Swainswood Park is situated in the heart of the National Forest. This is a rural, countryside area yet is close to all of the Midlands cities and major networks as well as only 3 miles from the historical town and castle of Ashby-de-la-Zouch. Some local places of interest include the popular family attraction Conkers, which is within walking distance and boasts numerous indoor and outdoor activities for all ages. Drayton Manor Park is within 20 minutes, as is the world famous Belfry Golf Course plus Alton Towers is within a 30 minute drive.
Below are just a few place to visit. (Websites will open in new window)
Alton Towers Theme Park – The UK’s best loved theme park. There is something for the whole family, with tons of terrific roller coasters, rides, amazing live shows, weird and wonderful costume characters. Drayton Manor Theme Park – The UK’s best family theme park with kids rides, family fun, zoo, and thrill rides. Conkers Attraction – Located at the Heart of the National Forest, is a unique mix of indoor and outdoor hands on experiences which keep visitors engaged for hours and open all year. Peak District Tourist Information – There’s always plenty to do the Peak District and Derbyshire, whether you’re uncovering the secrets of the ancient custom of well dressing, participating in a National Park Ranger guided walk, swinging high above the Derwent Valley on a cable car ride at the Heights of Abraham Great ideas for walks in the area – A wide range of easy to follow walks with detailed instructions and maps, through some of the most scenically attractive countryside in the Peak District and Derbyshire. The Belfry Golf course – The Belfry has become synonymous with golf and a Mecca for both professional and amateur players. Visit Derbyshire – Summer or winter, Derbyshire with its glorious Peak District National Park is a fantastic place to visit for family days out, short breaks and holidays.