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Tuesday 28th of March 2017
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The Yews Cottage, Bed & Breakfast

The Yew Trees, 59 High Street, Kegworth, Derby. DE74 2DA
Phone: (01509) 569890
Fax: (01509) 569891
Email: JohnSpeer@hotmail.com
Web Site: http://www.theyewscottage.com

Yews Cottage

The entrance.

Yews Cottage Room

One of the spacious double rooms en suite

Single room £30.00
Single en suite £35.00
Double en suite £50.00

Rates include Continental breakfast

Tourist Information

On a course or just wanting to visit the area then come and stay with us. See below for some interesting places to visit in the heart of middle England.

Airport stopovers:

East Midlands Airport welcomes between 2 and 3 million passengers through its terminal every year and we are only 10 minutes taxi ride away. So when you need a good night's sleep before or after a flight then book in with us.

Donington Park:

At the centre of the UK, Donington Park is a major international Grand Prix class motor racing venue and home to the Donington Grand Prix Collection, the largest collection of Grand Prix cars in the World and we are only 10 minutes taxi ride away. So when you need a good night's sleep before or after an event then book in with us. Motorcycle secure storage is available on site.

Places of Interest:

Ashby de la Zouch. Recorded in the Doomsday Book as a settlement of about 100 people.
Bass Museum. The oldest working micro brewery in Britain. Producing ales from traditional recipes, served in the bars at the museum.
Bell Foundry - Loughborough. A working bell foundry and museum.
Belvoir Castle. Home of the Duke and Duchess of Rutland. Open to the public in the summer months.
Bosworth Battle Field. Where King Richard III was defeated by the future King Henry VII in 1485.
Breedon Church. Perched on top of a 200 feet limestone knoll. Within its walls are some wonderful medieval carvings.
Calke Abbey. Baroque Mansion built in 1701-3. Includes 600 acres of beautiful parkland.
Donington-Le-Heath. Medieval Manor House dating back to the 13th century.
Great Central Railway. Steam railway. Trips and restaurant.
Kegworth Museum. Small well-stocked museum just across the road.
Moira Furnace. A brick structure completed in 1806 to make iron. Now an ancient monument housing an exhibition, how iron making developed.
Nottingham Castle. Museum and Art Gallery. The city of Nottingham has Robin Hood connections and underground caves worth a visit.
Rutland Water. Is a reservoir, Normanton Church now stands half submerged on the edge of Rutland Water. Take a trip on a rented bicycle round the water.
Sherwood Forest. Made famous universally by Robin Hood.
Staunton Harold Hall. Ferrers Centre, craft workshops and art gallery.

Famous People:

Here are a few of the famous people who were born or worked locally.
Francis Beaumont c1585-1616. Grace Dieu, Leicestershire. Poet and Playwright.
Lord Byron c1788-1824. Newstead, his ancestral home in England. Close friend of Thomas Moore c1779-1852, the Irish poet and satirist.
D. H. Lawrence c1885-1930. Born and lived his early life in Eastwood. Nottinghamshire.
A. W. N. Pugin c1812-1652. Architect and Designer. His work locally includes Grace Dieu Manor and Mount St. Bernard's Abbey.

Golf Courses:

There are also some excellent golf courses within a half hour drive and these include The Belfry, Coxmoor, Sherwood Forest, Woolaton Park, Longcliffe, Hollinwell, Sutton Coldfield.


How To Get To Us

By Car from the M1 North

Exit at junction 24 onto the A6 towards Loughborough. Take the first right turn into Packington Hill. At the top of this road turn left into High Street. The Yews is on the right hand side.

By Car from M1 South

Exit at junction 23A. At the roundabout take the third exit onto the A453. After 0.4 of a mile turn right towards Kegworth crossing the south bound carriageway of the A453. You are on Ashby Road which leads into High Street. The Yews is on the right hand side.

By Car from the M42/A42

Exit at the last junction before the A42 joins the M1 (Non Motorway Traffic and Services, A453 Nottingham). At the roundabout take the third exit onto the A453. After 0.4 of a mile turn right towards Kegworth crossing the south bound carriageway of the A453. You are on Ashby Road which leads into High Street. The Yews is on the right hand side.

By Air

East Midlands Airport is 10 minutes taxi ride away. Birmingham Airport is one hour's taxi ride away.

By Railway Station

Loughborough, Nottingham and Derby Railway Stations can be accessed by taxi and bus.

By Car from Loughborough and Leicester

Follow the A6 through Loughborough towards Derby. After entry into Kegworth and after the sharp left bend take the next left hand turn into High Street. The Yews is on the left hand side.

By Car from the M6

Exit junction 15 onto the A50 Uttoxeter, Derby. Cross the M1 to the A6 Loughborough and Kegworth. Take the first right turn into Packington Hill. At the top of this road turn left into High Street. The Yews is on the right hand side.

By taxi

We are about 20 minute's taxi journey from Loughborough



The Yews Cottage, Bed & Breakfast
Phone: (01509) 569890
Fax: (01509) 569891 by prior arrangement.
Email: JohnSpeer@hotmail.com


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