Local Amenities

We are lucky to be located in the middle of the National Forest where we are spoilt with lots of exciting places to visit!! From Twycross Zoo, Alton Towers, National Forest Play Centre, National Memorial Arboretum & National Trust Calke Abbey to name a few…

The Bulls Head at Rosliston

A place where you always find a warm and friendly atmosphere. The Bulls Head pride themselves on their service, food and drinks.

They stock Marstons Pedigree and Draught Bass and have guest beers.

There are also a wide range of wines and soft drinks on offer. The menu is traditional pub food, with the emphasis on simplicity and quality. Food is available during the daytime and Sundays only.

www.bullsheadrosliston.co.uk or contact – 01283 761705

The Lounge at The Bulls Head

Barton Marina

Barton Marina is a canal-side attraction with something for everyone.

Situated on the Trent and Mersey Canal in Staffordshire, Barton Marina has fantastic eateries, boutique shops and an art gallery – all with free parking.

Take a leisurely wander around the waterfront, enjoy something to eat or drink or simply take in the atmosphere.

For more information about Barton Marina:

Visit www.bartonmarina.co.uk

Barton Marina

Apple Tree Fine Foods and Deli

If you’ve been enjoying the fresh air and need somewhere to warm up on a cold winter’s day then The Apple Tree Coffee Shop and Delicatessen at Barton Marina makes the perfect stopping point.

Winner of ‘The UK’s Best Hot Chocolate Award’ and National Beverage Standards Association’s Highest Achieving ‘Five Cup Award’ for 2013 and 2014, The Apple Tree is also listed in The Guardian’s ‘Top Ten Best Coffee Shops in the UK’.
Alternatively, if you really want to make it a special event, The Apple Tree offers Champagne Breakfasts and Champagne Afternoon Teas too.

To find out more or make a reservation:

Visit www.theappletreefinefood.com


The Red Carpet Cinema

The Red Carpet Cinema is a delightful independent cinema and Cafe Bar at Barton Marina.

The small two-screen cinema shows mainstream films and some National Theatre productions and lunch, brunch and dinner are available in the Cafe Bar.

The Red Carpet Cinema offers ‘Film and Food Night Outs’ where for £21.95, you can enjoy a delicious two-course meal and watch a film.

To find out more and to check availability:

Visit: www.redcarpetcinema.co.uk

Red Carpet Cinema Foyer


Overnight Stays

If you are only looking for a 1 or 2 night stay in the area, we can recommend some local hotels:


Rosliston Medical Centre: 01283 761527
Swadlincote Surgery: 01283 216091

Local Hospital

Burton Queens Hospital: 01283 566333

Veterinary Surgery

Highland Veterinary Clinic: 01283 566333

Dentist Surgery

Beaufort Dental Health Centre: 01283 566333
The White Horse, Stanton: 01283 221410


Getting around

Rosliston vilage is a 10-15 minute walk from the lodges. Walk along the road that runs to the lodges; in the village you will find a small Co-operative store (opens 7:30am – 8pm). Larger supermarkets can be found in the local town, Swadlincote (approximately 15 minutes drive by car, off of the A444) and Burton-on-Trent (turn left at the site exit and follow the road which will take you directly into Burton (approximately 5 minutes by car).

For maps, addresses and local transport information please visit our Contact Us page.


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