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Route 27 to Tapnell Farm returns

27 days ago Wed 19th Jun 2019

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Take a trip to Tapnell Farm this summer, by bus!

Our seasonal Route 27 returns 20th July, running between Newport and Yarmouth Bus Station via the popular west Wight attraction – stopping at Newport, Carisbrooke, Calbourne, Calbourne Mill, Tapnell and Yarmouth.

For 2019 we’ve added even more times to the pilot service based on your feedback, now offering daily morning, afternoon and early evening buses to get the family to and from Tapnell Farm.

For a full day on the farm with the family, leave on the first bus from Newport at 0930 and catch the last bus home from Tapnell at 1740 – giving you 6+ hours to play and explore the park.

For an afternoon of farmyard fun, we offer a 1405 service from Newport and a 1320 service from Yarmouth direct to the farm, with the last bus back to Yarmouth at 1625 and to Newport at 1740.

Getting to and from Tapnell by bus has just got even easier.

See the timetable in full and plan your day out now.


You can catch the bus to Tapnell Farm from anywhere on the Island by asking for a ‘Through to Tapnell.’

This fare will cover a single route from home to Newport Bus Station, where you’ll change for the route 27 to Yarmouth via Tapnell Farm.

An adult standard ‘through ticket’ to Tapnell from anywhere on the Island will cost £4.50.

A young adult/NUS standard ‘through ticket’ to Tapnell from anywhere on the Island cost £3.40

A child ‘through ticket’ to Tapnell Farm costs £2.25.

Under 5’s go free.

Catching the bus direct from Yarmouth? The direct bus will cost £2.50 for an adult, £1.90 for a young adult and £1.25 for a child. Just ask for Route 27 to Tapnell Farm at our Yarmouth Hut.


Travelling to Tapnell Farm as a family or group?

We recommend a 24 hour group Rover, offering unlimited bus travel across all bus services for up to five people for just £25. At just £5 a person (with no age restriction), our 24 hour Rover offers value for money and is valid on all network and seasonal routes, including the open-top Breezers. 

Why not make a weekend of it with a 48 hour Rover? Offering a full weekend of unlimited bus travel, giving you the freedom to explore Tapnell Farm and more.

Don’t forget our buses accept contactless payments or you can pay cash to the driver.  Or why not try our clickit2ride mobile app, where your phone becomes your ticket!

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