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.

Explore 120 acres of maturing woodlands, lakes and adventure play areas, go wild and take the 18 stage Assault Course Challenge and try out the 450 metre Barefoot Walk.You can also experience the High and Low Ropes Aerial Adventure* and take a ride on Conkerchoo.

Indoors, delve into the life of a British Woodland with over 100 indoor interactive exhibits. Experience the Enchanted Forest play zone full of adventure and discovery, climbing through the tree tops and along rope walkways! Dont forget to watch a film in our multi sensory 4D cinema.

Or just relax in one of the restaurants and cafes serving a variety of hot drinks, snacks and meals.

New for 2018 the Warren, an underground adventure go to for opening times

There are a number of activity programmes during the school holidays and 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.

* There is and additional charge to use the High and Low Ropes Aerial Adventure

Getting here and parking

On Main Roadway

From the South: M42 leave the M42 at J11, travel north west on the A444 towards Burton-on-Trent. After approximately 2 miles, when reaching the village of Overseal turn right at the junction with the B5003 for the Waterside Centre or take the second right at the next crossroads and follow the road up to the T junction, turn immediately right towards Moira and you will find the Discovery Centre entrance approximately 100 yards on your right. From the North: A42 leave the A42 at the junction to Measham, travel south to the traffic lights. Turn right on to the B586 toward Moira. CONKERS is clearly signed on the junction with the B5003 at Moira. Travel straight ahead for approximately half-a-mile for the Discovery Centre entrance or turn left at this junction and follow the road to the Waterside Centre.

Nearby Station

6 miles from Burton Station

Parking Facilities

  • Free customer parking


Opening Times

Open all year round 10am - 6pm (summer) and 10am - 5pm (winter) Check website for details or call 01283 216633.


  • Baby changing facilities available
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Fully accessible disabled toilet available
  • Gift shop(s) on site
  • Public toilets available


Entering the Building / Attraction

  • There is an automatic door

Children and Babies

  • Baby changing facilities available

Services for the visually impaired

  • Guide dogs allowed
  • The lighting is effective throughout the attraction for visually impaired visitors

Contact Us

Rawdon Road (B586)
Moira Nr. Ashby-de-le-Zouch
DE12 6GA

01283 216633