Pembrokeshire County Council is responsible for the regulation of horse drawn omnibuses within the County of Pembrokeshire.

An omnibus is defined as an omnibus, char-a-banc, wagonette, brake, stage coach or other (non-motorised) carriage plying or standing for hire by or used to carry passengers at separate fares to, from or in any part of the prescribed distance subject to specified exceptions.  Omnibuses operate on pre-determined routes.

Pembrokeshire County Council has recently introduced byelaws to regulate the licensing and enforcement of horse drawn omnibuses in Pembrokeshire and an omnibus may not operate without first obtaining a licence for the driver and the vehicle. 

Please contact the Licensing Team on 01437 764551 or email for further information and the appropriate application forms.

ID: 3719, revised 08/02/2023