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SWIFTSURE COACH HOLIDAYS 2018

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

 PICK UP FROM HOME available on all tours (of three days or more) 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 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

PAIGNTON WINTER WARMER

Morning visit to Buckfast Abbey; Sunday excursion to the historic cathedral city of Exeter

Queen’s Hotel Paignton.

AA***  Entertainment. Leisure Facilities

 

This homely hotel enjoys a flat level position just 200 yards from Paignton Town and 5 minutes walk from the beach and seafront. 

Friday 9th to Monday 12th February 2018

HB

4

3

£188

LIMITED

AVAILABILITY

LONDON WEEKEND MINITOUR.

based at the superb Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel overlooking the River Thames and Houses of Parliament.

Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel  

London.

 

AA****

Saturday 17th to Sunday 18th February 2018

BB

2

1

£109

TORQUAY ‘COSY BREAK’

Outward journey via Wells,  Saturday morning visit to Plymouth.  Sunday free to enjoy Torquay.

The Belgrave Sands Hotel and Spa, Torquay.

 

AA***  Entertainment.  Leisure Facilities.

Friday 9th to Monday 12th March 2018

HB

4

3

FULLY BOOKED

ST IVES, CORNWALL. Includes an excursion to Lands End and Penzance. Also a day visit to Trebah Garden, admission is included.

Cottage Hotel, Carbis Bay, St Ives.

 

AA**  Entertainment.

 

Monday 19th to Friday 23rd March 2018

HB

5

4

£232

WEEKEND MINITOUR.

LAKES, SAILS and DAFFODILS  Visit to Bowness with a Lake Cruise om Windermere.  Cruise on Ullswater and visit to Keswick.  Hopefully Wordsworth’s daffs will be in full bloom!

Shap Wells Hotel.

 

AA***  Fitness Centre.

Saturday 24th to Sunday 25th March 2018

HB

2

1

£95

Single £15

SPRINGTIME IN OBAN.

Outward via Loch Lomond and the Rest and be Thankful Pass; Day tour to Glencoe and Fort William; Half day tour to Easdale and the “Bridge over the Atlantic”.

Royal Hotel, Oban

Just two minutes walk from the beach and Oban Railway Station and Ferry Terminal, the Royal offers en suite rooms with free Wi-Fi. It serves traditional Scottish food and has a whisky bar.

Rooms at the Royal Hotel have traditional decor, many with tartan furnishings or curtains. Some rooms have sea views and all rooms have a TV and en suite bathroom.

 

AA**  Entertainment.

Monday 9th to Friday 13th April 2018

HB

5

4

£294

LIVERPOOL LUXURY WEEKEND CITYBREAK.

· Saturday journey to Liverpool with an afternoon city tour with a local tour guide. Coach will set down at Albert Dock - an ideal opportunity to take the 50 minute Mersey Ferry cruise cross the Mersey and back - a great way to see the sights!.

· Sunday morning drive to Crosby Beach to view the statues on the beach.  ‘Another Place’ is the sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist, Antony Gormley. Coach returns to Albert Dock for the afternoon, with free time to visit the waterfront attractions and Liverpool One shopping centre.

Crown Plaza John Lennon Airport Hotel

 

Leisure facilities

 

The Crowne Plaza Hotel was built in the 1930’s and was a former Art Deco airport terminal, with a vintage aircraft stationed outside the entrance, combines previous styling with modern luxury.

Saturday 7th to Sunday 8th April 2018

HB

2

1

£99

PAIGNTON, SOUTH DEVON. 

Includes a round trip on the South Devon Steam Railway and visit to Buckfast Butterflies and Dartmoor Otters.

Queen’s Hotel Paignton.

 

This homely hotel enjoys a flat level position just 200 yards from Paignton Town and 5 minutes walk from the beach and seafront. 

Hotel has a restaurant and sun terrace, bar, free WiFi and an  indoor swimming pool.

All bed rooms have a flat-screen TV, private bathroom, free toiletries and a hairdryer.

 

AA***  Entertainment.  Leisure Facilities.

Friday 13th to Monday 16th April 2018

HB

4

3

£236

EASTBOURNE: Brighton, Rye and Hastings.

Traditional seaside tour with two excursions; along the coast to Brighton; and to Rye (on Market Day) & Hastings. One free day in Eastbourne.

 

 

The Afton Hotel,  Eastbourne.

 

AA**  Entertainment.

 

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. 

 

Monday 16th April 2018 to Friday 20th April 2018

HB

5

4

 £276

WESTON SUPER MARE: Bargain Weekend Minibreak, with Saturday visits to the Cheddar Gorge and Wells; Sunday in Weston super Mare.

Anchor Hotel, Weston super Mare.

AA***  Entertainment.

Saturday 21st April 2018 to Sunday 22nd April 2018

HB

2

1

 £83

HARROGATE: Yorkshire Dales Railway and Harlow Carr Gardens. Visits to Skipton and Saltaire; Dales tour including a trip on the Wensleydale Railway. Free morning in Harrogate with afternoon admission to Harlow Carr Gardens.

Cairn Hotel, Harrogate.

AA***

Monday 23rd April 2018 to Thursday 26th April 2018

HB

4

3

 £262

EXMOUTH: River Exe Cruise, Exeter, Pecorama and Bicton Park.  Including a River Exe Cruise, visit to the historic city of Exeter, admission to Pecorama (Home of ‘Peco’ Model Railways & gardens) and admission to Bicton Park & Gardens.

Cavendish Hotel, Exmouth

 

AA**  Entertainment

 

The Cavendish Hotel is on the level Esplanade, a short walk from the shops & harbour.  Exmouth’s sandy beach is directly across the road from the hotel

Saturday 28th April 2018 to Wednesday 2nd May 2018

HB

5

4

 £285

NATIONAL TRUST WEEKEND MINITOUR: KILLERTON and MONTACUTE.  Killerton is a fine18th Century house surrounded by landscape gardens and parkland; Montacute, a masterpiece of Elizabethan renaissance architecture.

Holiday Inn Taunton.

 

Leisure facilities

 

Modern hotel on the edge of town with comfortable, spacious rooms which have all the facilities you might need. Always highly rated by SWIFTSURE guests!

Saturday 5th May 2018 to Sunday 6th May 2018

HB

2

1

£92 for National Trust members

£113 for non NT members

HEART OF IRELAND: Carlow, Kilkenny and the Wicklow Mountains.  Includes visits to Altamont Gardens, a ride on the Kilkenny Road Train and a tour and tasting at Smithwick’s Brewery. Plus Irish musical entertainment in the hotel.         

Passport or photo ID required.

Seven Oaks Hotel

Leisure facilities. Entertainment.

Sunday 6th May 2018 to Thursday 10th May 2018

HB

5

4

 £388

DELIGHTFUL DURHAM: The Bowes Museum, Weardale and Hexham.  Admission to The Bowes Museum (a French Chateau, now an award winning museum and gallery); a scenic drive through Weardale to historic Hexham; and lots of free time in Durham City.

Radisson Blu Durham Hotel

AA****  PC   Leisure Facilities

Friday 11th May 2018 to Monday 14th May 2018

HB

4

3

 £296

TENBY: Great Welsh Gardens: Picton Castle and Aberglasney House.  Including admission to Picton Castle and Gardens, also to Aberglasney House & Gardens. One day free in Tenby

Belgrave Hotel, Tenby.

 

Entertainment.

Thursday 17th May 2018 to Monday 21st May 2018

HB

5

4

 £290

COASTAL CORNWALL: Padstow, Falmouth, St Ives and The Lizard.  Great Cornish Coastal scenery on four day tours which will visit Padstow, Falmouth, St Ives and The Lizard.  One of our favourite hotels - always a warm welcome!

Rosemundy House Hotel, St Agnes.

 

AA***  Entertainment

Monday 21st May 2018 to Saturday 26th May 2018

HB

6

5

 £405

WEEKEND MINITOUR: WATERCRESS LINE and HORSE DRAWN BARGE.

Holiday Inn Basingstoke.

 

One of our favourite Holiday Inn hotels, which offers great value for money!

Saturday 2nd June 2018 to Sunday 3rd June 2018

HB

2

1

 £104

LANCASHIRE ‘TRANSPORT of DELIGHT’: East Lancashire Railway, Blackpool Tram Ride and Lancaster Canal Boat.

St Ives Hotel, Lytham St Annes.

A top quality hotel almost opposite the Pier at Lytham and within easy walking distance of the shops.  All meals are buffet style in the air-conditioned restaurant and offers a fantastic choice of menu.  

 

Leisure facilities. Entertainment.

Monday 4th June 2018 to Friday 8th June 2018

HB

5

4

 £292

EASTBOURNE: Bluebell Railway and Bentley Motor Museum and Wildfowl Reserve.

Best Western Lansdowne Hotel, Eastbourne.

 

AA***  PC   Entertainment.

Monday 11th June 2018 to Friday 15th June 2018

HB

5

4

 £352

WEEKEND MINITOUR: LLANDUDNO.

Hydro Hotel, Llandudno.

 

AA***  Entertainment.

Saturday 16th June 2018 to Sunday 17th June 2018

HB

2

1

 £95

BOURNEMOUTH: The tour includes admission the famous Compton Acres Gardens, a drive through the New Forest, and a visit to Swanage arriving and departing in style on the Swanage Steam Railway.

Train fare & garden admission Ticket are included.

Suncliff Hotel, Bournemouth.

 

AA***  Leisure facilities

 

The Suncliff Hotel is situated on the Seafront overlooking Bournemouth Bay. Two minutes walk from the Beach and only a short walk from the town centre. 

Monday 18th June 2018 to Friday 22nd June 2018

HB

5

4

 £325

YORK, CASTLE HOWARD and HEARTBEAT COUNTRY.  Tour includes a River Trip in York, admission to Castle Howard and a train journey on the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway. Plus visits to Beverley, Whitby, and Harrogate. Boat trip, train ticket and house admissions are included.

Burn Hall Hotel, York.

AA***  Fitness Centre.

Monday 2nd July 2018 to Friday 6th July 2018

HB

5

4

 £374

LAKE DISTRICT WEEKEND MINITOUR:  Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway and Ullswater Lake Steamer.

Shap Wells Hotel.

 

 

AA***  Fitness Centre.

Saturday 7th July 2018 to Sunday 8th July 2018

HB

2

1

 £116

WEYMOUTH: Bridport, Portland Bill and Swanage.

Crown Hotel, Weymouth.

 

AA**  Entertainment.

Monday 9th July 2018 to Friday 13th July 2018

HB

5

4

 £345

WEEKEND MINITOUR: BATH, WELLS and the CHEDDAR GORGE

Holiday Inn Bristol Filton.

Leisure Facilities.

Saturday 14th July 2018 to Sunday 15th July 2018

HB

2

1

 £93

SURPRISING SUFFOLK: Suffolk Villages Tour, Lavenham, Flatford, and Deben River Cruise.

Marks Tey Hotel, Colchester.

AA****  Leisure Facilities.

Sunday 15th July 2018 to Thursday 19th July 2018

HB

5

4

 £346

CORNWALL, WEST LOOE. Fish ‘n Ships! Charlestown, Mevagissey, Polperro and Plymouth.

Hannafore Point Hotel, West Looe.

 

AA*** Leisure Facilities.  PC

Entertainment.

Sunday 22nd July 2018 to Thursday 26th July 2018

HB

5

4

 £360

ILFRACOMBE, NORTH DEVON: Barnstaple, Woolacombe, Exmoor, Lynton & Lynmouth.

Palm Court Hotel.

 

Entertainment.

Monday 23rd July 2018 to Friday 27th July 2018

HB

5

4

 £260

NORTHUMBRIA:

Includes visits to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne and the stunning Alnwick Garden; a boat trip from Seahouses to the  Farne Islands, visits to Hexham Cathedral and to  Newcastle’s quayside, plus, ‘Northumberlandia’ - the lady of the North landform sculpture.

Garden admission and the boat trip are included in the price

Holiday Inn Gosforth Park

sits in a peaceful setting close to the A1 and 20 minutes drive from Newcastle.  Enjoy a walk in the sprawling grounds, a swim in the leisure club's indoor pool or wind down in the sauna, steam room and spa bath. Coffee or snacks are available in the comfortable Mercury Bar, or sip a cool beer on the patio. The Blagdon Brasserie serves an English and continental buffet breakfast and bistro meals.

 

Leisure facilities

Monday 30th July to Friday 2nd August 2018

HB

5

4

£315

THE DEVONIAN ‘STEAM & CRUISE’:

Includes a horse drawn trip along the Grand Western Canal; a cruise on the River Exe from Exmouth; steam train ride from Minehead on the West Somerset Railway. Plus Sidmouth, Tiverton and Exmoor.

Train fare and both boat trips are included!

Best Western Tiverton Hotel

offers you a traditional West Country welcome. Expect warm smiles, genuine service and high standards of hospitality. Located in the heart of Mid-Devon, the  hotel sits within two acres of mature gardens, and has spacious en-suite bedrooms (many on the ground floor). The hotels facilities also include free WiFi, popular bar & Gallery Restaurant.

Sunday 5th to Thursday 9th August 2018

HB

5

4

£377

SANDOWN, ISLE OF WIGHT

Trouville Hotel, Sandown

Monday 13th to Saturday 18th August 2018

HB

6

5

£435

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!