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About Burton upon Trent
An attractive multi-arched bridge spans the waters of the River Trent at Burton-upon-Trent where centuries ago Benedictine monks discovered the water to be ideal for brewing beer. The monastery no longer exists but Burton continues to be recognised for the qualities of its excellent ale.
The Bass Museum (now the Coors Centre) tells the story of the brewing industry from its early interception. Here visitors can see a micro brewery, Shire horses and historical drays, and in the brewing gallery there are displays of original brewing equipment from the 19th-century to the present day. For added interest there is a Robey Engine, one of a pair made in Lincolnshire in 1905 and a fascinating vehicle collection. There is all this and much more including an Edwardian Bar which offers the opportunity to play shove-ha-penny and dominoes. The Coors is a memorable experience with something for everyone, there is even a temporary exhibition area which displays changing exhibits. Your visit can be rounded off by a tasty meal and a glass (or two) in the Bar Restaurant, or weather permitting, take advantage of enjoying a picnic in a specially designed picnic area.
Burton-on-Trent is an attractive town, it has a pleasing market place surrounded by pleasant properties, some being timber-frame black and white. You only have to turn your eye's above the lively shop fronts to note the graceful architecture and age of many of the buildings. One of the town's most pleasant inns is the picturesque Abbey Inn with its handsome tall chimney pots, interesting brick work and decorative timbers.
The Church of Saint Modwen was built in 1726, this is dedicated to an Irish Princess who preached in the area in the 9th-century. This is a beautiful old church with many interesting church treasures - it is well worth seeing.
Other places of interest include Claymills Pumping Engines at Claymills, and nature lovers should visit Beehive Farm at nearby Roslington.
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Grail Court Hotel
Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England (0.6 miles, 1.0 km)
In the town centre of Burton upon Trent, in the heart of the Midlands, this hotel and restaurant is a historic Grade II listed building, dressed in Arthurian décor. The Grail Court Hotel has a great...
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Premier Inn Burton On Trent Central
Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England (0.9 miles, 1.4 km)
Located in the city centre, Premier Inn Burton On Trent Central is just a 5-minute drive from Grosvenor Shopping Centre Fund. Burton-on-Trent railway station is only 2km from the hotel....
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Three Queens Hotel
Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England (0.9 miles, 1.4 km)
The Three Queens Hotel is set in Burton-upon-Trent, an area best known for its brewing industrial heritage. Within the 16th century walls of the hotel is a bar, a restaurant and a 24-hour reception....
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Holiday Inn Express Burton on Trent
Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England (1.2 miles, 2.0 km, direction SW)
The Holiday Inn Express Burton on Trent is situated on the A38, just south of Derby and the A50 spine road. The hotel is located in Centrum 100 Business Park....
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Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England (1.7 miles, 2.7 km, direction SW)
With a bar and restaurant, Riverside Hotel sits in the Staffordshire village of Branston on the banks of the River Trent. It has its own private island, coarse fishing rights and moorings, with views ...
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|Burton-on-Trent Station||(0.3 miles, 0.6 km)|
|Tutbury & Hatton Station||(4.1 miles, 6.6 km, direction NW)|
|M42 Junction 11||(9.1 miles, 14.7 km, direction SE)|
|East Midlands Airport||(13.4 miles, 21.6 km, direction E)|
|M6 Toll Junction T5||(13.5 miles, 21.7 km, direction SW)|
|Birmingham International Airport||(24.8 miles, 39.9 km, direction S)|
|Burton upon Trent to London||(110.7 miles, 178.1 km, direction SE)||
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