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Conveniently situated between Cheltenham and Oxford in the heart of the Cotswolds, we have easy access to the M4, M5, M40 and London, Birmingham and Bristol Airports.

About us

Established in 1880 Pulham & Sons (Coaches) Ltd. is one of the longest running Coach and Bus operators in the country and Gloucestershire's Premier Coach Operator. Today, in its fourth generation, Pulham & Sons (Coaches) Ltd. is proud to have a large modern fleet of stylish, high quality eco-friendly vehicles working from our Head Office in Bourton-on-the-Water; a purpose built depot boasting state of the art maintenance and commercial DVSA vehicle testing facilities.

Award Winners

Pulhams has an outstanding reputation in the coaching industry, winning awards in 2011 for Coach Operator of the Year, 2012 for Bus Operator of the Year, 2014 Engineer of the Year, and in 2017 for Medium Coach Operator of the Year. The awards demonstrate the quality of our services and our continued commitment to providing excellent customer care.

Experience & Values

Being a family company plays a key role in our future ensuring we maintain traditional values but with a contemporary approach. Pulhams Coaches have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in Public Bus Services as well as Home to School Transport, School Private Hire and Private Coach Charter. With a dedicated team of professional uniformed drivers and knowledgeable operations staff we have an outstanding reputation among our clients for quality, reliability and excellent customer service.


As the Cotswolds premier coach operator, we boast a modern and efficient fleet, offering luxury coaches 34 to 57 seats with air-conditioning, servery and washroom facilities, refrigerator, DVD & CD players, courier seat & personal address system, comfortable reclining seats with ample leg room, some with darkened privacy glass, in our trademark red and cream or platinum livery.

Some coaches have Wi-Fi facility, on request, subject to availability and an additional charge. Our Platinum 40 seat spacious coach comes with extra leg room, for clients requiring a little more luxury and comfort.

  • Midi coaches 16 -19 seats
  • Standard 34-70 seats
  • Luxury 34-57 seats
  • Double decker 92-102 seats

Vehicle and operations support is provided 24 hours.

For more information to discuss your requirements please telephone 01451820369 or email or visit our website at


We offer excellent quality coaches with professional and knowledgeable drivers to meet your specific itineraries and every budget.

We are specialists in:

  • Private Coach Hire
  • Corporate & Executive Travel
  • Group Travel
  • Extended Tours
  • School Groups & Educational Tours
  • Airport Transfers
  • Weddings
  • Day excursions

Using our many years of experience in UK and European tour work, let us help inspire you at the planning stage, to ensure you provide the most enjoyable and beneficial tour for your group.

DVSA Authorised Testing Facility (ATF)

Our test days are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 08:00am – 15:30pm

Commercial Testing for all types of Truck, Trailer and PSV vehicles, including Roadworthiness Testing, LEZ and RPC’s.
Re-tests available upon request.
Voluntary checks to suit your needs, including Brake Testing, Headlight Checks and Emissions Testing

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Pulham & Sons (Coaches) Ltd,
Bourton Business Park,
GL54 2HQ, England

Telephone: +44 (0)1451 820369

Fax: +44 (0)1451 821721


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Pulhams specials:

  • Double deck coaches
  • Executive coaches
  • Seat belts
  • Air conditioned coaches
  • DVD or video players
  • High capacity school coaches
  • Toilets
  • School parties
  • WiFi

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