CRI

1) Claymills Victorian Pumping Station

See original steam engines working in this fascinating Victorian pumping station. Café, bookshop, education centre.

Web: www.claymills.org.uk

2) Burton Canoe Club

Family based clubhouse on the Washlands with kayaks and canoes for members. Training, competition and recreation.

Web:www.burtoncanoeclub.co.uk/‎

3) National Brewery Centre

Experience Burton upon Trent's rich brewing heritage with visitor centre, beer tastings, events and micro brewery.

Web:
www.nationalbrewerycentre.co.uk

4) Trent Washlands

River Trent floodplain wildlife haven with meadows, wildflowers, Hereford cattle, sculpture trails and wheelchair access.

Web: Trent Washlands

5) Brewhouse

The online arts showcase for East Staffordshire

Web:
http://www.brewhouse.co.uk/

6) Shobnall Marina

Pleasant moorings with boat services, handy for Burton's great shopping, eating out and railway station. Web:http://www.jannel.co.uk/

7) Branston Golf & Country Club

18 and 9 hole golf course, Health & Fitness Facilities, Golf Academy, Driving Range, Bar, Restaurant, Golf Shop

Web:http://www.branstonclub.co.uk‎

8) Drakelow Nature Reserve

Open to permit holders. Former gravel pit important for its wetland habitats and wildlife.

Web:
Drakelow Reserve

9) Branston Water Park

Local Nature Reserve lake surrounded by woodland, reedbeds and meadows. Wheelchair access, angling and model boating.

Web:Branston Water Park

10) Newbold Quarry

Active Aggregate Industries quarry with public access being developed amongst wetland and reedbed restoration.

Web:Newbold quarry

11) Barton Marina

Superb waterside destination with restaurants, shops, lakes, fishery, nature walk, garden centre and boat marina. Web:www.bartonmarina.co.uk

12) Borough Hill Farm

Free visits, by arrangement, for groups and schools, to this fascinating working farm, complete with Scheduled Ancient Monument. Phone:

13) Barton Quarry

Hanson, creating water recreation and wildlife habitat following mineral extraction.

Web:Barton quarry

14) Catton Hall

Music, equestrian events, corporate and wedding venue, luxury accomodation and great wildlife by the river.

Web:www.catton-hall.com

15) National Memorial Arboretum

A haven of peace, contemplation and hope, National Memorial Arboretum is the UK's year-round centre of Remembrance. Web:www.thenma.org.uk

16) Croxall Lakes

Former gravel workings alongside River Mease developed as a nature reserve with important wetland and grassland habitats.

Web:www.staffs-wildlife.org.uk

17) Whitemoor Lakes Action Centre

Whitemoor Lakes Action Centre. Web:www.actioncentres.co.uk

18) Microlight School

Get a birds-eye view of the Central Rivers area! Trial lessons available for all. Web:

www.microlightschool.org.uk

19) Alrewas Quarry

Lafarge Alrewas Quarry - Creating wildlife habitats and public amenity through careful mineral extraction and restoration. Web:www.lafarge.co.uk

20) Fradley Junction

Lovely café and nature reserve with nearby caravan park by Coventry and Trent and Mersey canals. Web:www.waterscape.com

21) Elford Hall Walled Gardens

Be part of this great community project restoring a Georgian walled garden. Or just visit!. Web:

www.elfordhallgarden.org.uk

22) Woodhouse Community Farm

Visit this fascinating smallholding with a productive Walled Garden and Capability Brown landscaping. Open Tuesday and Saturday afternoons.

Web:http://www.woodhousecommunityfarm.co.uk‎

23) Fisherwick Lakes

Interesting and challenging game and coarse fishing. Picturesque and great value for money. Web:www.fisherwicklakes.co.uk

24) Elford Quarry

JPE are completing this restoration, to include leisure, wildlife and footpaths, and also recycling aggregates. Web:www.jpeaggregates.co.uk

25) Tamworth Castle and Pleasure Grounds

Superb castle and grounds overlooking beautiful floral terraces and river, ideal for picnics and walks. Web:www.tamworth.gov.uk

26) Egg Meadow

Enjoy this beautiful wild flower meadow in central Tamworth and its circular cycle route. Access: From the Snow Dome car park. Web:www.tamworth.gov.uk

27) SnowDome Tamworth

The ultimate snow, ice & leisure experience. Web:www.snowdome.co.uk

28) Borrow Pit Lake

Explore this wildlife haven in central Tamworth with spectacular views of the river.

Web:http://www.staffs-wildlife.org.uk

29) Fazeley Mill Marina

Moor at this delightful oasis of calm, surrounded by mature trees and grass banks. Web:www.canalmarinas.com

30) Dosthill Park Local Nature Reserve

A hidden jewel! Walk, play or just sit and watch the river….


Web:
http://www.staffs-wildlife.org.uk

31) Dosthill Diving Centre

Dive in crystal clear water amidst beautiful geology, native crayfish and fish at this top inland centre. Web:

http://www.divedozzi.com/photos.html

32) Drayton Manor Park

The UK's best family theme park with kids rides, family fun, zoo, and thrill rides.

Web:www.draytonmanor.co.uk

33) Middleton Lakes

Relax or play…find a wild space to suit your mood on this beautiful restored gravel quarry.

Web:www.rspb.org.uk

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