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Moors Valley Country Park and Forest

Country/Royal Park

Horton Road
Ashley Heath
BH24 2ET
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+44 01425 470721

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Exploring Waymarked Walking Trails at Moors Valley
A 1000-acre Country Park and Forest with something for everyone. Adventure Play Trail with unique wooden play sculptures, Tree Top Trail, authentic narrow-gauge steam railway, Golf Centre, Go Ape Tree Top Adventure and Forest Segways, restaurant and gift shop. Explore easy to follow waymarked trails on foot or by bike; bring your own or hire from the Cycle Hire Centre where a full range of adults and child bikes, tagalongs, trailers and child seats are available.

Disabled access and facilities include wheelchair and mobility scooter hire (pre-booking required) and wheelchair bikes. A ‘Changing Places’ standard toilet with height adjustable changing bench and hoist is available at the Visitor Centre.

The Rangers organise over 300 events for adults and children throughout the year. For children there are numerous holiday activities - from ‘Nuts about Nature’ wildlife discovery sessions to fishing tuition and adventure bike rides. Adults can choose from a variety of guided walks and cycle rides, as well as the opportunity to try something different like Nordic Walking or Fitness Buggy Workouts.

Details for all the events can be found online at


Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Car Parking up to 12 seats (Based on length of stay)from £0.90 to £9.00 per ticket
Coach 21-50+ seats (Daily Charge)from £20.00 to £69.50 per ticket
Mini Bus 13-20 seats (Daily Charge)from £6.00 to £23.50 per ticket
Season Ticketfrom £25.00 to £50.00 per ticket

Entrance to the park is free but car parking charges apply, season tickets are available. Various facilities in the park also incur a charge, ie railway, golf, cycle hire and Go Ape.


  • Regional and MiscellaneousDorset Tourism Awards 2014 Silver Dorset Tourism Awards 2014 Silver 2014
  • Regional and MiscellaneousDorset Tourism Awards 2015 Silver Dorset Tourism Awards 2015 Silver 2015
  • Regional and MiscellaneousDorset Tourism Awards 2015 Gold Dorset Tourism Awards 2015 Gold 2015

Opening Times

Open All Year
Open New Year
2015 (1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015)

* The Country Park is open every day except Christmas Day from 8am. Closing time is at 5.00pm from September to March, at 6.00pm from April to May and at 7.00pm from June to August. Additional facilities on site have varying opening times ie. Visitor Centre, Seasons Restaurant, Moors Valley Railway, Golf Centre, Cycle Hire and Go Ape.

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