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Swadlincote Town Hall

Swadlincote Town Hall

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Swadlincote Tourist Information Centre

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Swadlincote, a town famous for its rich pottery and mining heritage is the main town in South Derbyshire and is located at the heart of the National Forest.

The story of the towns rich potting and mining history is told at Sharpe's Pottery Museum, located at the beginning of the main pedestrianised street. The museum also houses the Tourist Information Centre, Magic Attic Archives and People's Express.

The Tourist Information Centre serves both visitors to the area and the local community and provides information on local and national accommodation, places to visit, eating out, events and transport information.

The town has many opportunities for leisure including Swadlincote Ski and Snowboard Centre, Green Bank Leisure Centre and outdoor recreation spaces such as Swadlincote Woodlands, Maurice Lea Memorial Park and Eureka Park.

Shopping in the town is an exciting mix of big name stores and independent traders with over 130 retail outlets in a pedestrianised shopping centre there is plenty to choose from; including major names such as Boots, Clinton Cards, Birthdays, Hallmark, Clarks and Sainsburys, together with independent stores such as John Paul Clothing. A market is also held on the Delph every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. The town also has a number of places to have coffee including the Cornishware Coffee Shop, The Yard, The Paramount and much more.

Now Available! A number of walks for the Swadlincote area are available to download from the Visit Peak District and Derbyshire Website.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Currency ExchangeDisabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Accepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Mobile phone coverageGrounds for outdoor activitiesChildren welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Opening details

Swadlincote shops open Monday to Saturday

Location

Directions

See location of Swadlincote on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

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

From the M1 - leave at junction 22 head West on the A511. From the A514 head south from Derby - follow signs for Swadlincote. From M42 leave at junction 11 follow A444 following signs

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 7 miles from Burton upon Trent station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Currency ExchangeCurrency Exchange
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Mobile phone coverageMobile phone coverage
  • Grounds for outdoor activitiesGrounds for outdoor activities
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted