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

The tours marked have sufficient bookings to ensure they will not be cancelled for low numbers!

 

 

 

 

Date

 

 

 

 

Destination

Adult Fare

Pick Up Code

Departure Times

Derby, Full Street

Ilkeston, Derby Rd or General Havelock

Heanor

 Market  Place

Ripley

 Market  Place

Wednesday 8th July

MABLETHORPE. Seaside holiday town on the Lincolnshire Coast with great beaches and all the traditional entertainments.            Back for 1945/2030.

£18.80

Seniors £16.80

DW

IK

0805

0840

Thursday 9th July

CHESTER  Historic Cathedral City, for shopping/sightseeing. Or stay on the coach to visit ...

CHESHIRE OAKS DESIGNER OUTLET CENTRE. 140 stores makes this the biggest outlet shopping centre in the UK.                          Back for 1845/1930.

£18.80

Seniors

£16.80

RHI

WD

0945

0910

0855

0830

Sunday 12th July

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.

£22.30

Seniors

£19.80    

RHI

WD

0845

0810

0755

0730

Thursday 16th July

FILEY. A wholly unique, quiet, & pretty small seaside town on the North Yorkshire coast. Plus a short morning visit to DRIFFIELD (on Market Day).            Back For 1945/2030.

£21.30

Seniors

£19.30   

KI

HR

0740

0755

0820

Friday 17th July

SHREWSBURY - for shopping or sightseeing in this historic town and including a 40 minute boat trip on the River Severn on the ‘Sabrina’.       Back for 1815/1900.

SPECIAL OFFER: 2 seats for only £40

£24.80

Seniors

£22.80

RHIWD

0945

0910

0855

0830

Sunday 19th July 

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

£19.30

Seniors

£17.30

KI

HR 

—  

0810 

0825 

0850

Sunday 19th July 

EDEN CAMP. Modern History Theme Museum housed within the grounds of an original World War Two prisoner of war camp. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of those dangerous years of World War II.  Price includes admission.              Back for 1930/2015.

£25.80

Seniors

£22.30

KI

HR 

—  

0810 

0825 

0850

Tuesday 21st July

WHITBY via the North Yorkshire Moors. Great views as we travel over the Moors, made famous as the setting for ‘Heartbeat’, then down to the seaside at Whitby.                                        Back for 2015/2100.

£24.30

Seniors

£21.80

DWIHR

0725

0800

0815

0840

Wednesday 22nd 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.

£19.30

Senior

£17.30

KI

WD

0930

0855

Thursday 23rd 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.

SPECIAL OFFER: Two seats for only £40 !

£23.80

Senior

£21.30  

RH

IK

0820

0805

0740

Tuesday 28th July

CLEETHORPES. Four miles of clean golden sands, with award winning parks & gardens. Plus boating lake, zoo,  pier, amusements & steam railway along the seafront.  

                                                     Back for 2000/2045.

SPECIAL OFFER: Buy one; get one half price!

 £20.30

Senior £17.80

KI

HR

0810

0825

0850

Wednesday 29th 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

RH

IK

0940

0925

0900

Thursday 30th July

BLACKPOOL The biggest and best seaside resort - with time to enjoy the tower, trams & entertainments. 

                                                Back for 1945/2030.

£21.30

Senior

£18.80   

KI

WD

0840

0805

Friday 31st July

TATTON PARK.  Located in 1,000 acres of the most beautiful deer park, the former Egerton family home is open for you to explore. You're welcome to uncover centuries of history at the Tudor Old Hall and witness life above and below stairs in the Mansion. Wander at leisure through huge glorious Gardens or meet very special rare breed animals at the working Farm. Back for 2000/2045.

Admission extra:  National Trust members have free admission to house and gardens, but extra charges for Old Hall & Farm.  Non-members pay £9 for admission to House, Gardens and Farm.

£17.80

Senior £15.80

KI

WD

0930

0855

Saturday 1st August

CHURNET VALLEY RAILWAY.  For steam trains along the pretty Churnet Valley line from Froghall to Ipstones.  Train Fares extra.                           Back for 1815/1900.

£12.80

Senior

£11.30

RHI

WD

1045

1010

0955

0930

Sunday 2nd 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

Senior

£18.80

KI

HR

0800

0815

0840

Tuesday 4th 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

Senior

£19.80

KI

WD

0845

0810

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

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

We are 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.

 

Departure and return times: ‘Depart’ times shown in this list are the scheduled departure times from the major pick up points; Your exact pick up and time and place will be confirmed on your travel ticket. ‘Back for’ is the estimated time of arrival back in at the start/end of the dropping off route – this time cannot be guaranteed.

Where indicated Senior Fare is a discounted fare for all persons aged 60 years and over. Child Fares are generally the same as senior fares (unless stated otherwise) and are for children aged 4 to 15 inclusive, only when accompanied by a responsible adult. Children aged 3 and under travel free but will not be allocated a seat.

Cancellations & Refunds:  If you wish to cancel your booking please let us know as soon as possible.  All refunds will be less a 20% cancellation charge.  Refunds made less than 5 days before departure will be by credit only and subject to a 20% cancellation charge.  No refund will be made for cancellations made on the date of travel or after 1000hrs on the day before.  No refunds can be made on any theatre, concert or show tickets, or meals or admission fees which may have been bought and paid for in advance.

 

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, 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.