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St Modwen's Church and the Ferry Bridge
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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 in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England

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 d├ęcor. The Grail Court Hotel has a great...
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Premier Inn Burton On Trent Central in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England3 stars

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 in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England3 stars

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 in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England3 stars

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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Riverside Hotel in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England3 stars

Riverside Hotel

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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The Croft in Tutbury, Staffordshire, England

The Croft

Tutbury, Staffordshire, England (2.6 miles, 4.1 km, direction N)
The Croft offers pet-friendly accommodation in Tutbury. It provides free private parking. Composed of 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with bath or shower and shower, this holiday home comes with a TV. A d...
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Mercure Burton Upon Trent, Newton Park in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England4 stars

Mercure Burton Upon Trent, Newton Park

Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England (2.8 miles, 4.5 km, direction NE)
Set in 8 acres of beautiful gardens, yet only 2 miles from the A50 link road between the M1 and M6, this traditional country house Mercure hotel boasts superb views over the Peak District. Free high-s...
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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)
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M6 Toll Junction T5(13.5 miles, 21.7 km, direction SW)
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Burton upon Trent to London(110.7 miles, 178.1 km, direction SE)