Find Us

By car from the South M42

Leave the M42 at J11, travel north west on the A444 towards Burton-on-Trent. After approximately 2 miles, when reaching the village of Overseal turn right at the junction with the B5003 for the Waterside Centre or take the next right at the crossroads and follow this road up to the T junction. Turn immediately right towards Moira and you will find the Discovery Centre entrance approximately 100 yards on your right.

By car from the North A42

Leave the A42 J12, the junction to Measham, travel south to the traffic lights. Turn right on to the B586 towards Moira. CONKERS is clearly signed on the junction with the B5003 at Moira. Travel straight ahead for approximately half a mile for the Discovery Centre entrance or turn left at this junction and follow the road for the Waterside Centre.

Please note directions to CONKERS are provided by brown tourist signs from the A42, M42, A444 and A514.


Free parking for cars and coaches. 

By Bus

The most frequent local bus services runs to Swadlincote Civic Station from Burton-on-Trent and Ashby de la Zouch. The number 9a bus route runs from Burton New Street to Ashby-de-la-Zouch and Swadlincote.  From Swadlincote visitors would need to take a taxi to CONKERS.  No bus service stops at CONKERS.

By Rail

The nearest train station to CONKERS is Burton Upon Trent. 


Rawdon Road (B586)
Nr. Ashby-de-la-Zouch
DE12 6GA
United Kingdom


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