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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 Easter Saturday

Saturday 19th 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! Plus today - York Model Railway Show at the Racecourse!                              Back for 1930/2015.

£18.80

 

Seniors

£16.80

KI

HR

0820

0835

0900

n Easter Monday. Monday 21st 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.       FULLY BOOKED

£20.80

Seniors

£18.30

RHIWD

0855

0820

0805

0740

n Thursday 24th 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

£18.30

KI

HR

0800

0815

0840

n Saturday 26th April

SKIPTON (on Market Day) and over the moors to HARROGATE (afternoon visit).

Back for 1845/1930.

£19.80

Seniors

£17.80    

KI

WD

0840

0805 

n Tuesday 29th April

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.

£15.80

Seniors

£14.30   

KI

HR

0835

0850

0915

n Friday 2nd May

LINCOLNSHIRE CHURCH FLOWER FESTIVALS.

Churches beautifully decorated with stunning floral displays, plus exhibitions, stalls and some ‘home cooking’! Visits to Spalding, Pinchbeck, Surfleet, Gosberton and Donington.          Back for 2000/2045.

£18.80

 

Seniors

£16.80

DW

IK

0825

0900

n Bank Holiday Sunday 4th May

LLANDUDNO VICTORIAN EXTRAVAGANZA - period costumes and entertainments beside the seaside in North Wales.                     Back for 2030/2115.

£22.30

 

Seniors

£19.80    

RH

IK

0815

0800

0735

n Wednesday 7th May

LLANGOLLEN Canal Boat in the Sky. Two hour trip on the canal boat carry you through the beautiful Vale of Llangollen and across the famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, 126ft above the River Dee. Free time in Llangollen.       Back for 1900/1945

£31.30

Seniors

£29.30

(Includes boat trip).

RHIWD

0855

0820

0805

0740

n Tuesday 13th May

DONCASTER  The biggest & best traditional market in the north with some 400 shops, stalls & stands.

Back for 1700/1745.

£14.80

Senior

£13.30

KI

HR

0850

0905

0930

n Thursday 15th May

3B’s COTSWOLDS TOUR via Broadway, Burford &

Bourton-on-the-Water. Scenic drive with shorts visits to each of these picturesque towns.   Back for 1845/1930.

£18.80

Seniors

£16.80

DW

IK

0825

0900

n Sunday 18th May

HAWORTH 1940’s WEEKEND Enjoy a nostalgic day trip down memory lane. Home Guard, G.I’s, 1940’s music and dancing, vintage vehicles and marching bands. Why not dress up too!   Back for 1930/2015.

£17.80

Seniors

£16.30   

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0830

0855

0905

0920

# - Pick ups at Swadlincote Bus Station, Burton New Street, Stretton Church, Derby Full Street, Chaddesden Lane End, Ilkeston General Havelock, Rutland Manor, Heanor Market Place and Ripley Market Place only

n Tuesday 20th May

COVENTRY. Transport Museum (free admission) or City Centre shopping for the girls.     Back for 1700/1745.

£14.80

Senior

£13.30

DW

IK

0925

1000

n Tuesday 20th May

BADDESLEY CLINTON A picturesque medieval moated manor house and garden. The house &interiors reflect its heyday in the Elizabethan era, when it was a haven for persecuted Catholics - there are three priest's holes. There is a delightful garden with stewponds and a romantic lake and nature walk.  Admission £8.20 extra; free for NT members.

£14.80

Senior

£13.30

DW

IK

0925

1000

n Thursday 22nd May

CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW  Price includes show ticket; 1530 admission for afternoon/evening viewing.

All seats £60

DW

IK

0950

1025

n Bank Holiday

Sunday 25th May

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

Bank Holiday

Monday 26th May

SKEGNESS, the Jolly Fisherman’s favourite resort!                                           Back for 2000/2045.

£17.80

Seniors

£16.30

DW

IK

0820

0855

n Thursday 29th May

YORKSHIRE DALES TOUR. Scenic tour through the Dales via Wensleydale, Hawes and Ribblesdale.                                                    Back for 2015/2100.

£22.80

Seniors

£20.80   

KI

HR

0740

0755

0820

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

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.