Burton-On-Trent is a bustling historic town that has a lot to offer visitors. With easy access via extensive rail links, courtesy of the cross-country route, travellers from London can be in the town center within 2-hours. If your journey begins in the North there are also direct trains from Birmingham, Nottingham as well as other major cities. Whether you decide on a day trip or a longer visit there is plenty to keep you occupied within this lively town and it’s surrounds, including a wide variety of restaurants nearby Burton-On-Trent station.
On April 12th, 1200 King John granted a royal charter to hold a market every Thursday in the town. Much to the delight of ‘shopaholics’, Burton-on-Trent now holds an indoor market every Tuesday-Saturday, as well as an outdoor market every Thursday-Saturday from 8:30am–4pm. The stalls are located in and around the historic market hall built in 1883. For those who want a more formal shopping experience check out Cooper Square, a large indoor shopping center 10-minutes walk from Burton-on-Trent rail station. While there do keep an eye out for the impressive sculpture ‘The Burton Cooper’, commissioned in 1977 and designed by esteemed artist James Walter Butler MBE RA.
Browsing the market stalls and shops is a great way to work up an appetite, and there are numerous places to eat near Burton-On-Trent station. To make things easier for you Go Dine has compiled a list of restaurants complete with menus, photos and reviews that are within a 2-10 minute walk of the station. However, they also list plenty of restaurants slightly further out if you wish to explore more of picturesque Derby. With a wide variety of cuisines covering British, Indian, hearty Italian, Greek, classic French and even Mexican, your taste buds are sure to be tickled.
Brewing is at the very heart of Burton-On-Trent and for those interested there are several brewery tours available. The National Brewery Centre and The Marston’s Brewery Tour give insight into Burton’s well-deserved reputation in the industry. Why not make the most of some the UK’s finest ales and craft beers by pairing them with fresh, local ingredients on offer at restaurants near Burton-on-Trent station? There are many more sites to see including the impressive Claymills Victorian Pumping Station, one of the most complete Victorian pumping stations in the country and of course the National Memorial Arboretum, which is well worth a visit. Make the most of your time in Burton-On-Trent by planning your dining experiences beforehand, if you book online with Go dine you can earn free meals!