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Acorns Guest House
 Willington, DE65 6BT



  01283 701422
 
Acorns Guest House offers a warm welcome at homely guest accommodation in the centre of Willington village, on the edge of the Derbyshire Peak District, 1 mile off A38/A50 junction, and 5 miles SW of Derby/5 miles Burton upon Trent.  Excellent breakfasts, using organic and locally-sourced produce as far as possible.  The proprietor is also a mosaic artist who trained in 6th century Byzantine mosaic making in Ravenna Italy.  She runs beginners workshops (with or without guest accommodation) from the Acorns Guest House premises, and arranges master mosaic courses in Ravenna, Italy (guided or unguided).

  

Mercia Marina, Boat house restaurant & bar, with craft shops and farm shop, plus Boat Hire offices and Tea Rooms on the Marina complex (5mins), Co-op Store, hairdresser, vintage clothing and gift shop, coffee shop, doctor's surgery and pharmacy, post office, antiques emporium, florist and beauty salon and 3 food pubs all serving food are 2mins walk. 10mins walk to Betty's Farm and Shop, with excellent butcher counter. Petrol stations on both junctions with the A38 on the outskirtss of the village. Just  25 mins off J28 M1 & East Midlands Airport and close to Rail Station for Derby (12mins) or Birmingham (30mins).  

 

Donington Park (20mins), Toyota and Repton School (2 mins), Rolls Royce (15 mins), Derby University (15 mins), and major Peak District tourist & leisure attractions all within easy reach: Chatsworth House, Kedleston Hall, Calke Abbey, Sudbury Hall and other NT properties.

Drop off and pick up service at cost to EMA airport and Donington Park.

 

A great base for Mercia Marina, events at  Donington Park, walking or cycling in the Peak, riding at the local Hargate riding school or fishing on the River Trent.  Plus there’s speedy road access to all major conurbations of the West and East Midlands (45mins Birmingham).


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