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Gorsefield

Off Spring Lane, Swannington, Coalville, Leicestershire LE67 8QW
1 Spring Lane Swannington England LE67 8QR GB

Explore the humps and hollows of the Gorse Field the site of hundreds of bell pits, plus the gin pits that were developed from the fifteenth century to enable coal to be mined at greater depth. See the replica horse gin and imagine yourself mining coal in centuries past.

Footpaths from St Georges Hill, Limby Hall Lane, Moor Lane and Mill Lane make this site accessible every day of the year.

Next to the historic Hough Mill and Califat Spinney.

Opening Times: Open all year

Photo Credits: © Swannington Heritage Trust

For further information please visit: http://www.swannington-heritage.co.uk