Discovering Britain: National Forest Overseal

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When: 27 Sep 2013 - 31 Dec 2014

Opening hours: 8am-6pm

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From pit to plantation: Discover a forest in the making

South Derbyshire has one of Britain’s richest seams of coal. When the pits closed the Ashby Woulds were a scarred barren wasteland. Discover how they were transformed by one of Europe’s boldest environmental projects. Explore brand new forests, lakes and parks. This is a free self-guided walk. To find out more visit

Distance: 7 miles

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Millenium Ave, Swadlincote
Millenium Ave, Swanlicote, South Derbyshire, DE12 6GA


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