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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

Tuesday 10th February

CADBURY WORLD.  Cancelled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

n Half Term

Thursday 12th February

COVENTRY. Visit the Cathedrals, Herbert Art Gallery or just enjoy the shops!   

COVENTRY TRANSPORT MUSEUM  the largest collection of British Road Transport in the world, with free admission!                       Back for 1645/1730.

Special Offer: Two seats for £26!

£15.80

Seniors

£14.30

RHIWD

1010

0935

0920

0855

Saturday 14th February

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.

£17.80

Seniors

£15.80   

KI

HR

0835

0850

0915

n Saturday 21st February

WAKEFIELD for the Festival of Food, Drink and Rhubarb at Wakefield Cathedral precinct. Back for 1800/1845.

£16.80

Seniors

£14.80   

DWIHR

0840

0915

0930

0955

n Saturday 28th February

CAMBRIDGE. An elegant yet compact city of history and culture, with spectacular architecture in the shape of colleges, chapel, churches and courtyards, with green parks, wide open spaces and the River Cam. Plus quirky independent shops, friendly markets and chic shopping centres. Back for 1900/1945.

Special Offer: Two seats for £32!

£20.30

Seniors

£17.80   

 

DW

IK

0825

0900

n Tuesday 3rd March

BUXTON (on Market day) then an afternoon scenic drive via the SNAKE PASS and LADYBOWER DAMS.  Back for 1830/1915.

£14.80

Senior

£13.30

KI

HR

0935

0950

1015

Friday 6th March

STAMFORD (on Market Day) and SPRINGFIELDS (garden centre and outlet shopping village) at Spalding.  Back for 1845/1930.

£17.80

Seniors

£15.80

DW

IK

0905

0940

n

Wednesday 11th March

PENKRIDGE MARKET and the cathedral city of LICHFIELD, via the Forest of Needwood and Cannock Chase. Back for 1845/1930.

£13.80

Seniors

£12.30

RHIWD

1010

0935

0920

0855

n Saturday 14th March

BURY MARKET - probably Britain’s best market! From brooms to black puddings, you’ll find it here. 

Or EAST LANCASHIRE RAILWAY for Heritage steam trains from Bury to Rawtenstall. Train fares extra.

Back for 1900/1945.  

£19.30

Seniors

£17.30    

KI

HR

0820

0835

0900

Thursday 19th March

LEICESTER for Highcross Shopping Centre or markets, or stay on the coach to FOSSE PARK RETAIL PARK.  Back for 1700/1745.

£13.80

Seniors

£12.30

RH

IK

0935

0920

0855

Saturday 21st March

‘HOBBYCRAFTS’, ‘SEWING FOR PLEASURE’ and ‘FASHION, EMBROIDERY & STITCH’ craft shows at the NEC Birmingham. Admission to all three shows included.

Back for 1800/1845.

£26.30

Seniors

£23.80

RHIWD

0940

0905

0850

0825

n

 Wednesday 25th March

LEEK on Market Day.  Afternoon drive via the STAFFORDSHIRE MOORLANDS and calling at Hartington.  Back for 1700/1745.

£14.80

Seniors

£13.30

KI

WD

1000

0925

n Saturday 28th March

LINCOLN: time to explore the historic Castle, Cathedral and Guildhall, plus great shopping!

Back for 1800/1845.

£15.80

Seniors

£14.30

RH

IK

0945

0930

0905

n Easter Saturday 4th April

BEVERLEY on Market Day. This stunning Yorkshire market town has beauty in abundance. With an awe-inspiring Minster, historical buildings, cobbled streets, and small town charm, there is something for everyone.

Back for 1900/1945.  

£19.30

Seniors

£17.30   

DWIHR

0840

0915

0930

0955

Easter Monday

Monday 6th April

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

£18.80

RHIWD

0855

0820

0805

0740

n Tuesday 7th April

YORK.  Visit the Minster, the National Railway Museum (free admission) or Yorvik Museum; walk the city walls take a river trip or shop along the Shambles - so many choices!                                      Back for 1900/1945.

£19.30

Seniors

£17.30

KI

HR

0820

0835

0900

n Tuesday 7th April

YORK DESIGNER OUTLET CENTRE

£19.30

Seniors

£17.30

KI

HR

0820

0835

0900

Thursday 9th April

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

£18.80

KI

HR

0800

0815

0840

n Saturday 11th April

CANONS ASHBY (NT) A tranquil Elizabethan manor house set in beautiful 18th-century gardens. Built using the remains of a medieval priory, the house and gardens have survived largely unaltered since 1710. The warm, welcoming house features grand rooms, stunning tapestries and Jacobean plasterwork, contrasting with the domestic detail of the servants' quarters.

Admission £8.45 extra. Free to NT members.

£16.80

Seniors

£14.80

RHIWD

0940

0905

0850

0825

n Monday 13th April

SUMMER WINE & BRONTE COUNTRY TOUR.  A scenic Yorkshire Tour calling at Holmfirth (where ‘Last of the Summer Wine’ is filmed) & Haworth (home to the Bronte's &‘The Railway Children’). Back for 1945/2030

£19.30

Seniors

£17.30

DWI

HR

0745

0820

0835

0900

Thursday 16th April

WORCESTER. A beautiful Cathedral City on the banks of the River Severn, packed with heritage and quintessential English charm. This tour includes a morning stop at Webbs Garden Centre and a late afternoon drive over the nearby Malvern Hills.                   Back for 1900/1945.

£18.80

Seniors

£16.80

KI

WD

0940

0905

n Saturday 25th April

LOUTH. This perfect little market town in the green and beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds, little noticed by the rest of the world, has wonderful Georgian streets with many fine buildings and excellent local independent food shops.

Back for 1900/1945.  Special Offer: Two seats for £28!

£17.80

Seniors

£15.80

KI

HR

0820

0835

0900

Sunday 26th April

SKEGNESS, the Jolly Fisherman’s favourite resort!

Back for 2000/2045.

£18.80

Seniors

£16.80

DW

IK

0820

0855

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.