Business | Community & living | Your Council | Environment | Housing | Jobs | Leisure & culture | Planning

Tourist Information Centre - Swadlincote

Tourist Information for The National Forest and Beyond.

Swadlincote TIC Montage - showing Sharpe's Pottery, the TIC and the logos

Swadlincote Tourist Information Centre is located in the popular Sharpe's Pottery Museum on West Street. We serve South Derbyshire and The National Forest. Here you will find all the information you need for events, places to visit, restaurants, where to stay and much more. The TIC also provides details about tourist destinations throughout Britain. A growing range of tickets is on sale for local events and transport.

Find us on the map!

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 10am to 4.30pm
Saturday 10am to 4.30pm
Bank holidays 10am to 3pm

(The office is closed on Sundays).

Please contact us for Christmas and New Year opening times.

A 24-hour touch screen information point is available to provide information when the TIC is closed.

Swadlincote TIC can help you make the most of your visit to the area. We will be pleased to help you with:

  • local and national accommodation bookings
  • places to visit
  • events and what's on information
  • public transport information
  • tickets for local events and transport
  • booking day trips with local coach companies.

A range of souvenirs are available including South Derbyshire tea towels and aprons, Ordnance Survey maps, local interest and history books and locally produced crafts. We also have a range of self-guided walks publications including:

  • 'Five Walks in South Derbyshire' - 2 (+50p postage) 
  • 'More Walks in South Derbyshire' - 2 (+50p postage)
  • 'The Horseshoe Trail' - leaflet 50p (to cover costs)
  • 'Swadlincote: From Pits & Pots to Parks & Woods' - leaflet 50p (to cover costs)

Now in stock: an exciting new range of postcards featuring South Derbyshire villages, South Derbyshire Heritage and The National Forest.

Brochure requests

A range of brochures are published for visitors, available for download below.

To receive a printed copy of any of these, please email with your name and full postal address including postcode (and country if outside the UK) to tic@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk indicating which brochure(s) you would like. Alternatively call the Tourist Information Centre direct on 01283 222848.

Contact details

Swadlincote Tourist Information Centre
Sharpe's Pottery Museum
West Street
Swadlincote
Derbyshire
DE11 9DG

Tel: 01283 222 848
email: tic@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk 

Follow us on Twitter @SwadlincoteTIC

Find us on Facebook


Page ref: LGSL 623

Also on our website

How helpful was this page?   Helpful  Neither helpful nor unhelpful  Not helpful