Local Attractions
(listed in order of travel times)
click here for Peak District locations

Travel times BY CAR, from Glencoe House B&B [DE14 3NS] to:

Brewhouse Arts Centre 
Brewhouse article from Civic Society newsletter, Spring 2016
3 minutes by car (0.7 mile via Moor St)
[Or a 15-minute walk]
www.brewhouse.co.uk

Washlands (floodplains of River Trent):
3 minutes by car, give or take (1 mile via Anglesey Rd/Evershed Way/Branston Rd/Watson St)
[Or just a 10-minute walk to All Saints Church (0.5 mi), then walk on through to Blackpool St, then a quick right, and a quick left onto the dirt track leading to the Washlands]

Burton Regatta (mid-July) is held on the Washlands Regatta Fields:
3 minutes by car, give or take (1 mile via Anglesey Rd/Evershed Way/Branston Rd/Watson St)
[Or a 15-minute walk via Queen St]
www.burtonregatta.co.uk

Marston's Brewery:
4 minutes (1.2 miles via Shobnall Rd/B5017)
[Or could walk to Marston's; a 24-minute walk via Anglesey Rd & Shobnall Rd/B5017, but there's a chunder of roundabouts you must negotiate to get there.]
www.marstonsbrewery.co.uk/tours.aspx

Burton Albion FC:
6 minutes (2.2 miles via Derby Rd/A5121)
[Or could walk it; a 44-minute walk, but a much nicer route and only slightly longer is via the canal.]
www.burtonalbionfc.co.uk

National Brewery Centre, Burton:
5 minutes (1.4 miles via Evershed Way/A5189 and B5018)
[Or could walk to National Brewery Centre; a 25-minute walk.]
www.nationalbrewerycentre.co.uk

Branston Water Park:
7 minutes (3.2 miles via Wellington Rd/A5121)
[Or could walk to the Water Park if you fancied a long walk.]
http://www.nationalforest.org/visit/index.php?control=main&action=location&LocationId=1542

Burton Leander Rowing Club:
7 minutes (2.1 miles via St Peter's Bridge/A5189 and Stapenhill Rd/A444)
www.burtonleander.co.uk

Trent Rowing Club, Burton:
7 minutes (2.2 miles via St Peter's Bridge/A5189 and Stapenhill Rd/A444)
www.trentrc.org

Burton Canoe Club:
8 minutes (2.5 miles via Stapenhill Rd/A444)
www.burtoncanoeclub.co.uk

Meadowside Leisure Centre:
8 minutes (1.6 miles via B5018)
[Or could walk to the Meadowside: a 26-minute walk through town (1.3 miles).]
www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk/meadowside-leisure-centre

Claymills Victorian Pumping Station, Burton:
9 minutes (3.1 miles via A5121 and Derby Rd/A5121)
[Or could walk along the canal to Claymills if you fancied a long walk.]
www.claymills.org.uk

National Forest Adventure Farm, Tatenhill:
9 minutes (3.2 miles via B5017)
www.adventurefarm.co.uk

Barton Marina and Red Carpet Cinema, Barton under Needwood:
11 minutes (5.4 miles via Wellington Rd/A5121 and Lichfield Rd/A38)
www.bartonmarina.co.uk
http://www.redcarpetcinema.co.uk/FilmTimes.aspx

Rosliston Forestry Centre:
11 minutes (4.6 miles via Rosliston Rd)
www.roslistonforestrycentre.co.uk

St. George’s Park (Nat’l. Football Centre):
12 minutes (5.7 miles via B5017)
www.thefa.com/st-georges-park

National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas:
14 minutes (8.6 miles via A38)
www.thenma.org.uk

Sharpe’s Pottery, Swadlincote:
14 minutes (5.7 miles via A444)
www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk

Tutbury Castle:
15 minutes (5.6 miles via A511)
www.tutburycastle.com

Mercia Marina, Willington:
16 minutes (7.1 miles via A5121)
www.merciamarina.co.uk

Catton Hall:
17 minutes (7.7 miles via A38)
www.catton-hall.com

Conkers, Swadlincote:
19 minutes (8.0 miles via A444)
www.visitconkers.com

Sudbury Hall & Museum of Childhood:
21 minutes (10.7 miles via B5017 and A515)
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sudbury-hall-and-museum-of-childhood/

Burton Sailing Club, Foremark Reservoir:
22 minutes (8.6 miles via Newton Rd)
www.burtonsailingclub.co.uk

Foremark Reservoir:
22 minutes (8.8 miles via Newton Rd)
http://www.stwater.co.uk/leisure-and-learning/reservoir-locations/foremark/*/tab/findus/

Derby —
22 minutes (13.0 miles via A38)
http://www.visitderby.co.uk/
Derby has countless excellent ale houses (so take the bus!), plus:
Derby Museum and Art Gallery, Derby Silk Mill (museum), and Pickford House Museum:
www.derbymuseums.org
Quad Cinema:
www.derbyquad.co.uk/

Lichfield Cathedral / Erasmus Darwin House / Samuel Johnson Birthplace & Museum:
24 minutes (13.1 miles via A38)
www.lichfield-cathedral.org www.erasmusdarwin.org www.samueljohnsonbirthplace.org.uk

Ashby Castle, Ashby de la Zouche:
24 minutes (10.8 miles via Ashby Rd/A511)
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/ashby-de-la-zouch-castle/

Melbourne Hall & Gardens:
26 minutes (15.6 miles via A50)
www.melbournehall.com

Tamworth Castle:
27 minutes (15.9 miles via A38 and A513)
[Or can go by train.]
http://www.visittamworth.co.uk/tamworth-castle/

Calke Abbey, Ticknall:
28 minutes (12.0 miles via A514)
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/calke-abbey/

Snibston Discovery Museum, Coalville:
29 minutes (14.8 miles via A511 and Ashby Rd/A511)
www.snibston.com

Donington Park (and Download Festival):
31 minutes (20.3 miles via A50)
www.donington-park.co.uk
downloadfestival.co.uk

Cannock Chase:
32 minutes (24.5 miles via A38)
http://www.visitcannockchase.co.uk

Battlefield Line Railway, Shakerstone:
34 minutes (15.7 miles via A444)
www.battlefield-line-railway.co.uk/

Bosworth Battlefield, Nuneaton:
39 minutes (20.4 miles via A444)
www.bosworthbattlefield.com/

Gladstone Pottery Museum, Stoke
38 minutes (28.2 miles via A50)
http://www.stokemuseums.org.uk/visit/gpm/

Nottingham Industrial Museum, Wollaton Park:
40 minutes by car (27.9 miles via A50)
[Or could go by bus via Derby, using ZigZag Pass.]
www.nottinghamindustrialmuseum.co.uk

Alton Towers:
42 minutes (23.8 miles via B5017)
www.altontowers.com

Birmingham
42 minutes (30.7 miles via A38)
[Or 28–38 minutes by train.]

Library of Birmingham (it’s fantastic!):
www.libraryofbirmingham.com/
Back-to-backs, 61-63 Hurst St:
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/birmingham-back-to-backs/
other Birmingham museums:
http://www.bmag.org.uk/
Thinktank Science Museum:
www.thinktank.ac/

Etruria Industrial Museum, Stoke:
45 minutes (33.3 miles via A50)
www.etruriamuseum.org.uk

Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
46 minutes (32.3 miles via A50)
http://www.stokemuseums.org.uk/visit/pmag/

Great Central Railway, Ruddington, Nottingham:
48 minutes (28.8 miles via A50)
www.gcrailway.co.uk/

 

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Peak District locations
(listed in order of travel times)

www.visitpeakdistrict.com
(you can also travel by bus or train into the Peak District)

Travel times BY CAR, from Glencoe House B&B [DE14 3NS] to:

Kedleston Hall, Derby:
29 minutes (15.5 miles via A38)
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kedleston-hall/

Ashbourne:
37 minutes (20.8 miles via B5017 and A515)
http://www.visitashbourne.co.uk/

Crich Tramway Village, Crich, Matlock:
39 minutes (25.9 miles via A38)
www.tramway.co.uk/

Sir Richard Arkwright’s Masson Mill, Matlock Bath
43 minutes (30.2 miles via A38)
www.massonmills.co.uk/

Arkwright’s Cromford Mill, Cromford:
43 minutes (30.0 miles via A38)
cromfordmills.org.uk

Gulliver’s Kingdom, Matlock Bath:
45 minutes (30.9 miles via A38)
https://www.gulliversfun.co.uk/matlock-bath

Chesterfield (Twisted spire of Church of St Mary and All Saints)
49 minutes (39.8 miles via A38)
http://www.visitchesterfield.info/

Dovedale, nr Ashbourne:
49 minutes (26.9 miles via A515)
http://www.visitpeakdistrict.com/Ashbourne-Dovedale/details/?dms=3&venue=6075290

Hardwick Old Hall, nr Glapwell:
50 minutes (37.4 miles via A38)
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/hardwick-old-hall/

Old House Museum, Bakewell:
1 hour 4 minutes (40.2 miles via A515)
www.oldhousemuseum.org.uk

Haddon Hall, nr Bakewell:
1 hour 4 minutes (35.3 miles via B5023)
www.haddonhall.co.uk

Poole’s Cavern and Buxton Country Park, Buxton:
1 hour 6 minutes (41.4 miles via A515)
www.poolescavern.co.uk

Chatsworth House, Bakewell:
1 hour 7 minutes (40.8 miles via A38)
www.chatsworth.org/

Eyam Museum, Eyam:
1 hour 13 minutes (47.2 miles via A38)
www.eyam-museum.org.uk

Blue John Cavern, Castleton:
1 hour 19 minutes (50.2 miles via A515)
http://www.bluejohn-cavern.co.uk/

 

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