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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

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Departure Date

Meals

Days

Nights

Price

WEEKEND MINITOUR:

GLOUCESTER & WARWICKSHIRE RAILWAY and HORSE DRAWN BARGE.  Includes train and boat fares!

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 NEARLY FULL —LIMITED AVAILABILITY

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

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 NEARLY FULL—LIMITED

AVAILABILITY

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.

Leisure facilities

Monday 30th July to Friday 2nd August 2018

HB

5

4

£315

EXTRA DEPARTURE

WEEKEND MINITOUR: LLANDUDNO.

Saturday via Llangollen and the Horseshoe Pass. Sunday free in Llandudno.

Hydro Hotel, Llandudno.

AA***  Entertainment.

Saturday 11th August 2018 to Sunday 12th August 2018

HB

2

1

£96

SANDOWN, ISLE OF WIGHT

Full day island tour; IOW Steam Railway trip; visit to Rosemary Vineyard;  free time in Ryde and including admission to Osbourne House.

Trouville Hotel, Sandown

Monday 13th to Saturday 18th August 2018

HB

6

5

£435

HEREFORDSHIRE & CARDIFF WEEKEND MINITOUR. Saturday visit to the Hop Pocket,

Ledbury and Wye Valley boat trip. Sunday in Cardiff.

Holiday Inn Hotel Newport.

Leisure Facilities.

Saturday 18th to Sunday 19th August 2018

HB

2

1

£99

PENNINE EXPLORER. Oswaldtwistle Mills;

Salford Quays, Settle & Carlisle Railway; Skipton; Yorkshire Dales Tour; Canal boat trip; Bolton; Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre and finally Halifax Piece Hall.

Please note that the Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre has now closed

Mercure Hotel Dunkenhalgh

AA***

Leisure facilities.

Monday 20th to Friday 24th August 2018

HB

5

4

£350

THE BEST OF IRELAND. Wicklow Mountains, The Burren, The Cliffs of Moher, Wild Atlantic Way, River Shannon, Foynes Flying Boat Museum, Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens - all included!

The Falls Hotel & Spa      TI***

Entertainment.

Leisure facilities.

Saturday 1st to Thursday 6th September 2018

HB

6

5

£499

BRISTOL: Brunel, Bath, Boats & Bridges.

Free day in Bristol, trip around the docks on the Bristol Packet Boat. Visits to Bath and Cotswolds.

Double Tree by Hilton Bristol.

City Centre Hotel.

Friday 7th to Monday 10th Sept. 2018

HB

4

3

£278

SCOTLAND: Blairgowrie. Scenic drive via Loch Tay, Killin and Crieff; Visits to Blair Castle and to Blair Athol Distillery; plus Dunkeld.

Angus Hotel

AA***

Entertainment.

Leisure facilities.

Monday 10th to Friday 14th Sept. 2018

HB

5

4

£350

TRAINS, BOATS & THE STARS WEEKEND MINITOUR. Includes visits to Jodrell Bank, the Anderton Boat Lift and Llangollen Steam Railway.

Beaufort Park Hotel, Cheshire.

 

AA***

Saturday 15th to Sunday 16th

September ‘18

HB

2

1

£120

LIGHTS, LAKES & DALES. Based on the seafront at Lytham St Annes, with scenic day excursions to the Lake District and to the Yorkshire Dales; plus a drive through the Blackpool Illuminations

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 17th to Friday 21st September 2018

HB

5

4

£263

WEEKEND MINITOUR: SCARBOROUGH.

Saturday via Humber Bridge & Beverley. Sunday free in Scarborough.

Cumberland Hotel, Scarborough.

 

AA***  Entertainment.

Saturday 22nd to Sunday 23rd September 2018

HB

2

1

£85

EASTBOURNE. 

Includes admission to Michelham Priory House and Gardens—seven acres of gardens and grounds with a moat and watermill; Free day in Eastbourne; Visit to Beachy Head and Brighton.

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 24th to Friday 28th September  2018

HB

5

4

£288

 

NATIONAL TRUST WEEKEND TOUR: NUNNINGTON HALL, CRAGSIDE and SEATON DELAVAL HALL .

Holiday Inn Gosforth Park

 

Leisure facilities

 

 

Friday 28th to Sunday 30th September 2018

HB

3

2

£159 for National Trust members

£188 for non NT members

ISLE OF MAN. Steam Train to Port Erin, then to Cregneash & Peel; coach drive via Laxey to Ramsey & including cream tea at Milntown House Gardens.

Chesterhouse Hotel, Douglas.

Free drink with dinner each night.

Wednesday 3rd  to Sunday 7th October 2018.

HB

5

4

£377

LAKELAND EXPLORER.

Grasmere & Boat trip on Windermere from Ambleside to Bowness;  Visit to Holker Hall and Gardens;  Cumbrian Coastal tour including a ride on The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway.

Price includes boat trip, house admissions and train fares.

Cumbria Grand Hotel, Grange over Sands.

 

The Cumbria Grand Hotel is set in 20 acres of grounds and was built in 1880. Only six miles from Lake Windermere and with views over Morecambe Bay, this popular hotel is a great location from which to explore the Lakes.

Monday 8th to Friday 12th October 2018

HB

5

4

£316

AUTUMN COLOURS OF CORNWALL

Visit to the gardens at Trebah, Trelissick and Trengwainton, plus St Ives, Penzance and Truro.

Price includes garden admissions.

Rosemundy House Hotel, St Agnes.

 

The Rosemundy House Hotel is a friendly family run hotel, set in secluded gardens in the village of St. Agnes, on the North Cornwall coast. Always a warm welcome, good food & friendly service - one of our favourite hotels!

Entertainment

Saturday 13th to Thursday 18th October 2018

HB

6

5

£427

DEVONSHIRE DE-LUXE: TORQUAY. 

Includes a circular day tour over Dartmoor, free day in Torquay & visit to Clarks Village on the way home.

Belgrave Sands Hotel & Spa.

 

Leisure facilities

Entertainment

Friday 19th  to Monday 22nd October 2018.

HB

4

3

£239

 

LONDON WEEKEND TOUR.

Three day stay in Central London for the Remembrance Sunday weekend, based at the superb Tower Hotel overlooking Tower Bridge and St Katherine’s Dock.

Guoman Tower Hotel.

 

The four star Tower Hotel is nestled between the River Thames, St Katharine Docks and alongside the Tower of London, boasting unparalleled views of the iconic Tower Bridge.

 

AA****

Friday 9th to Sunday 11th November 2018.

BB

3

2

£230

TURKEY & TINSEL IN LYTHAM ST ANNES.

Full programme of Seasonal Entertainment.

The Inn on the Prom, Lytham.

Sun.2nd to Thur. 6th December

HB

5

4

£288

TWIXMAS IN EXMOUTH. Excursions to Exeter and Dawlish. Includes entertainment & two lunches

Cavendish Hotel.

AA***  Entertainment.

Thurs. 27th to Sun. 30th Dec.

HB

4

3

£199

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!