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We welcome telephone bookings for our day trips.  Payment can be made by debit or credit card.

Just call 01889 566575 to make a booking.  We will post you your travel tickets and card receipt.

It’s quick, convenient and secure - and we don't make an extra charge for card payments!

We have lots of pick up points in Rugeley and Uttoxeter - the coaches will pick up at selected bus stops along the route. Just check the letter code (list at bottom of this page) to see if the trip picks up in your area.

Date

Destination

Adult Fare

Senior fare

Pick Up Code

Departure Times

Denstone,

Village Hall

Uttoxeter,

Bus Station

Rugeley,

Bus  Station

Handsacre

Old Peculiar PH

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

Tuesday 13th February

NANTWICH. Visit this pretty Cheshire Town on Market Day. Afternoon visit to BRIDGEMERE Garden World.

Back for 1645.

A SWIFTSURE  trip from Uttoxeter pick ups only.

SPECIAL OFFER

All seats just £11.50 

U

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1010

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——

Friday 2nd March

LEICESTER for Highcross Shopping Centre or the bustling markets, or visit the King Richard III Visitors Centre.                

Back for 1700/1730.

SPECIAL OFFER

All seats just £9 

RU

——

0930

0900

0844

Tuesday 13th March

MELTON MOWBRAY on Market Day, with an afternoon visit to Boundary Mill Stores at Grantham.                       

Back for 1800/1845.

£16.80

£14.80

DU

R

0805

0830

0900

0916

Easter Monday 2nd April

SOUTHPORT. Shops, Gardens, Pier & Pleasure Park - Southport’s got the lot!   

Back for 1900.

A SWIFTSURE  trip from Uttoxeter Bus Station only.

£19.80

£17.80

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0920

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Thursday 5th April

PERSHORE an unspoiled town on the River Avon with Historic abbey, independent shops and indoor market. Then to TEWKESBURY, an historic riverside town with famous Abbey, medieval streets and traditional high street full of independent shops.     

Back for 1830/1915.

£19.80

£17.80

DU

R

0805

0830

0900

0916

Friday 27th April

STRATFORD UPON AVON. Market day in Shakespeare’s Home Town; as well shopping you could visit his Birthplace or the Church where he is buried; or enjoy a boat trip on the River Avon.                      

Back for 1800/1845.

£18.80

£16.80

DU

R

0905

0930

1000

1016

Tuesday 15th  May

‘JUDITH MARY’ Peak Forest Lunch Cruise.

Scenic cruise on the Judith Mary canal boat along the Peak Forest Canal with lunch on board. (Sausage & Mash/Apple Pie).

Price includes boat fare and lunch.                     

Back for 1745/1830.

£35.80

including boat fare and lunch

£34.30

including boat fare and lunch

RU

D

1025

1000

0930

0914

Saturday 26th May

LIVERPOOL - take a ferry ‘cross the Mersey, visit the Beatles Story, Tate Gallery, new Museum of Liverpool or Liverpool One shopping centre.

Back for 1815.

A SWIFTSURE  trip from Uttoxeter pick ups only.

£19.30

£17.30

U

——

0920

——

——

Tuesday 29th May

WHITBY via the North Yorkshire Moors. Great views as we travel over the Moors, made famous as the setting for ‘Heartbeat’, then down to the seaside at Whitby.               

Back for 2015/2100. 

SPECIAL OFFER: Two seats for only £42!

£26.80

£23.80

RU

——

0810

0740

0724

Monday 11th June

BAKEWELL (Market day) with an afternoon visit to Masson Mill. Back for 1645/1730.

£17.80

£15.80

RU

D

1025

1000

0930

0914

Saturday 30th June

LLANDUDNO. Long level promenade overlooks the sweeping bay and beaches; plus the pier, the Great Orme and so much more; fun beside the seaside in North Wales!

Back for 1930/2015.

£22.80

£20.30

RU

——

0845

0815

0759

Thursday 12th July

ORMSKIRK (on market day) one of the country's oldest and most traditional street markets with around 100 stalls, set in the pedestrianised area around the famous Clock Tower. Afternoon visit to LIVERPOOL.                            

Back for 1900.

A SWIFTSURE  trip from Uttoxeter pick ups only.

£19.80

£17.80

U

——

0900

——

——

Tuesday 31st July

SCARBOROUGH. ‘Queen of the Yorkshire Coast’ Two sweeping bays, safe beaches, attractions for all the family.               

Back for 2030/2115.

£25.30

£22.80

RU

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0830

0800

0744

Wednesday 8th August

MARKET DRAYTON, Market Day: in the home of English Gingerbread. Stalls run the length of Cheshire Street selling all sorts of goodies from cheese to cake; beer to bangers! Afternoon visit to BRIDGEMERE GARDEN WORLD.   

Back for 1715.

A SWIFTSURE  trip from Uttoxeter pick ups only.

£15.80

£13.80

U

——

1005

——

——

Thursday 16th August

BLISTS HILL VICTORIAN TOWN. Experience life as it was over 100 years ago through the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of a recreated Victorian Town. Victorian characters will give you a fascinating insight into Victorian life as they go about their daily lives in their cottages, shops and places of work.  Price Includes admission.

Back for 1730/1815.

Adult: £31.80

Senior: £27.30

Child: £21.00

 

DUR

0905

0930

1000

1016

Tuesday 21st August

SKEGNESS. The Jolly Fisherman’s favourite seaside resort!                             

Back for 2045. 

A SWIFTSURE  trip from Uttoxeter pick ups only.

£24.80

£22.30

U

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0740

——

——

Tuesday 28th August

SOUTHPORT. Shops, Gardens, Pleasure Park & Pier - Southport’s got it all.  

Back for 1915/2000.

£21.30

£18.80

RU

——

0910

0840

0824

Wednesday 19th September

WHITBY via the North Yorkshire Moors. Great views as we travel over the Moors, made famous as the setting for ‘Heartbeat’, then down to the seaside at Whitby.             

Back for 2015/2100.

£26.80

£23.80

RU

——

0810

0740

0724

Saturday 13th October

BURY MARKET- probably Britain’s best market! From brooms to black puddings, you’ll find it here.

EAST LANCASHIRE RAILWAY for heritage steam and diesel trains from Heyward to Rawtenstall. Train fares extra - pay on the day.

Back for 1900/1945.

£21.30

£18.80

RU

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0900

0830

0814

Monday 29th October

BAKEWELL (on Market Day) plus a short afternoon visit to MASSON MILL for mill shop shopping or a cup of tea!            

Back for 1645.

A SWIFTSURE  trip from Uttoxeter pick ups only.

£13.30

£11.80

U

——

1020

——

——

Wednesday 7th November

TRENTHAM - Christmas Shopping at the Outlet Village and Garden Centre.  Back for 1600/1645.

£12.80

£11.80

RU

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1000

0930

0914

Friday 30th November

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.

Back for 1845/1930

£19.80

£17.80

DU

R

0835

0900

0930

0946

Tuesday 18th December

SENIOR CITIZENS SANTA SPECIAL a short tour, complete with coffee and mince pies, prize bingo and a raffle.  Time for an hour’s shopping or lunch at our mystery destination. 

Back for 1600/1645.      

All seats

£12.45

 

DU

R

0905

0930

1000

1016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PICKING UP POINTS: 

 

Code D: Denstone, Village Hall;  Rocester, Ashbourne Road (Garage);  Stramshall, High Street (Bus Shelter);

 

Code U: Uttoxeter, New Road;  or Cheadle Road;  Uttoxeter Bus Station; or Tesco; 

 

Code R:  Rugeley, Wolseley Road/Eaton Close;  Rugeley, Springfield Road (Coop);  Rugeley, Bus Station;  Brereton, A51 ’Sheds’;  or Redbrook Lane;  or The Castle;  Armitage, War Memorial; or Londis Shop; or Plum Pudding;  Handsacre, The Old Peculiar PH;  Uttoxeter Kingfisher Way (Spar Shop); Kingfisher Way (Westlands Road);  Uttoxeter, Stafford Road, The Plough PH.

 

 

Departure and return times: ‘Depart’ times shown in this leaflet are the scheduled departure time from the major pick up points; Your exact pick up and time and place will be confirmed on your travel ticket. ‘Back for’ is the estimated time of arrival back in at the start/end of the dropping off route – this time cannot be guaranteed.

Where indicated Senior Fare is a discounted fare for all persons aged 60 years and over. Child Fares are generally the same as senior 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.  NEW: No refund will be made for cancellations made less than 48 hours before the departure date/time.  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.

 

SWIFTSURE GIFT VOUCHERS can be purchased by phone from our Burton Office, or at Blueprint Designs in Rugeley - a great gift idea! (Valid for 12 months on all Swiftsure, Afton and Felix Day Trips & Holidays).

AFTON DAY TRIPS:                                                                             

TO BOOK: Call 01889 566575 and book by telephone

Office hours 0915 to 1600 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday; 0915 to 1300 Wednesday;

Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.

If you need urgent assistance outside these times the office telephone answering machine

will give out the mobile number for the manager on duty.

Cheques should be made payable to ‘Swiftsure Travel’ please.

 

You can also book day trips at our agents:

Blueprint Designs, Brewery Street, Rugeley.  Telephone 01889 584754.

 

Operated by SWIFTSURE TRAVEL, Unit 6, 290 Stanton Rd., Burton upon Trent, DE15 9SQ