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Burton upon Trent for true music fans

Burton upon Trent


Burton upon Trent is in the centre of England, in the county of Staffordshire; you can find the town council in Wetmore Road (for further information: The city lies South of Hilton, West of Bretby, East of Abbots Bromley and North of Linton.


It is said that Burton’s origins date back to the 7th century, when the pro-Roman bishop of York established monasteries in this area.


If you love music, Burton upon Trent might as well become your home! Not only the 76 Club hosted worldwide famous bands like Dire Straits and Sex Pistols but Burton is also the home of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, a heavy-metal music festival that attracts almost 20,000 visitors every year.


If you get here from an airport: Luton and Heathrow are the nearest airports (respectively 105 and 132 miles away), while Stansted and London City are more distant (respectively 139 and 152 miles away). Southend and Gatwick are the most distant airports (respectively 166 and 169 miles away). Trains to Derby leave from London St. Pancras, you have to take then the train to Burton. Journey takes up to two hours.


Best hotels in Burton upon Trent are the Holiday Inn and the Three Queens Hotel. Best restaurants in town are The Cock Inn and The Belle Inn. Burton upon Trent is only 34 miles away from Birmingham, where you will find the University of Birmingham.


If you love music, Burton upon Trent is the perfect place!








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