Sence Valley Forest Park
A 60-hectare former open-cast coal site, which has been transformed with extensive tree planting and the creation of lakes, interlinked with a series of paths.
The Forestry Commission now own and manage this site.
The site was initially owned by Leicestershire County Council whilst the park was being created. The County Council continues to work in partnership with the Forestry Commission on aspects of the park.
- Free Parking
- North of Ibstock on the A447 Ravenstone Road, LE67 6NW, North West Leicestershire.
- Location Map
- Open daily 8am til dusk
The entrance has a height restriction barrier of 2.2m. Anyone wishing to enter the site with a larger vehicle should contact the Forestry Commission district office on 01889 586593 at least 48 hours in advance of a visit.
There are stone-surfaced paths, some of which have steep slopes.
Things to See and Do
- Picnic Area
Sence Valley Cycle Trail
Ibstock to Battram Cycle Trail
Tel: 01889 586593
Page Last Updated: 10 April 2013