Fun for the family

With beautiful countryside, swathes of young and mature woodland and attractions aplenty, there is plenty to keep you and the family entertained in South Derbyshire.

You can visit one of our many attractions, go walking or cycling, head to one of our parks or Rosliston Forestry Centre and explore The National Forest.

If you are looking to make some memories, without having to travel for miles, here are a few other ideas to get you started:

Swadlincote Ski and Snowboard Centre

All-year round fun includes the 650m Cresta Toboggan run and sno-tubing on the viper slide at the Swadlincote Ski and Snowboard Centre. The Alpine Lodge offers refreshments.


Swadlincote Golf Centre provides a friendly environment open to everyone from regular golfers to complete first timers. Broughton Heath Golf Club offers an 18-hole, par three golf course set over 42 acres of land incorporating lakes, trees, and ditches.

Horse riding

If you have a family that likes horse riding, or would like to give it a go, trot along to Barleyfields Equestrian Centre, Etwall; Hargate Equestrian, Hilton; Holme Farm Equestrian , Scropton; Knowle Hill Equestrian Centre, Ticknall or Scropton Riding and Driving Centre.

Field Sport, Melbourne

Field Sport is an award-winning outdoor activity centre offering outdoor activities, including clay pigeon shooting, archery, air rifle shooting, pistol shooting, Bushcraft, Zombie shooting and firearms/shotgun courses.

If you are looking for further inspiration, contact Visit South Derbyshire on 01283 223333.


Swadlincote Golf Centre tutorial
Swadlincote Golf Centre tutorial