Many of Derbyshire’s most interesting sights are located close to Swadlincote, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two of the most interesting places to explore are the fabulous Ashby de la Zouch Castle and the fantastic Melbourne Parish Church. Also, be sure to check out Melbourne Hall and the St Mary and St Hardulph Church.
Play, laugh and be thoroughly entertained at the areas attractions for the young and the young at heart, including the Donington Park Racing Circuit in Derby. Treat the kids to a trip to Twycross Zoo in Atherstone, and see some unique wildlife.
When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Derbyshire, head to the nearby outdoor areas. Follow the paths through botanical displays, watch the passing parade, or just soak up the sunshine at the National Memorial Arboretum in Lichfield.
Spend a few hours high in the stands of Pride Park, Derby, cheering on local favorites, the Derby County FC. On game days the stadium becomes a sea of black and white, as local soccer lovers flock together to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
Finding somewhere suitable to unpack your bags within the Swadlincote area is simple. The Menzies Hotels Derby - Mickleover Court, the Express by Holiday Inn Burton Upon Tren, Burton on Trent and the Hilton Burton St Georges Park, Burton on Trent are just some of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.