Melbourne Road Lount, Ashby de la Zouch Leicestershire
A nature reserve of the site of New Lount Colliery, the shortest-lived colliery in the area, which operated from 1924-1968. The reserve offers relaxing walks and extensive views. It includes woodland, grassland and ponds with a wide variety of wildlife.
A walk through new woodlands that links two of the best family attractions in The National Forest.
Pear Tree Wood was created in 1997 to connect nearby Burroughs Wood and Martinshaw Wood. Although planted withessentially a mix of native broadleaved trees,conifers in the northern section blend into those at Martinshaw Wood, toencourage the movement of pine-loving wildlife, particularly moths.