Burton upon Trent Travel Guide

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Burton upon Trent Things to Do

  • Football

    A first visit to The Pirelli stadium, home of Burton Albion F.C. A division 2 game with Rochdale for us and spoilt as a spectacle by an early sending off for a Rochdale player. 1-0 home win but without the dismissal who knows, 'dale looked by far the better team, the final league table will tell!Anyway it's a decent stadium, comfortable with a...

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  • Andresey Bridge

    Good views of the river can be enjoyed from the three bridges, the main Burton Bridge, the old wood and iron ferry bridge and the footbridge which connects the town centre to Andresey Island, one of the town's parks.

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  • Magistrate courts

    The Court House, is located on Horninglow Street. The building is a masterpiece of architecture. All people should remember that the place is not a must go but must see.

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  • Burton Union System

    Just a few years ago many breweries were still using the traditional "union" method of fermentation that has become forever linked with Burton. Burton Union System is on displayed now outside Bass Museum. It's hard to understand how they managed such a wonderful system.

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  • Brewing Copper

    There is a new brewing copper from Bass, new brewery is placed outside Bass museum. It was built in 1863 and later on in 1984, it was demolished. I have never seen a brewing copper in my life so I found it very interesting.

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  • Museum shop

    The Museum merchandise collection contains selective branded merchandise for the major Coors Brewers Brands including Carling, Caffrey's and Worthington. You could also find different kind of souvenirs.

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  • The Market Hall

    The Market Hall was built in 1883 and has a carving within the pediment over the west entrance depicting King John granting the charter for a weekly market and a three-day fair in 1200. Now a day it is the place to buy your fruits, vegetables and other household stuff.

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  • St. Modwen’s Church

    St. Modwen’s Church is classically inspired and was erected between 1719-1726 by William and Richard Smith of Tettenhall. It is well worth a visit particularly for its interior. Part of the vestry was destroyed in a fire at the turn of the 20th century, and admirably restored with local private, public and charitable monies.

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  • Remembrance

    Garden of Remembrance is named after those people who lost their lives during the Second World War between 1939-1945. Located near Library and river. It has cemetery as well and there are name of people who died during that era.

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  • Technical College

    Burton upon Trent Technical College provides a wide range of courses and has created strong links with the local community and with employers. The members of the corporation are committed to the college and have a good knowledge and understanding of its curriculum.

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  • County court

    County court is located in a beautiful building on Station Road. Do you want to know these details ???The court building is open to the public half an hour before the first hearings are due to begin each day. The counter service is open from 10am to 4pm each weekday. Court deals with, County Court Civil, Divorce, Family and Bankruptcy.

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  • Bass Museum

    The story of Bass begins in 1777, 2hen a gentleman called William Bass opened a brewery in Burton. Since that time Bass has been touching the height of popularity across both ends of Atlantic

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Burton upon Trent Restaurants

  • Brew pub

    Lovely pub, brewery attached, great beers and how a real pub should be?A lunch time visit for us, food from 12 -14 only, large and tasty butties, very good beer - perfect, would love this to be my local

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  • Brewery Tap

    Part of the huge Coors brewery complex and home to the national brewery museum. I'll not mention the politics of the British brewing museum being in the hands of Coors here but a report on a visit to the restaurant on site.Arrived too late for a visit to the museum but I know how beer is made and quite much of it's history too!Friendly tap room...

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  • Great food great ales and great value

    This is a great little restaurant and serves amazing food at a great price, the restaurant is like sitting in a Michelin star place. the staff are very professional and curtious. They have plenty of wines, soft music and the village itself is so peaceful. the bell also has a great bar selling real ales, so it's great for a quick drink before or...

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Burton upon Trent Nightlife

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    by Imbi Updated Dec 8, 2003

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    Lord Burton is just like any other English pub. Variety of drinks and free house. I am sure about weekends but it seemed lively during lunch time.

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Burton upon Trent Transportation

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    by Imbi Written Dec 6, 2003

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    Burton Upon Trent is only 25 miles away from Birmingham International Airport. There are European flights from Birmingham airport. You could also fly to London and it is around 120 miles from London. Burton Upon Trent is connected to surrounding towns and cities by buses.

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Burton upon Trent Shopping

  • Burton Place

    Burton Place is one of the shopping mall in Burton on Trent. It has plenty of national retailers and quality individual shops, which is another excuse to shop around in there.

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  • Shopping Area

    The local council claims that the development of central traffic free shopping precincts with adjoining low priced car parks has established Burton upon Trent as a premier shopping Centre. I do agree with that as there thousands of shoppers.

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  • Crystal

    Crystal factory shop up to 50% discounted from High Street prices. Personalised engraving and gift-wrapping service. New Visitors Centre - see traditional craft of crystal glass making. Free of charge. Thousands of other gift ideas to suit every occasion and budget. It is situated on Burton Street,Tutbury.

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Burton upon Trent Local Customs

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    The first registry office in Britain was opened on 1st January 1875. On the eve of the New Year an employee from Bass spends his night sleeping in the queue to be the first to get Britain's trademark. The famous red triangle was the first in the history of Britain.

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Burton upon Trent Off The Beaten Path

  • Water Park

    Branston Water Park is not just about a lake or water there are different facilities are also available like information centre, playground, toilets, and picnic area and nature trail walk available.

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  • Children playing area

    If your children don’t like water or wetland and wildflower meadow than there is playing area available for them. You could go and enjoy your walk and kids would be happy to play in that playing area.

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  • Tourist information centre

    Branston Water Park has a Tourist information centre to help all the visitors. You could find all relative information about park and woodland.

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Burton upon Trent Favorites

  • Tourist information Centre

    Tourist information Centre is located inside Bass Museum. I was expecting that it would be somewhere in the middle of the town centre or shopping centre. It has all the basic information about Burton on Trent and surrounding area, places of attractions, restaurants, accommodations etc.

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  • Burton Library

    Burton upon Trent Library provides wide variety of facilities to the people. Being almost next to Burton College you could see students hanging around there. Library also holds records relating to the former County Borough of Burton-upon-Trent including records of local authorities, authorities, schools, hospitals. Non conformist churches, local...

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