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Conkers

Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Conkers

In the Discovery Centre there are four discovery zones designed for children and adults of all ages, over 100 interactive exhibits, the Enchanted Forest Adventure Play area with scary troll, bats and spiders, the interactive forest floor and the simulated tree top walk - a moving bridge through the skies. NEW FOR 2017 - enjoy our exciting 4D cinema experience - opening Easter (visit out website www.visitconkers.com) for opening date.  CONKERS also runs a number of activity programmes during the school holidays.

Enjoy the great outdoors and explore over 120 acres of the picturesque grounds including maturing woodland, lakes and gardens. There are 23 different outdoor activities including the 450 metre barefoot walk. Visitors can walk along sculpture trails or through a wonderful wildflower glade, try out the challenging eighteen stage activity course, climb to the top of the sky viewing tower for a treetop panorama or play in the Playdale adventure playground. 

There's also the new Aerial Adventure with high and low ropes, climbing wall, 110 metre zip wire and powerfan descender (please note there is an additional charge for the Aerial Adventure activities).

There's a fun packed programme of events from Santa's Winter Wonderland through to live music in the covered amphitheatre and Halloween and Firework Nights!

CONKERS offers a great day out at excellent value!

Education programmes linked to the National Curriculum - Learning Outside of the Classroom accredited www.visitconkers.com/education 

Facilities

Key
  • Accepts Credit CardsAccepts Credit Cards

  • Advance Booking AdvisableAdvance Booking Advisable

  • Baby Changing FacilitiesBaby Changing Facilities

  • Beer Garden/Outside SeatingBeer Garden/Outside Seating

  • Car ParkingCar Parking

  • Children WelcomeChildren Welcome

  • Children's FacilitiesChildren's Facilities

  • Children's Play AreaChildren's Play Area

  • Coach ParkingCoach Parking

  • Conference FacilitiesConference Facilities

  • Disabled ParkingDisabled Parking

  • Disabled ToiletsDisabled Toilets

  • Educational ActivitiesEducational Activities

  • Gift ShopGift Shop

  • LicencedLicenced

  • Open All YearOpen All Year

  • Picnic AreaPicnic Area

  • Restaurant CafeRestaurant Cafe

  • ToiletsToilets

  • Walking TrailsWalking Trails

  • Welcome Host AwardWelcome Host Award

  • Wheelchair AccessWheelchair Access

Woodland
  • Bus ServiceBus Service

  • Children's Play AreaChildren's Play Area

  • Disabled AccessDisabled Access

  • InformationInformation

  • Mapped for OrienteeringMapped for Orienteering

  • ParkingParking

  • Picnic FacilitiesPicnic Facilities

  • RefreshmentsRefreshments

  • Surfaced PathsSurfaced Paths

  • Toilets on SiteToilets on Site

  • WalkingWalking

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  • Opening times

    Conkers
    Year round (7 days a week)
    10am - 6pm (see website for further details)

    Conkers
    25 & 26 December
    CLOSED

  • Address

    Rawdon Road (B586), Moira, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 6GA

Upcoming Events

ELO Experience
ELO Experience

ELO Experience

01 July 2017

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire


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The ELO Experience plus David Bowie tribute Jean Genie Saturday 1st July 2017

Roy Orbison & The Traveling Wilburys Tribute
Roy Orbison & The Traveling Wilburys Tribute

Roy Orbison & The Traveling Wilburys Tribute

14 July 2017

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire


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Roy Orbison & The Travelling Wilburys - Friday 14th July 2017 Doors open at 7:30pm and show starts at 8pm

Whitney Tribute
Whitney Tribute

Whitney Tribute

15 July 2017, 20.00 to 23.00

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire


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Whitney Tribute – Saturday 15th July 2017 Doors open 7.30pm and show starts at 8pm

Bee Gees Tribute
Bee Gees Tribute

Bee Gees Tribute

22 July 2017, 20.00 to 23.00

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire


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The Ultimate Bee Gees Tribute Show - Saturday 22nd July 2017 Doors open 7.30pm and show starts at 8pm

Magic Of Motown
Magic Of Motown

Magic Of Motown

29 July 2017, 20.00 to 23.00

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire


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The Magic of Motown Celebrating the sounds of a generation – Saturday 29th July 2017 Doors open 7.30pm and show starts 8pm

Super Sonic 70's
Super Sonic 70's

Super Sonic 70's

05 August 2017

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire


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Supersonic 70’s - Saturday 5th August 2017 Doors open at 7.30pm and show starts at 8pm

Talon Best of the Eagles
Talon Best of the Eagles

Talon Best of the Eagles

12 August 2017

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire


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Talon Best of the Eagles plus the Anne Duggan Band Saturday 12th August 2017 Doors open at 6.15pm and show starts at 7.00pm

Sooty Visits Conkers
Sooty Visits Conkers

Sooty Visits Conkers

21 August 2017

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire01283 216633info@visitconkers.com


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The Sooty Show 21st August 2017

(http://www.visitconkers.com/events/the-sooty-show-21st-august-2017--440)

Islands in the Stream
Islands in the Stream

Islands in the Stream

26 August 2017

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire


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Islands in the Stream - the Music of Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers - Saturday 26th August 2017 Doors open at 7:30pm and show starts at 8pm

Total 80's
Total 80's

Total 80's

02 September 2017

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire


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TOTAL 80'S "A CELEBRATION OF A GENERATION"

Live Wire & Limehouse Lizzy
Live Wire & Limehouse Lizzy

Live Wire & Limehouse Lizzy

09 September 2017

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire


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Sensational double bill AC/DC tribute LIVE WIRE and LIMEHOUSE LIZZY Superb Tribute to Thin Lizzy - Saturday 9th September 2017 Doors open 6.15pm and show starts at 7.00pm

Foo5ighters
Foo5ighters

Foo5ighters

16 September 2017

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire


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Foo5ighters – Supported by Guns 2 Roses - Saturday 16th September 2017 Doors open at 7:30pm and show starts at 8pm

Dirty Dancing
Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

22 September 2017

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire


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Dirty Dancing, End of Season Show - Friday 22nd September 2017 Doors open at 7.30pm and show starts at 8pm Tickets £16.00

Bavarian Nights @ Conkers
Bavarian Nights @ Conkers

Bavarian Nights @ Conkers

06 October 2017 to 07 October 2017 | £16.95

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire01283 216633info@visitconkers.com


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Bavarian Oom-pah-pah Nights 6th and 7th October 2017

(http://www.visitconkers.com/events/bavarian-oom-pah-pah-nights-6th-and-7th-oct--408)

Halloween Ball @ Conkers (Adults Only)
Halloween Ball @ Conkers (Adults Only)

Halloween Ball @ Conkers (Adults Only)

27 October 2017 | £24.95

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire01283 216633info@visitconkers.com


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Halloween Ball – Adults Only 27th October - £24.95 Event starts at 7pm. £24.95 per person. Does an evening of frights sound alright, then join us for our Adult Halloween Ball! Arrive to a glass of Halloween Punch and indulge yourself in our devilish buffet, dance the night away to the tunes of Thriller & the Monster Mash with our Resident DJ. If your feeling brave catch a ride on our Ghost Train then take a wonder down to the Haunted Woods, full of Spooky goings on!! Will you return………. Fancy Dress essential so grab your masks and brooms and join us for an evening full of frights!!!

(http://www.visitconkers.com/events/halloween-ball-adults-only-27th-october--455)

Family Halloween Nights @ Conkers
Family Halloween Nights @ Conkers

Family Halloween Nights @ Conkers

28 October 2017 to 31 October 2017

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire01283 216633info@visitconkers.com


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Four Family Halloween Nights at CONKERS Saturday 28th October Sunday 29th October Monday 30th October Tuesday 31st October

(http://www.visitconkers.com/events/four-family-halloween-nights-at-conkers--454)

Winter Wonderland @ Conkers
Winter Wonderland @ Conkers

Winter Wonderland @ Conkers

01 December 2017 to 24 December 2017 | See website

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire01283 216633info@visitconkers.com


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Christmas Winter Wonderland 2017

(http://www.visitconkers.com/events/winterwonderland)

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