The Sherwood Shuttle
The Sherwood Shuttle
Service 277 - the Sherwood shuttle - shuttles between Sherwood and the town centre via Ferndale every 15 minutes for the main part of the day on Mondays to Saturdays, as shown on the timetable.
Two buses an hour extend to Knights Park and the Tunbridge Wells Hospital, serving the Odeon cinema and passing Great Lodge Retail Park on the way. The 277 also runs every two hours on Sundays, under contract to Kent County Council, from Sainsbury's through to Sherwood and then to and from North Farm, Knights Park, Tunbridge Wells Hospital and Tonbridge.
In Tunbridge Wells town centre, buses stop in Monson Road and at the Rail Station, with alternate buses on Mondays to Saturdays continuing to and from the Pantiles and Sainsbury’s, giving handy access to all the main shopping areas and the historic part of town. At Sherwood, buses run via Friars Way, Birken Road, Liptraps Lane and then Greggs Wood Road, Sherwood Road, Sandhurst Road, Ferndale, St. James’ Church, Lansdowne Road and Calverley Road into the town centre.
If you don’t normally use the bus, then perhaps you should give it a try! There’s no parking hassle, as the Sherwood shuttle stops in the heart of town and at the rail station. You will also be helping to reduce pollution and doing your bit to cut Tunbridge Wells’ ongoing congestion problem. You might even find that bus travel is more convenient and cheaper than you thought.
The cost of an Arriva Tunbridge Wells Day, Weekly or Four-weekly Saver ticket gives great value for money. You can buy them on the bus and then travel as many times as you like on amy Arriva bus in the Tunbridge Wells area for the period covered by the ticket.
Not only that, but you can also buy them via your mobile phone and then the ticket is displayed on the phone screen! Visit arrivabus.co.uk for more details. Weekly and Four-weekly Savers are also available from local shops displaying the PayPoint, epay and payzone signs.
The Four-weekly Saver can also be bought in advance online at a reduced price. Visit arrivabus.co.uk for details.
In addition to the tickets covering the Tunbridge Wells area, there is also a similar range of Tunbridge Wells Extra tickets that cover a wider area that incorporates Tonbridge, Pembury and Crowborough, giving even greater-value for money for customers that travel acround the area.