Below are a few suggestions of places to stay within easy reach of our croquet lawns at Moira. All distances are approximate. Please note that most of these options are suggestions, and not necessarily recommendations. Any feedback, corrections or additions to the list would be welcome. Click on the name of an establishment to visit their website.
National Forest YHA, a modern eco-friendly hostel, only 300 yards along/across the road from the club. Prices vary according to demand, and can be viewed on the website. Open to members and non-members of the YHA; members get a 10% discount.
Bath Lane, Moira, Swadlincote DE12 6BD. Tel. 01283 229662
Conkers/National Forest Camping & Caravan Club site, only 300 yards along/across the road from the club, next to the YHA.
Extra charge for non-CCC members.
Bath Lane, Moira, Swadlincote DE12 6BD. Tel. 01283 224925
Sealwood Cottage Vineyard Camping & Caravan Site, near Linton, 3 miles from the club. A campsite on the site of a wine-producing vineyard in the heart of the National Forest. Minimum stay 2 nights at weekends.
Sealwood Lane, Linton, Swadlincote DE12 6PA. Tel. 01283 761371
Beehive Woodland Lakes Camping, near Rosliston, 5 miles from the club.
Need to pre-book. Minimum stay 2 nights at weekends.
Beehive Woodland Lakes, Rosliston, Swadlincote DE12 8HZ. Tel. 01283 763981
HOTELS and B&Bs
The Cedars Guest House, Ashby. Family-run guest house, 5 mins walk from Ashby town centre. 3 miles from the club. Recommended by a visiting player in 2015 as “very welcoming, and a good breakfast”.
60 Burton Road, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 2LN. Tel. 01530 412017
Clockmakers House, Ashby. An old house in a peaceful conservation area in Ashby town centre, 3 miles from the club.
8 Lower Church Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 1AB. Tel. 01530 417974
The Beeches, Ashby. A modern pub with en-suite rooms on the outskirts of Ashby, 3 miles from the club.
114 Burton Road, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 2LP. Tel. 01530 415423
Smithy Studio, Ashby. A luxurious suite in a converted 18th-century forge, 5 minutes’ walk from Ashby town centre, 4 miles from the club. “A wonderful B&B” – visiting player in 2017.
41a Wood Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 1EL. Tel. 01530 560166
Measham House Farm, near Measham. A Georgian farmhouse, 4 miles from the club.
Gallows Lane, Measham, Swadlincote DE12 7HD. Tel. 01530 270465
Manor Farm B&B, Coton-in-the-Elms. A Grade II listed Georgian farmhouse in Coton village, 4 miles from the club.
Lullington Road, Coton-in-the-Elms, Swadlincote DE12 8EP. Tel. 01283 760340
Best Western Appleby Park Hotel, M42 Junction 11 (Appleby Magna). A modern hotel just off the M42, 4 miles from the club.
Appleby Magna, Tamworth DE12 7AP. Tel. 01530 279500
Forest Court near Ashby. Accommodation in a courtyard setting, next door to the Tap House country pub, 5 miles from the club.
Annwell Lane, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 2TA. Tel. 01530 413604
Keepers Cottage Lodge near Bretby. A former lodge house to Bretby Hall. On the A511 between Burton and Swadlincote, 5 miles from the club.
Bretby Park, Bretby, Burton-on-Trent DE15 0QG. Tel. 01283 223868
Premier Inn (Ashby), A42 Junction 13 (Flagstaff Island). A modern hotel just outside Ashby, 5 miles from the club.
Flagstaff Island, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 1DS. Tel. 0871 527 8026
Premier Inn (Stanhope Arms) near Bretby. On the A511 between Burton and Swadlincote, 5 miles from the club.
Ashby Road East, near Burton-on-Trent DE15 0PU. Tel. 0871 527 8176
Appleby Inn Hotel, Appleby Parva. A family-run hotel on the A444, 5 miles from the club.
Appleby Parva, Swadlincote DE12 7AP. Tel. 01530 270463