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Moira Junction
LNR Type: Rural
County: Leicestershire
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Regional Team:
East Midlands
Year of Declaration: 2004
Declaring Authority: Leicestershire County Council
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: SK 305 158
Location: Off Bath Lane, Overseal, Leicestershire, DE12 6BA
Owned by: Leicestershire County Council
Managed by: Leicestershire County Council and Heritage Services
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Adjacent to Conkers Waterside Centre on Bath Lane. East of Overseal Village.
Visitor facilities: Nearby Sarahs Woods includes a childrens play area for all abilities, toilets, disabled toilet and baby changing area.
What to see: A former railway coal stocking yard with ponds, naturally regenerated birch woodland and heath grassland.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: For wider conservation volunteering opportunities see the County Council website:
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Leicestershire County Council
General Enquiries Line Tel: 0116 232 3232
Website address and other links: Go to and search for Moira Junction Local Nature Reserve.

Last updated: 11/09/2013
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