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Ashby Woulds Heritage Trail


7.2 km long former railway line linking Spring Cottage and Measham in Leicestershire.


Horse Riding Facilities

Surfaced trackbed shared with walkers, cyclists and disabled. Gates along the track but with horse accesses provided.

No permit required.

Road links at Spring Cottage end along B5004 to Feanedock Covert and Boothorpe.

Cycling information

Linear, mostly fairly flat, route on this forner railway line, makes it great for families cycling. 

Sarah’s Wood and Donisthorpe Woodland Park both have a small network of safe surfaced paths that make a suitable detour or visit in their own right.


Upcoming Events

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Conservation Volunteer Day
27 May 2015
10:00 to 15:00

If you would like to help carry out a wide variety of practical habitat conservation tasks then please get in touch to find out how. Pre-booking essential. FREE. 0116 305 7937.


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Ashby Woulds Heritage Trail Map


Box parking at Conkers Waterside. All other carparks along the trail have height barriers.