01242 257 714


Visit us at 61 Clarence Street, Cheltenham, open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday, 9:30am – 1:30pm Saturday

M3 Pates Grammar School 2018/19

M3 Pates Grammar School 2018/19

M3 Pates Grammar School

School Bus Services To Pates Grammar School 2018/19


Starting Tuesday 4th September 2018

(please note the 31 July 2019 on the invoice is for office purposes only)


Please note that we do not accept cash fares or offer the option of single journeys.


All passengers are required to produce a valid pass on commencement of each journey which can be purchased here.



A non-refundable deposit of £50 per child is required in order to secure a seat.


Annual School Bus Pass Paid By Standing Order is £750.00 over 6 payments of £116.67


Annual School Bus Pass Paid in Full before 24th August 2018 is £700.00


To see information regarding Standing Order look at the Tab above in other information.


Any parent or guardian who already has a child using any of our school bus routes will be entitled to claim a 5% discount on the cheapest route for the second and all subsequent children travelling.


To apply for this sibling discount email:hometoschool@marchants-coaches.com referencing your child or children's name's and school route's so we can apply this discount, once you have initially securerd a seat.


After purchasing your child’s annual bus pass, we will require a passport style photo so we can produce the bus pass.  You can supply your child’s picture by emailing a Jpeg photo, please state the child name and what route they are on to



If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact a member of our Home to School team either by email: hometoschool@marchants-coaches.com or calling 01242 257585.



Payment Information


A monthly payment option is available to all passengers, payments will be requested from your bank/building society on or around the following dates:


1st August 2018

1st September 2018

1st October 2018

1st November 2018

1st December 2018

1st January 2019


Standing Order Forms are available to download please click here


Please complete and return one to your bank and a copy to us for our records:

Home to School Department

Marchants Coaches Ltd

100 Prestbury Road


GL52 2DL 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
2018/19 M3 A Gotherington
Mallesons Road Opposite Shutter Inn
2018/19 M3 B Gotherington
Cleeve Road Post Office
2018/19 M3 C Bishops Cleeve
Gotherington Lane (Opposite Hardy Road)
2018/19 M3 D Bishops Cleeve
Mill Parade
2018/19 M3 E Bishops Cleeve
Cheltenham Road (Old Police Station)
2018/19 M3 F Bishops Cleeve
Two Hedges Road (Opposite Cleeve School)
2018/19 M3 G Woodmancote
Two Hedges Road (Britannia Way)
2018/19 M3 H Southam
Old Road (Opposite War Memorial)
2018/19 M3 I Prestbury
High Street (Opposite War Memorial)
2018/19 M3 J Prestbury
Deep Street (United Reformed Church)
2018/19 M3 K Prestbury
Prestbury Road (Priors Road)
2018/19 M3 L Prestbury
Prestbury Road (Opposite New Barn Cars)
2018/19 M3 M Pitville Circus
Aspley Lodge
2018/19 M3 N Hales Road
Harp Hill
2018/19 M3 O Hales Road
Opposite Kings Road
2018/19 M3 P London Road
Opposite Keynsham Street
2018/19 M3 Q High Street
Opposite Berkeley Place
2018/19 M3 R St George's Road
Opposite Elim Pentecostal Church
2018/19 M3 S Pates Grammar School
Oldbury Road
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Top Shows

Top Shows


School of Rock The Musical, London

Departure Date: 16/08/2018

Matilda The Musical, Birmingham Hippodrome

Departure Date: 29/08/2018

The Lion King, London

Departure Date: 12/09/2018

Les Miserables, London

Departure Date: 19/09/2018

Cirque Du Soleil, Arena Birmingham

Departure Date: 07/10/2018

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical, London

Departure Date: 11/10/2018

War Horse, Birmingham Hippodrome

Departure Date: 20/10/2018

42nd Street, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London

Departure Date: 07/11/2018

Jersey Boys, Bristol Hippodrome

Departure Date: 17/11/2018

Motown - The Musical

Departure Date: 29/11/2018

Strictly Ballroom - The Musical, London

Departure Date: 12/12/2018

Andre Rieu, Birmingham

Departure Date: 13/12/2018

Benidorm Live - Birmingham New Alexandra Theatre

Departure Date: 28/12/2018

Cinderella (Pantomime), Bristol Hippodrome

Departure Date: 05/01/2019

Mamma Mia!, Novello Theatre, London

Departure Date: 14/02/2019

Cirque du Soleil, London

Departure Date: 24/02/2019

Magic Mike Live, London

Departure Date: 05/04/2019

Calendar Girls The Musical, Oxford

Departure Date: 20/04/2019

The Lion King, London

Departure Date: 24/04/2019

Matilda The Musical, Bristol Hippodrome

Departure Date: 01/06/2019

Motown - The Musical

Departure Date: 17/10/2019

Top Trips

Top Trips


Emmerdale Tour

Departure Date: 24/06/2018

Weston-super-Mare Air Festival

Departure Date: 24/06/2018

Swansea (Dylan Thomas Centre, Shops & Sights)

Departure Date: 28/06/2018

The Creative Craft Show, NEC

Departure Date: 30/06/2018

NMA (National Memorial Arboretum) Armed Forces Day

Departure Date: 01/07/2018

Osborne House, Isle of Wight

Departure Date: 01/07/2018

Coventry (Cathedral, shops & sights)

Departure Date: 07/07/2018

Fairford International Air Display

Departure Date: 14/07/2018

Fairford International Air Display

Departure Date: 15/07/2018


Departure Date: 18/07/2018

Bristol Harbour Festival

Departure Date: 21/07/2018


Departure Date: 22/07/2018

Portsmouth (Cathedral,Gunwharf Quays,Museums)

Departure Date: 26/07/2018

Cotswold Farm Park

Departure Date: 01/08/2018

The Royal Mint & St Fagans National History Museum

Departure Date: 02/08/2018

Stonehenge & Salisbury

Departure Date: 07/08/2018

London - Museums & Shops

Departure Date: 08/08/2018

Sidmouth Folk Festival

Departure Date: 09/08/2018

Bletchley Park

Departure Date: 09/08/2018

Shrewsbury (Museum,River,Shops,Sights,Castle)

Departure Date: 11/08/2018

Brecon Beacons - Rail & Boat Trip

Departure Date: 12/08/2018

Bristol Zoo (Coach Only) or Cribbs Causeway

Departure Date: 13/08/2018

Terracotta Army, World Museum Liverpool

Departure Date: 15/08/2018

The Tower Of London

Departure Date: 17/08/2018

Legland Windsor - Coach Only

Departure Date: 18/08/2018

Clarks Village, Street

Departure Date: 20/08/2018

Buckingham Palace - Mews & Staterooms

Departure Date: 22/08/2018

Drayton Manor Theme Park

Departure Date: 23/08/2018


Departure Date: 23/08/2018

Cotswold Wildlife Park

Departure Date: 24/08/2018

Lincoln (Castle,Cathedral,Quayside,Shops & Sights)

Departure Date: 25/08/2018

Hampton Court Palace Food Festival

Departure Date: 26/08/2018


Departure Date: 26/08/2018

Highclere Castle

Departure Date: 27/08/2018


Departure Date: 27/08/2018

London Eye & Thames Cruise

Departure Date: 28/08/2018

Aerospace Bristol

Departure Date: 29/08/2018

Barry Island & Porthcawl

Departure Date: 29/08/2018

West Midlands Safari Park

Departure Date: 30/08/2018

Bournemouth - Air Festival

Departure Date: 31/08/2018

Exmouth & River Exe Cruise

Departure Date: 02/09/2018

Kew Gardens & Palace

Departure Date: 05/09/2018

Winchester (Cathedral, museums, shops & sights)

Departure Date: 06/09/2018


Departure Date: 08/09/2018

Port Isaac & Boscastle

Departure Date: 09/09/2018

Hereford Cathedral & Shops/Sights

Departure Date: 12/09/2018

Windsor Castle

Departure Date: 13/09/2018

Avebury Manor & Gardens stopping at Marlbourough

Departure Date: 14/09/2018

New Forest Tour stop at Lymington Market

Departure Date: 15/09/2018

Greenwich (Maritime museum,Market,Sights)-COACH ON

Departure Date: 16/09/2018


Departure Date: 18/08/2018

Buckingham Palace - Mews & Staterooms

Departure Date: 22/09/2018

Bletchley Park

Departure Date: 26/09/2018

Wells (Cathedral/Shops/Sights)

Departure Date: 27/09/2018

Blackpool Illuminations

Departure Date: 29/09/2018

Aberystwyth with train ride from Devil's Bridge

Departure Date: 30/09/2018

Liverpool - Albert Docks & Mersey Cruise

Departure Date: 07/10/2018

Blackpool Illuminations

Departure Date: 13/10/2018

Terracotta Army, World Museum Liverpool

Departure Date: 21/10/2018

Blackpool Illuminations

Departure Date: 28/10/2018

Simply Christmas Craft Shows, NEC

Departure Date: 01/11/2018

Coronation Street - The Tour

Departure Date: 03/11/2018

Simply Christmas Craft Shows, NEC

Departure Date: 03/11/2018

Weston-Super-Mare Carnival

Departure Date: 09/11/2018

Harry Potter - Studio Tour

Departure Date: 20/12/2018

Highclere Castle

Departure Date: 22/04/2019

Highclere Castle

Departure Date: 26/08/2019

Flower Shows

Flower Shows


Blenheim Palace - Flower Show

Departure Date: 23/06/2018

Hampton Court Flower Show

Departure Date: 05/07/2018

Hampton Court Flower Show

Departure Date: 08/07/2018

Malvern Autumn Show

Departure Date: 29/09/2018

Top Holidays



Criccieth, Lion Hotel

Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 23/07/2018

Ireland River & Rail, Esplanade Hotel, Bray

Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 02/09/2018

Isle of Man, Chesterhouse Hotel

Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 09/09/2018

Lytham St Annes, Best Western Glendower Hotel

Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 21/09/2018

Bournemouth -Trouville Hotel, Dorset Delights

Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 24/09/2018

Lake District, Riverside Hotel

Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 05/10/2018

Isle of Wight, Channel View - Shanklin

Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 08/10/2018

Eastbourne, Sussex Coast

Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 22/10/2018

Paignton, The Palace Hotel, 3 nights

Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 26/10/2018

Ostend, Mercure Oostende Hotel

Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 26/10/2018

Falmouth, The Falmouth Hotel

Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 02/11/2018

Bournemouth T&T, Ocean Beach Hotel & Spa

Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 12/11/2018

Cromer, Thursford Christmas Spectacular

Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 25/11/2018

Christmas at the Babbacombe Hotel

Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 23/12/2018

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