Swainswood Residential Lodges is an exclusive development situated in the heart of the National Forest in the beautiful village of Overseal, Derbyshire and close to all of the Midlands cities and major networks as well as only 3 miles from the historical town and castle of Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

Overseal is a pleasant rural village set within southern Derbyshire on the border of Leicestershire, and is home to just over two thousand people. The village has a primary school, community centre and a local pub called the Robin Hood Inn as well as a post office and a well stocked store.

Some local places of interest include the popular family attraction Conkers, which is within walking distance and boasts numerous indoor and outdoor activities for all ages. Drayton Manor Park is within 20 minutes, as is the world famous Belfry Golf Course plus Alton Towers is within a 30 minute drive.

Below are some of the amenities and local attractions for you to enjoy.

Robin Hood Inn – Popular local has been the only pub in the village since the 1990s. Three distinct areas including a public bar, rear section with pool table and darts board and a large comfortable lounge with a addington station clock dated 1854! Bingo Sunday evening; karaoke last Saturday of month; live music some Friday evenings.

Overseal Memorial Bowls Club – Small & friendly Lawn Bowls Club, by Village Hall. Open to all abilities & ages. Weekend Friendlies & League on Thursday, in Summer.

Alton Towers Theme Park – The UK’s best loved theme park. There is something for the whole family, with tons of terrific roller coasters, rides, amazing live shows, weird and wonderful costume characters.

Drayton Manor Theme Park – The UK’s best family theme park with kids rides, family fun, zoo, and thrill rides.

Conkers Attraction – Located at the Heart of the National Forest, is a unique mix of indoor and outdoor hands on experiences which keep visitors engaged for hours and open all year.

Peak District Tourist Information – There’s always plenty to do the Peak District and Derbyshire, whether you’re uncovering the secrets of the ancient custom of well dressing, participating in a National Park Ranger guided walk, swinging high above the Derwent Valley on a cable car ride at the Heights of Abraham

Great ideas for walks in the area – A wide range of easy to follow walks with detailed instructions and maps, through some of the most scenically attractive countryside in the Peak District and Derbyshire.

The Belfry Golf course – The Belfry has become synonymous with golf and a Mecca for both professional and amateur players.

Visit Derbyshire – Summer or winter, Derbyshire with its glorious Peak District National Park is a fantastic place to visit for family days out, short breaks and holidays.