Explore Historic Attractions in Burton
Situated on the River Trent in East Staffordshire, Burton Upon Trent is a great place for a short break. The town and surrounding areas offer a variety of unique attractions, entertainment for families, and attractions for varying ages and interests. If you are planning a trip to Burton, you may want to consider hotels near Victoria Station in Donnington & Alton Towers.
Stay Near the Attractions
When planning a break, travellers often find that staying within a fairly short distance of the attractions is most convenient. As you are comparing Burton hotels, Holiday Inn Express Burton Upon Trent is situated near the city centre, local attractions, theme parks, shopping, and dining, making it an excellent choice for business travellers, couples, or families.
The National Memorial Arboretum honors and remembers those who serve now and have served our country in the past. More than 50,000 trees have been planted and 200 memorials established in memory of servicemen. Visitors find it lovely to stroll through the peaceful and breath-taking natural surroundings and remember loved ones. Donnington Park is among the most poplar racing circuits in the UK and hosts prestigious racing events in car, truck, and superbike racing.
Fun Places for Families
Alton Towers is among the UK's top theme parks. The park consists of 12 themed lands, fun rides for all ages, and beautiful scenery. There are playgrounds and slides for the littler ones, as well as roller coasters and faster rides for older and more adventurous family members. Drayton Manor is a theme park and zoo with Thomas Land for little kids, thrill rides, as well as the opportunity to have an animal experience or be a zoo keeper for a day.
Spend Some Time Outdoors
There are opportunities to enjoy time outdoors and participate in physical activities and sports. Visit St. George's Park national forest and the new home of the National Football Centre, take a 25 minute drive to Tamworth Snowdome for snowboarding, or enjoy a round of golf at Branson Golf and Country Club.
The Best Shopping
While there are shops in the town centre, for serious shopping, spend an afternoon at Westfield Shopping Centre. Most of the shops are indoors, but there are some outdoor shops surrounding the centre. There is an indoor cinema, restaurants, late night shopping on Thursdays and Fridays at more than 200 stores, including top brands, such as Boots, Carks, JD Sports, Thomas Cook, Quiz, and many others.