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Moira Furnace Museum and Tea Rooms


A blast from the past.  A 19th Century blast furnace, canal and barge trips, craft village, country park and children's play area. Children's parties available.  Accredited Museum.

Description of Facilities

On site toilets, cafe (seating 30), gift shop, picnic area, site ranger/tour guide available (pre booking required). Activities include canal boat trips, woodland walks and guided museum tours.

Disabled Facilities:

Designated disabled toilets and disabled parking.

Loads to see and do key

Baby Changing Facilities Baby Changing Facilities
Car Parking Car Parking
Children Welcome Children Welcome
Children's Play Area Children's Play Area
Coach Parking Coach Parking
Conference Facilities Conference Facilities
Cycle Trails Cycle Trails
Disabled Parking Disabled Parking
Disabled Toilets Disabled Toilets
Dogs Allowed Dogs Allowed
Educational Activities Educational Activities
Fishing Fishing
Gift Shop Gift Shop
Open All Year Open All Year
Picnic Area Picnic Area
Toilets Toilets
Walking Trails Walking Trails
Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Upcoming Events

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Little Acorns Forest Schools Preschool Stay & Play
17 March 2015 to 17 December 2015
09:30 to 14:30

Little Acorns Forest Schools is a new company formed in Dec 2014 and is situated at Moira Furnace Woodlands. It runs pre school stay and play sessions throughout the year on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 0930 - 1130 and 1230 - 1430.

Cost is £4 for one child or £3 per child if in a group i.e. Child minder led.

Please contact Dave Churchward on the website at

Moira Canal Festival
16 May 2015 to 17 May 2015
10:00 to 17:30

Moira Canal Festival, on the banks of the restored Ashby Canal. Boats, Bar, Bands, events and entertainment - something for all the family.

Further information

All at the Grade 2 listed Moira Furnace, Moira, North West Leicestershire, DE12 6AT.


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Furnace Lane
DE12 6AT

01283 224667

Opening times

Furnace Museum, Easter - Oct: Tues - Fri, 1pm - 3pm
Furnace Museum, Easter - Oct: Sat - Sun, 11am - 3pm
Furnace Museum, School Holidays & Bank Holiday Mondays, extended times
Group visits, All year, Call for details


Furnace Museum:
Adult: 2.00
Concession: 1.00

Boat Trips:
Adult: 3.50
Child: 2.50
Family: 10.00 (2adults, 2children)

Guided Tours:
Adult: 3.00

Day Fishing Rates (per person):
Adult: 5.00


Free car and coach parking (6 metre height barrier).