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Address: 586 Rawdon Rd (B Millennium Avenue | Moira, Ashby-de-la-Zouch DE12 6GA, England
Phone Number: +44 1283 216633
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We where stopping in the campsite near conkers and cycled into Swadlincote via the park, we did take a few wrong paths but did end up in Swadlicote! We ventured around some of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lyn H
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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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196 reviews
155 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there a few years ago and had the most brilliant time. We loved it and the kids loved it. You must visit the area

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We where stopping in the campsite near conkers and cycled into Swadlincote via the park, we did take a few wrong paths but did end up in Swadlicote! We ventured around some of the circular routes on another day and got the hang of the signs. Easy cycling for all ages. Visited the Conkers centre very interesting for families with... More 

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Anyone staying locally over the Christmas period can visit Conkers as we are open through the holidays and there's an inclusive panto shown every day from 27th December to the 2nd January. See our website for details. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I feel I need to write this review as it seems to me that there is so much negativity in the air not only on here but on social media. Saturday was our third visit to Conkers fireworks and I have got to say that it was the best display I've seen from them yet :-) We always arrive early... More 

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and pleased to get some good feedback after the poor reviews. We have now carried out an investigation and have met with the Council's Health and safety Executive team to see what can be improved. We will have a more robust plan for 2017 and the event will be spread out to make more space available.... More 

Coalville, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited conkers fireworks display on Saturday with a group of 6 of us, as we've attended this event for the last three years and have never experienced anything like the previous comments. I can honestly say I had a pleasant experience. Yes it was busy especially when you got through the building but we made our way through a... More 

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We have some good ideas for improving next year's event and making more space available. We will also open earlier. More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited conkers thinking it would be a safe environment for a 3 year old and there would be plenty to do and see, that's was after having done some research and deciding to travel here ... Having parked in a field that wasnt lit with no stewards inside we followed the crowd, with a very excited 3 year old... More 

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this review

We are very sorry you had a poor experience at the fireworks event this year. We are currently investigating what was different ‘on the ground’ this time as we have successfully run this event for over 10 years without concern or issue. We can assure you that we will learn from this year’s event and review our event plan and... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I agree with all the reviews on here regarding bonfire night. Overcrowding was an understatement, you couldn't move or get anywhere, it was dangerous and a fire hazard . Hundreds of people trying to get out with only one small door to get anywhere. The other entrances were blocked by food and the bar. People, kids and babies in pushchairs... More 

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this review

We are very sorry you had a poor experience at the fireworks event this year. We are currently investigating what was different 'on the ground' this time as we have successfully run this event for over 10 years without concern or issue. We can assure you that we will learn from this year's event and review our event plan and... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked online for the fireworks display. I thought it sounded really exciting with fair rides too. I have a disabled daughter and a toddler. It was an absolute nightmare. Pushed and shoved, no space to breathe. Extremely badly organised, a female remember of staff was extremely rude telling us which door to use on the way out. There was... More 

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this review

We are very sorry you had a poor experience at the fireworks event this year. We are currently investigating what was different 'on the ground' this time as we have successfully run this event for over 10 years without concern or issue. We can assure you that we will learn from this year's event and review our event plan and... More 

2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First and last time visiting Conkers. This wasn't a spectacular, just a spectacularly dreadful experience. Driven by profits and with a complete disregard to people's safety this was an awful night and it's hard to know where to start. Poor parking assistance, awful queues to get in and misleading guidance given by staff at the entrance. There should have been... More 

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this review

We are very sorry you had a poor experience at the fireworks event this year. We are currently investigating what was different 'on the ground' this time as we have successfully run this event for over 10 years without concern or issue. We can assure you that we will learn from this year's event and review our event plan and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have to agree with all the reviews on here regarding bonfire night. Overcrowding was one thing, but this was completely out of control. I would be very interested to see what HSE or Fire Service would say about hoarding hundreds and hundreds of people into a room with only ONE small exit, whilst the two other FIRE EXITS were... More 

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this review

We are very sorry you had a poor experience at the fireworks event this year. We are currently investigating what was different ‘on the ground’ this time as we have successfully run this event for over 10 years without concern or issue. We can assure you that we will learn from this year’s event and review our event plan and... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Over crowded. Over priced disgusting food. Delay to the start of 10 ish minutes of rubbish fireworks. When it ended everyone stampeded to the exit. Said on website fair rides only 3 small ones disappointing. Obviously all conkers owners were bothered about was making as much money as possible otherwise it'd have been better organised especially safety wise. 1st and... More 

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Mike S, Manager at Conkers, responded to this review

We are very sorry you had a poor experience at the fireworks event this year. We are currently investigating what was different ‘on the ground’ this time as we have successfully run this event for over 10 years without concern or issue. We can assure you that we will learn from this year’s event and review our event plan and... More 

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