View of Moira Furnace from down the Moira Canal

Moira Furnace Museum and Country Park


An impressive iron-making blast furnace. Why not try a boat trip along Ashby Canal, a woodland walk or guided museum tour.

What makes it special

  • Learn how this old furnace worked
  • Relax or walk along the Ashby Canal

Opening Times (2019)

Museum and Boat season: Saturday 6th April - Sunday 27th October

School term times:

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 - 16:00

School holidays:

Saturday - Thursday (closed Friday): 11:00 - 16:00

For more information, please see our Facebook page.

Hostels nearby

Moira Furnace Museum and Country Park

SWADLINCOTE, Leicestershire, DE12 6AT

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SK 314 151

Lat/Lng: 52.733035, -1.536102

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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