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FELIXDAY TRIPS and COACH HOLIDAYS from Ripley, Heanor, Ilkeston and Derby

 

 

 

 

Date

 

 

 

 

Destination

Adult Fare

Pick Up Code

Departure Times

Derby, Full Street

Ilkeston, Derby Road

Heanor Market  Place

Ripley Market  Place

n

Wednesday 9th July

LUDLOW known as ‘England’s Finest Market Town’, with over 500 listed buildings, including half timbered Tudor buildings around the Market Square, a medieval Castle and fine parish church. Out via Wenlock Edge and back over Clee Hill.  Back for 1730/1815

£18.80

Seniors

£16.80

RH

IK

0915

0900

0835

n

Thursday 10th July

SCARBOROUGH  Queen of the Yorkshire Coast’ - two sweeping bays, safe beaches and attractions for all the family.  Back for 2015/2100.

£21.30

Seniors

£18.80   

DW

IK

0805

0840

n

Wednesday 16th July

MABLETHORPE. Seaside holiday town on the Lincolnshire Coast with great beaches and all the traditional entertainments.      Back for 2000/2045.

£17.80

Seniors £16.30

RH

IK

0845

0830

0805

n Friday 18th July

ERDDIG A splendid Welsh 18th country house reflecting the upstairs/downstairs life of a gentry family, with formal gardens & country park. Restaurant & Shop on site. Admission to house & garden £9 extra. NT members free. Morning coffee stop at Bridgemere Garden World.    Back for 1930/2015.

£17.80

Seniors £16.30

RHIWD

0915

0840

0825

0800

n Tuesday 22nd July

BLETCHLEY PARK Once Britain’s best kept secret, now a public museum demonstrating the computers and code-breaking work that saved countless lives during WW2.  Includes admission.    Back for 1830/1915.

£31.80

Seniors £29.80

RH

IK

0945

0930

0905

n

Thursday 24th July

MID WALES DRIVE to BARMOUTH Great scenery as we drive through Central Wales and down to the seaside for an afternoon visit to Barmouth.  Back for 2030/2115.

£23.80

Seniors

£21.30  

KI

WD

0835

0800

n Saturday 26th July

YORK  - visit the National Railway Museum (free admission), the Minster or Yorvik Museum; walk the city walls take a river trip or shop along the Shambles - so many choices! Back for 1930/2015.

SPECIAL OFFER: Two seats for only £30 !

£18.80

 

Seniors

£16.80

KI

HR

0810

0825

0850

n Sunday 27th July

BRIDLINGTON. A great day out to this Yorkshire coastal town; enjoy its peaceful promenades, sandy beach and historic harbour.                      Back for 1945/2030.

£20.80

Seniors

£18.30   

KI

HR

0810

0825

0850

n Tuesday 29th July

WATERPERRY GARDENS. Eight acres of inspirational gardens nestling in the Oxfordshire countryside alongside a quality plant centre, garden shop, gift barn, gallery and tearooms. Price includes admission.

£24.80

Seniors £22.80

RHIWD

0920

0845

0830

0805

n Tuesday 29th July

BICESTER DESIGNER OUTLET VILLAGE.

Back for 1900/1945.

£19.80

Seniors £17.80.                        

RHIWD

0920

0845

0830

0805

n

Wednesday 30th July

LEEK MARKET & RUDYARD LAKE, including an afternoon round trip on the Rudyard Lake Steam Railway. Train fares included. Back for 1745/1830.

£18.30

Senior

£16.80

KI

WD

1000

0925

n

Thursday 31st July

BLACKPOOL The biggest and best seaside resort - with time to enjoy the tower, trams & entertainments.  Back for 1945/2030.

£21.30

Seniors

£18.80   

RH

IK

0845

0830

0805

Sunday 3rd August

THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS Birmingham (Tyseley) to Stratford upon Avon (and back) by steam train.

Four hours in Stratford. Price includes train ticket. Child fare £25.00.  Back for 1830/1915.

£35.30

 

Senior

£33.80

RHIWD

0845

0810

0755

0730

Monday 4th August

ELAN VALLEY LAKES. A chain of Victorian  reservoirs in Central Wales, built to supply water to Birmingham. Beautiful lake and mountain scenery which will delight and inspire you!                         Back for 1945/2030.

£22.80

Seniors

£20.80   

KI

WD

0845

0810

n Tuesday 5th August

HARROGATE. Yorkshire Spa Town of Elegance & Style, with Spa baths; lovely parks & gardens; antique, designer & high street shops; plus the famous Betty’s Tea Rooms.                                              Back for 1900/1945.

£18.80

Seniors

£16.80

DW

IK

0810

0845

n

Wednesday 6th August

MORECAMBE. Lancashire seaside town, birthplace of comedian Eric Morecambe, with sandy beaches and a long promenade with outstanding views over Morecambe Bay to the Lakeland Fells.           Back for 1930/2015.

£22.30

Seniors

£19.80

RH

IK

0845

0830

0805

Saturday 9th August

ROYAL WINDSOR. See the famous Castle and Great Park, take a trip on the River Thames, or stroll to Eton College.                                 Back for 2000/2045.

£22.30

Seniors

£19.80

RH

IK

0845

0830

0805

Tuesday 12th August

COTSWOLDS MARKET at Moreton in Marsh then onto BOURTON ON THE WATER for the afternoon.  Back for 1900/1945.

£18.80

Seniors

£16.80

KI

WD

0915

0840

Wednesday 13th August

SKEGNESS, the Jolly Fisherman’s favourite resort!

Back for 2000/2045.

£17.80

Seniors

£16.30

RH

IK

0840

0825

0800

Friday 15th August

TWYCROSS ZOO: a great family day out - best known for its primates, but lots of other animals and attractions!  Includes admissions. Child Fare £18.00. Under 3’s £1.00

Back for 1730/1815.

£26.30

Senior

£23.30

KI

WD

0945

0910

Monday 18th August

CROOME. Croome Court is a mid 18th century mansion surrounded by an extensive landscaped parkland, with a man made lake and river, statues & temple. (House under restoration). NT shop and canteen is in a restored wartime airbase on the same site. Admission £7.30 extra. NT members free.  Back for 1730/1815.

£17.80

Seniors

£16.30

RHIWD 

1020 

0945 

0930 

0905 

Monday 18th August

WORCESTER. Cathedral City on the River Severn.

Back for 1730/1815.

£17.80

Seniors

£16.30

RHIWD 

1020 

0945 

0930 

0905 

Tuesday 19th August

WESTON SUPER MARE. Great new pier, dozens of fun seaside attractions, huge beach, pretty seafront gardens.  Back for 2015/2100.

SPECIAL OFFER: Two seats for only £40 !

£24.80

Seniors

£21.80

KI

WD

0830

0755

Wednesday 20th August

LLANDUDNO. Long level promenade overlooks the sweeping bay and beaches; plus the pier, the Great Orme and so much more; fun beside the seaside in North Wales.!  Back For 2000/2045

SPECIAL OFFER:  Two seats for only £38 !

£22.30

 

Seniors

£19.80    

RH

IK

0815

0800

0735

Thursday 21st August

BUCKINGHAM PALACE. The working headquarters of the Monarchy, and London residence of HM The Queen.  This tour included admission to the State Rooms.  Some free time in London before entry at 1330hrs. Child £30.45

£39.95

Seniors £36.50

 

RH

IK

0815

0800

0735

Saturday 23rd August

BLACK COUNTRY MUSEUM. an award winning open air living museum that tells the story of the world's first industrial landscape with buildings, vehicles, shops and workshops, tramway and mine. Price Includes admission. Back For 2000/2045

£29.30

Seniors

£24.80

Child

£17.95

RHIWD

1020

0945

0930

0905

Sunday 24th August

BRIDLINGTON. A great day out to this Yorkshire coastal town; enjoy its peaceful promenades, sandy beach and historic harbour.                        Back for 1945/2030.

£20.80

Seniors

£18.30

DW

IK

0805

0840

Bank Holiday

Monday 25th August

SOUTHPORT. A traditional Victorian seaside town – but with a contemporary twist. It combines beautiful beaches, family attractions & the UK’s oldest iron pier with fantastic shopping.   Back for 1915/2000.

£20.80

 

Seniors

£18.30

RH

IK

0845

0830

0805

Thursday 28th August

SCARBOROUGH. Queen of the Yorkshire Coast’ - two sweeping bays, safe beaches attractions for all the family.                                       Back for 2015/2100.

£21.30

Seniors

£18.80   

KI

HR

0740

0755

0820

Monday 1st September

MONDAY MYSTERY TOUR. 

Back for 1800/1845.

All seats

£12

DW

IK

1005

1040

Thursday 4th September

LIVERPOOL. Wonderful waterfront city; take a ferry ‘cross the Mersey; visit the Tate Museum, or shopping at ‘Liverpool One’ shopping centre. Back for 1900/1945.

£17.30

Seniors

£15.80   

KI

WD

0915

0840

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pick up arrangements for Felix Day Excursions:

We have grouped the pick up points into areas each with a letter code.  Each trip will pick up in a number of areas as indicted in the codes listed on the main list. You just need to check which code applies to your usual pick up point—hopefully the map and list below will help! If you are confused, please call our office and we will help - the call is free! Ring 0800 019 0047.

Please note that pick up points in codes S (Stanley Common) and L (Langley Mill) will not be offered after 31st January 2024.  The numbers using these pick up points do not justify the time taken to divert from our main route.

 

The programmes are updated approximately every two months  -  so keep checking for new dates and tours.

To reserve seats on one of our excursions please telephone us at our office on:

FREEPHONE 0800 019 0047 or 0115 932 5332

which is open Monday - Friday 9.15am - 4.00pm.

Your seats are then allocated and held for 7 days.

Payment may be made over the telephone by all major credit and debit cards, or by sending a cheque by post.  No extra charge for card bookings.

All cheques payable to ‘Swiftsure Travel’ please.

 

Swiftsure Travel also offer excursions from South Derbyshire, Burton upon Trent and East Staffordshire. Please click here to go to the Swiftsure website. 

PICKING UP POINTS: 

Code D: Derby Full Street only.

Code W: Nottingham Road, Chaddesden Lane (Reginald Road South during road works), Morley Road, Derby Road, Stanley Village, Station Road, West Hallam, High Lane West, High Lane Central, Kniveton Park.

Code I: Ilkeston (Derby Road or General Havelock), Weleda, Rutland Manor, Charlotte Street One Stop Shop (was Live & Let Live). 

Code K: Stanton Road Shops, Little Hallam Hill, Kirk Hallam Church, Goole Avenue, Cat & Fiddle.

Code H: Shipley -Heanor Road, Hassock Lane, Hardy Barn, Marlpool - Ilkeston Road, Heanor Market Place. 

Code R: Loscoe Road, Loscoe High Street, Cross Hill, Codnor Market Place, Glasshouse Hill, Codnor Gate, Steam Mill Lane, Peashill Road, Ripley-Derby Road, Ripley Market Place, Hartshay Hill.

 

No pick ups from these points after 31st January 2014:-

Code S: Stanley Common (Robinsons Garage to Top Club). 

Code L: Heanor–Mansfield Road, Dunstead Road, Aldecar-Cromford Road, Langley Mill-Station Road.