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

CONKERS, the award winning attraction at The Heart of the National Forest, a unique mix of indoor and outdoor experiences to keep you and your family engaged for hours.

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Melbourne Road, Lount, Leicestershire, Ashby De La Zouch, LE65 1RS

With a growing number of activities, Field Sport UK situated in the Midlands on the Derbyshire and Leicestershire border, pride ourself on delivering our activities in a fun, non rushed approach.


Silver Street, Whitwick, Coalville, LE67 5EU

Fishing at Hermitage Recreation Ground is for Ashby Anglers members only. See our Facebook page for details.


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
Lakeside Tearooms

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Lakeside Bistro and Tearoom, Lakeside Bistro and Tearooms, Shortheath Road, Moira, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 6BW

National Memorial Arboretum

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

The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK's year-round centre of Remembrance; a spiritually uplifting place which honours the fallen, recognises service and sacrifice, and fosters pride in our country. It is a living and lasting memorial.

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Sir Herbert Wragg Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 8LP

Ski or snowboard or whizz down the slopes in a toboggan or sno-tube.

Horse Riding in the National Forest

The National Forest, Bath Yard, Moira, Swadlincote, Leicesteshire, DE12 6BA

There are many places to ride your horse in the National Forest. There are bridleways, grass tracks and private tracks log onto our website for more information.

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.


Bath Grounds, Station Road, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65

The Bath Grounds Heritage Trail comprises a series of heritage interpretation boards, numbered waymarkers and community created mosaics installed on a circular route around the Grounds.


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

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


Ashby de la Zouch, North Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1HU

The Ivanhoe Way is a 35 mile walk around the north western area of Leicestershire within the National Forest.

Walk Route: Ashby de la Zouch; Staunton Harold; Coalville; Bagworth; Shackerstone; Measham

  • Miles: 35

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 BlueBell Arboretum was started in 1992 on a six acre paddock. Amongst the British native trees planted to provide much needed shelter on this windy site are hundreds of the choice plants to admire.


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Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derbyshire, Satnav: DE73 7JF, DE73 7LE

Large walled gardens with flower, vegetable and fruit gardens. Visit the restored orangery and the peach house. Try something different and visit the ice house, the grotto and the gardeners' tunnel.


Scamhazel Farm, Ashby Road, Boundary, Derbyshire, DE11 7BA

Learn about where alpacas come from and what makes these special animals unique. We will show you how to halter and lead the animals, then take a wonderful, scenic walk around the farm, stopping for a photo opportunity along the way.


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 3JB

The Green Flag award winning 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.


Staunton Harold, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65

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


Castle Donington, Leicestershire, DE74 2RP

Donington Park motor racing circuit was the first permanent park circuit in England.


Church Street, Donisthorpe, DE12 7PY

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.


Money Hill Farm, Stretton-en-le-Farm, Swadlincote, Leicestershire, DE12 8AE

We have designed a course which incorporates ascents, descents, side slopes, water and ruts. Everything you are likely to encounter in an off road situation.


Griffydam, Griffydam, Leicestershire, LE67

From Griffydam to Whitwick goes past several sites of industrial heritage interest including following some of the path of the old Swannington to Leicester Railway.

Walk Route: Griffydam; Whitwick

  • Access: No stiles
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Miles: 5

Heath End, Heath End, Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, LE3 8RA

From Staunton Harold the footpath continues along a grassy track to Dimminsdale Wood. The wood belongs to the Leicestershire and Rutland Trust for Nature Conservation.

Walk Route: Heath End; Worthington; Griffydam

  • Access: No stiles
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Miles: 5