Swadlincote is a market town, with a thriving market on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.
There are many local places of interest in Swadlincote and the surrounding area, in the heart of the National Forest, including these we recommend:-
The Vintage Kiosk on Midland Rd, Swadlincote – a modest shop full of affordable vintage furniture and home wares
Helen’s Preserves – locally made, available in the Bluebell Tea Room
Parsnip Acre Primitives – locally made, handmade crafts, look good enough to eat, on sale in the Bluebell Tea Room
Slimming World, Church Gresley – the local Slimming World.
Calke Abbey – lovely gardens, walks, grounds and historic stately house
South Derbyshire Tourist Board – check out other places of interest in the National Forest