We often forget that Coalville and the surrounding areas in North West Leicestershire are part of the National Forest and it is very easy to neglect and underestimate the outstanding natural beauty in our doorstep. One of the ways that the local council are attempting to solve this dilemma is by bringing images of the local area directly to Coalville by creating an outdoor gallery. Works of original art, created on leaf shaped boards, have adorned the upper floors of buildings throughout the town. These have all been produced by local artists and have the theme of Living in the National Forest. Local shoppers and town visitors to view the outdoor gallery which is in the form of a leaf trail. The trail guide is available to download from the NW Leicestershire website and also below.
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