Fun in North East Dorset

This is a beautiful part of the County for woodland walks, cycle rides and horse riding.  There's plenty for the family to do and many charming villages to discover.


Avon Heath Country Park

Enjoy walks and wildlife on the Heath, treasure trails and a fantastic wooden play area.  Facilities include the discovery centre, cafe, gift shop and BBQ hire.

Children's party packages are available. 

Entry to the Country Park is free however parking charges do apply.

Please visit the Website for details on special events.

Address  Birch Road, Avon Heath, BH24 2DA

Contact Tel  01425 478082

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park

There's so much to do for the day at the Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park.  Enjoy Heavy Horse wagon rides, tractor and trailer rides, meet the animals, run around the play areas and much more.

Children's party packages are available.

Open from 25th March to 29th October 2016. (Closed on Mondays outside of School Holidays plus they are closed Monday - Wednesday during October, except Half Term)

Please visit the Website for admission prices, the daily schedule and special events.

Address  Edmondsham Road, Verwood, BH21 5RJ  

Contact Tel  01202 824040

PLEASE NOTE - The Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park will close to the public on 29 October and re-open in Spring 2019 

Go Ape

Go Ape is an amazing tree top adventure for children and adults.  You'll find tree top high wires, walkways, tunnels, zip wires and much more.  

Please note that parking charges do apply.

Please visit the Website for full details and ticket prices.

Address  Moors Valley, Horton Road, Ashley Heath, BH24 2ET 

Moors Valley

There's always plenty for the family to do including woodland walks and trails, play parks and the steam train which is all set in wonderful woodland surroundings.  You'll find the visitor centre near the car park with friendly staff ready to answer any questions you may have and provide a map of the Country Park.

Children's party packages are available.  

No admission charge however parking charges do apply.  

Please visit Website for trail maps and details on special events.

Address  Horton Road, Ashley Heath, BH24 2ET

Contact Tel  01425 470721


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Fun in North East Dorset