Stay Play Explore

Changed your mind?

Or Venue Name

 
 

Group Visits:Information for Group Visits at Moira Furnace Museum & Country Park

  • Visit Britain Good to go
  • MLA's Museum Accreditation Scheme sets out nationally agreed standards for museums in the UK
  • Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum

Group Visits

Moira Furnace

Moira Furnace

Address

Furnace Lane,
Moira,
nr Ashby,
Leicestershire,
DE12 6AT

Details

An early 19th century iron-making furnace. Displays relate to the iron making process, the industries of Moira and the story of its inhabitants.

There is also a restored section of Ashby Canal near the site so you may wish to enjoy a boat trip. The furnace adjoins a 50 acre newly planted Woodland Park.

Coach park: Onsite

Drop off: 50m from entrance

Driver: Free admission

Visit hrs: 3

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeGuided tours for groups

Applied for the Quality Assured Visitor Attraction award

Opening details

Groups must pre book their visit.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 22 - Sun 23 May Moira Canal Festival
Fri 20 - Sun 22 Aug Moira Furnace Folk Festival

Location

Directions

See location of Moira Furnace Museum and Country Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 314152  Lat: 52.73353 Long: -1.53641

Located in Leicestershire. From Leicester follow the A50 which then turns into the A511 straight through to Ashby. Travel through the centre of Ashby and follow signs for the B5003. Travel along this road and it will lead straight to Moira, turn left into Furnace Lane. It should be signposted. Alternatively catch the 118 bus from Stand C (St. Margarets). Phone Traveline for details of times and prices.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 16.1 km from Loughborough station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups

Applied for the Quality Assured Visitor Attraction award