Short, medium and long walks with all abilities are catered for with our easy access routes which are also suitable for wheelchairs.
See Nature Alive at Coalville. Sence Valley Forest Park at Ibstock. Trails for walkers and cyclists offer routes for you to discover diverse scenery and an abundance of wildlife. The Ashby Woulds Heritage Trail running from the village of Measham to Albert Village enables you to explore Leicestershire's Countryside.
The long distance National Forest Way runs right through North West Leicestershire. The 75-mile trail extends from the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire to Beacon Hill Country Park in Leicestershire, and can be walked west to east or east to west. The Way is divided into 12 stages with directional leaflets available for each stage. Walkers can dip in for a day, walk for the weekend or take on the whole 75 miles in one go! Individual stages of the walk only available to download from the National Forest Website.
Walks in the National Forest is a series of short, medium and long distance walks available to download with some access for all. They can be found along with other walks in the National Forest on their website
The National Forest Walking Festival is held in May.
The Outdoor Activities in the Coalville Area booklet is available to download
Cycle tracks and Off Road Cycle trails are all available in North West Leicestershire.
Hicks Lodge in Moira is a former coal mining site that has bee transformed by new plantings, creating exciting trails for all ages and abilities from tearaway toddlers to teenagers perfecting their skills on the more advanced tracks. Families walking their dogs is also very popular here.
Last updated: Mon 5 November, 2018 @ 16:49