Category Archives: Historic Bus Tours

All Aboard – the Outer Circle

In September we are planning two opportunities to ride around Birmingham’s famous Outer Circle bus route – the Number 11. With the help of the Transport Museum at Wythall we are using a 1953 Birmingham City Transport double deck bus … Continue reading

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A “Rotary” tour of the Cotswolds

On the 9th of July we conducted a “bespoke” version of our Cotswolds  Tour for the Halesowen Rotary. As usual we set off from The Transport Museum at Wythall and went to the Rotary International Great Britain & Ireland offices … Continue reading

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Another Great Day Out in the Cotswolds

Once again we took the 1963 Midland Red Bus 5545 from Wythall Transport Museum to the Cotswolds with another band of happy travellers. Our tour on the 25th of June was enhanced by sunshine virtually all the day. Thankfully a … Continue reading

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A Great Day Out in the Cotswolds

On the 18th of June 40 intrepid passengers joined us on an old Midland Red single deck bus on a tour of the Cotswolds. Including a steam train ride on the Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway, the chance to view the … Continue reading

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Book your Historic Bus Tour – now!

Tickets are selling fast for our 2013 Historic Bus Tours. Join us on one of our Outer Circle Tours and sample the history of the outer reaches of the Second City – there are two planned for this year in … Continue reading

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What ever happened to our libraries?

Once upon a time the library was a key part of our locality. From our recollections Birmingham had wonderful libraries, probably the envy of many other local authorities. But our experience this week has highlighted how much this vital part … Continue reading

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Our Charity Donations for 2012

As our Historic Bus Tours for 2012 have been completed we’ve made our final donation to charity. During the year, with the generous help of our passengers, we first gave £40.00 to St Mary’s Hospice in Birmingham, who were our … Continue reading

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Getting in touch

The details on our contact page have changed, but if you’ve got some older information, please make a note: Our email address is now: outercirclebus@gmx.co.uk Our phone number remains the same 07405 849192 Our old email address is still working … Continue reading

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Our last Outer Circle Tour for this year – AH!

Yes, we’re afraid that we have taken our last Historic Bus Tour around Birmingham’s famous Outer Circle Bus Route for 2012. We almost had a bus full, just fell short due to a few potential passengers being “indisposed”. However we … Continue reading

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Another great journey around the Outer Circle

The 21st of September saw us on another great tour of Birmingham’s famous Outer Circle Bus route. As usual we set off from the bus Museum at Wythall with a virtually full bus and picked up a couple of extra … Continue reading

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