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Moira Furnace

Moira Furnace Furnace Lane, Swadlincote, England
+44 1283 224667
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Great morning out

Great place for walkers and families, very dog friendly area. Every second Tuesday in the month... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Awood666
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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
A LOOK BACK IN TIME

It is just as well that this country has such a dedicated band of volunteers who keep these English... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peterperfik
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“craft shops” (5 reviews)
“canal path” (4 reviews)
“boat trip” (4 reviews)
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Moira Furnace Furnace Lane, Swadlincote, England
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+44 1283 224667
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for walkers and families, very dog friendly area. Every second Tuesday in the month there is a classic car show at 18:00hrs which is well attended if the weather is good,

Thank Awood666
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is just as well that this country has such a dedicated band of volunteers who keep these English treasures going and allow later generations the opportunity to taste the type of lifestyle of bygone eras. The information contained in the museum was very helpful...More

1  Thank Peterperfik
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Good place to bring families with a museum, nature reserve, boat trips and playground all in one area

Thank Aardvark160
Reviewed 6 June 2017

A super place to visit, summer or winter; sunny or wet. Sadly this wonderful place is marred by the appalling Hub Cafe. When I order a toastie on wholemeal bread at £4-50 I do not expect to have to eat slices of ordinary supermarket processed...More

Thank AG27610
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We visited early on a weekday when there weren't many people around - the furnace museum was closed at this time but we'd come to walk around the area. Lots of trails to wander around close to the vicinity of the furnace and Ashby Canal...More

Thank Grrzzz
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We visited today and had a lovely time with all the entertainment going on. There was a great deal to see and do but I suspect if the festival had not been on it would not have been quite as fascinating. The museum is tiny...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This cafe is a complete let down to an otherwise lovely day out. I was greeted by a rude and unhygienic girl who thought it was ok to just wipe off a dirty tray with her hand until she realised I'd seen her. She then...More

3  Thank Martin C
Reviewed 14 April 2017

When my friend suggested taking me to an old iron smelting furnace museum my thoughts were a definite no, but how wrong could I be? This is a charming place to visit. There's ample parking, a few craft shops to visit, a small café with...More

Thank Sylvia W
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We walked to this attraction from our caravan site on a Friday. Unfortunately the Furnace building was closed! It was near to the end of March so we were a bit surprised because we come from the Lake District and most places there are in...More

Thank millomite
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Stopped by for a walk quite by chance. Area bit muddy today after heavy rain but this did not detract from the lovely picturesque walks available, whether through the copse, along the canal or following the pathways, and plenty of water birds and native species...More

1  Thank Shirley L
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