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Swadlincote Tourist Information Centre

Swadlincote Tourist Information Centre

Contact

Swadlincote Tourist Information Centre

01283 222848

Address

West Street,
Swadlincote,
Derbyshire,
DE11 9DG

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Details

Based within Sharpe's Pottery Museum, serving South Derbyshire and the National Forest, Swadlincote TIC can help you make the most of your visit to the area.

We will be pleased to help you with:
Local and National Accommodation Bookings
Places to Visit
Events and What's On Information
Public Transport Information
Day Trips with local coach companies
Tickets for local events and transport

A range of souvenirs are also available including South Derbyshire tea towels and aprons, ordnance survey maps, local interest and history books and locally produced crafts. We also have a range of self guided walks publications including 'Five Walks in South Derbyshire' and 'More Walks in South Derbyshire'. These are priced at £2.00 (+50p postage).

Now in Stock! An exciting new range of postcards featuring South Derbyshire Villages, South Derbyshire Heritage and The National Forest.

Open: Monday to Friday 10am to 4.30pm, Saturday 10am to 3pm. Closed Sunday and Bank Holidays. Please contact for Christmas and New Year Opening times.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Opening details

Please contact for Christmas and New Year opening times. A 24 hour touch screen kiosk is available when the TIC is closed.

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 299196  Lat: 52.77316 Long: -1.55822

Follow brown tourist signs once in Swadlincote for Sharpe's Pottery Museum. Swadlincote well signposted from all major directions

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 4 miles from Burton upon Trent station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu