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X18 Where the adventure begins

Welcome to the X18, a great way to get about this summer holiday with the kids.

The X18 connects Coventry, Leamington Spa, Warwick, Wellesbourne, Charlecote, Stratford-upon Avon,  Bidford and Evesham.

Buses run half hourly Monday to Saturday and hourly Sundays.  

With additional buses on route X17. Use the journey planner opposite to start planning your day out.

Kids love buses! And a great day out starts with Stagecoach.

Our group dayrider Gold tickets offer great value, all day travel for just £15.50 for 2 adults & up to 3 children or 3 adults - and on Sundays it's even cheaper at just £7.75.

There are an abundance of places to visit on route X18 - why not try some of these....


Warwick Text

Warwick Castle dominates the town and has a rich and vibrant history which can be traced back over 1100 years

Experience the amazing shows, the gruesome history and majestic birds of prey. Stroll through the 64 acres of stunning grounds and gardens and soak up the atmosphere.

You’re sure to enjoy a fun, action-packed and unforgettable day out at Warwick Castle!

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Shakespear Circle

Coventry Text

Located in the heart of Coventry City Centre, Coventry Transport Museum houses the largest collection of British road transport in the world.  It is located in Coventry because the city was previously the centre of the British car industry. There are more than 240 cars and commercial vehicles, 100 motorcycles, 200 bicycles.

Some of the city centre museum’s better-known exhibitions include a 3,000-strong model collection and the chance to see speed demons Thrust SSC and Thrust 2.

Five other attractions which are worth the visit include: Motor City exhibition , 1930/40s art deco exhibition, aerodynamics exhibition, transport technology exhibition - telling the tale of how technology has changed and influenced the motor industry and finally the Sky Blues bus - from when Coventry City football club won the FA Cup in 1987.

All of this to see and the admission to the museum is free.

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Warwick Castle Circle

Shakespeares TextStratford-upon-Avon is a charming medieval market town in the heart of rural England. Set on the banks of the River Avon which winds its way through the town.

Discover the birthplace of William Shakespeare, and home to the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company.

Discover the exciting story of William Shakespeare’s early years, and see where he spent the first five years with his new wife. Stroll around the house where Shakespeare was born & grew up and see how his father, John, earned his living as a glove maker.

Jump on the open top guided bus tour around Stratford and see further into the life of Shakespeare with a trip to Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Mary Arden’s Farm (Summer months) and Hall’s Croft.

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Shakespeare's Birthplace

Trip Advisor

 Coventry Circle