Formerly the Ashby and Nuneaton Joint Railway, this multi-use trail is surrounded by an abundance of wildlife in the heart of the National Forest.

Accessible paths

Find us

There are a number of car parks along or near the trail that can be found at:

Measham library (DE12 7HR)

Donisthorpe Woodland Park (DE12 7PY)

Moira Furnace (DE12 6AT)

Sarah’s Wood (DE12 6GA) – height restriction barrier of 2m

Opening times

All of our parks are open every day.

The car park allows entry from 7am until the following times:
December – January: 4pm
February: 5pm
March: 6pm
April: 7pm
May – August: 8pm
September: 7pm
October: 6pm
November: 5pm

What to see and do along the Ashby Woulds Trail

This 3.5mile (6km) multi-use trail in The National Forest was formerly the Ashby and Nuneaton Joint Railway and runs from the restored Measham Station to Spring Cottage.

There are a number of places to visit near to the trail including the Conkers Discovery Centre and The National Forest Visitor Centre, Moira Furnace, Donisthorpe Woodland Park and Measham village.

The stone-surfaced trail is suitable for cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders. Please note that wheelchair users will need assistance in places.

Highlights of Ashby Woulds Trail