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Burton-on-Trent is a historic brewing town located on the banks of the River Trent. At a point in history, Burton-on-Trent was producing over a quarter of all the beer being drunk in the UK, before the industry declined in the early 20th century. Ale aside, Burton has a lot to offer potential residents, including great schools, a central location, strong amenities and wonderful countryside.
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Moving to Burton-on-Trent
Burton-on-Trent has a high percentage of first-time buyers laying roots in the town. This starts a chain and the housing market has become very buoyant due to this as people buy and sell. Two bedroom terraced homes start at £70,000 and the top end properties, usually large detached homes on the outskirts, tend to hit £500,00 on average.
Whether you want to buy or rent, there is a variety of residential properties in Burton-on-Trent. Modern town centre apartments give way to large Victorian townhouses and popular estates are rich with modern semis.
There is a strong rental market in the town and the leafy suburbs is where you will find the highest concentration of homes up for grabs. The modern estates and nearby villages also present prime residential locations for renting.
Days Out in Burton-on-Trent
A fun day for all the family is National Forest Adventure Park. There is a mix of indoor and outdoor attractions, as well as a farmyard which is home to goats, pigs and Shetland ponies. Children can get hands on by bottle feeding spring lambs or helping the farmers milk the cows. Go-karting, mini gold and adventure playgrounds are also on the cards!
If you want an insight into Victorian Burton-on-Trent visit Claymills Victorian Pumping Station. It is run by passionate volunteers and you will be captive as they show you how the station was used in times gone by. Just keep your nose pegged for the sewage treatment process!
Lastly is National Forest Llama Trek. Visitors can groom and hand-feed the friendly llamas before taking them on a trek through the forest. Each of the seven llamas has their own personality and you will get to learn a lot about the species.
Transport Links Burton-on-Trent
The A38 is the main arterial road slicing straight through Burton. This allows drivers to get to Derby in the north and the M6 for Birmingham in the south. The M42 and M1 are also nearby. There are also a number of local and regional bus services.
Burton’s railway station is located just off of the A5121 and has two platforms. The station lies on the route between Derby and Birmingham. Trains travel to the likes of Cardiff, Birmingham, and Nottingham. As well as locations further away such as Bristol, Plymouth, Leeds, Newcastle and Edinburgh.