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Main Street, Snarestone, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 7DB

Animal Farm Park with Alpacas , Pigs and Chickens. Wool Shop and Tea room also on site.

 

Ibstock, North West Leicestershire, LE67

Cycle route that is 100% off-road and is made up of a network of surfaced paths. Shops and pubs are located in Ibstock itself.

  • Access: 100% off road
  • Miles: 1
 
National Memorial Arboretum

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Croxall Road, Alrewas, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 7AR

The Arboretum provides a relaxing place where current and future generations can remember loved ones, whilst wandering through growing woodland.

 
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Conkers, Millennium Avenue, Rawdon Road, Moira, Swadlincote, Leicestershire, DE12 6GA

The Olive Tree our fully licensed lakeside restaurant at the Discovery Centre provides a unique setting and atmosphere to enjoy an afternoon tea, cold drink, a wholesome meal and puddings using the freshest ingredients.

 
Conkers

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Conkers, Millennium Avenue, Rawdon Road, Moira, Swadlincote, Leicestershire, DE12 6GA

The Olive Tree our fully licensed lakeside restaurant at the Discovery Centre provides a unique setting and atmosphere to enjoy an afternoon tea, cold drink, a wholesome meal and puddings using the freshest ingredients.

 

Alpaca Park Farm, Main Street, Snarestone, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 7DB

Tea Room with Alpacas, pigs and chickens

 
Conkers

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Conkers, Millennium Avenue, Rawdon Road, Moira, Swadlincote, Leicestershire, DE12 6GA

 
Ashby Canal

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Ashby Canal, Moira, Leicestershire, DE12 6AA

Visit the Ashby Canal at Moira from Bath Yard Basin at Conkers Waterside to beyond Moira Furnace. Feed the ducks and the swans and watch the wildlife.

 
Bagworth Heath Country Park

Heath Road, Bagworth, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 1DL

Bagworth Heath Country Park has been transformed from scarred industrial landscape of Desford Colliery into a valuable recreational resource, made up of woodland, grassland, heathland, lakes and ponds.

 

North Street, Ashby-de-La-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1HU

Ashby de la Zouch and the surrounding area lies at the heart of the flourishing National Forest.

 

Sarah's Wood, Rawdon Road, Moira, Swadlincote, Leicestershire, DE12 6GA

The trail from Moira to Measham in north west Leicestershire passes through countryside rich in social and industrial history.

  • Miles: 4
 

Billa Barra Lane, Stanton under Bardon, Markfield, Leicestershire, LE67 9PD

Head to Billa Barra Hill and see magnificent views of Leicestershire. Great for an afternoon of exploration. The site consists of formerly improved pasture, surrounding a small hilltop plantation, dating from the late 1800s/early 1900s.

 

Annwell Lane, Smisby, Ashby-de-La-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 2TA

The nursery at The BlueBell Arboretum is an award-winning, family run, mail order and retail nursery which specialises in trees, shrubs, climbers and woody herbaceous plants including a large selection of very rare and unusual varieties!

 

MLA's Museum Accreditation Scheme sets out nationally agreed standards for museums in the UK

4 Apiary Gate, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, DE74 2JS

We are an accredited museum, run entirely by a group of volunteers and we have won a number of regional awards for our exhibitions, other projects and events which we run throughout the year.

 

28 London Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3JA

The new parish church of Christ Church was built between 1836 and 1838, with a west tower, large nave, transepts, chancel and vestry added later in 1936.

 

Normanton le Heath, Normanton le Heath, Leicestershire, LE67

  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Miles: 2
 

Normanton le Heath, Normanton le Heath, Leicestershire, LE67

  • Duration: 1½ hours
  • Miles: 4
 

Worthington, DE73 8BG

A pleasant route running from the heart of Derby along the bank of the River Derwent, along the disused Derby, Melbourne, Ashby Branch Railway, as far as Worthington. Part of National Cycle Network 6 that extends to Loughborough and beyond.

  • Access: Easy
  • Miles: 13
 

London Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67

Coalville Park is a well kept public park with tennis courts, parkland and colourful flower beds. Events are held in the park usually during the summer months.

 

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Pitt Lane, The Moor, Coleorton, Leicestershire, LE67 8GE

Coleorton Wood is a six-hectare mixed, young woodland planted during the early days of The National Forest on the site of the former "Bug and Wink" colliery. It is owned and managed by Coleorton Parish Council.

 

Sence Valley Forest Park, Ibstock, Leicestershire, LE67 6NW

There is an extensive network of paths and forest roads providing access for pedestrians, wheelchair users, cyclists and horse riders. The different routes can be identified throughout the park by following symbols displayed on posts.

  • Access: Easy - all off road
  • Miles: 2
 

Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Wood, Occupation Road, Albert Village, Swadlincote, Leicestershire, DE12 6GA

47 acres of newly planted woodland created as a tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales, with sculpture trails, rose arches, touch trails, peace glade and children's glade.

 

Staunton Harold, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65

Explore this nature reserve where you will find wildlife, geological and archaeological interest.

 

Church Street, Donisthorpe, DE12 7RH

Created on the former Donisthorpe Colliery which closed in 1990, this 36 hectare site has been reclaimed to create a picturesque new landscape that is accessible for all.