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Text Box: Day Excursions from Derby, Ilkeston, Heanor and Ripley
FELIX DAY TRIPSDAY 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

Saturday 18th November

GLOUCESTER QUAYS VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS MARKET. 150 stalls selling handmade gifts and the best food & drink the region has to offer, plus music and entertainment, plus Designer Outlet Shopping!              

Back for 1800/1845.  Last Few Seats!

 

FULLY BOOKED

RH

IK

0910

0855

0830

Monday 20th November

LEEDS Christkindelmarkt.

Traditional German Christmas market, bringing a little piece of Germany into the heart of the city centre. Millennium Square is transformed into a scenic winter village featuring a variety of authentic wooden chalet stalls, cosy indoor retreats, a traditional carousel and light entertainment.  

Back for 1800/1845.       

£17.80

Seniors £16.30

KI

HR

0850

0905

0930

Thursday 23rd November

CHRISTMAS LUNCH at Marsh Farm. Three course seasonal lunch with all the trimmings at our favourite farmhouse restaurant.  Turkey, Beef or Salmon main course; soup, pate or fruit juice starter - menu choice at the time of booking please!  Afternoon visit to Byrkley Park Garden Centre.    

Price includes lunch.              

Back for 1715/1800.       

£29.30

Senior

£28.30

FULLY BOOKED

RHIWD

1115

1040

1025

1000

NEW!

Wednesday 30th November

CHRISTMAS AT WADDESDEN,

with decorated rooms in the house (includes timed ticket for entry), illuminations in the gardens and Christmas Shop in the Coach House.

Plus the CHRISTMAS FAIR with over 50 traditional Christmas market chalet stalls.    

Admission £15.00 extra; FREE to National Trust members

Back for 1930/2015. Last Few Seats!

£20.80

 

Senior

£18.80

RH

IK

0930

0915

0850

Friday 1st December

WORCESTER VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS FAYRE.

Victorian-themed street market of 150 stalls will fill the atmospheric streets of Worcester’s historic heart with the colours, sounds & aromas of Christmas. Wonderful range of products waiting to be discovered within the local arts and crafts maker area, international area, festive gifts area and food court.                      

Back for 1900/1945.

£20.80

 

Senior

£18.80

RH

IWD

1005

0930

0915

0850

Wednesday 6th December

YORK CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL including St. Nicholas Fayre. Winter wonderland of seasonal market stalls, outdoor food and drink, street entertainment & shopping.                                  

Back for 1900/1945.

£20.80

Senior

£18.80

DW

IHR

0825

0900

0915

0940

Thursday 7th December

CHRISTMAS AT CHATSWORTH. Includes admission to house & gardens - all decorated ready for Christmas. Short morning visit to Bakewell.   

Back for 1830/1915.       

£30.80

Senior

£29.30   

KI

HR

0920

0935

1000

Saturday 9th December

LINCOLN CHRISTMAS MARKET.  Long established and most popular traditional Christmas Market.

Return departs Lincoln at 1830; 

Back for 1930/2015.

£18.80

Senior

£17.30    

RH

IK

1055

1040

1015

Friday 15th December

BIRMINGHAM ‘FRANKFURT’ XMAS MARKET - probably the best Christmas market of them all!

Back for 1730/1815.

£16.30

Senior

£14.80

RH

IK

0955

0940

0915

Thursday 21st December

SENIOR CITIZENS SANTA SPECIAL. Short mystery tour, complete with coffee and mince pies on the coach, prize bingo and a raffle. Time for an hour’s shopping or lunch at our mystery destination.     

Back for 1545/1630.

All seats

£10.80

RHI

WD

1015

0940

0925

0900

Tuesday 16th January 2018

NEW YEAR SPECIAL - start the new year with a mystery day out and a bit of fun!  Coffee & cakes on the coach, plus prize bingo & fun quiz.   

Back for 1630/1715.

All seats

£12.95

DWIHR

0900

0935

0950

1015

Saturday 27th January 2018

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

CHESHIRE OAKS DESIGNER OUTLET CENTRE the biggest outlet centre in the UK.   

JANUARY SALES:  Two seats for only £29 !

Back for 1845/1930.

£19.80

Senior

£17.80

RH

IK

0910

0855

0830

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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. 

NEW: No refund will be made for cancellations made less than 48 hours before the departure day/date.

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. 

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.