Welcome to the Daffodil Line!

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The daffodil line is a community led bus service connecting the market towns off Ross-on-Wye, Newent and Ledbury, and the surrounding villages and countryside.

Step on board and discover our fabulous corner of the country.


The Timetable

The Daffodil line operates a 2-hourly service between Ledbury and Ross-on-Wye 7 days a week. There is an evening service on Fridays and Saturdays. Please see below for full timetable details.

The bus operates a “request stop” service and will stop anywhere that is safe, even if there is no official bus stop at that location, just let the driver know where you would like to get off.

The Fares

We aim to keep fares low so that everyone can afford to ride the bus.

£2 – Standard adult singles, to anywhere along the line.

£1 – Short hops, including Ledbury Station to the town centre.

£3 – Sunday takes anywhere, all day.

£1 – Dogs

Concessionary passes accepted.

The Route

From bustling market towns and sleepy villages to rolling countryside and hidden gems there is so much to explore along the way.

Down the Line

Find out more about all there is to see and do on the Daffodil Line in our blog

What’s On

All events listed here are accessible via public transport on the 232 Daffodil Line Bus

Spirit – The Forest of Dean Arts Collective

Celebrating the wonder of nature around them with a Christmas Exhibition of Art, Crafts and Gifts. Works by Watercolour Puddles, Sara Ulyatt, Lisa Dear, Infusions Art, Nicole Iredale and Wooden …

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The Secret Gallery, The Shambles
Newent, GL18 1PP
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Ledbury Charter Market

Held under and around the Market House (yes, that's right by the bus stop!) since 1584 Ledbury Charter Market happens every Tuesday and Saturday. Come along for a great selection …

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Free
Ledbury Market House, 3 High St
Ledbury, HR8 1DS
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Creative Christmas Arts and Crafts Club

Children age 7-11 can join us for arts and crafts; learn new skills, make new friends and gain creative confidence in a beautiful studio environment, full of inspiration and resources. …

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£10
Art Studio Ross, 38 High St
Ross on Wye, HR9 5HD
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Billy Elliot the Musical

It's not Christmas without a good musical and this one is a cracker! Billy Elliot the Musical is brought to you by Newent Community School There are 5 performances including …

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£10
Newent Community School, Watery Lane
Newent, GL18 1QF
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Ross Market

Twice weekly markets which are held every Thursday and Saturday from 9.00am to 3.00pm in the very picturesque setting of Ross on Wye Market Square. On Thursdays, shoppers will find …

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Free
Ross on Wye Market House, Ross on Wye, HR9 5NX
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About Us

The Daffodil Line is a ground-breaking community-led bus service. This is our story, so far.

In 2022 our local bus services were cut back dramatically. People in our area lost the option of getting around without a car.

We knew it wasn’t the future we wanted for our communities and something needed to be done.

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