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AmenitiesThere is a Co-operative convenience store close to the development, with Tesco, Morrisons, Asda and Sainsbury’s supermarkets all represented in the town.
For doctors, register with Stretton Medical Centre, less than half a mile from home (Sat Nav DE13 0FS, call 01283 537450) while for dentists, new patients are welcome at Stop the Clock Dental Care (Sat Nav DE13 0AT, call 01283 547411).
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Burton High Street Dental Practice
Church Lane Dental Practice
Stretton Medical Centre
DiningYou’ll find a good choice of friendly pub grub and local restaurants near to Knights Keep, including the Three Queens, The Mill House, and Bilash Spice.
In the town itself, Trip Advisor lists no less than 143 restaurants and gastro pubs, with Pascal at The Vicarage, Favourite Thai, Gurkha Curry Lounge, The Red Lion, The Dial and The Winery amongst the top recommendations.
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Favourite Thai Restaurant
Pascal at The Old Vicarage
EducationAt Redrow, we understand that convenient, quality education is a priority when buying a family home, and at Knights Keep you won’t be disappointed. Both William Shrewsbury Primary and de Ferrers Academy for older pupils, lie within walking distance, so there’s no need to get the car out for the school run. Both are rated ‘good’ by Ofsted, with de Ferrers rated ‘outstanding for teaching and pupil outcomes’.
St Modwen’s Catholic Primary, Outwoods Primary and Scientia Primary Academy offer alternatives for younger children in the town, and are all rated ‘good’, while older children could choose Paget High or the ‘good’ rated Paulet High School.
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The de Ferrers Academy
William Shrewsbury Primary School
LeisureThere’s plenty to keep sports fans amused in Burton, whether you are taking part of just cheering from the stands. Meadowside Leisure Centre has excellent facilities, while Craythorne Golf Course is right on your doorstep. The town’s local football team, Burton Albion, are enjoying an excellent run of form, with promotions in consecutive seasons taking them to the Football League Championship division in 2016/17.
For evening entertainment, head for the multi-screen Cineworld for all the latest releases, or take in some culture at the Brewhouse arts centre. Famous for its breweries, Burton also has some excellent pubs serving real ale fresh from the town.
For a day out with a difference, the thrill rides of Alton Towers theme park are just 26miles away, while the National Space Centre in Leicester is just 29 miles. The Peak District National Park is just 25miles to the north.
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Branston Golf Country Club
The Workout Gym
ShoppingBurton upon Trent has held a weekly market since 1200, and you’ll still find both indoor and outdoor stalls to browse and buy from every Thursday in the town centre. Burton is home to the modern Cooper’s Square and Octagon shopping centres, along with the smaller Burton Place, and also has a good selection of friendly independents as well as all your favourite high street names.
For an alternative shopping experience, try Intu Derby, Three Spires Shopping Centre, Lichfield, or the extensive city centres of Nottingham or Leicester.
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Burton Place Shopping Centre
The Octagon Shopping Centre
TransportKnights Keep lies just of the main A38 Derby to Lichfield road, just 2miles from the centre of town. Derby is 10miles, Lichfield 15miles and Nottingham and Leicester are both around 27miles. The A50 expressway is just 4miles to the north, giving access to the M6 and M1 at either end.
Direct trains from Burton Station reach Derby in just 12mins, Birmingham in half an hour and Nottingham in 40mins. Trains to London, via Tamworth, take just an hour and a half.
For a family holiday or a romantic European city break, both East Midlands and Birmingham airports are within easy reach, at 17miles and 35miles respectively.
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Birmingham International Airport
Burton on Trent Railway Station
East Midlands Airport
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The development location is Guinevere Avenue,Burton-on-Trent,Staffordshire,DE13 0FZ