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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 28th January 2017

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.

JANUARY SALES OFFER: Two seats for only £28 !

£19.30

Senior

£17.30

RHI

WD

0945

0910

0855

0830

Wednesday 8th February

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

Back for 1930/2015.

FEBRUARY SPECIAL: Two seats for only £32 !

£20.80

Senior

£18.80

DWIHR

0810

0845

0900

0925

Friday 17th February

STRATFORD UPON AVON. A market town with more than 800 years of history, famous as the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Quaint side streets with unique and individual shops lead down to open parklands along the river.                                           

Back for 1800/1845.

FEBRUARY SPECIAL: Buy one get one half price !

£17.80

Senior

£16.30

RHI

WD

1030

0955

0940

0915

Thursday 23rd 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.

FEBRUARY SPECIAL: Two seats for only £28 !

£18.30

Senior

£16.30   

KI

HR

0830

0845

0910

Wednesday 1st March

LOUTH. Perfect little market town in the green and beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds, with many fine buildings & excellent local independent food shops. 

Back for 1800/1845.

£17.80

 

Senior

£16.30

KI

HR

0850

0905

0930

Thursday 9th March

ORMSKIRK (on market day) one of the country's oldest and most traditional street markets with around 100 stalls, set in the pedestrianised area around the famous Clock Tower.

Afternoon visit to LIVERPOOL.

Back for 1900/1945.

SPECIAL OFFER: Two seats for only £34 !

£20.80

 

Senior

£18.80

RH

IK

0830

0815

0750

Wednesday

15th March

PENKRIDGE MARKET (Morning visit) and to the Walsall BOUNDARY MILL STORE in the afternoon.

Back for 1745/1800.

£14.80

 

Senior

£13.30

RHIWD

1010

0935

0920

0855

Monday 20th March

KINGSTON UPON HULL UK City of Culture 2017.

Explore the historic old town and cultural venues. All of the city’s museums and galleries are free to enter so spend some time in the Ferens gallery or immerse yourself in Hull’s maritime history at the Maritime Museum. Take a city tour or take it at your own pace following the famous fish trail.

Back for 1845/1930.

£20.80

 

Senior

£18.80    

DWIHR

0810

0845

0900

0925

Tuesday 28th March

RUFFORD OLD HALL (NT) A fine Tudor building, home  to romance, wealth and 500 years of Hesketh family history - fantastic furniture, arms, armour, tapestries and attractive gardens. Gift shop and tea room.

Admission £7.00 extra. Free to NT members.

Back for 1815/1900.

£21.30

 

Senior

£19.30    

RHIWD

0940

0905

0850

0825

Friday 31st March

LICHFIELD. Enjoy this wonderful cathedral city on market day, with time for lunch, then to the

NATIONAL MEMORIAL ARBORETUM at Alrewas for an afternoon visit.                              Back for 1645/1730.

£13.80

 

Senior

£12.30

RH

IK

0945

0930

0905

Thursday 6th April

WORCESTER. Cathedral City on the banks of the River Severn. Morning stop at Webbs Garden Centre and afternoon drive over the Malvern Hills.   

Back for 1830/1915.

£19.80

 

Senior

£17.80

KI

WD

0950

0915

Wednesday 12th April

OAKHAM for market day in this historic county town, with an afternoon cruise on RUTLAND WATER. 

Price includes boat trip.

Back for 1730/1815.                                    

£24.80

 

Senior

£23.30

RH

IK

0945

0930

0905

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. 

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.