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Rawdon Road
nr Swandlicote
DE12 6GA

Tel: 01283 216633

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CONKERS, the award winning attraction at The Heart of the National Forest, a unique mix of indoor and outdoor experiences to keep you and your family engaged for hours.

In the Discovery Centre there are four discovery zones designed for children and adults of all ages, over 100 interactive exhibits, the Enchanted Forest Adventure Play area with scary troll, bats and spiders, the interactive forest floor and the simulated tree top walk – a moving bridge through the skies. NEW FOR 2017 enjoy our exciting 4D cinema experience – opening Easter (visit our website for opening date. CONKERS also runs a number of activity programmes during the school holidays.

Enjoy the great outdoors and explore over 120 acres of the picturesque grounds including maturing woodland, lakes and gardens. There are 23 different outdoor activities including the 450 metre barefoot walk. Visitors can walk along sculpture trails or through a wonderful wildflower glade, try out the challenging eighteen stage activity course, climb to the top of the sky viewing tower for a treetop panorama or play in the Playdale Adventure and Twisty Towers playgrounds.

There’s also the new Aerial Adventure with high and low ropes, climbing wall, 110 metre zip wire and power-fan descender (please note there is an additional charge for the Aerial Adventure activities).

There’s a fun packed programme of events from Santa’s Winter Wonderland through to live music in the covered amphitheatre and Halloween and Firework Nights!

Conkers offers a great day out at excellent value!

Education programmes linked to the National Curriculum - Learning Outside of the Classroom accredited

New for 2017 4D Cinema Experience!

The new 4D Cinema Experience brings a whole new dimension to the visitor experience at CONKERS.You are immersed into a world of special effects including lightning and smells! This creates the ultimate cinematic experience. The first show is “The Little Ant Adventures” – a short animation but full of surprises. In Little Ants Adventure, families will ‘meet great friends, Qin and Ding as they try to fly and end up hurtling through the forest using a leaf as their mode of transport’. Cinema-goers will ‘follow them as they slalom through the branches and swim through the river on a rollercoaster journey, brushing with nature at its best’.



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