Welcome to Stourbridge Minibus Hire. We provide first-class standard and luxury minibuses and coaches in Stourbridge. We offer a wide range of minibuses and coaches with or without a driver for your convenience.
Whether you want to hire a minibus or coach from Stourbridge Minibus Hire for personal or corporate reasons, we will do our best to give you a great journey, and happy memories to treasure in times to come. Our vehicles are available for hire to travel all over the UK and Europe.
If you would like a jaunt around Stourbridge, which is a beautiful and historic part of Worcestershire, traditionally a glass making region, our drivers have expert knowledge of the local and surrounding area. They can help you get to see the historic sites or places of entertainment easily. They know how to avoid the worst traffic spots, and how to get you to where you want to go, in a stress-free manner.
Stourbridge is also considered unique because it is both industrial and rural. Its preserved historical monuments add to the character of the town, and it has pleasant parks and suburbs, due to it being part of the countryside. It is worth taking your time to look around and see its beauty and plentiful attractions. It is a wonderful place for the kids, and family days out, as it has The Falconry, Unit3sixty Skate Park, Boing Zone Trampoline Park, Laser Quest Laser Tag, and The Red House Glass Cone. However, if it is great pubs or restaurants you are after, then there are plenty of these on offer here as well.
Attractions in and around Stourbridge
The Lickey Hills Country Park: is one of the parks which is great for studying wildlife and Plants, includes a golf course, along with a children’s play park. You can view various local landmarks from Beacon Hill.
Baggeridge Country Park and Miniature Railway: not only have a fun miniature railway that will bring a smile to your face. It is sure to be a family favourite to return to for years to come, and also has a great adventure playground, a mountain bike circuit and much more. Great fun for a family day out. Dogs are also welcome. Open from 9 am to 8 pm seven days a week. If it has been raining though, you might want to remember to bring along your favourite Wellies, as it might be a bit muddy.
The Severn Valley Railway: runs steam-run passenger trains, where you can relax and enjoy the scenic beauty chug by. You can even hop on and off wherever you would like to do a little exploring.
The Harvington Hall is one of the places to visit if you want to experience how it was to live during the Elizabethan age in a Catholic house. It is a beautiful moated manor house with secret spaces to explore and has an interesting history.
The Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park: is one of the places where you can witness a unique collection of animals. From red pandas to reptiles, from otters to lemurs, you can spot them all in this popular conservation park.
Mary Stevens Park: A large, valued and well visited local park. It has various events throughout the year. And boasts tennis courts, a pond, café and lovely bandstand that gets used for various musical events.
The 10 best things to do in Stourbridge and surrounding area
1.The Red House Glass Cone: is more like a museum which is used to produce glass and has studios that children can experiment in this interesting craft.
2.Ruskin Glass Centre: Has a café, contains the Glasshouse Arts Centre and Heritage Centre. It also has a variety of craft workshops that you can participate in for an interesting experience.
3.Saltwells Local Nature Reserve: This is one of the largest natural reserves in the UK where you can experience a wide range of habitats. You can explore nature by visiting the huge acres of woodlands, grasslands and even wetlands. With 16 distinct species of dragonfly, you are bound to be awestruck.
4.Baggeridge Country Park and Miniature Railway: have a fun miniature railway tour of Baggeridge country park, open from 9 am to 8 pm all week. It is dog-friendly, so you can include your little friendly furry pal in your fun day out too if you’d like.
5.Museum of Carpet: witness the working looms along with the informative displays as you explore the various interesting halls with plenty to see.
6.Wolf Mountain: For ages 8-16, this is one of the best indoor climbing adventure parks which will enable you to develop those climbing skills and have fun.
7.Cadbury World: Taste the chocolate on a tour around Cadbury World which includes 15 different zones from Aztec Jungle to Cadabra ride. It also has a zone called the Purple Planet which is more of a world of digital chocolate delights.
8.West Midland Safari Park: Why venture abroad for a safari when you can enjoy one right here? Whether you want to see the king of the jungle or the uniquely striped zebras, whose stripes are always slightly different and original on each of their coats. The stripy patterns are never completely the same. You can also feed a giraffe in the fields of savanna along with travelling back in time when you go to the Land of the Living Dinosaurs. You can also enjoy the rollercoaster and much more in the fun-packed theme park.
9.Leasowes Park: Designed by a poet, comprises steep wooded hillsides, scenic grasslands, small clear lakes and lovely streams, which add to the natural beauty of this place. Wonderful for a family adventure.
10.National Sea Life Center: Ready for an underwater adventure? Over 60 displays of freshwater and marine life, consisting of 2000 different creatures. This will be sure to provide plenty of interest.
Best restaurants in Stourbridge
Stourbridge restaurants cater for both the budget conscious and those who want a more luxurious fayre. For value eats, there is The Hadcroft, The Foresters Arms, French Deli, Taste Stourbridge, Sizzlers Inc Pizza by Papa, and Many more. For other restaurants that cater to Gluten free and other varied diets and appetites, from vegan to carnivore, there is an extensive range to choose from Il Michelangelo, Ronnie’s Wood-Fired Pizza, Malik’s Restaurant, Indilux, and the Fountain Inn. However, whatever kind of cuisine you are after, there is something for everyone in Stourbridge.
The Windsor Castle Inn: takes pride in serving one of the best and incomparable ales. The seasonal food, tasty ales and friendly and efficient service will ensure an enjoyable meal for you and your group.
The Fountain Inn: has a beautiful view of the harbour where you can enjoy tasty food and experience live music.
The Hardcroft Pub: A delightful place to dine out with your friends and family. The traditional pub food is available at a decent price. From the beers that they brew to the food that they prepare, they take immense pride in ensuring that it is of excellent quality.
The Why Not Inn: is one of the pubs which have retained its original character for over 100 years. It is known for its good beers, quality wines and delicious meals.
The Brewers Fayre: is located close to the Dudley zoo, and the nearby shopping centres. The menu is wide-ranging, with various deals to fit your budget, along with an all you can eat. Excellent value for all.
Hotels to stay in at Stourbridge
The Premier Inn, Stourbridge Town Centre: great for all the family, has 40inch flat screen tv’s, king size beds, free wi-fi and a restaurant.
The Talbot HoteL: Dated from the 1630s, with original features such as oak beams and half-timbered black and white facade. The comfortable interior and the excellent location on the main High Street all add to the appeal of this fine hotel. It is one of the best hotels for a peaceful getaway from bustling city life. It has colour TV’s, free Wi-fi, four-poster beds, and more.
The Dunsley Hall Hotel: An especially beautiful and luxurious hotel, with its scenic gardens, log fires, four poster beds, homemade food and free Wi-fi. It dates back as far as 1304. It also consists of a historic manor house. The beautiful bedrooms contain antique brass beds and have spectacular views.
Events of 2017 to 2018
Dudley Zoo: A firm favourite for many all year round. It has a Winter Wonderland Theme up to 24th December and is well worth a visit. Enter the 11th Century Castle in Dudley Zoo, to visit Santa in his Grotto. An enjoyable, fun time for all the family that you can return to time and again.
Mary Stevens Park, Stourbridge: You can appreciate the various events in this beautiful park through-out the year or just relax in the café, by the pond or taking a stroll. For Christmas fun, Mary Stevens Park has a Christmas evening get-together for all the family, with carol singers and the band playing in the bandstand. There is a Santa’s Grotto, refreshments and craft making on offer from 4 pm to 7 pm on December 21st. They request you bring a torch. Mary Steven’s Park is a lovely place to visit throughout the year.
Bodenham Arboretum and The Nativity Trail: Enjoy the festive fun of a nature trail and quiz, as you follow the stars that lead to a live Nativity Scene in the barn buildings. You might win a prize once you have completed the quiz, and have handed it to the visitors’ centre. You also might like to enjoy a nice meal at the carvery restaurant afterwards.