Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Bourne Valley Park

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An area of heathland nature reserve bordered by Bourne stream.

Bourne Valley Park and the adjoining Bourne Valley Site of Special Scientific Interest cover over 57ha.

The park is great for long scenic walks and spotting wildlife in the ponds and streams.

You can get to the park from Evering Avenue. Some paths are steep in the park and some are unsurfaced.

Dogs are allowed in the park.

The park’s children's play area has:

  • a slide
  • cradle swings
  • spring rocker
  • spider's web climbing frames
  • buddy swing
  • long swing
  • zipwire
  • wheelchair friendly roundabout
  • wheeled play area for scooters, skateboards and roller blades.

The park is part of the Canford Heath to Bournemouth seafront greenway cycle route.

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Venue/Contact Details
Bourne Valley Park
Turbary Close
BH12 4HD
Area coverage
BCP Area
See Journey Planner on right hand side of this page, where you can view bus, car and train routes from your location.
  • Car Parking
  • Drop off / Collection point
  • Buddy Swings
Times and Costs
Opening times:
The play area is an open facility but may shut at dusk, please visit the website for more information.
Further opening details:
  • Evening
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
  • All Year Round
It is free to use this Park.