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The heart of South Derbyshire

The major town and de facto capital of South Derbyshire, Swadlincote has much to offer visitors to the area. This part of the county is known for its lush green countryside and rolling hills, as well as its history - it was a key part of the Industrial Revolution, a fact to which many of its imposing industrial buildings will attest.

Go bonkers at Conkers

Conkers is an award-winning family attraction in the heart of the National Forest, just two miles south of Swadlincote. Featuring all manner of activities, both in and outdoors, including the educational Discover Centre, a water play area, adventure playground, woodland walks, a treetop trail and more - it comprises a full day for families.

Enjoy a taste of the great outdoors

Swadlincote Woodlands and Park lies just to the east of the town, and is the perfect place for a stroll, hike, jog or bike ride. For the more adventurous, Swadlincote also offers a ski and snowboard centre with a large dry slope - suitable whatever the weather. Looking for accommodation in Swadlincote? Travelodge Burton upon Trent Central hotel is your best bet, just six miles north west of Swadlincote.