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Moors Valley Country Park and Forest

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Moors Valley Country Park, officially Moors Valley Country Park and Forest, is a Country Park situated in Ashley Heath, Dorset on the border with Hampshire, in the south of England.

The park has adventure play equipment, a tree top walkway, a 'Go Ape!' high ropes course, a visitor centre and restaurant. There is also a narrow gauge steam railway (the Moors Valley Railway), a golf course, lakes, cycle hire, waymarked walks and cycle routes. A ranger service provides a wide range of events and an educational programme. A parkrun event takes place every Saturday morning at 9am on the park.

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Venue/Contact Details
Horton Road
Ashley Heath
Near Ringwood
BH24 2ET
Area coverage
Pan Dorset
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  • Refreshment / Snacks
  • Toilet Available
  • Visits and Outings
  • Outdoor Play Area / Garden
  • Drop off / Collection point
  • Car Parking
Times and Costs
Opening times:
Open as normal for the Park and Car Park, but all holiday activities will cease until further notice. Please see website for up to date information., ;Opening times;Moors Valley Country Park and Forest is open from 8.00am every day of the year except Christmas Day. Closing time is at 5.00pm from September to March, at 6.00pm from April to July (later during Easter holidays) ;and at 7.00pm in the summer holidays.
Further opening details:
  • Evening
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
  • All Year Round
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Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
Booking Information:
Booking is not required.