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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

l Thursday 27th August

PORT SUNLIGHT & NESS GARDENS. Short visit to the model garden village, originally built as a home for workers at the nearby Lever factory. Then to Ness Botanic Gardens - set on the Wirral Peninsula, overlooking the Dee Estuary, with plants from all over the world displayed in a 64-acre oasis of gardens - an inspiration for gardeners.           

Back for 1930/2015.

£27.30

Senior

£25.30

Includes admission to Gardens

RHIWD

0855

0820

0805

0740

Saturday 29th August

LIVERPOOL. Cancelled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

l Bank Holiday

Sunday 30th 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.

£22.30

Seniors

£19.80    

RHI

WD

0845

0810

0755

0730

Monday 31st August

HEREFORD. Cancelled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

l Tuesday 1st September

HUNSTANTON. The only west facing resort on the east coast! Award winning beaches and attractive esplanade gardens make this traditional seaside town a great day out!                                             Back for 2000/2045.

£20.80

Seniors

£18.80

RH

IK

0845

0830

0805

Friday 4th September

NEWARK and BOUNDARY MILL. Visit to Newark on market day; then short afternoon visit to Boundary Mill Stores at Grantham.         Back for 1700/1745.

£13.80

Seniors

£12.30   

DW

IK

0850

0925

l Saturday 5th September

BLISTS HILL VICTORIAN TOWN. Experience life as it was over 100 years ago through the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of a recreated Victorian Town. Victorian characters will give you a fascinating insight into Victorian life as they go about their daily lives in their cottages, shops and places of work. Child £20.80  (Includes museum admission).

£30.80

 

Senior £28.80

 

#

0920

0850

0835

0815

# - Pick ups at Ripley Market Place, Codnor Market Place, Heanor Market Place, Ilkeston General Havelock, Goole Avenue, Chaddesden Nottingham Road and Derby Full Street, also Stretton Church, Burton New Street and Branston Church Only. 

l Sunday 6th September

THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS. Birmingham (Tyseley) to Stratford upon Avon (and back) by steam train.  Four hours in Stratford. Price includes train ticket. Child fare £24.90.                         Back for 1830/1915.

£36.80

Senior

£35.80

#

0845

0815

0800

0740

# - Pick ups at Ripley Market Place, Codnor Market Place, Heanor Market Place, Ilkeston General Havelock, Goole Avenue, Chaddesden Nottingham Road and Derby Full Street, also Stretton Church, Burton New Street and Branston Church Only.

l Monday 7th September

 

MID WALES DRIVE to ABERYSTWYTH  Great scenery as we drive through Central Wales and down to the seaside for an afternoon visit to Aberystwyth.

SPECIAL OFFER: Two seats for only £38!

Back for 2030/2115.

£23.80

 Seniors

£21.80   

RH

IK

0825

0810

0745

l Thursday 10th September

WIGHTWICK MANOR (NT)  A Victorian manor house with Morris interiors and colourful garden. It is one of only a few surviving examples of a house built and furnished under the influence of the Arts and Crafts movement. Admission £9.00 extra. Free to NT members.   Back for 1700/1745.

£14.80

Seniors

£13.30   

RHI

WD

1015

0940

0925

0900

Wednesday 16th September

BODNANT GARDENS. Lovely National Trust gardens in the Conway Valley, North Wales. Admissions £8.90 extra; NT members free. Back for 2000/2045.

£21.30

Senior

£19.30

#

0830

0800

0745

# - Pick ups at Heanor Market Place, Ilkeston General Havelock, Goole Avenue, Chaddesden Nottingham Road and  Derby Full Street. Also Uttoxeter Bus Station Only.

Saturday 19th September

OXFORD - free time to explore the historic colleges, churches, and town and gown locations made famous by ‘Morse’ and ‘Lewis’; the inspiration for Lewis Carroll. Great shopping too!        Back for 1930/2015.

£20.30

Senior

£17.80       

RH

IK  

0845

0830

0805

Saturday 19th September

BICESTER VILLAGE.              

Back for 1930/2015.

0845

0830

0805

Sunday 20th September

SKEGNESS, the Jolly Fisherman’s favourite resort!

Back for 1930/2015.

£18.80

Senior

£16.80

RH

IK

0830

0815

0750

Tuesday 22nd September

ATTINGHAM PARK (NT). An 18th century Mansion House, set in beautiful parkland, with woodlands, walled garden and a deer park. Café, tea rooms & shop on site.    Admission £9.60 extra. Free to NT members. Back for 1730/1815.

£16.80

Senior

£14.80   

RHI

WD

1015

0940

0925

0900

Thursday 24th September

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

Senior

£21.80

DWIHR

0725

0800

0815

0840

Saturday 26th September

MANCHESTER. Shopping or sightseeing in this great city with a rich industrial heritage: you could also visit the Museum of Science and Industry, the National Football Museum or the Manchester Art Gallery. 

Back for 1900/1945.

£18.80

Senior

£16.80

KI

WD

0920

0845

Sunday 27th September

SHERINGHAM. Pretty seaside town on the North Norfolk coast.  (Time for a train ride on the North Norfolk Steam Railway if you wish - train fares extra).

Back for 2015/2100.

£22.30

Senior

£19.80   

RH

IK

0830

0815

0750

Tuesday 6th October

CHORLEY MARKET and ENA MILL. Over 100 stalls at the famous ’Flat Iron’ market & covered markets in this Lancashire Town. Afternoon stop at a discount retail outlet located in a beautiful Grade II listed mill right in the heart of Lancashire.  Back for 1815/1900.

Special Offer ALL SEATS

£16

RH

IK

0845

0830

0805

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.