Canal Festival at Moira Furnace & Country Park

In a nutshell

Enjoy a relaxing day at the Moira Furnace Canal Festival on 16th and 17th May with boats, music, museum, children's entertainment, dancing and more.

Taking place at

Moira Furnace and Country Park Furnace Lane, Moira, Leicestershire DE12 6AT

Contact details

Tel: 01283 224667

Canal Festival at Moira Furnace & Country Park details...

Open 16 May - 17 May

Visit the Moira Furnace and Country Park on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th May for a great family experience at the Canal Festival 2020. There will be boats, bands, bar, live steam, historic re-enactments, fire eating, Morris dancing, vintage engines, Moira Furnace Museum, children’s entertainment and more, all on the recently restored Ashby Canal at the Heart of the National Forest.

The colourful Canal Festival is a family event held every year on the restored section of the Ashby Canal, at the historic Moira Furnace Museum, on the North West Leicestershire and South Derbyshire border. It aims to raise awareness of, and money for, the restoration, extension and maintenance of the Ashby Canal.


This event is taking place at...

Moira Furnace and Country Park

Explore the museum in this furnace building built in 1806 and discover the history of iron smelting at the site. Enjoy a Victorian boat trip and events.

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