Overseal

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Tel code: 01283 | code search
Population: 2000
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Overseal is a pleasant rural village set within southern Derbyshire on the border of Leicestershire, and is home to just over two thousand people. It was once part of the District of Seal where many small settlements formed to make both Overseal, and Netherseal nearby. It's mining heritage which played an important role across the years with the growth of the village is not forgotten and can be seen today with the Colliery Winding Wheel which is set outside of the school, the village which was once renowned for it's mineral extraction draws visitors and holiday makers alike as it lies at the centre of the beautiful National Forest. There is a wide range of places to stay from a historic Georgian B&B, cottages, and a campsite nearby. It's surrounded by beautiful countryside where a network of footpaths can be enjoyed together with the close proximity of the National Cycle Path. A stroll around the village will soon reveal an attractive 19th Century church dedicated to St Mathew which has lovely stained glass windows and a tower; at the heart of the village stands the Inn which continues to welcome visitors, there's a Post Office and well stocked General Store for that essential purchase, although the busy Market town of Swadlincote is only three miles or so away.

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Overseal Surgery

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Swainswood Park

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Moira Car Boot

Pub and Bar

Navigation Inn

School

Overseal Primary School

Self-Catering

Bridge House
Swainswood Park

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Robin Hood Hotel (0.09 miles)

Robin Hood Hotel
At the Robin Hood you'll always be greeted with a friendly welcome and a big smile from our staff. This 16th Century Coach House has an old charm with open beams and bags of character. ... More | visit website
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Bridge House (0.59 miles)

Bridge House

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Superbly presented and luxuriously furnished, this attractive cottage stands in an acre of enclosed gardens in the National Forest and 3 miles from Ashby's famous castle and ... More

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Bulls Head (3.75 miles)

Bulls Head
Traditional English pub restaurant in a countryside setting offering very good quality, refurbished en-suite accomodation, which includes flat screen t.v., tea and coffee facilities and WIFI. The pub is located in the heart of The ... More | visit website
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The Royal Hotel (3.84 miles)

The Royal Hotel

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The Royal Hotel is steeped in history and has long been established as one of the best places to stay ... More

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Bretby Hotel & Conference Centre (3.94 miles)

Bretby Hotel & Conference Centre

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Our 39 en-suite bedrooms are beautifully presented and spacious with open views to field and woodland.All are equipped with television, hospitality tray, complimentary toiletries and free Wi-Fi internet access. Services ... More

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Champneys Springs (4.05 miles)

Champneys Springs
Springs offers modern luxury with an exceptionally friendly service. Everything has been designed with relaxation in mind, from the beautiful water walkway to the spacious lounge areas. Surrounded by wide-open park lands, Springs combines light, ... More | visit website
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Queens Head Hotel (The) (4.06 miles)

Queens Head Hotel (The)

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This 17th-century coaching inn is located on Ashby's main high street. Family run, it offers home-cooked English food and a lively weekend nightclub. The Queen's Head Hotel is close to all the ... More

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The Mill Wheel (4.14 miles)

The Mill Wheel

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The Mill Wheel is definitely a ´hot top tip´ and worth a visit. The accommodation is newly renovated and nestled in a classic rustic Derbyshire village, a superb location just ... More

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Premier Inn Burton on Trent East (4.15 miles)

Premier Inn Burton on Trent East
Within easy reach of the A38, A42 and M1. There are beautiful field views and a beer garden to the rear of this hotel. Local attractions include Drayton Manor Theme Park, a cinema complex and ... More | visit website
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Ramada Tamworth Hotel (4.17 miles)

Ramada Tamworth Hotel

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Having undergone an extensive refurbishment in 2007, this 3-star hotel now offers a new reception, bar, restaurant and conference rooms. Ramada Tamworth Hotel - M42, is perfectly located on the outskirts of ... More

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