Family activities

Escape to Burton’s peaceful countryside for your family break, and find your next exciting day out in our guide to staycations. From museums to outdoor and indoor play areas there’s plenty to keep the kids busy!

Plan your family day out in Burton

Visit National Forest Adventure Farm near Burton

Treat your little ones to a fun family day out at National Forest Adventure Farm.

Meet the friendly animals that live on the farm, including chickens, Shetland ponies, donkeys, goats, rabbits, reindeer, and meet the ducks at the duck pond.

There’s plenty of outdoor activities to keep the kids occupied, from jumping pillows to go karts, sand pits, obstacle courses, family crazy golf and more.

Don’t forget to visit the indoor activity centre, with a giant play area for kids and adults, slides, games for under 5s and stop by the restaurant when you’re ready for a break!

How far is National Forest Adventure Farm from Mercure Burton upon Trent?

It’s only a 20-minute drive from our hotel in Burton to the farm.

Do I need to buy tickets?

You’ll need to buy tickets in advance online for the farm.

Stay at our hotel near National Forest Adventure Farm

Treat your family to a getaway at Mercure Burton upon Trent Newton Park Hotel, set within the serenity of the Staffordshire countryside.

Stay in our family-friendly hotel rooms which have space for up to 3 guests, or choose from our twin or double options for 2 guests. You can also request an extra bed or cot for free when booking your break.

Sit down to a family meal in our restaurant, offering a range of breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes, and a special kids’ menu for the little ones. Room service is also available when you fancy relaxing in the comfort of your room.

Hotel guests can access our on-site car parking for free, and you’re welcome to explore our landscapes gardens and grounds.

  • Privilege Room at Mercure Burton Upon Trent Newton Park Hotel