Join The Willington Walkies

Meet at The Dragon at 10.00am for tea/coffee and a breakfast sandwich. Our chosen route is a lovely canal side walk that leads to Mercia marina and back again. Afterwards, why not enjoy a delicious drink and lunch at The Dragon.

All are welcome… Children, friends, families, dogs and  pups.



Mercia Marina

Mercia Marina is located along the Trent and Mersey Canal and there are walks, trails and cycle routes. Also they offer boat trips for all of their customers starting at the marina and heading into the local village of Willington or for a further trip to Stenson Lock where they are host to a drink at their local pub or maybe a tea and cake at the Stenson Lock Café. At the marina there are many shops and eating areas for whatever taste you are looking for, from the Willow Tree Tea Rooms to The Butcher Baker Farm Shop and Coffee House.



The Boot

The Boot, is a 17th Century Coaching Inn, in the historic village of Repton, Derbyshire. It has just been renovated and refurbished, to a very high standard, and now offers luxurious accommodation, award winning classic and contemporary dishes and real ales including Boot Beer – which is brewed in The Boot’s own micro-brewery.

Whatever your reason for visiting Repton and the surrounding area, The Boot has something special to offer.

Your stay will comfortable, relaxing and most definitely memorable and we are confident you are sure to want to return time and time again. All of their rooms have been tastefully furnished to offer luxurious accommodation with your comfort in mind.  Every room has its own character and we offer a variety of doubles, twins and The Mercia Suite, which has accommodation for up to 4 people.




All of their dishes, are the creation of Head Chef, Matt Allsop. Tastes and flavours are the driving force to creating a menu that suits every palate with worldwide influenced dishes and our great British classics.

The relaxed dining experience is complimented by a great selection of real ales, including our own Boot Beer, made in their micro-brewery, and a superb selection of wines and a healthy collection of the finest gins and other spirits.

At The Boot they certainly celebrate good food and our regular gourmet nights and food themed evenings give their customers the opportunity to try lots of different tastes and flavours from all over the world.



A room with a lot of light and king-size bed.
A room with a lot of light and king-size bed.
A room with a lot of light and king-size bed.

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