Short Break in Burton-on-Trent

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Short UK Stay with Complimentary Breakfast

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  • 1 night stays available Sunday - Friday
  • 2 night stays available 7 days a week (subject to availability)
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About Burton-on-Trent

Burton-on-Trent, a town situated in the heart of England, is renowned for its rich brewing heritage, captivating history, and scenic beauty, making it an ideal destination for a weekend getaway. This Staffordshire town offers a unique blend of cultural, historical, and natural attractions that cater to a wide array of interests, from beer enthusiasts and history buffs to nature lovers and families.

At the core of Burton-on-Trent’s identity is its brewing industry, a tradition that dates back centuries and has profoundly shaped the town's development and character. A visit to Burton is incomplete without exploring its brewing heritage, and there's no better place to start than the National Brewery Centre. Here, visitors can embark on a journey through the history of brewing, from ancient methods to modern production techniques. The Centre not only educates guests on the brewing process but also offers a chance to sample some of the finest ales, providing a sensory appreciation for Burton’s most famous export.

But Burton-on-Trent's appeal extends far beyond its brewing legacy. The town is steeped in history, with landmarks and architecture that narrate stories from its past. St Modwen's Church, located in the market place, is a site of significant historical and architectural interest. Its beautiful stained glass and imposing structure offer a peaceful retreat and a chance to reflect on the town's spiritual heritage. Similarly, the Burton Bridge, spanning the River Trent, serves as a reminder of the town’s strategic importance and offers picturesque views, making it a favourite spot for photographers and romantic strolls.

For those seeking to immerse themselves in nature, the Washlands provide a green oasis in the heart of the town. This network of parks and wildlife areas along the banks of the River Trent is perfect for leisurely walks, cycling, and bird watching. The Washlands feature a variety of habitats, including meadows, woodlands, and wetlands, each supporting diverse flora and fauna. It's a place where visitors can escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and find tranquillity in nature's embrace.

Cultural enthusiasts will find Burton-on-Trent's arts and entertainment offerings equally compelling. The Brewhouse Arts Centre, a cornerstone of the town's cultural landscape, hosts a wide range of performances, workshops, and exhibitions. From live music and theatre to art shows and community events, the Centre is a hub of creativity and inspiration, reflecting the vibrant spirit of Burton's residents.

For those interested in exploring the town’s culinary scene, Burton-on-Trent does not disappoint. The town boasts an array of dining options that reflect its diverse community. Visitors can enjoy traditional British pubs, offering hearty meals and, of course, a selection of local ales. Meanwhile, international restaurants serve dishes from around the world, catering to a variety of tastes and dietary preferences. The town's cafes and tea rooms offer a more relaxed setting, perfect for afternoon tea or a light lunch while soaking up the local atmosphere.

Venturing beyond the town centre, visitors can explore the surrounding Staffordshire countryside, which offers numerous opportunities for outdoor activities. Nearby attractions such as the National Forest and Branston Water Park provide the perfect backdrop for hiking, biking, and wildlife observation, allowing visitors to appreciate the natural beauty of the Midlands.

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