Services that touch 600miles of England’s scenic coastline


Andrew Bartlett has taken a creative approach to this presentation of photographs of buses in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset by placing them close to the 630mile South West Coast Path which stretches from Quay Street in Minehead to South Haven Point, close to where the Sandbanks Ferry lands from Poole.

Most were left over after he compiled a book about Western National and its component parts between 1983 and 2003 (Reviews, December). He has brought the story up to date, extended the coverage beyond Cornwall and Devon and Western National, dug deeper into the earlier decades of the last century and added photographs of more general interest to show what may be found when travelling by bus within reach of the longest coastal footpath in England.

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