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CONKERS, Adventures in the forest.

CONKERS, the award winning attraction at The Heart of the National Forest, a unique mix of indoor and outdoor experiences to keep you and your family engaged for hours.

At 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 areawith scary troll, bats and spiders, the interactive forest floor and thesimulated Tree Top Walk – a moving bridge through the skies.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 at CONKERS 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 assault course (for visitors aged 13 and over), climb to the top of the viewing platform for a treetop panorama or play in our tremendous ‘Playdale’ adventure playground. Jump on the train and take a ride between the Discovery and Waterside Centres. A great place for all the family!

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

New for 2013 – outdoor adventure programmes and Forest Dweller shows.

CONKERS offers a great day out at excellent value!

Education programmes linked to the National Curriculum - Learning Outside of the Classroom accredited.

http://www.visitconkers.com/education/

Online booking andAnnual Membership Passes are available.

Free car parking.


Description of Facilities

On site toilets, restaurant/cafe (seating 120), licensed, conference/function facilities, all abilities trail, gift shop, picnic area, site ranger/tour guide available (pre booking required), interactive exhibits, assault course, bike hire, events, lakeside walks, train ride, adventure play area. Group activities include ranger programmes, tours, team building, orienteering and ice-breaker sessions.

Disabled Facilities:

Designated disabled toilets and parking.

Loads to see and do key

Accepts Credit Cards Accepts Credit Cards
Baby Changing Facilities Baby Changing Facilities
Car Parking Car Parking
Children Welcome Children Welcome
Children's Play Area Children's Play Area
Coach Parking Coach Parking
Conference Facilities Conference Facilities
Disabled Parking Disabled Parking
Disabled Toilets Disabled Toilets
Educational Activities Educational Activities
Gift Shop Gift Shop
Licenced Licenced
Open All Year Open All Year
Picnic Area Picnic Area
Restaurant/Café Restaurant/Café
Toilets Toilets
VAQAS VAQAS
Walking Trails Walking Trails
Welcome Host Award Welcome Host Award
Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Woodland key

Bus Service Bus Service
Children's Play Area Children's Play Area
Disabled Access Disabled Access
Information Information
Mapped for Orienteering Mapped for Orienteering
Parking Parking
Picnic Facilities Picnic Facilities
Refreshments Refreshments
Surfaced Paths Surfaced Paths
Toilets on Site Toilets on Site
Walking Walking


Upcoming Events

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Conkers Family Fun on May Bank Holiday Weekend!
03 May 2014 to 05 May 2014
10:00 to 17:00

Come and join us at Conkers this May Bank Holiday weekend with daily Ranger activities and craft! We also have the amazing Clown Show on Monday 5th May in our outdoor Amphitheatre. All included in your daily admission fee!

For more information please visit www.visitconkers.com


Whit Week Half Term at Conkers!
24 May 2014 to 01 June 2014
10:00 to 17:00

What ever the weather we have something for all the family to do from indoor Adventure play area through to outdoor Ranger activities, Circus shows, Clip Clop Ponies, Trevor Hills animal roadshow and the return of Sumlime Science! All actvities are included in your daily admission fee!

For more information please visit www.visitconkers.com


Bon Jovi UK
24 May 2014
19:30 to 23:00

Come and see the electrifying, totally live show Bon Jovi UK one of the top tribute bands in the UK, with covers of all the major hits from 'Runaway' to 'Have a nice day' and lots more! This show is not to be missed! Held in our Waterside Amphitheatre.

Adults £12 Children £7.50 Family of four £26.00 For tickets please visit www.visitconkers.com or call 01283 216633 ext 0


ELO- Electric Light Orchestra + TREX
31 May 2014
18:00 to 23:00

The ELO Experience is a superlativemusical outfit featuring performers who clearly adore the music of Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra. Let them take you on a rollacoaster ride of musicalnostalgia that embraces all of ELO's finest recordings.

For tickets call 01283 216633 or visit www.visitconkers.com £23.50 per person


'Ragdolls' Jersey Boys & Four Seasons Tribute
14 June 2014
19:30 to 23:00

In recent years, the Jersey Boys has been one of London's biggest stage musical hits and for one night only the Ragdolls will recreate the ironic sounds of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons in Conkers Waterside Amphitheatre.

Tickets £16.00 per person but if you book before 30th April you get the special offer price of £14.00 per person. To book tickets please call 01283 216633 ext 0 or visit www.visitconkers.com


Father's Day Bush Craft Activity
15 June 2014
10:00 to 17:00

For all the Dad's of the family can you take on our Ranger team and make the best survival area in our Bush Craft Activity? All included in your daily admission fee. If you think you can take them on, then please book your space now on 01283 216633 ext 0 or visit www.visitconkers.com for more deatils


Viking Weekend at Conkers
28 June 2014 to 29 June 2014
10:00 to 17:00

Vikings of Middle England are invading Conkers with their frighteningly realistic, exciting & entertaining battle displays. The thunderous clash of steel as opposing forces meet, war cries and visual effect is stunning and it's all included in your daily admission fee!

For more information please visit www.visitconkers.com or call 01283 216633 ext 0


Forever Jackson
02 August 2014
19:30 to 23:00

'Forever Jackson' is THE ultimate tribute to Michael Jackson! The show has become one of the most in demand tributes in the country! This is not to be missed! Held at Conkers Waterside Amphitheatre.

Adults £12 Children £7.50 Family (2+2) £26.00 For tickets please call 01283 216633 ext 0 or visit www.visitconkers.com


'Reach Out' The Magic of Motown
30 August 2014
19:30 to 23:00

The all new, all star 2014 'Reach Out' Tour.... celebrating 50 years of UK No1 Hit Singles! Featuring more chart toppers than ever before, music of the FOUR TOPS, SUPREMES, TEMPTATIONS, JACKSON 5 and lots lots more!!! All held at our Conkers Waterside Amphitheatre.

Tickets £22 per person but if you book before the 30th May you will get the special offer of £20 per person. To book please call 01283 216633 ext 0 or visit www.visitconkers.com


QUEEN UK
06 September 2014
19:30 to 23:00

Enjoy and partake in some of the greatest hits of all time from 'It's a Kind of magic' to 'We will rock you' This high octane show will leave you rocking in the isles from the off!!

Adults £12 Child £7.50 Family (2+2) £26.00 For tickets call 01283 216633 ext 0 or visit www.visitconkers.com




     

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Rawdon Road
Moira
Derbyshire
DE12 6GA

01283 216633

http://www.visitconkers.com

Conkers

Opening times

Conkers, Summer, 10am - 6pm
Conkers, Winter, 10am - 5pm
Conkers, 25 & 26 December, Closed

Admissions

Conkers:
Family: £29.95 (2adults & 2children)

Parking

Free car and coach parking.

Buses

Arriva Midlands North 23 and 27.

Trains

Nearest stations: Burton-on-Trent and Tamworth