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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 Rd or General Havelock

Heanor

 Market  Place

Ripley

 Market  Place

n Tuesday 7th 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 1815/1900.

Special Offer ALL SEATS

£15

KI

WD

0930

0855

n Friday 10th October

PERSHORE & TEWKESBURY.  Morning visit to Pershore, an unspoiled Market Town, famed for its architecture and Abbey.  Afternoon in Tewkesbury a town with medieval character and Abbey church. Back for 1900/1945.

£18.80

Seniors

£16.80   

RH

IK

0915

0900

0835

n Saturday 18th October

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.

£17.80

Seniors

£16.30

KI

WD

0930

0855

n Monday 20th October

SHEFFIELD ‘The Moor Market’, Sheffield’s brand new indoor Market Hall; plus an afternoon stop at

BOUNDARY MILL OUTLET STORE, Rotherham.  Back for 1800/1845.

ALL SEATS

£10

KI

HR

0950

1005

1030

Wednesday 22nd October

LEEDS; The ‘Knightsbridge of the North’, with Harvey Nichols, five miles of shopping streets, five indoor shopping centres, plus ornate shopping arcades and the markets.                           Back for 1800/1845.

£16.80

Seniors

£15.30   

KI

HR

0850

0905

0930

n Thursday 23rd October

SPEKE HALL, GARDEN & ESTATE (NT). A rare Tudor timber-framed manor house in a most unusual setting on the banks of the River Mersey.  Restaurant, tearoom and shop.                 Admission £7.50 extra. Free to NT members. Back for 1800/1845.

£19.80

Seniors

£17.80     

RHIWD

1115

1040

1025

1000

n Monday 27th October

LONDON for shopping or sightseeing. (You could visit the Tower of London to view the WW1 Poppies Memorial).                          Back for 2015/2100.

FULL

RH

IK

0810

0755

0730

n

Wednesday 29th October

BLACKPOOL ILLUMINATIONS – includes a drive along the seafront through the lights.(2 hours max.).

Back for 2215/2300.  

£21.30

Seniors

£18.80

KI

WD

1000

0925

Friday 31st October

BARNSLEY MARKET: Barnsley's famous market is over 700 years old with over 300 stalls located in both indoor/outdoor areas - a great place to find anything and everything!                                  Back for 1730/1815.

£15.80

Seniors

£14.30

DW

IK

0930

1005

n Saturday 1st November

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. Special Offer 2 seats for £30!

£18.80

Seniors

£16.80

RH

IK

0910

0855

0830

n Tuesday 4th  November

TRENTHAM plus AMERTON FARM. Shopping at the Outlet Village & Garden Centre, plus a short morning visit to Amerton Farm & Craft Centre.   Back for 1700/1745.

All seats

£9.95

RH

IK

0955

0940

0915

n Thursday 6th November

BICESTER VILLAGE  The biggest and best Designer Outlet Village!  A QUICK TRIP from Derby Full Street & Burton New Street only.                                            Back for 1830.

All seats

£16

RH

IK

0900

Sunday 9th November

‘HOBBY CRAFTS’, ‘CRAFTS FOR CHRISTMAS’ & ‘ART MATERIALS LIVE’ at the NEC Birmingham.  Admission to all three shows included.              Back for 1830/1915.

£24.30

Seniors

£21.80

RHIWD

0935

0900

0845

0820

Thursday 13th November

SOLIHULL: TOUCHWOOD. Super indoor Shopping Centre, with more than 80 shops, including John Lewis.

Back for 1600/1645.

All seats £9.95

KI

WD

1000

0925

n Friday 21st 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.

£20.80

Seniors

£18.30

RH

IK

0910

0855

0830

Saturday 22nd November

THE FESTIVE GIFT FAIR; SUPREME CAT SHOW; MOTORCYCLE LIVE and/or WARLEY NATIONAL MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION - at the NEC Birmingham. Show admissions extra.                Back for 1830/1900.

£15.30

Senior

£13.80

#

0905

0830

# = Special Pick Route: Ilkeston (Derby Road); Kirk Hallam (Goole Avenue); Chaddesden Lane End; Derby (Full Street); Stretton, Burton & Branston only.

n Thursday 27th November

CHRISTMAS LUNCH at Marsh Farm. Three course seasonal lunch with all the trimmings at our favourite farmhouse restaurant.  Turkey, Salmon or Vegetarian Bake main course - menu choice at the time of booking please!  Afternoon visit to Byrkley Park Garden Centre.  Back for 1715/1800.       

FULL

 

RHIWD

1115

1040

1025

1000

n Tuesday 2nd December

CHRISTMAS at CASTLE HOWARD. Decorated and lit by candle and firelight, Castle Howard is truly magical at Christmas. Includes admission.    Back for 1830/1915.

£27.80

Seniors

£25.80

DWIHR

0755

0830

0845

0910

n Thursday 4th December

BIRMINGHAM ‘FRANKFURT’ XMAS MARKET.

- probably the best Christmas market of them all!

Back for 1730/1815.

£15.30

Senior

£13.80

RH

IK

0955

0940

0915

n Saturday 6th December

LINCOLN CHRISTMAS MARKET. 

Return departs Lincoln at 1830;  Back for 1930/2015.

£17.80

Seniors

£16.30    

RH

IK

1055

1040

1015

Sunday 7th December

LINCOLN CHRISTMAS MARKET. 

Return departs Lincoln at 1830;  Back for 1930/2015.

£17.80

Seniors

£16.30    

DW

IK

1030

1105

n Friday 12th December

DONCASTER  The biggest & best traditional market in the north with some 400 shops, stalls & stands.                                             Back for 1700/1745.

£15.30

Senior

£13.80

KI

HR

0850

0905

0930

n Sunday 14th December

YORK: ST NICHOLAS FAYRE  Winter wonderland of seasonal market stalls, outdoor food and drink, street entertainment & shopping. Back for 1900/1945.  Please note the York ‘Festival of Angels’ is cancelled for 2014.

£18.80

Senior

£16.80

DW

IHR

0825

0900

0915

0940

n Monday 15th December

CHRISTMAS AT CHATSWORTH  Includes admission to house & gardens - all decorated ready for Christmas. Morning visit to Bakewell.           Back for 1830/1915.       

£24.80

Seniors

£23.80   

KI

WD

1000

0925

n Thursday 18th 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

£9.95

RH

I

1000

0945

0920

n Friday 19th Dec.

SENIOR CITIZENS SANTA SPECIAL – as above, but from Derby & West Hallam and Kirk Hallam pick ups.

All seats

£9.95

KI

WD

1010

0935

n

Wednesday 7th January 2015

NEW YEAR SPECIAL - start the new year with a mystery day out and a bit of fun!  Coffee and cakes on the coach, plus prize bingo & fun quiz.         Back for 1630/1715.

All seats

£11.95

DWIHR

0900

0935

0950

1015

Saturday 10th January 2015

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 1900/1945.

Special Offer: January Sale: Buy one get on half price!

£18.80

Seniors

£16.80

KI

HR

0820

0835

0900

n Saturday 17th January 2015

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.

Special Offer: January Sale: Two seats for £30!

£19.80

Seniors

£17.80   

KI

WD

0900

0825

Friday 23rd January 2015

DONCASTER. The biggest & best traditional market in the north with some 400 shops, stalls & stands.                                            Back for 1700/1745.

Special Offer: January Sale: All seats just £11 each

£15.30

Senior

£13.80

KI

HR

0850

0905

0930

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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. (The Morledge, opposite Derby Bus Station, during road works),

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.