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Bagworth Heath Woods dog walk, Leicestershire



An almost secret woodland and lake with quiet charm, and a great place for a dog walk. At one time this was the Desford Colliery, now there are just a few traces of the former industry - look for the headstocks in the middle of the fishing lake.

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Walnut 787 Points
12 January 2020

Avoid the crowds at Bagworth Heath

What I love about this place is that you can pull up alongside the entrance and your dogs are seconds away from woods, open spaces, hills and lakes. There’s a wide tarmac path that meanders quite a distance, and lots of opportunities to go off in different directions. If you follow this path to its end, you leave Bagworth Heath and enter a different wood, but at some point you’ll have to turn back as it’s not circular, unfortunately. Also wish there was a cafe! If you do meet other people with dogs, they are likely to be off lead.

Edited: 30th March 2024. The details of this listing may have changed, and though the Driving with Dogs team do our best to confirm the accuracy of every listing, we cannot guarantee that the details are fully up to date and accurate.