Walking and Rambling in National Forest

Walking and Rambling in National Forest


The 5.7km Ashby Woulds runs from the old station at Measham to Spring Cottage. The trail explores local nature reserves, country parks, Conkers Visitor Centre and the Moira Furnace Industrial Heritage Site.
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What makes it special

  • Nature and Beauty

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Walking and Rambling in National Forest

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Map references

OS Grid Ref: SK 33429 12187

Lat/Lng: 52.706325, -1.5066812

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