Snibston Colliery Park

Snibston Colliery Park

Last Updated on April 4, 2024 by Suzy McCullough

Snibston Colliery Park is located in Coalville, Leicestershire. It has been recently regenerated and visitors can now visit and enjoy their facilities.

What is there to do at Snibston Colliery Park?

You can learn more about the history of Coalville and enjoy the Snibston Heritage trail, the play area and the Grange nature reserve. In the country park, there is a 4km mountain bike trail with jumps, bumps and berms. It is suitable for intermediate cyclists or mountain bikers with basic off-road riding skills.

There is also a skills area and pump track. The Skills area is great for practising if you aren’t quite ready to tackle the trail. There are jumps, uneven terrain and boardwalks giving novice cyclists the chance to build confidence and master the basics. The pump track is perfect for younger riders and is located next to the play area. It has been designed for balance bikes, scooters and pedal bikes.

You can enjoy a peaceful walk around the nature reserve and dotted around the site are some impressive contemporary art sculptures. You can also see the original Colliery buildings and machinery close up but all traces of mining are now gone. Britain’s oldest surviving travelling theatre now has a permanent home at Snibston which dates back to 1948.

Further Information

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving food and drinks. You are welcome to picnic outdoors.

What are the main things to do?

Historical site with a country park, play area, mountain bike trail, skills area and pump track. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

The park is free to visit.

Is there parking?

There is parking and charges apply.

When are they open?

Snibston Colliery Park is open almost all year round and closes overnight. For up-to-date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Dogs are welcome in most areas.

Are they accessible?

Please contact the venue.

Please note that the map location is not exact.

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