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SWIFTSURE COACH HOLIDAYS 2017

 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 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

LONDON WEEKEND MINITOUR.

Staying at a popular central London hotel overlooking the River Thames and close to the Houses of Parliament. Includes English Breakfast.

Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel  

London.

 

AA****  PC

 

Saturday 18th to Sunday 19th February 2017.

BB

2

1

£109

Single £55

TORQUAY ‘COSY BREAK’.

This great ‘new’ hotel, close to the Torquay seafront, has just had a £2m refurbishment. Includes excursion to Plymouth, and visits to Wells and Exeter.

ALL ROOMS SOLD

Belgrave Sands Hotel and Spa, Torquay.

 

Leisure Facilities

Entertainment

Friday 24th to Monday 27th February 2017.

HB

4

3

£198

Singles all sold

CORNWALL, ST IVES. Penzance, Lands End, Cornish Seal Sanctuary & Trelissick Garden.

ALL ROOMS SOLD

Cottage Hotel, St Ives.

 

AA**  Entertainment.

The Cottage Hotel is situated in extensive grounds overlooking Carbis Bay, 300 yards from the beach and two minutes walk to the railway station which is a delightful 5 minute journey to St. Ives.

Monday 6th to Friday 10th March 2017

HB

5

4

£228

Singles all sold

SV £12

WEEKEND MINITOUR.

YORK AND THE YORKSHIRE DALES

Skipton on Market day, then to Grassington.  Sunday free in York.

Mercure Wetherby Hotel.

Saturday 11th to Sunday 12th March 2017

HB

2

1

£87

Single £20

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.

Saturday 25th to Sunday 26th March 2017

HB

2

1

£94

Single £15

EXMOUTH, DEVON.

· Morning visit to Exeter with its splendid Cathedral; afternoon visit to Bicton Park & Botanical Gardens. (Cost of admission and Bicton Park Railway Train ride is included).

· ‘Steam & Sail’ day: One hour morning river cruise on the River Exe, then to Buckfastleigh for a round trip by steam train on the South Devon Railway.

· Morning free in Exmouth. Afternoon visit to Sidmouth.

Train fare, Boat ticket and entry to Bicton Park (with train ride) all included!

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.

Monday 3rd to Friday 7th April 2017

HB

5

4

£268

Single £56

EGGCELLENT SCOTTISH EASTER BREAK.

Includes two scenic local excursions in Galloway, plus a drive through the Lakes; also Easter Egg and Hot Cross Bun and Easter Sunday Lunch.

Cairndale Hotel and Leisure Club, Dumfries.

 

AA *** Leisure Facilities.

This family-run Victorian-style hotel is in Dumfries town centre. Contemporary rooms have all the facilities you may need. There's a spa offering beauty and holistic treatments and guests have free access to the leisure club. 

Good Friday 14th to Easter Monday 17th April 2017

HB

4

3

£270

Single £55

SCARBOROUGH Bargain Weekend Minibreak

· Outward journey over the Humber Bridge and a visit to Beverley, with it’s fine Minster.

· Morning coastal drive to Whitby returning after lunch; afternoon free in Scarborough.

· Sunday visit to Bridlington, before journey home (Leaving at 3.30pm).

The Cumberland Hotel, Scarborough.

 

The Cumberland Hotel is very well situated on the  South Cliff a few minutes from the Spa complex, beach and town centre. 

Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd April 2017

HB

3

2

£136

Single £14

A COUNTRY HOUSE IN THE COTSWOLDS.

· Outward journey through the Cotswolds via Broadway and Cheltenham, England’s most complete regency town.

· Full day visit to the wonderful city of Bath, with time to view the famous Royal Crescent, Pulteney Bridge and the Roman Baths.

· Day trip to historic Bristol, including a visit to Brunel’s SS Great Britain, the world’s first great ocean liner.

· Morning visit to Abbey House Gardens at Malmesbury (admission is included) then a return journey via Burford & the Oxfordshire Cotswolds.

Tortworth Court Four Pillars Hotel.

 

AA****  Leisure facilities PC

This restored Grade II listed Victorian mansion is nestled within 30 acres of private parkland. It offers all the grandeur of an elegant Cotswolds hotel alongside the hotel facilities of a premier four star hotel.  

Sunday 23rd to Wednesday 26th April 2017

HB

4

3

£314

Single £60

WEEKEND MINITOUR.

LIVERPOOL CITY BREAK

· 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 PC

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 29th to Sunday 30th April 2017

HB

2

1

£90

Single £18

BOURNEMOUTH.

· Compton Acres Gardens. Ten acres of historic, beautiful gardens, including the famous Italian and Japanese gardens. Admission included.  Afternoon free in Bournemouth.

· Scenic day tour around The New Forest.

· Visit to Swanage arriving and departing in style by heritage steam train through the pretty countryside of the Isle of Purbeck on the Swanage Railway.

Includes a ‘Park and ride’ round trip to Swanage and back on the railway.

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 1st to Friday 5th May 2017

HB

5

4

£310

Singles all sold

EASTBOURNE. 

· Morning visit to Lewes, famous for its castle. Afternoon drive along the coast, stopping off at Beachy Head.

· Morning stop in Rye (on market day) and afternoon visit to the pretty country town of Tenterden.

· 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 8th to Friday 12th May 2017

HB

5

4

£258

Singles all sold

WEEKEND MINITOUR. WELLS, GLASTONBURY & THE WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY.

· Saturday: Visit. to England’s smallest city, Wells, with its historic centre, the magnificent cathedral, and the unique moated Bishop's Palace. Lots of interesting small shops and its market day too! We also stop off in Glastonbury for a short visit - time enough to visit the historic abbey ruins.

· Sunday: A return steam train journey on the scenic West Somerset Railway from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead (one of the longest heritage lines in England) with a lunchtime break in Minehead.

Price includes a round trip to Minehead and back on the railway.

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 20th to Sunday 21st May 2017

HB

2

1

£112

Single £20

OUTSTANDING IRELAND. Antrim Coastline and the Giant’s Causeway, Belfast City Tour, Hillsborough Castle and Mount Stewart.  Passport or Photo ID required.

· Early start for our afternoon ferry from Holyhead to Dublin, continuing to the Trim Castle Hotel, Co Meath, where we stay overnight with Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

· We travel into Northern Ireland and to the capital city, Belfast. This afternoon we enjoy a Half Day Guided City Tour to show you all the main sights. After the tour we go to our main hotel, where we will stay for 4 nights.

· Scenic drive along the stunning Antrim Coast to visit the unique and spectacular Giants Causeway Visitors Experience. Wonderful coastal scenery!

· Morning visit to Hillsborough Castle and Gardens - The Queen’s personal and ceremonial home in Northern Ireland. Our visit includes a guided tour of the house admission to the gardens and also includes Tea & Scones.

· Afternoon drive through the Mountains of Mourne to the coastal town of Newcastle.

· Morning free in Belfast, a great chance to visit Titanic Belfast, enjoy the classic architecture of the City Hall, the modern style of the Belfast Waterfront, or do a bit of shopping!

· Afternoon drive to Mount Stewart, a neoclassical house and celebrated gardens on the banks of Strangford Lough.                 One of the most inspiring and unusual gardens in the             National Trust's ownership.

· Our final day we board the morning ferry for the two hour crossing from Larne to Cairnryan. Back in Staffordshire late-evening.

Park Avenue Hotel, Belfast.

 

This stylish, friendly and popular four star hotel is situated in the Belmont area of Belfast, only 10 minutes from the city centre. All rooms have free Wi-Fi and air-conditioning.

 

 

Also one overnight at The Trim Castle Hotel, Co. Meeth.

Sunday 21st to Friday 26th May 2017

HB

6

5

£458

Single £76

SANDOWN, ISLE OF WIGHT.

Isle of Wight tour, Ryde and Osborne House.

Includes admission to Osborne House.

Trouville Hotel, Sandown.

 

Entertainment.

A popular hotel on the sea front at Sandown, opposite the pier.

Friday 26th to Tuesday 30th May 2017

HB

5

4

£314

Single Nil

HAMPTON COURT AND WISLEY GARDENS

Plus visits to Windsor and Guildford.

Includes admissions to both Hampton Court & Wisley.

Hilton Hotel Cobham

Leisure facilities

Sunday 28th to Wednesday 31st May 2017

HB

4

3

£288

Single £60

WEEKEND MINITOUR.

STEAM & STONES: Didcot Railway Centre and Stonehenge

Includes both admissions.

Holiday Inn Basingstoke.

 

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

Saturday 3rd to Sunday 4th June 2017

HB

2

1

£102

Single £16

LYTHAM, LAKES and DALES. Day tour of the Yorkshire Dales, and a day tour of  the Lake District are included, plus a visit to Southport.

St Ives Hotel, Lytham St Annes.

 

Leisure Facilities.

Entertainment.

Monday 5th to Friday 9th June 2017

HB

5

4

£264

Single Nil

TENBY, SOUTH WALES.  St. David’s Cathedral, Carmarthen & the National Botanical Garden of Wales

Belgrave Hotel, Tenby.

 

Entertainment.

Sunday 18th to Friday 23rd June 2017

HB

6

5

£352

Single Nil

SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS. Kyle of Lochalsh railway, Dunrobin Castle, boat cruise on the Moray Firth (to see Dolphins), Glen Ord Distillery, plus Inverness, Fort William and Loch Ness. Includes train and boat fares, castle admission and whisky tour and tasting.  First night at Holiday Inn East Kilbride.

The Priory Hotel, Beauly, Inverness.

 

AA***

Wednesday 28th June to Monday 3rd July 2017

HB

6

5

£495

Single £104

EASTBOURNE. Beachey Head & Brighton; Battle and a ride the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway.

Train fare is included.

Best Western Lansdowne Hotel, Eastbourne.

 

AA ***  PC   Entertainment.

Sunday 9th July to Thursday 13th  July 2017

HB

5

4

£326

Single £30

SV £30

NATIONAL TRUST WEEKEND MINITOUR.

ERDDIG (Wonderful House, Gardens & Parkland) and

CHIRK CASTLE (Medieval fortress and stately home). 

Admissions £21 extra; free to NT Members.

Beaufort Park Hotel, Cheshire.

 

AA***

Saturday 15th to Sunday 16th July 2017

HB

2

1

£89

Single Nil

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

Includes museum admission and train fare.

Hannafore Point Hotel, West Looe.

 

AA*** Leisure Facilities.  PC

Entertainment.

Monday 17th to Friday 21st July 2017

HB

5

4

£363

Single Nil

Sea View £20

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.

Includes admission to Athlehampton House.

Crown Hotel, Weymouth.

 

AA**

Entertainment.

Monday 24th to Friday 28th July 2017

HB

5

4

£345

Single Nil

WEEKEND MINITOUR.

BEAMISH MUSEUM & NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

Angel of the North, Tyne Bridge & Tynemouth

Includes admission to Beamish.

Holiday Inn Washington

 

Saturday 29th to Sunday 30th July 2017

HB

2

1

£96

Single

£17

ILFRACOMBE, NORTH DEVON. Includes visits to Barnstaple & Woolacombe, plus Exmoor, Lynton and Lynmouth and short ride on the L&B steam railway.

Palm Court Hotel.

 

Entertainment.

Monday 31st July to Friday 4th August 2017

HB

5

4

£254

Single Nil

LIVERPOOL:  Includes Manchester Ship Canal Cruise (from Liverpool to Salford); Liverpool city tour with a tour guide; plus Chester, Southport, the statues on Crosby beach and Port Sunlight.

Includes cost of Canal Cruise and tour guide.

Mercure Atlantic Tower Hotel.

 

Monday 7th to Thursday 10th August 2017

HB

4

3

£307

Single £60

CORNWALL: St AGNES. The Lost Gardens of Heligan, St Ives and Poldark Country, plus Falmouth and St Ives.

Includes admission to Lost Gardens.

Rosemundy House Hotel, St Agnes.

 

Entertainment

Monday 7th to Saturday 12th August 2017

HB

6

5

£430

Single Hil

CAERNARFON, NORTH WALES. Train ride on the Welsh Highland Railway from Caernarvon to Porthmadog; guided tour of the Isle of Anglesey, and including admission to Plas Newydd House & Gardens.

Garden admission, Train fares and guide cost included.

Celtic Royal Hotel.

 

Entertainment.

Leisure facilities

Monday 14th to Friday 18th August 2017

HB

5

4

£398

Single £88

NORTHUMBRIA. Including a visit to Holy Island, a boat cruise to the Farne Islands, admission to the Alnwick Garden, plus Hexham, Newcastle and Northumberlandia—the ‘Lady of the North’

Garden admission and boat fares included.

Holiday Inn Gosforth Park

 

Leisure facilities

Monday 28th August to Friday 1st September 2017

HB

5

4

£310

Single £64

LLANDUDNO. BARGAIN WEEKEND BREAK

Outward via the Horseshoe Pass and Llangollen; Tour via Conway Valley, Betws-y-coed and Llanberis;  Sunday morning free in Llandudno, returning in the afternoon.

Hydro Hotel, Llandudno.

 

Entertainment.

Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd September 2017

HB

3

2

£158

Single £16

SV £12

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!