Moors Valley Country Park

Moors Valley is a 1000-acre Country Park with something for everyone: adventure play trail and play areas, tree top walkway, narrow-gauge steam railway, cycle hire centre, waymarked trails, orienteering course, fishing lake, golf centre, high wire adventure course, hawk walk and restaurant and gift shop. Moors Valley has a mixture of habitats including coniferous forest, deciduous woodland, lakes, ponds, rivers, meadow and heathland which in turn support a huge variety of wildlife. Open all year round, the Rangers offer many services and activities for all to enjoy - visit website for a full list of activities.


01425 470721


Venue address
Off Horton Road
Ashley Heath
BH24 2ET
East Dorset

Other information

All year
Opening times
Mon: 08:00-18:00
Tue: 08:00-18:00
Wed: 08:00-18:00
Thu: 08:00-18:00
Fri: 08:00-18:00
Sat: 08:00-18:00
Sun: 08:00-18:00
Cost variations
There are no admission charges per person but vehicle charges apply. Car charges vary throughout the year - visit website or get in touch for up to date prices.
Additional Information

Moors Valley Country Park and Forest is open from 8am every day of the year except Christmas Day. Closing time is at 5pm from September to March, at 6pm from April to May (later during Easter holidays) and at 7pm during the school holidays. The Moors Valley Railway is open everyday from Spring Bank Holiday week at the end of May through to early September. For the rest of the year it is open during the school holidays and at weekends only. The opening hours are 10.45am to 4.30pm (5pm during summer-term period). This service accepts the Dorset Max Card for families of children and young people who are disabled, young carers, children in care and some care leavers:

Related Links
• Moors Valley Country Park Play Areas
• Moors Valley Railway at Moors Valley Country Park
Age Range
0 years 0 months to 0 years 0 months


Wheelchair accessible
Some routes are more accessible than others. Please contact the Rangers if you would like to discuss which of the paths may be most suitable to your needs.
Parking availability information
There are 13 disabled parking spaces in the first car park loop, near to the ice cream kiosk. If your vehicle is exempt from road tax due to disability reasons, that vehicle may park for free (please see website for details).
Toilet facility information
The toilets include a Changing Places standard toilet with tracking hoist system and height adjustable changing bed, an Ambulant Disabled toilet and large family cubicles can be found on the outside of the building.
Other Facilities
An induction loop is available and we are happy to provide large print leaflets on request. A braille version of the map leaflet is available on request. Guide Dogs permitted in the Park.

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Address: Off Horton Road  Ashley Heath  Ringwood  Dorset