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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 Road

Heanor Market  Place

Ripley Market  Place

n Tuesday 5th August

HARROGATE. Yorkshire Spa Town of Elegance & Style, with Spa baths; lovely parks & gardens; antique, designer & high street shops; plus the famous Betty’s Tea Rooms.                                              Back for 1900/1945.

£18.80

Seniors

£16.80

DW

IK

0810

0845

n

Wednesday 6th 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

Seniors

£19.80

RH

IK

0845

0830

0805

n

Saturday 9th August

ROYAL WINDSOR. See the famous Castle and Great Park, take a trip on the River Thames, or stroll to Eton College.                                 Back for 2000/2045.

£22.30

Seniors

£19.80

RH

IK

0845

0830

0805

n

Tuesday 12th August

COTSWOLDS MARKET at Moreton in Marsh then onto BOURTON ON THE WATER for the afternoon.  Back for 1900/1945.

£18.80

Seniors

£16.80

KI

WD

0915

0840

n

Wednesday 13th August

SKEGNESS, the Jolly Fisherman’s favourite resort!

Back for 2000/2045.

£17.80

Seniors

£16.30

RH

IK

0840

0825

0800

n

Monday 18th August

CROOME. Croome Court is a mid 18th century mansion surrounded by an extensive landscaped parkland, with a man made lake and river, statues & temple. (House under restoration). NT shop and canteen is in a restored wartime airbase on the same site. Admission £7.30 extra. NT members free.  Back for 1730/1815.

£17.80

Seniors

£16.30

RHIWD 

1020 

0945 

0930 

0905 

n

Tuesday 19th August

WESTON SUPER MARE. Great new pier, dozens of fun seaside attractions, huge beach, pretty seafront gardens.  Back for 2015/2100.

SPECIAL OFFER: Two seats for only £40 !

£24.80

Seniors

£21.80

KI

WD

0830

0755

n

Wednesday 20th 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

SPECIAL OFFER:  Two seats for only £38 ! ALMOST FULL!

£22.30

 

Seniors

£19.80    

RH

IK

0815

0800

0735

n

Thursday 21st August

BUCKINGHAM PALACE. The working headquarters of the Monarchy, and London residence of HM The Queen.  This tour included admission to the State Rooms.  Some free time in London before entry at 1330hrs. Child £30.45

FULL

RH

IK

0815

0800

0735

Saturday 23rd August

BLACK COUNTRY MUSEUM. an award winning open air living museum that tells the story of the world's first industrial landscape with buildings, vehicles, shops and workshops, tramway and mine. Price Includes admission. Back For 2000/2045

£29.30

Seniors

£24.80

Child

£17.95

RHIWD

1020

0945

0930

0905

Sunday 24th 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

Seniors

£18.30

DW

IK

0805

0840

Bank Holiday

Monday 25th August

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

£18.30

RH

IK

0845

0830

0805

Thursday 28th August

SCARBOROUGH. Queen of the Yorkshire Coast’ - two sweeping bays, safe beaches attractions for all the family.                                       Back for 2015/2100.

£21.30

Seniors

£18.80   

KI

HR

0740

0755

0820

n

Monday 1st September

MONDAY MYSTERY TOUR. 

Back for 1800/1845.

All seats

£12

DW

IK

1005

1040

Thursday 4th September

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.

£17.30

Seniors

£15.80   

KI

WD

0915

0840

n

Saturday 6th September

HEREFORD CATHEDRAL FESTIVAL OF FLOWERS .

Colourful flowers arranged to decorate and enhance the beauty of this wonderful cathedral.

Price includes admission.  Back for 1900/1945.

£20.80

Seniors

£18.80

RHIWD 

1020 

0945 

0930 

0905 

n

Tuesday 9th September

ANDERTON BOAT LIFT  A spectacular trip through the boat lift and a canal cruise along the Weaver Navigation.  Free time to enjoy Visitors Centre & café.  Morning visit to Blakemere Village Craft Centre.      Back for 1900/1945.

£26.95

Seniors

£25.55

RH

IK

0945

0930

0905

n

Thursday 11th 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. Back for 2030/2115.

SPECIAL OFFER: Two seats for only £40 !

£23.80

Seniors

£21.80   

KI

WD

0845

0810

n

Saturday 13th 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.

£19.80

Seniors

£17.80    

RH

IK

0845

0830

0805

n

Saturday 13th September

BICESTER VILLAGE.           

Back for 1930/2015.

£19.80

Seniors

£17.80    

RH

IK

0845

0830

0805

Thursday 18th Sept.

LAKE DISTRICT TOUR calling at Bowness on Windermere and Grasmere.    Back for 2015/2100.

£24.80

Seniors

£21.80

KI

WD

0815

0740

n

Thursday 25th September

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

£22.30

Seniors

£19.80

DWIHR

0725

0800

0815

0840

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Please note that pick up points in codes S (Stanley Common) and L (Langley Mill) will not be offered after 31st January 2024.  The numbers using these pick up points do not justify the time taken to divert from our main route.

 

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.

 

No pick ups from these points after 31st January 2014:-

Code S: Stanley Common (Robinsons Garage to Top Club). 

Code L: Heanor–Mansfield Road, Dunstead Road, Aldecar-Cromford Road, Langley Mill-Station Road.