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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

Tuesday 23rd May

CHESTER  Historic Cathedral City, for shopping/sightseeing. Or stay on the coach to visit ...

CHESHIRE OAKS DESIGNER OUTLET. 140 stores makes this the biggest outlet shopping centre in the UK, with up to 60% off designer brands.       

Back for 1845/1930.

£19.80

Senior

£17.80

RHI

WD

0945

0910

0855

0830

Bank Holiday

Monday 29th May

CLEETHORPES. Four miles of clean golden sands, with award winning parks & gardens. Plus boating lake, zoo, pier, amusements & steam railway along the seafront.                             Back for 1945/2030.

£20.80

Senior £18.80

KI

HR

0800

0815

0840

Thursday 1st June

RIPON & RICHMOND.  Scenic Yorkshire Tour calling at the cathedral city of Ripon and historic market town of Richmond, with dales scenery along the way. 

Back for 2000/2045.

£22.30

Senior

£19.80   

DWIHR

0740

0815

0830

0855

Sunday 4th June

SKEGNESS, the Jolly Fisherman’s favourite resort!

Back for 1930/2015.

£19.80

Senior

£17.80

DW

IK

0820

0855

Thursday 8th June

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

£22.80

Senior

£20.30

KI

HR

0800

0815

0840

Saturday 10th June

LLANGOLLEN. In the valley of the River Dee, surrounded by hills, this small town has a wealth of independent shops to browse and interesting places to visit, plus cafés, bars & restaurants.  You will have time to enjoy a steam train ride on the Llangollen Railway or a horse drawn boat trip along the canal.           

SPECIAL OFFER: Two seats for only £34 !                       

Back for 1930/2015.

£20.80

 

Senior £18.80

RHI

WD

0930

0855

0840

0815

Wednesday 14th June

PACKWOOD HOUSE. A timber-framed Tudor manor house, with park and garden. Grade I listed building with a wealth of tapestries and fine furniture, well known for the garden of yew trees. Café and gift shop. 

Admission £9.60 extra. Free to NT members.

£14.80

Senior £13.30

RHI

WD

1030

0955

0940

0915

Saturday 17th June

BBC GARDENER’S WORLD and/or the

BBC GOOD FOOD SHOW SUMMER at the NEC Birmingham.

Two shows; one entry ticket. Child £12.50

Back for 1830/1915.

£31.95

Senior £30.95

#

0920

0850

0835

# - Pick ups at Heanor Market Place, Rutland Manor, Ilkeston General Havelock, Goole Avenue, Chaddesden Nottingham Road & Derby Full Street only.  Also Stretton Church, Burton New Street and Branston Church. 

Sunday 18th June

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.

£22.80

Senior

£20.30    

RHI

WD

0845

0810

0755

0730

Monday 19th June

BAKEWELL on market day, with an afternoon Peak Tour via Hartington.                     

Back for 1700/1745.

All seats

£12.00

KI

HR

0945

1000

1025

Wednesday 21st June

LINCOLNSHIRE AVIATION HERITAGE TOUR. Visiting the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitors Centre, Woodhall Spa, and the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre. Price includes both museum admissions. 

Child fare £25.60.                              Back For 1900/1945.

£30.40

Senior

£27.60

RH

IK

0900

0845

0820

Sunday 2nd July

HUNSTANTON. The only west facing resort on the east coast! Award winning beaches and attractive esplanade gardens make this traditional seaside town a great day out!                                             Back for 2000/2045.

£21.30

Senior

£19.30

DW

IK

0810

0845

Wednesday 5th July

MID WALES DRIVE to BARMOUTH Great scenery as we drive through Central Wales and down to the seaside for an afternoon visit to Barmouth.       

Back for 2030/2115.

SPECIAL OFFER: Two seats for only £38 !

£23.30

Senior

£20.80  

RH

IK

0830

0815

0750

Friday 7th July

LYME PARK.  A glorious house, surrounded by gardens, moorland and deer park, nestling on the edge of the Peak District.  Enjoy lavish Regency interiors, also library, nursery and school room. The 1,400 acre estate with its herd of red deer offers fantastic walks and stunning views. For a more tranquil walk explore the elegant gardens, or the lake where a certain Mr Darcy met Miss Bennet in the BBC production of 'Pride & Prejudice'. 

Admissions £9.50 extra; free to National Trust members.      

Back for 1845/1930.

£15.80

Senior

£14.30

KI

HR

0920

0935

1000

Monday 10th July

MABLETHORPE. Seaside holiday town on the Lincolnshire Coast with great beaches and all the traditional entertainments.           

Back for 1945/2030.

£19.80

Senior £17.80

RH

IK

0830

0815

0750

Thursday 13th July

BATH. Enjoy a day out in this historic city famous for its Roman Baths; also Bath Abbey, the Royal Crescent, Pulteney Bridge, plus great shops and restaurants too!                      

Back for 2030/2115.Back for 2030/2115.

SPECIAL OFFER: But one get one half price !

£24.30

Senior

£21.30  

DW

IK

0750

0825

Tuesday 18th July

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

£22.80

Senior

£20.30

KI

HR

0800

0815

0840

Saturday 22nd  July

RIPON and HARROGATE. Lunchtime visit to Ripon and its wonderful Cathedral. Time to enjoy elegant Harrogate in the afternoon.                       

Back for 1915/2000.

£19.80

Senior £17.80

KI

HR

0830

0845

0910

Wednesday 26th July

SCARBOROUGH. ‘Queen of the Yorkshire Coast’ - two sweeping bays, safe beaches attractions for all the family.                                         

Back for 2000/2045.

£22.30

Senior

£19.80   

DWIHR

0740

0815

0830

0855

Monday 31st July

ELAN VALLEY LAKES. A chain of Victorian reservoirs in Central Wales, built to supply water to Birmingham. Beautiful lake and mountain scenery which will delight and inspire you!                           Back for 1945/2030.

£23.30

Senior

£20.80   

RHI

WD

0900

0825

0810

0745

Tuesday 1st August

BLISTS HILL VICTORIAN TOWN. Experience life as it was over 100 years ago through the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of a recreated Victorian Town. Victorian characters will give you a fascinating insight into Victorian life as they go about their daily lives in their cottages, shops & places of work.

Back for 1830/1915.

£31.80

Senior £27.30

Child £22.90

#

0920

0850

0835

0815

# - Pick ups at Ripley Market Place, Codnor Market Place, Heanor Market Place, Ilkeston General Havelock, Goole Avenue, Chaddesden Nottingham Road and Derby Full Street, also Stretton Church, Burton New Street and Branston Church Only.

Sunday 6th August

BRIDLINGTON. A great day out to this Yorkshire coastal town; enjoy its peaceful promenades, sandy beach and historic harbour.                           

Back for 1945/2030.

£21.30

Senior

£19.80

KI

HR

0800

0815

0840

Friday 11th August

SHREWSBURY FLOWER SHOW Great for gardeners but also entertainment each day, military bands, choirs, show jumping, craft displays, trade stands & food hall.

Back for 1915/1945. Child fare: £17.00

£41.30

Senior £37.50

#

0835

0815

0800

# - Pick ups at Heanor Market Place, Ilkeston Rutland Manor, General Havelock, Goole Avenue, Chaddesden Nottingham Rd & Derby Full Street.  Also Stretton Church, Burton New Street and Branston Church.  Price includes show ticket. Child show admission free .

Sunday 13th August

SOUTHPORT. A traditional Victorian seaside town - beautiful beaches, family attractions & the UK’s oldest iron pier with fantastic shopping.               

Back for 1915/2000.

£21.30

Senior

£19.30

RH

IK

0845

0830

0805

Wednesday 16th August

WESTON SUPER MARE is a great seaside resort with a broad flat sandy beach and all the traditional seaside attractions, including the Grand Pier and the famous donkeys!

Back for 2000/2045.  

£23.80

Seniors

£21.30

RH

IK

0825

0810

0745

Tuesday 22nd August

PLAS NEWYDD. (NT). Enchanting mansion and gardens, with spectacular views of Snowdonia; set on the shores of the Menai Strait amidst breathtakingly beautiful scenery, this elegant house is famous for its Rex Whistler association and contains the largest exhibition of his works. Plus a military museum, spring garden, Australasian arboretum, an Italianate-style summer terrace & woodland walk.  Gift shop, coffee shop & tea room.

Admission £9.70 extra. Free to NT members.  Back for 2015/2100.

£23.30

Senior

£20.80   

RHI

WD

0900

0825

0810

0745

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.