Barnes' Blog


New Booking Agent: Highworth Library


Posted On 29 January 2019 at 09:07 by nicola

New Booking Agent: Highworth Library

Exciting news! From Tuesday 29th January you will be able to make your day trip, theatre and concert bookings at Highworth Library.

The library can be found on Brewery Street, above the Co-op supermarket, and is open as follows:

Monday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Friday 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 1:00pm

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Barnes Travel Club is now free!


Posted On 25 January 2019 at 11:29 by nicola

Barnes Travel Club is now free!

The Travel Club now free to all customers! 

As a travel club member you'll receive 4 exclusive emails a year containing discounted holiday offers. We will also send you an online day trip brochure each month so you can keep up to date with the latest day trips, theatre trips and concerts!

How to sign up:

 

  • For New members, head on other to and sign up for Barnes E-News
    (Make sure to tick all options you're interested in!)
  • For E-News members already subscribed - At the bottom of your latest E-News email from us Click "Update your preferences" and tick the Travel Club option.
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Meet The Team - Shirley


Posted On 25 January 2019 at 11:03 by nicola

Meet The Team - Shirley

Meet The Team is back! Get to know the Barnes staff one by one so you can get to know the people that help make everything happen behind the scenes at Barnes Coaches.

We've started by introducing the lovely Shirley who's been with us for amazingly nearly 24 years now, we've done a quick question & answer session to help you get to know her!

If you don't mind us asking, how many years young are you? 83

How long have you worked at Barnes Coaches?  Since March 1995, coming up to 24 years

What do you do? Hotel invoices, stationery orders & much more

Favourite food? Fish & Chips and Chocolate

Any Hobbies? W.I, Ladies Group, Heritage Group, Theatre Club, Luncheon Club, Community Chair and Friends of Aldbourne Band. 

What do you like most about working in travel? Friendly workmates

Favourite destination? Yorkshire or Scotland 

What would you take to a desert island, and why? A Puzzle Book, A Pen with endless supply of ink and a Book listing all the plants/animals on the island so I know what to avoid!

 

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Farewell to coaches CGG, HXO & DWY


Posted On 25 January 2019 at 09:59 by nicola

Farewell to coaches CGG, HXO & DWY

This month we've been busy getting ready to welcome our new coaches coming in March 2019... We've said goodbye to coaches HXO serving 8 years with us an also DWY & CGG as well this week, they joined our fleet brand new in 2012 & 2013. Great service from all 3!

HXO serving 630271 KMS
DWY serving 470517 KMS
CGG serving 531138 KMS


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10 Year Challenge


Posted On 23 January 2019 at 11:42 by nicola

10 Year Challenge

A lot has changed over the years at Barnes but our coach fleet is still rocking the recognisable livery 10 years on!

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