amazing savings and discounts
If you are aged 55 or over but don't yet qualify for a free concessionary pass, we've a great deal for you. With club55 you'll find a world of discounts at all sorts of places from cafés and bars through to your favourite shops and bus travel right across trentbarton land. Just show your club55 card to the trentbarton driver and you can buy a discounted zigzag ticket. club55 card holders can also benefit from the huge range of MANGO moments discounts.
unlimited travel for a day
use after 9am weekdays & all day weekends until midnight - buy from the driver not available on pronto or skylink for Derby & Leicester
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Just fill in the application form here below. There's no charge for the card.
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ideas for trips out
ceramics, a market & a twisted spire
a day out from Derby
Catch the nines - it runs every 15 minutes - to Denby Pottery visitors centre, where you can see how the famous pottery is made. There's a special buy-one-get-one-free offer on drinks to club55 holders in the Bourne's restaurant.
Hop back on the nines to Ripley. Try Wetherspoons' Red Lion for lunch - you can get 20% off with your club55 card. Then catch red arrow on to Chesterfield, where's there's a fantastic market on several days. When you've done browsing simply catch the red arrow back to Derby.
a village castle & city shopping
a day out from Burton
You could do this trip from either Burton or Derby. Hop on the villager to Tutbury village, where you’ll find craft shops galore and a picturesque castle overlooking the River Dove. Then catch another villager into Derby city centre or Burton. Burton on Trent is always interesting to look round, and there are indoor markets Thursday through to Saturday.
Of course, Derby has the fantastic Westfield Centre with its superb choice of shops and stores, all under cover, and in the heart of the old part of the city is the Cathedral Quarter, well worth exploring.
You could get a bite to eat in the Fat Cat restaurant on Friar Gate - club55 holders get 20% off main meals. When you're done the X38 can whiz you back home again straight down the A38 - it runs every 15 minutes.
designer labels at bargain prices
a day out from Sutton or Mansfield
There are plenty of shops in Mansfield in the indoor Four Seasons and Rosemary Centre’s, but if you can’t find what you’re looking for head out to the East Midlands Designer Outlet on the nines - buses run every 30 minutes from Mansfield bus station.
You can get top brand homewares and designer label fashion at up to 50% off. These’s also a themed food court, kids play area and plenty going on.
Or catch the nines to Ripley, change to the 6.2 or 6.3 to Belper and a great fish’n’chip lunch at George’s Fish & Chips - you get 10% off with your club55 card.
Ashbourne & Uttoxeter
a day out from Derby
Catch swift from Derby to Ashbourne - it runs every hour from the bus station. The pretty town of Ashbourne is full of charm, with an impressive tall-spired church, antique shops and interesting food shops selling local produce.
There are plenty of places to grab a bite to eat in the town, including some lovely old-fashioned pubs. Afterwards you could hop on another swift and pop down to Uttoxeter. Wander through the town centre, or there's the nearby retail park with its cinema complex - the bus stops close by.
If you fancy an afternoon at the races, pre-book your tickets at Uttoxeter Racecourse. It's only a short walk from the bus station, and club55 cardholders get £5 off Premier and Grandstand tickets.