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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

Wednesday 16th May

NT ANGLESEY ABBEY, GARDENS & LODE MILL Jacobean-style house with gardens and a working watermill. Inside fine furnishings and rare clocks give a feeling of opulence, whilst outside acres of gardens offer vibrant colour, delicious scents and the simple pleasures of nature.     

Admission £11.90 extra. Free to NT members.

Back for 1730/1815.

£22.30

 

Senior £19.80

RH

IK

0905

0850

0825

Saturday 19th May

HAWORTH 1940’s EVENT. Enjoy a nostalgic day trip down memory lane. Home Guard, G.I’s, 1940’s music and dancing, vintage vehicles, marching bands.

FULLY BOOKED

£19.80

Senior

£17.80

#

0830

0855

0905

0920

# - Pick ups at Derby Full Street, Chaddesden Lane End, Ilkeston General Havelock, Rutland Manor, Heanor, Codnor & Ripley Market Place only   

Sunday 20th May

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

Back for 2000/2045.

£23.80

Senior

£21.30   

DWIHR

0740

0815

0830

0855

Tuesday 22nd May

ELY via SPRINGFIELDS OUTLET CENTRE. Morning visit to the outlet centre for an hour, then to the historic cathedral city of Ely for the afternoon.

SPECIAL OFFER:  Two seats for only £35 !

Back for 1930/2015.

£21.80

Senior £19.30

RH

IK

0855

0840

0815

BANK HOLIDAY

Monday 28th 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.

£22.30

 

Senior £19.80

KI

HR

0800

0815

0840

Wednesday 30th May

HARROGATE Yorkshire Spa Town of Elegance and style, with Spa baths; lovely parks & gardens; antique, designer & high street shops; and numerous restaurants - including the famous Betty’s Tea Rooms.

Back for 1945/2030.

£21.80

 

Senior £19.30

DWIHR 

0740 

0815 

0830 

0855 

Wednesday 30th May

NEWBY HALL GARDENS. Award winning gardens with lots of extra attractions - miniature railway, bear house and dolls houses exhibition. Price includes admission to the gardens but not the house.                                             

Back for 1945/2030.

£31.80

 

Senior

£28.80

DWIHR 

0740 

0815 

0830 

0855 

Monday 4th June

Senior’s Special: MONDAY MYSTERY TOUR. Scenic drive with a stop for lunch or a bit of retail therapy!

Back for 1700/1745.

SPECIAL

All seats

£11

DWIHR

0910

0945

1000

1025

Thursday 7th 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.

£23.80

Senior

£21.30

KI

HR

0800

0815

0840

Tuesday 12th June

NT STOWE GARDENS. Gardening on the grandest scale! The scale and beauty of Stowe have attracted visitors for over 300 years. Picture-perfect views, winding paths, lakeside walks and temples create a timeless landscape, reflecting the changing seasons. Café and shop.                        

Back for 1900/1945.

£22.30

 

Senior £19.80

RH

IK

0945

0930

0905

Saturday 16th 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.

£33.30

Senior £31.80

#

0920

0850

0835

# - Pick ups at Heanor Market Place, Rutland Manor, Ilkeston General Havelock, Goole Ave, Chaddesden Nott’m Rd & Derby Full St. 

Sunday 17th June

LLANDUDNO. Long level promenade overlooks the sweeping bay and beaches; plus the pier, Great Orme and so much more; fun beside the seaside in North Wales!  

Back for 2000/2045.

£23.80

 

Senior

£21.30

RHI

WD

0845

0810

0755

0730

Tuesday 19th June

DURHAM. A captivating city with winding cobbled streets on a prominent peninsula in a loop of the River Wear, crowned with the dramatic Durham Cathedral and Castle. This quintessential old English University City has riverside walks and river cruises, superb cafés, artisan workshops, boutiques, galleries & museums.                                           Back for 1945/2030.

£23.80

 

Senior

£21.30

DWIHR

0740

0815

0830

0855

Monday 25th June

BAKEWELL on market day, with an afternoon Peak Tour via Hartington.                                 Back for 1700/1745.

All seats

£12.50

KI

HR

0945

1000

1025

Monday 2nd 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.  

SPECIAL OFFER: Buy one - get one half price !

Back for 2030/2115.

£23.80

Senior

£21.30

RH

IK

0830

0815

0750

Tuesday 3rd July

BICESTER VILLAGE Designer Outlet Shopping Centre

OR

OXFORD - time to explore the historic colleges, churches, and town and gown locations made famous by ‘Morse’ & ‘Lewis’; plus great shopping!   

  SPECIAL OFFER: Two seats for only £36 !       

Back for 1930/2015.

£21.80

 

Seniors

£19.30    

RH

IK

 

0835 

0820 

0755

Wednesday 4th July

DUDMASTON (NT). A beautiful 17th century house with wooded parkland and sweeping gardens. An old family home shaped by modern tastes and culture - and a house with a surprise, Dudmaston is something unexpected in the Shropshire countryside. Shop, tea-room & second hand bookshop. 

Admission £9.25 extra. Free to NT members.

Back for 1830/1915.

£21.30

 

Senior

£18.80   

RH

IK

0945

0930

0905

Friday 6th July

LLANGOLLEN. Canal Boat in the Sky. Two hour trip on the canal boat carries you through the beautiful Vale of Llangollen and across the famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct,

126 ft. above the River Dee. Free time in Llangollen.                                  

Back for 1930/2015.

£34.30

 

Senior £31.80

RH

IK

0855

0840

0815

Saturday 7th July

WISBECH ROSE FAIR. A visit to the capital of Fenland England for the famous Rose Fair.

All seats £19

B

0845

Monday 9th July

CHESTERFIELD MARKET (Morning visit) then an afternoon PEAK DISTRICT drive, calling at CARSINGTON WATER.  

SPECIAL OFFER: Two seats for only £24 !       

Back for 1730/1815.

£15.80

Senior £13.80

KI

HR

__

0915

0930

0955

Friday 13th July

TRENTHAM for shopping at the Outlet Village & Garden Centre, and /or visit TRENTHAM GARDENS or TRENTHAM MONKEY FOREST. (Admissions extra).

Back for 1700/1745.

All seats

£10.95

RH

IK

—-

1000

0945

0920

Saturday 14th July

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

Back for 1915/2000.

£22.80

Senior

£20.30

RH

IK

0845

0830

0805

Monday 16th July

SOUTHPORT.

As above, but from our new Derby pick ups.

All seats £20

B

0845

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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. 

NEW: No refund will be made for cancellations made less than 48 hours before the departure day/date.

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.

 

NEW CODE B:  Trips originally planned by the late Peter Biddulph.  Mickleover, The Square.  Littleover, Post Office.  Derby, The Morledge. Alvaston, The Green.