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Conkers

Conkers

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Conkers

Conkers is an award-winning fun world which offers over 30 different terrestrial, aerial, digital, and aquatic activities at the heart of the largest created multipurpose forest in the UK, the National Forest (England).

Be engaged in a unique mix of indoor and outdoor experiences in a rare blend of ancient and newly planted woodland, lakes and gardens. 
Explore the Discovery Centre, which contains over 100 interactive exhibits, the Enchanted Forest adventure play zone, the interactive forest floor and the simulated tree top walk with a slide down the mineshaft. Visit the Waterside Centre to find the exciting three-storey Billy Bonkers play centre, the water play area and an amphitheatre that hosts live music and shows.

Walk over 120 acres through the great outdoors, through wonderful sculpture trails and wildflower glade to the canal basin, the wetland walks and wobbly bridges, the challenging 18-stage activity trail, the invigorating 450 metre barefoot walk, the fantastic ‘Playdale’ adventure play area, and the Twisty Towers play area.

Be a daredevil and have a go at the Aerial Adventure, including a high ropes course with 15 sections, an exciting 10 stage challenge low ropes course for children, a 30ft high climbing wall, 110m zip wire, Powerfan descender, and the chance to climb to the top of the sky viewing tower for a treetop panorama.

But that's not all! You can experience the new and exciting 4D cinema or join in seasonal events including halloween, the annual fireworks spectacular, santa’s winter wonderland experience and summer holiday activities.

Eateries on site include the olive tree and gallery restaurants and the waterside restaurant. Just 10 minutes from J11 on the M42. See the website for the latest timetable, fares and near accommodations.

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Rawdon Road, Swadlincote, DE12 6GA

Tel: +44 (0)128 3216633

Opening Times

Opening Hours From 1st April to 21st September (1 Jan 2017 - 21 Sept 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00
Bank HolidayOpen
Opening Times 22nd September to 31st March (22 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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