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Mercia Marina

Findern Ln, Willington, Derby DE65 6DW, UK

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About Mercia Marina

Mercia Marina Is Derbyshire's largest waterside marina attraction, shopping, and holiday destination with more than 20 businesses, 11 shops, 2 restaurants, 2 coffee houses and so more.  The marina is host to The Boardwalk, the perfect place for a day out or relaxing for a few hours.

Attractions near Mercia Marina

Claymills Victorian Pumping Station5.17km from Mercia Marina

Claymills Pumping Station, a former steam-powered, sewage pumping station, built between 1884 and 1886 to designs by James Mansergh.  There are four huge pumping beam engines, two of which currently work, a large steam driven workshop where you can see engineers and a blacksmith in action. It was one of the iconic attraction in this area which paves light to the history.

Foremark Reservoir6.06km from Mercia Marina

Foremark Reservoir is a reservoir in South Derbyshire owned by Severn Trent which is also a 230-acre (0.93 km2) nature reserve open to the public for walking, fishing, bird watching, and horse riding.  One of the iconic attractions where you can spend some nice time in the middle of nature.

The National Brewery Centre7.9km from Mercia Marina

The National Brewery Centre Museum  is a museum and tourist attraction adjacent to the Bass Brewery in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England. It incorporates large elements of the original Bass Collection. Learn about the legendary Bass family and their role in the development of brewing. The museum also celebrates the social history of the development of brewing - the real life experiences and stories of the people who helped to build Burton's world-renowned brewing reputation.

Stapenhill Gardens8.72km from Mercia Marina

Stapenhill Gardens is a very popular local park, consisting of formal gardens, open grassland and woodland plus a popular play area. Its main feature is a giant artificial swan with all flowers planted in it. The site is mostly woodland, lawns, wild meadows and formal flower beds with trees and shrubberies. Its arboretum is near St Peter's Church and riverside steps lead to a swan feeding area.

Tutbury Castle9.15km from Mercia Marina

Tutbury Castle is a largely ruined medieval castle at Tutbury, Staffordshire, England, in the ownership of the Duchy of Lancaster. It is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. People who have stayed in the castle include Eleanor of Aquitaine and Mary, Queen of Scots, who was a prisoner there. The castle ruins are open to the public and are a popular tourist destination, hosting many special exhibitions and features throughout the year.

Staunton Harold Reservoir9.45km from Mercia Marina

This beautiful 210-acre reservoir was built in 1964.  It has a visitor center and wildflower meadow. You can enjoy bird watching, dinghy, and sailboarding with the Staunton Harold Sailing Club.  The reservoir also includes two nature reserves, coarse fishing and the Staunton Harold Sailing Club. Has an events programme and features a large adventure play area.

Where is Mercia Marina

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Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England. A substantial portion of the Peak District National Park lies within Derbyshire, containing the southern extremity of the Pennine range of hills which extend into the north of the county.