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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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Moira Canal Festival
21 May 2016 to 22 May 2016
10:00 to 17:30

Family friendly festival based round the banks of the restored Ashby Canal in the grounds of the historic Moira Furnace.

Boats, bands, historic renactments, childrens entertainment, bar, classic vehicles, morris dancing, craft and trade stalls, the annual Moira duck race! - and find out about what is happening on the Ashby Canal.

Ashby and Willesley Vintage Festival
13 August 2016 to 14 August 2016
10:00 to 17:00

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the first ever Ashby & Willesley Vintage Festival.

The 2016 Festival will once again be held at the fantastic Moira Furnace, Moira and promises to be even better!

Situated right in the Heart of the National Forest, this weekend festival is a great outing for all the family where you can step back in time and see: steam engines vintage tractors historical motor vehicles stationary engines miniature steam funfair and entertainments trade and craft stalls and much, much more!

More details to follow...


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Furnace Lane
DE12 6AT

01283 224667

Opening times

Furnace Museum, Call for details,
Group visits, Call for details,


Furnace Museum:
Adult: Call for details
Child: Call for details

Boat Trips:
Adult: 2.50
Child: 1.50

Day Fishing Rates (per person):
Adult: 5.00


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