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Rosliston Forestry Centre

Burton Road | Rosliston, Swadlincote DE12 8JX, England
01283 563483
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Ranked #2 of 12 attractions in Swadlincote
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Forests, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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English first
Birmingham, UK
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We've been to Rosliston twice now. My daughters are 2.5 and just over 4 and they LOVE it there. Just £2.50 to park the car and there are playgrounds and walks galore. We always treat ourselves to a cuppa and an ice-cream in the cafe. Last time we went we were there for five hours. Perfect for the summer holidays!

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Tamworth
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

It was a great place to go with our dogs and daughter. Great picnic area as well as a well priced cafe. Theonly thing I could be critical about was that as first time visitors it wasnt clear on the map where to go for the walks - we found our way around but think we probably missed quite a... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I purchased a groupon deal for a falconry experience for my husband which we booked and used last month. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the birds are lovely. Well worth the groupon deal. The surrounding themselves are gorgeous, great for dog walks, it has an on site cafe but you are welcome to bring your own picnic... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We have attended twice recently and used the restaurant which is fine for regular food and drinks. The best bit was taking my son to see the Birds of Prey experience - superb and very professionally done by James. He knows his stuff and involves everyone present. There is a good variety of birds which usually culminates with the superb... More

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burton on trent
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133 reviews 133 reviews
27 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Called in on passing and walked round the forestry, Lovely setting and sitting by the lake on a sunny afternoon was very relaxing The cafe offered a variety of food and coffees Will be making a return visit very shortly

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

We decided to take a picnic for Father's Day, we sat down near the children's play area so my two daughters could go and play. Unfortunately my youngest daughter wouldn't even go near the park due to the noise of two strimmers coming from it. At times it was like the children trying to play, were in the way of... More

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Derby
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

What an amazing place our daughter booked Falconery Experince for me and my husband the lady in charge of all these birds of prey so knowledgable. We were all able to feed and handle a collection of owls and hawks to include the newest 'trainee' Gomez can recommend this experience to anyone. The centre set in nice grounds with a... More

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Tamworth, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Lovely place to go with the family nice walk great for dogs park for kids and indoor ball park. Birds of prey and herb garden. Also have fishing and lodges to stay in nice restaurant too very relaxing place well worth a visit

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Good experience great place for picnic and a nice children's play area and nice walks . . It had a food/craft fair which was a nice friendly event and found the staff very friendly and helpful .

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I took my mother for coffee , Untidy place, Restaurant very poor, I suppose for children it is a good place to take them with lots of activities going on Throughout the summer

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