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From Burton, South Derbyshire and East Staffordshire
also including ‘Quick Trips’ 
with one pick up, one drop off and one bargain price!

The tours marked have sufficient bookings to ensure they will not be cancelled for low numbers!

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Local pick up points in Burton and South Derbyshire
Great Value for money - many trips include meals and admission to attractions.
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Day Excursions from Burton upon Trent, East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire

Day

Code

Depart Burton

Return Burton

Destination

Adult Fare

Senior Fare

Friday 21st

September

S

1000

1730

STRATFORD UPON AVON. Market Day visit to a 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 Avon.      

£16.80

£14.80

Monday 24th September

N

0920

1700

SENIOR’S SPECIAL: CHESTERFIELD on Market Day with an afternoon visit to DOBBIES GARDEN CENTRE  at Barlborough.  SPECIAL SENIOR FARE ONLY £11

£14.30

£11.00

Thursday 27th September

 

 

S

0920

1930

NT HUGHENDEN MANOR & GARDENS. Hughenden offers a vivid insight into the charismatic personality and colourful private life of the Victorian Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli, who lived here from 1848 to 1881. You can browse among an extraordinary collection of personal memorabilia. Gardens, Parkland, Café, tearoom & shop.

Adults £31.30

NT Members £20.80

Seniors £29.30

NT Members £18.80   

Tuesday 2nd October

Q

0930

1715

LEICESTER for shopping at the markets or Highcross shopping centre, or visit the Cathedral and/or

The King Richard III Visitor Centre. (Admissions extra).

QUICK TRIP

All seats £10    

Wednesday 10th October

N

1030

2300

BLACKPOOL ILLUMINATIONS SENIOR’S SPECIAL. Includes a drive along the seafront through the world famous Blackpool Lights. (7pm start; 90 minutes max.).

SPECIAL SENIOR FARE ONLY £18

FULLY

BOOKED

Friday 12th

October

N

0800

1830

LOUTH on ‘Food Friday’ Market Day. One of the best markets in the East of England, selling all sorts of produce - great for foodies, especially on Food Fridays!

£19.30

£17.30

Tuesday 16th October

 

N

0930

1900

TATTON PARK (NT) is one of the UK’s most complete historic estates. It is home to a Neo-Classical Mansion,

50 acres of landscaped gardens, a rare-breed farm and 1,000 acres of deer park. Gift shop, garden shop and restaurant. National Trust members have free entry to the Mansion & Garden, but pay for other attractions.

Adults £28.80

NT Members £18.80

Seniors £26.80

NT Members £16.80   

Tuesday 23rd October

N

0840

1930

LIVERPOOL. Visit the Liverpool One shopping centre, The Beatles Story, Tate Gallery, Museum of Liverpool or a  last chance to see the ‘China's First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors’ exhibition. (Entry tickets not included)

£20.30

£18.30

Thursday 25th October

NE

0810

2100

NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS & WHITBY.  Over the moors through ‘Heartbeat Country’ and down to the seaside at Whitby harbour.

£24.80

£22.30

Monday 29th October

N

0930

1700

BAKEWELL - shopping time at Derbyshire’s most famous market with an afternoon visit to Masson Mill.

 

Almost full—taking names for a second coach

 

£14.30

£12.80

Tuesday 30th October

N

0840

2000

SUMMER WINE & BRONTE COUNTRY TOUR. Scenic Tour calling at Holmfirth (where ‘Last of the Summer Wine’ is filmed) & Haworth (home to The Bronte's & ‘The Railway Children’).

SPECIAL OFFER: TWO SEATS FOR JUST £34

£20.30

 

 

£18.30

 

 

Wednesday 31st October

 

 

N

0900

1815

LUNCH CRUISE ON THE JUDITH MARY CANAL BOAT.  Peak Forest Canal cruise including a festive lunch. (Hot turkey sandwiches, served with stuffing, cranberry, roast potatoes, Pigs in blankets and gravy, followed by Mince Pies with fresh cream and tea/coffee.          

All seats

£34

including lunch

and cruise 

Thursday 1st November

Q    

0900       

1900            

CHESTER for City Centre shopping & cathedral; or

CHESHIRE OAKS Designer Outlet Shopping Centre.

QUICK TRIP

All seats £18    

Thursday 8th November

N

1000

1700

TRENTHAM. Outlet Village and Garden Centre.

£13.30

£11.80

Tuesday 13th November

 

S

1000

1800

CROOME (NT)  There’s more than meets the eye at Croome.

A secret wartime airbase, now a visitor centre, was once a hub of activity for thousands of people. Outside is the grandest of English landscapes, with commanding views over the Malverns. The parkland is great for walks with a surprise around every corner. At the heart of the park lies Croome Court, once home to the Earls of Coventry with four floors to explore. 1940’s style canteen & shop.

Adults £28.80

NT Members £18.80

Seniors £26.80

NT Members £16.80 

Wednesday 14th November

 

Q

1000

2000

BICESTER VILLAGE. The biggest & best designer outlet shopping centre. Big discounts at over 160 luxury fashion, lifestyle, beauty and homeware stores including Armani, Gucci, Versace, Prada, Burberry (and Hackett of course!)

QUICK TRIP

All seats £16

Thursday 15th November

 

Q

0930

1830

GLOUCESTER QUAYS VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS MARKET.

Traditional stalls selling handmade gifts and the best food & drink the region has to offer, plus music and entertainment, plus Designer Outlet Shopping!

 

Almost Full—last few seats!

QUICK TRIP

All seats £18     

There will be more Christmas Excursions, including Christmas Market trips, in our next day trip list. 

Wednesday 28th November

 

N

1100

1700

CHRISTMAS LUNCH at Marsh Farm. Three course seasonal lunch with all the trimmings at our favourite farmhouse restaurant.  Turkey, Beef or Salmon main course; soup, pate or fruit juice starter - menu choice at the time of booking please!  Afternoon visit to Byrkley Park Garden Centre.                         

£27.80

(Includes lunch).

£26.80

(Includes lunch).

Thursday 29th November

S

0900

1930

CHRISTMAS AT WADDESDEN, with decorated rooms in the house (includes timed ticket for entry), light

installation in the gardens and Christmas Shop in the Coach House. Plus the CHRISTMAS FAIR with over 50 traditional Christmas market chalet stalls.

Adults £37.30

NT Members £24.30

Seniors £35.30

NT Members £22.30    

Saturday 1st

December

 

 

S

0900

1845

WORCESTER VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS FAYRE.

Victorian-themed street market of 150 stalls will fill the atmospheric streets of Worcester’s historic heart with the colours, sounds & aromas of Christmas. Wonderful range of products waiting to be discovered within the local arts and crafts maker area, international area, festive gifts area & food court

£20.80

£18.80

Tuesday 11th December

NE

0930

1800

CHRISTMAS AT CHATSWORTH. Includes admission to house & gardens - all decorated ready for Christmas. Short morning visit to Bakewell.

£34.30

Includes admission

£32.80

Includes admission

Monday 17th December

N

0830

1900

CHRISTMAS at CASTLE HOWARD. Decorated and lit by candle & firelight, Castle Howard is truly magical at Christmas. This years theme will see the House

decorations inspired by the '12 Days of Christmas'.

Plus market stalls, farm shop, café & garden centre.

£35.80

Includes admission

£33.30

Includes admission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pick Up Points and Payments

Departure and return times:  ‘Depart Burton’ times shown in this leaflet are the scheduled departure time from Burton New Street; Your exact pick up and time and place will be confirmed on your travel ticket.  ‘Return Burton’ is the estimated time of arrival back in Burton Town Centre – this time cannot be guaranteed.

 

Route Codes N, S and W will pick up at:  Rolleston Spread Eagle, Walford Road, Clay Mills, Stretton Church, Beam Hill, Horninglow Church, Horninglow Navigation, Burton Town Hall/Kwik Save, Branston Church, Branston Arms, Burton New Street, Stapenhill Glebe/New Bridge, Stapenhill Tesco/Bluestone Lane, Stanton (Premier Foodstore), Newhall Old Post, Newhall Four Lane Ends, Swadlincote Bus Station, Hillcrest (Wheel Inn), Midway (Midway Inn) and Woodville.

 

Route Code S will also pick up at Hatton Station Road, Tutbury Dog & Partridge and Ashby de la Zouch (Market Street).

Route Code N will also pick up at Hatton Station Road, Tutbury High Street, Winshill Church and Bretby Lane End.

Route Code NE will also pick up at Hatton Station Road, Tutbury High Street & Hilton (Old Talbot)

Route Code Q is a Swiftsure 'Quick Trip' which picks up/sets down at Burton New Street only.

 

Route Code U will pick up at: Uttoxeter, New Road, Uttoxeter, Cheadle Road, Uttoxeter Bus Station, Uttoxeter, Tesco, Hatton, Station Road, Tutbury, High Street, Rolleston Spread Eagle, Walford Road, Clay Mills, Stretton Church, Beam Hill, Castle Park, Horninglow Church, Horninglow Navigation, Town Hall/Derby Street, Burton New Street, Stapenhill Glebe/New Br, Stapenhill Tesco Express, Stanton Rd. Premier Shop, Newhall Old Post, Newhall Four Lane Ends, Swadlincote Bus Station.

 

Payment by telephone: Ring 01283 512974.  We accept all major credit/debit cards or you can post us a cheque. 

NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR CREDIT CARD BOOKINGS!

 

Payment in person: Call into our travel office on Stanton Road or visit our local ticket agents:

· Stretton Post Office. 

· Tourist Information Centre at Sharpe’s Pottery Museum, Swadlincote

· Newhall Post Office

Please note that Hatton Sandwich Bar  & Starbucks Newsagents, Rolleston, are no longer booking agents for our trips.

 

Senior Fare is a discounted fare for all persons over 60 years of age. 

Child Fares are the same as OAP 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 less than 48 hours before the departure time/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.