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.
Discovering Britain walk with the Royal Geographical Society:
Travels and journeys - Leicester, From Pit to Plantation
What makes it special
- Nature and Beauty
Other things to do nearby
An impressive iron-making blast furnace. Why not try a boat trip along Ashby Canal, a woodland walk or guided museum tour.
Take a tour of the National Forest by bike! We've got a well-equipped bike shed with a full selection of equipment, complete with bike washing facilities for a sparkling ride.
A unique mix of indoor and outdoor experiences to keep the family entertained. Don't miss the Enchanted Forest Play area. Enjoy the great outdoors with all the family at Conkers.
Twycross Zoo is located in beautiful countryside in the heart of England. It's won award for it's conservation and is fun for all the family.
The mix of woodland and meadow, ponds and play areas offer the perfect playground for visitors of all ages, all year round. See details on the Centre's website
The National Brewery Centre delves into the history of the legendary Bass family and the role they had in the development of brewing.
Organised by Run For All for the first time in 2018, the Asda Foundation Derby Half Marathon – formerly known as the Ramathon - proved to be a welcome addition to Run For All’s events calendar, attrac
Kedleston Hall was designed to be different. Take a trip back to the 1760s to chart the creation of a unique house and park.