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Free excursions.
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COACH & MINICOACH HIRE
DAY EXCURSIONS
HOLIDAY TOURS

SWIFTSURE COACH HOLIDAYS - 2015

¨ QUALITY COACH HOLIDAYS from local pick up points in Burton, East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire.

¨ PICK UP FROM HOME available on all these tours for a small extra charge - see below.

¨ SEATS STILL AVAILABLE on all these tours—please telephone for more details.

¨ ADDITIONAL CHARGES may apply for single room  or sea view supplements—please see our tour brochure for full booking terms and conditions.

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

Destination

Hotel

To visit the hotel website, for more information or pictures, just click on the hotel name

 

Departure Date

Meals

Days

Nights

Price

n EXMOUTH, EAST DEVON.  Including a River Exe Cruise, ride on the Seaton Tramway, Cathedral City of Exeter and Dartmoor Tour.

Cavendish Hotel, Exmouth. AA**

 

Monday 20th to Friday 24th April 2015

HB

5

4

£248

Single £20

Sea View £12

n LIVERPOOL WEEKEND CITY BREAK including a Guided City Tour, time to visit Albert Dock and Liverpool One, and a visit to Crosby Beach to view the sculptures on the sands.

Crowne Plaza Liverpool Airport.

PC  AA***

 

Saturday 25th to Sunday 26th April 2015

HB

2

1

FULL£84

Single £15

 

 

n EASTBOURNE. Includes a visit to Scotney Castle, plus Tunbridge Wells, Rye & Hastings.

 

 

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS:

· Rye (Market Day) and afternoon visit to Hastings.

· Morning Visit to Tunbridge Wells; afternoon visit to Scotney Castle (NT). Admission free to NT members; £12 extra to non members.

· Free day in Eastbourne.

Afton Hotel, Eastbourne. AA**

2-8 Cavendish Place, Eastbourne.  

01323 733162 

www.aftonhotel.co.uk

Monday 27th April  to Friday 1st May 2015

HB

5

4

£245

Single Nil

 

The Afton Hotel is a long established favourite with our passengers; the friendly family owned Afton stands on the seafront opposite the Pier.  It offers plenty of comfortable lounge areas and ballroom with entertainment most nights. 

· All bedrooms with private facilities en suite, with TV, telephone & tea/coffee making facilities.

· Restaurant, Bar, Lounge & Ballroom.

· Entertainment in the Hotel.  Lift to all floors.

n PAIGNTON, DEVON. 

River Dart Steam and Cruise and Dartmoor.

Queens Hotel, Paignton.

AA***

Monday 4th to Friday 8th May 2015

HB

5

4

£298

Single Nil

n WEYMOUTH, DORSET.  Drive along The Jurassic Coastline to West Bay and Lyme Regis; visit to Athelhampton House and Gardens; also Portland Harbour and Portland Bill.

 

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS:

· Morning drive around Portland Harbour and Portland Bill. Afternoon visit to Athelhampton House and Gardens - a quintessential English Manor House. (Admission included).

· Free day in Weymouth.

· Full Day scenic drive along the Jurassic Coastline to West Bay, Bridport and Lyme Regis.

Crown Hotel, Weymouth.

AA**

St. Thomas Street, Weymouth.   

01305 760800   www.kingshotels.co.uk

Monday 11th to Friday 15th May 2015

HB

5

4

£306

Single£12

The Crown Hotel is in the centre of the town - close to the shops and just a short level walk to the seafront.  Nothing is too much trouble for the management and staff.  Good food, good fun and comfortable bedrooms.  The Crown is consistently one of our most popular hotels! 

· All bedrooms with private facilities en suite, with TV, telephone & tea/coffee making facilities.

· Restaurant, Bar, Lounge & Ballroom.

· Entertainment in the Hotel.   Lift to all floors.

n LANCASHIRE WEEKEND MINITOUR. 

Canal Trip and Steam Train.

Holiday Inn Lancaster.

 

Saturday 16th to Sunday 17th May 2015

HB

2

1

£97

Single£15

n WEST LOOE, CORNWALL  Smugglers & Steam. Visits to Polperro, Charleston Shipwreck & Heritage Centre, Mevagissey; and a ride on the Bodmin & Wenford Railway.

Hannafore Point Hotel, West Looe.

AA***

Monday 18th to Friday 22nd May 2015

HB

5

4

£330

Single Nil

n SANDOWN, ISLE OF WIGHT

Island Tour, Rosemary Vineyard and IOW Steam Railway

Trouville Hotel, Sandown.

Monday 25th to Friday 29th May 2015

HB

5

4

£299

Single Nil

n SOUTH DEVON. Based at a lovely hotel in Torquay and including a full day Dartmoor Tour and visit to Powderham Castle.

Headland Hotel, Torquay

AA**

Leisure Facilities

Monday 1st to Friday 5th June 2015

HB

5

4

£335

Single Nil

n LYTHAM, LAKES & DALES.  Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District, plus Preston and Southport.

St Ives Hotel, Lytham St Annes.

Monday 8th to Friday 12th June 2015

HB

5

4

£249

Single £16

Sea View £20

n IRELAND: THE MOUNTAINS OF MOURNE, STRANGFORD LOUGH & BELFAST, plus Armagh and Titanic Belfast Museum.

The Four

Seasons Hotel, Carlingford.

ITB***

Leisure Facilities

Sunday 14th to Thursday 18th June 2015

HB

5

4

£356

Single £70

 

n LLANDUDNO, North Wales. Great Little Trains and Snowdonia; including the Ffestiniog Railway, Caernarfon & Llanberis Lake Railway. 

 

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS:

· Outward journey via Chester.

· Morning visit to Caernarfon; afternoon visit to Llanberis, including a ride on the Llanberis Lake Railway. Return over the Pass of Llanberis. Great views of the Welsh coast, Menai Straits and Snowdonia.

· Free day in Llandudno.

· Drive via the Vale of Conwy to Betws-y-coed then onto Porthmadog. Here we join the Ffestiniog Railway for a trip up the line to Blaenau Ffestiniog.

The Hydro Hotel, Llandudno. AA**

 

Nevill Crescent, Llandudno.

01492 870101

www.leisureplex.co.uk

Saturday 20th to Wednesday 24th June 2015

HB

5

4

£284

Single £28

SV £24

The Hydro Hotel is ideally placed on the seafront, close to Aberconwy Centre and a short walk from Llandudno’s wonderful shops, the Pier and Happy Valley gardens.

· All bedrooms with private facilities en suite, with TV, telephone & tea/coffee making facilities.

· Lift serves most floors (split level floors, some stairs to most rooms)

· Restaurant, Sun Lounge & Bar. 

· Games room, with snooker table.

· Entertainment most nights in the hotel.

n EASTBOURNE. Herstmonceux Castle Gardens, Hastings and Brighton

Lansdowne Hotel, Eastbourne.

AA ***

Monday 29th June to Friday 3rd July 2015

HB

5

4

£304

Single £26

SV £26

DURHAM & WHITBY WEEKEND MINITOUR.  Cathedral, Castle and University city of Durham. Sunday in Whitby, returning over the North Yorkshire Moors.

Holiday Inn

Washington

Saturday 4th to Sunday 5th July 2015

HB

2

1

£85

Single £15

SOUTHSEA. Portsmouth, Chichester, Bognor Regis and The Mary Rose.

The Royal Beach Hotel, Southsea.

AA ***

Monday 6th to Friday 10th July 2015

HB

5

4

£338

Single £32

n BARMOUTH & MID WALES. Including Portmeirion and the Talyllyn Railway

The Min-y-Mor Hotel, Barmouth.

 

Monday 13th to Friday 17th July 2015

HB

5

4

£309

Single Nil

n BOURNEMOUTH.

Winchester, The New Forest, including admission to Exbury Gardens, and a ride on The Swanage Railway.

The Queens Hotel, Bournemouth

AA***

Meyrick Road, Bournemouth.

01202 554415

www.queenshotelbournemouth.com

Monday 13th to Friday 17th July 2015

HB

5

4

£305

Single Nil

n TRAINS BOATS & THE STARS WEEKEND MINITOUR.  Visiting Jodrell Bank, a canal ride on the Anderton Boat Lift, a steam train trip on the Llangollen Steam Railway and lots of great Welsh Scenery.

Beaufort Park Hotel, Mold.

AA***

Alltami Road, Mold.

01352 758646

www.beaufortparkhotel.co.uk

 

Saturday 18th to Sunday 19th July 2015

HB

2

1

£110

Single Nil

n NEWCASTLE & NORTHUMBERLAND

Alnwick Garden, River Tyne Cruise, Hexham and The Keilder Forest. Plus Ripon, Durham and the Northumberland coast at Seahouses.

Holiday Inn Seaton Burn.

Leisure Facilities.

 

 

Monday 20th to Friday 24th July 2015

HB

5

4

£293

Single £64

n NORFOLK National Trust

WEEKEND TOUR

Anglesey Abbey, gardens & Lode Mill and Blickling Estate.

Holiday Inn Norwich North.

Leisure Facilities.

 

Saturday 1st to Sunday 2nd August 2015

HB

2

1

£113

Single £25

NT Members

£92 pp

n TENBY.  St Davids Cathedral, Carmarthen (on Market Day) and a ride on the Gwilli Steam Railway. Also visits to St Fagans National Welsh History Museum and Abergavenny.

Belgrave Hotel, Tenby.

Entertainment.

Sunday 2nd to Friday 7th August 2015

HB

6

5

£348

Single Nil

A COUNTRY HOUSE IN THE COTSWOLDS.  Visiting Bath, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and including a ride on the GWR Heritage Railway.

Tortworth Court Four Pillars Hotel   PC

AA****

Leisure Facilities

Monday 3rd to Thursday 6th August 2015

HB

4

3

£270

Single £45

NEW!  LONDON 

Summer Weekend Mini-Tour

 

INCLUDED TRAVEL: 

The coach will take you to and from the hotel, but other transfers in London are not included.

We expect to arrive in London at midday on Saturday and will leave at 4pm on Sunday afternoon.

 

This weekend break is ideal for a theatre visit or for shopping in Knightsbridge or the West End. You may also like to take a boat trip on the River Thames, ride on an open-top bus tour or enjoy a ‘flight’ on the London Eye.  There is so much to do and see!

Dorsett Shepherds Bush Hotel

AA****

58 Shepherds Bush Green, London, W12 8QE 

Tel 020 32621026      www.dorsetthotels.com

Saturday 8th to Sunday 9th August 2015

BB

2

1

£118

Single £52

The Dorsett Shepherds Bush is situated in a vibrant part of West London, overlooking Shepherds Bush Green. The area has an excellent transport network, served by underground and extensive bus routes.  It is 5 minutes walk from the Westfield Shopping Centre and close to Kensington Palace, Portobello Road Market and the Royal Albert Hall.

· All bedrooms with private facilities en suite, TV, direct dial telephone & tea/coffee making facilities.

· Lift to all floors.

· Restaurants, Lounge & Bar

· Gymnasium, Sauna & Steam Room

WORTHING.  Excursions to Brighton and Lewes and to Chichester and Bognor Regis.  One free day in Worthing.  Lunchtime visits to Guildford and Windsor on route.

Chatsworth Hotel, Worthing.

Entertainment.

Monday 10th to Friday 14th August 2015

HB

5

4

£299

Single £20

HARRY POTTER and the MODEL VILLAGE - WEEKEND TOUR

Including a visit to the Harry Potter Film Studios and to Beconscot Model Village.

 

£11.50 Reduction for children under 15 years sharing a twin bedroom with one adult.

£32.50 Reduction for children under 15 years sharing a family bedroom with two adults.

Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead

Leisure Facilities.

 

Saturday 15th to Sunday 16th August 2015

HB

2

1

£129

Single £15

 

LITTLE TRAINS OF DEVON (£370)

or

DEVONSHIRE DELIGHTS (£336).

Best Western Tiverton Hotel, Tiverton.

Monday 17th to Friday 21st August 2015

HB

5

4

£336  or

£370

Single£79

n SOUTHERN IRELAND. Dingle Bay and Dolphins, Killarney and the Ring of Kerry; plus Adare, the Wicklow Mountains and Dublin.

Staying at three good quality hotels in Dublin Kerry & Wicklow

Sunday 23rd to Friday 28th August 2015

HB

6

5

£445

Single £82

KENT COAST & COUNTRYSIDE with a coastal tour via Whitstable, Margate and Ramsgate; countryside tour and afternoon train journey on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway; visit to Canterbury.

Mercure Great Danes Hotel, Maidstone

Leisure Facilities

Monday 31st August to Friday 4th September 2015

HB

5

4

£328

Single Nil

PENNINE EXPLORER Including a train journey on the Settle & Carlisle line, a boat trip on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, and a visit to the Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre.  Plus Salford Quays, Oswaldtwistle Mills and Yorkshire dales. 

Mercure Hotel Dunkenhalgh

AA***

Leisure Facilities

Tuesday 1st to Friday 4th September 2015

HB

4

3

£259

Single Nil

CORNWALL, ST AGNES. With visits to Newquay, Truro & Falmouth, St Ives and The Lizard Peninsula.

Rosemundy House Hotel

AA***

Saturday 5th to Thursday 10th September 2015

HB

6

5

£390

Single Nil

CAPTIVATING CARDIFF. Including a guided tour of Cardiff and visit to St Fagan’s National Museum; plus the Wye Valley, Porthcawl and the Brecon Beacons

Holiday Inn Cardiff City Centre

Sunday 6th to Wednesday 9th September 2015

HB

4

3

£242

Single  £45

Code:  Price is per person, based on two people sharing a twin or double bedroom. HB = Half Board (Dinner, Bed & Breakfast).    BB = Bed & Breakfast.   RO = Room only.   FB = Full Board (Lunch, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast).

Single = Single Room Supplement .   SV = Extra charge (per person) for Room with a Sea View.

PC = Premier Collection Tour:  These tours are top quality tours for a special short break.  These tours feature quality three or four-star hotels in superb locations; bedrooms with every conceivable extra; excellent restaurants & elegant surroundings. With luxurious travel on our touring coaches, you can be sure of a very special break.  And, thanks to some careful negotiations, at a price you can afford!