About Nostalgia Travel1949 Bedford 29 Seater Coach driver's view


Nostalgia Travel is a family business which has been operating classic cars, coaches and buses for over Thirty years in the Oxfordshire area and is run by Peter and Pauline Skinner.

The Skinner family has a long history in the coach industry which started in 1928 when Peters father Percy at the age of 20 joined his father in the purchase of their first coach a Morris 14 seat coach. Percy then operated several Bedford OB’s during the 50’s and 60’s all of which were replaced over the years with more modern vehicles.
Peter joined his father Percy in 1970 and continued with that operation until 1987 when it was decided to concentrate on the school transport market thus forming The School Bus and Coach Company.

Maintenance and Qualified Drivers

Nostalgia Travel holds the Operators Licence under which the Nostalgia vehicles are operated, along with carrying out all maintenance and restoration of the Nostalgia vehicles all of which are fully licensed Public Service Vehicles along with fully qualified drivers.

Started with a 1949 Bedford 29 Seater Coach

1949 Bedford 29 Seater Coach Having always had a strong interest in classic vehicles Peter started the Nostalgia Travel business in 1988 with the purchase of the 1949 Bedford 29 Seater Coach. The fleet has expanded over the years with five double decker buses along with four classic cars and taxis covering the period from the 1930’s to the early 1950’s.

No Parking Worries

Peter manages Nostalgia on a personal basis and is able to advise customers who wish to move large numbers of guests into and around the City of Oxford. With the Bedford coach and buses we have the capability of moving 300 passengers at one time, which solves the problem of parking and other restrictions allowing all the guests to arrive on time and all together.

Discounts are available when more than one vehicle is booked.