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The Mill Wheel B&B

  • 29 Ticknall Road
  • Swadlincote
  • Merseyside
  • DE11 7AS


  • Conference & Meeting Rooms
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Family
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Weddings
  • WiFi

About this property

Nestled in the rustic village of Hartshorne, just a short distance from Burton-on-Trent and the M1, this 17th Century country inn offers AA Rosette accredited dining, delightful accommodation and free Wi-Fi and parking. Bustling with charm and style, it effortlessly fuses contemporary d├ęcor with traditional aesthetic s and still retains many of its original period features, including fully-restored timbered ceilings, stone walls, a roaring log fire and even a working water wheel. The Mill Wheel is renowned for its friendly and efficient service and has garnered a loyal following amongst the country pub community. A true hidden gem, it is a real find for those wishing to explore the scenic splendour of the Derbyshire countryside.

Guests staying at the Mill Wheel Inn can expect a truly authentic experience that embodies all the rustic virtues of traditional village life.
Bright, airy and ever-so homely, each of the 4 en-suite rooms are awash with a lively mix of period charm and contemporary style. Designed with comfort and relaxation in mind, every room comes fully equipped with all the luxuries and conveniences one would expect, including complimentary Wi-Fi access, TV with freeview channels, comfy beds, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities. Twin rooms are available on request.

Known as Derbyshire s best kept secret the Mill Wheel s Restaurant has garnered an impressive reputation among seasoned diners for its impeccable cuisine and relentless commitment to quality. The platitudes speak for themselves, from rave reviews, an AA rosette accreditation and a Five Star Food Hygiene rating this is a restaurant that is sure to seduce even the most discerning of foodies. Specialising in traditional English cuisine, the mouth-watering menu offers a tantalising array of delicious dishes all created using the finest locally-sourced seasonal produce. What s more, the pub has featured in the Camra s Good Beer Guide and serves a distinguished selection of locally brewed real ales. With friendly and efficient service, stylish surroundings and great food & drink at a reasonable price it hits all the right notes, creating a dining experience that is both unique and memorable.

Intimate, rustic and surrounded by some beautiful scenery, the Mill Wheel Inn is the perfect venue for hosting special occasions and celebrations including weddings, anniversaries and birthdays. Factor in some especially outstanding cuisine and the success of any event is practically guaranteed.

The Mill Wheel Inn is nestled in the peaceful village of Hartshorne in Derbyshire. Burton-on-Trent is just a 15 minute drive, Derby is 25 minutes away and it is only 20 minutes from the M1. Both Derby and Burton benefit from excellent rail links to the rest of the country. For those flying in, East Midlands Airport is but a 20 minute drive, alternatively its 40 minutes to Birmingham Airport. The Mill Wheel Inn is perfectly positioned for those wishing to take advantage of all the wonderful attractions that the local area has to offer. Not a 10 minute drive away is the un-stately home of Calke Abbey replete with peeling paintwork and overgrown courtyards. A dramatic testimony to those country houses that did not survive, it offers a fascinating insight in to the journey from grandeur to decay. A little further afield is Staunton Harold Reservoir. This 210 acre reservoir features a delightful wildflower meadow and provides ample opportunities for scenic walks, bird watching, fishing and various water sports. For action-packed fun, Conkers is situated at the heart of the National Forest and is home to a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities that are sure to keep the whole family engaged for hours whatever the weather.
Looking for a spot of retail therapy Then look no further than Burton upon Trent. Featuring a spectacular three enclosed shopping centres visitors can find everything from the latest household names to a whole range of specialist and

Directions to The Mill Wheel Inn

Travelling from the South via the M1, exit at Junction 22 and follow the signs for the A511 towards Coalville then Ashby de la Zouch. Go straight over the A42 / M42 and follow signs for A51 heading for Burton upon Trent until you reach Woodville. From here follow the A514 and after 3-4 minutes the Inn will be on the left.

Travelling from the North via the M1, exit at Junction 23A and head for the A42. Leave the A42 at the junction sign-posted Ashby de la Zouch. At the island turn right heading towards Burton upon Trent until you reach Woodville. From here proceed as above.

Check in and check out times

You can check in from 17:30. You need to check out by 10:30.



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