Road 1650 - Dolcoath Avenue - 1655 - Trevenson Street 1700 - Bassett Road 1710 - Weeth Lane 1720 - North Roskear Road 1730 - Tuckingmill 1735 - Church Road 1745 - Paynters Lane End 1750 - Alexandra Road 1800 - East Lodge Tehidy 1810 - Portreath 1820 - Bridge 1030 - New Portreath Road 1835 - North Country 1845 - Montague Avenue 1855 - Pond Lane 1900 - Chapel Street - 1905 - Station Hill 1915 - Wesley Street 1920 - West End 1930 - Barncoose Terrace 1935 - Agar Road 1945

Saturday 9th Dec

Carharrack - Lanner - Mount Anbrose - Tolvadden - Camborne - Pengegon - Troon - Redruth

Carharrack Opp Feed Store 1645 - Lanner 1655 - Sandy Lane 1705 - Mount Ambrose 1715 - Barncoose 1730 - Guiness Trust 1735 - Pool School 1745 - Tolvadden 1800 - Tuckingmill 1810 - Bassett Road 1815 - Camborne Trelowarren Street 1825 - Pengegon 1835 - Beacon 1845 - Troon Grenville Estate 1855 - Troon Square 1905 - Four Lanes 1920 - Redruth Bucketts Hill 1930 - Falmouth Road 1940 - Redruth Tesco 1950

 

 

EAST CORNWALL

 

Monday 11th Dec

Boscastle - Tintagel - Camelford - Wadebridge - Polzeath

Milehouse 1600 - Boscastle, Doctors Corner 1745-1755 - Tingtagel, Visitor Centre 1810 - 1820 - Camelford, Post Office 1850 -1900 - Via St Kew Highway - Wadebridge, The Platt 1945-2000 - via St Minver, Rock, Trebetherick - Polzeath, Beach Car Park 2015-2025

Tuesday 12th Dec

Bodmin - Dobwalls - Pelynt - Looe

Bodmin, Mount Folly 1715 - 1725 - Dobwalls, Church 1750 - 1800 - Pelynt, opposite Church 1820-1830 via East Taphouse - Barbican (Looe) Primary School 1840-1850

Wednesday 13th Dec

Launceston - Tavistock - Gunnislake - Albaston - Calstock - Callington

Launceston, Westgate Street 1700-1710 via Milton Abbot - Tavistock, Bedford Square 1750-1800 - via Gulworthy - Gunnislake 1825-1835 - Albaston 1840-1850 - Calstock, Tamar Inn 1855-1905 - via St Ann's Chapel - Callington, New Road 1920-1930

Thursday 14th Dec

Torpoint - Crafthole - Liskeard - Saltash

Torpoint, Depot 1650-1700 - via Goad Avenue, HMS Raleigh, Antony - Crafthole, Kimberley Foster Close 1720 - 1730 - via Polbathic, Trerulefoot - Liskeard, Barras Street 1800 - 1810 - via Tideford, Landrake, Callington Road - Saltash, Fore Street 1835-1845

 

 

PLYMOUTH

 

Friday 15th Dec

Barne Barton - St Budeaux - Kings Tamerton

Barne Barton 1615 - Top of Foulston Avenue 1620-1630 - Poole Park Road 1635-1640 - St Budeaux Square 1645-1700 - Via Fletemore to Kings Tamerton - First stop Kings Tamerton Loop 1710-1720 - via loop and down Western Mill to North Prospect - Ham Green - Drysburgh Crescent 1730-1740 - Beacon Park Road - West Down Road 1750-1800

Saturday 16th Dec

Stoke Village - Devonport - Union Street

Wolseley Road outside flats 1615-1625 - Saltash Road end of Victory Street 1630-1635 - via Admiralty Street - Royal Navy Avenue by recreation ground 1645-1655 - Station Road 1700-1710 -St Levans by Keyham Primary School 1715-1725 - Stoke Village - Top Molesworth 1730-1740 - Devonport - Grandy Way 1755-1805 - Union Street Post Office 1810 - 1815 - via King Street/Eldad Hill/Victoria Park up Molesworth Road - stop outside Stoke Damerel Park 1825-1835

Sunday 17th Dec

Peverell - Cherry Tree - Honicknowle - West Park - Ernesettle - Camels Head

Peverell Park Road - Hope Church 1615-1620 - Hyde Park Junior School 1625-1630 - Round Hyde Park Pub roundabout back to Weston Park Road - Cherry Tree 1645-1655 - Honicknowle - All Saints 1700-1710 - Honicknowle Green 1720-730 - West Park shops 1740-1745 - Ernesettle via 43 route round the loop - Bull and Bush 1755-1805 - Via Budshead to Ringmore Way Flats 1815-1825 - out along West Park to Victoria Road stop by Tennis Courts 1830 - 1835 - St Budeaux Camels Head - Camels Head Primary School 1845-1855

Monday 18th Dec

Crownhill - Whitleigh - Tamerton Foliot - Southway

Stop top of viaduct facing down Crownhill Road 1620-1625 - Carroll Road 1630-1635 - Budshead Road outside Newsagents opposite Jump 1650 - 1655 - Whitleigh Green 1705-1720 - Whitleigh Cross 1725-1730 - Tamerton Foliot - Station Road 1740-1745 - Cunningham Road 1750-1800 - Dunnet Road/Kinniard Crescent 1815-1820 - Dunnet Road/Ranco 1830-1840 - Pendeen Crescent 1845-1850 - Frontfield Crescent Stop 1900-1905 - Great Berry Road if demand - 1920

Tuesday 19th Dec

Woolwell - Plympton - Marsh Mills - Plymstock

Woolwell - School drive 1615-1630 - Plympton Mudge Way 1700-1715 - Steer Park 1730-1745 - Plymouth Road by Aldi 1800-1810 - Marsh Mills by Sainsburys 1815-1825 - Plymstock Broadway opposite Fire Station, going away from Deans Cross 1840-1850 - Staddiscombe opposite club, in the triangle 1900-1910 - Via Goosewell School 1915-1920 - opposite Morrisons if demand 1930-1940

Wednesday 20th Dec

Derriford - Leigham - Eggbuckland - Ashford Vale - Efford - Mount Gould

Derriford Hospital 1610-1630 - Down Miller Way - One Stop Shop 1645-1650 - Leigham - Bradfield Close 1700-1710 - Forder Heights 1725-1730 - Top of Fort Austin Ave by Coop 1735-1740 - Bottom of Shallowford 1745-1750 - Bottom of Deer Park Drive 1755-1805 - Blue Bird Stop Efford Lane 1810-1815 - Blandford Road Community Centre 1820-1825 - Pike Road Bottom 1830-1835 - Lipson Vale by school 1845-1850 - Mount Gould - Queens Road Triangle 1900-1905 - Mount Gould opposite hospital 1915-1930 - Beaumont Road/Ebrington Street 1945-1950

Thursday 21st Dec

Ivybridge - Lee Mill - Sherford - Cattedown

Ivybridge 1600 - Cornwood Road - Abbot Road Stop 1605-1612 - Town Centre 1620-1640 - Woolcombe Lane 1645-1650 - Lee Mill - Westward Inn 1655-1702 - Sherford near school -1715 - Hercules Road by Vale School 1715-1730 - Elburton Inn 1740-1745 - Stanborough Road to Lidl Plymstock Broadway 1750-1800 - Alvington Street Triangle/Elliot Road 1815-1830

Friday 22nd Dec

**The North pole operations team have arranged an additional stop, the Santa Bus will start at Alvington street / Elliot Road triangle between 15.45 and 16.00.

Manadon - Mannamead - Mutley Plain - North Hill - Barbican - West Hoe

To Manadon Roundabout - End of St Peters Road 1620-1630 - Via Mannamead - Emmanuel Church 1645-1655 - Mutley Plain Inbound 1705-1715 - North Hill via Mayflower Street, Western Approach, Union Street, Royal Parade - Park and Ride stop A14 1735-1745 - Barbican Admiral McBride 1800-1810 - 25 route to West Hoe via Notte Street, Bretonside, viaduct - Charles Street/Drake Circcus 1835-1845 - station 1855-1905

*Subject to change