Ring & Ride is based in Church Stretton and is part of the Strettons Mayfair Trust. It provides door-to-door transport within a six-mile radius of Church Stretton to the north (Picklescott), south (Wistanstow) and east (Longville). All of our vehicles are wheelchair accessible and driven by trained and qualified staff or volunteers.
There are two types of membership – Individual and Group.
This membership costs £20 per year and is open to individuals who:
Once you are a member you can book journeys to other places within our area such as:
We also offer regular monthly shopping trips outside of our area, to locations including:
When do you operate?
We operate 9am–5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays).
How do I book a journey?
Your journey should be booked at least two days ahead, but you can book months in advance – the more notice you can give us the better. This allows us organise our schedules, and arrange for other passengers who need a similar trip to share the journey, making the best use of time and fuel. Our booking line 01694 720025 is open 8.30am–1pm Monday to Friday. Outside of these hours you can leave a message and we will call you back.
Do I have to pay for travel?
Travel within three miles is free to members with a concessionary bus pass. Members without a pass will be charged £1.50 per journey. Fares are charged for all journeys in excess of three miles, with discounts given to bus pass holders.
We always appreciate financial support. It helps us continue to serve the wider community. Passengers and Ring & Ride friends can make regular gifts by standing order or as a one-off gift. Gifts can also be deposited in the vehicle collection boxes.
We are pleased to offer local groups the opportunity to use our vehicles and drivers for trips benefiting their members and the local community such as:
Our annual Group Membership costs £25 and is open to:
To make a booking, Group Members should give our office a minimum of four weeks advance notice and provide:
Journeys are charged at a minimum of £10 or £1.25 per mile.
Fares can be collected on the day or invoiced later if preferred.
It may be possible to offer our services outside of our usual operating times.
Call us on 01694 720025 discuss your needs or make a booking.