Sherborne Prep is an independent co-educational day and boarding School for children aged 3 - 13 in Dorset

Minibus Routes

Our Abbey town

Our pupils, seizing the opportunity

Minibus Routes

We run a number of minibus routes to help our busy parents. Where we can, we can add in stops where it is safe to do so. Please do get in touch.

Currently, Sherborne Prep operates 3 minibus services for day pupils: *new - Route 4 - Yeovil - details, coming soon

Route 1 - Dorchester

Mornings: Saturday:
War Memorial 07.00  08:00
Grimstone (lay-by) 07:05 08:05
Poundbury (Queen Mother's Square – Waitrose) 07:10 08:10
Charlton Down (old hospital church) 07:25 08:25
Cerne Cross 07:32 08:32
Piddletrenthide 07:35 08:35
Buckland Newton 07:45 08:45
Sherborne 08:10 09:10
Sherborne 17:05  
Buckland Newton 17:30  
Piddletrenthide 17:40  
Cerne Cross 17:43  
Charlton Down (old hospital church) 17:50  
Poundbury (Queen Mother's Square – Waitrose) 18:05  
Grimstone (lay-by) 18:10  
War Memorial 18:15  

For more information about this route you can contact the driver - Mr Rory Golding

Route 2 - Wincanton

Mornings: Saturday:
Horsington Village Hall 07:15 08:15
Anchor Hill Services 07:25 08:25
Sparkford Services 07:40 08:40
Sherborne 08:00 09:00
Sherborne 17:10  
Sparkford Services 17:30  
Anchor Hill Services 17:45  
Horsington Village Hall 17:55  
(Monday evenings will depart Sherborne 1 hour later)    

For more information about this route you can contact the driver - Mr Andrew Treavett

Route 3 - Shillingstone

Mornings: Saturday:
Trailway CP 07:10 08:10
Ansty 07:30 08:30
Wonston 07:40 08:40
Pulham 07:50 08:50
Sherborne 08:05 09:05
Sherborne 17:05  
Pulham 17:20  
Wonston 17:30  
Ansty 17:40  
Trailway CP 18:00  

For more information about this route you can contact the School office


Minibuses operate Monday to Saturday less Wednesday and Saturday afternoons. The Saturday morning runs will be approximately 50 minutes later than advertised times.

Pupils do not have to commit to full time or regular use of the bus, and they can be booked on an ad hoc basis. The cost per journey is £4.00, with siblings being charged at £3.00

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