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Swadlincote, Derbyshire


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 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 


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  • 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

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  • Open All YearOpen All Year

  • Picnic AreaPicnic Area

  • Restaurant CafeRestaurant Cafe

  • ToiletsToilets

  • Walking TrailsWalking Trails

  • Welcome Host AwardWelcome Host Award

  • Wheelchair AccessWheelchair Access

  • Bus ServiceBus Service

  • Children's Play AreaChildren's Play Area

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  • RefreshmentsRefreshments

  • Surfaced PathsSurfaced Paths

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  • Opening times

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

    25 & 26 December

  • Address

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

Upcoming Events

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

Halloween Ball @ Conkers (Adults Only)

27 October 2017 | £24.95

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire01283

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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!!!


Family Halloween Nights @ Conkers
Family Halloween Nights @ Conkers

Family Halloween Nights @ Conkers

28 October 2017 to 31 October 2017

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire01283

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


Winter Wonderland @ Conkers
Winter Wonderland @ Conkers

Winter Wonderland @ Conkers

01 December 2017 to 24 December 2017 | See website

Conkers, Swadlincote, Derbyshire01283

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Christmas Winter Wonderland 2017


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