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Moors Valley Country Park and Forest

Moors Valley Country Park Horton Road | Ashley Heath, Ringwood, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Ringwood BH24 2ET, England
+44 1425 470721
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Fantastic place

First visited nearly 30 years ago when my children were young. Now returning on at least a weekly... read more

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BRIAN H
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Great Place.

We have been here the last 3 years at Easter on our way home from Dorset. The facilities are... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nascot10
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We are a large Country Park & Forest offering approximately 1000 acres of managed woodland and Country Park to explore. We have miles of mapped walking and cycle routes, two large adventure play areas, over a mile and a half walking route with numerous large woodland play stations to stop at, cycle and mobility scooter hire, model steam railway, golf and pitch & put, restaurant, staffed information point & Visitor Centre, disabled and baby change facilities at two large toilet blocks, Go-Ape and Segway hire, Ice-cream sales and visitor gift shop. If that is not enough to keep you busy, we have an array of activities throughout the year including, fishing, bug hunting, talks, demonstrations, craft making, Nordic walking & Buggy Fit classes. Admission is per car, and you need to know your number plate to pay at the paystations - at the end of your visit. See you soon.
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Moors Valley Country Park Horton Road | Ashley Heath, Ringwood, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Ringwood BH24 2ET, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First visited nearly 30 years ago when my children were young. Now returning on at least a weekly basis with my grandson who thinks it is a fantastic place to visit.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been here the last 3 years at Easter on our way home from Dorset. The facilities are fantastic compared the equivalent country parks near us. The food in the restaurant is exceptionally high quality for a country park. We hire bikes from the...More

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Clare G, visitor services at Moors Valley Country Park and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

great that you enjoyed your visit and we'll look out for you next Easter!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Tried visiting last week with children aged 6, 8, 12 and 15 years. Kids really looking forward to it. Drove for nearly an hour only to be turned away as car park full. This was by mid morning. Won’t bother again.More

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Clare G, visitor services at Moors Valley Country Park and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

we are really sorry for the disappointment caused. All over the Easter holidays we lost part of our car park due to the wet weather so we had limited capacity. this meant that on several days we closed between about 11.30 and 1.30pm. when the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to take the family out for the day. My young kids loved trying out all the different play equipment. Our dog had fun too in the woods.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Moors Valley has been in its location for many years & has grown considerably from its early days. There is so much to do there, from simply walking your dog, child or gran!!!! to following the children's activity trail,Go Ape or ride a mini steam...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the valley specifically to use go ape. Having spent nearly £150 for the family to use the go ape centre thought it was a little bit rich to have to pay £11.00 for parking charges. A suggestion- Either go ape or the valley...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the kids here one weekend and we all enjoyed it! Such a nice walk around the forest and the river, and the kids just love the activity points along the way, big climbing apparatus for kids of all ages to play on. There...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A country park with a range of attractions but the draw for us a few years ago was the children's trail with the various climbing areas. When we last came our children were around 8 and 4 and they had a great time. The youngest...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for families, wonderful dog walking, horse riding, bike riding. Plenty of room for the kids to run.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay, so the staff in the food barn didn't seem altogether with it. The room was perhaps a quarter full with paying visitors, and we found it a little on the pricey side for what you purchased; but having said this, the rest of the...More

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Clare G, Visitor Services at Moors Valley Country Park and Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi and thanks for the review. just to clarify the £1.50 is our special November to March mid-week rate. The prices do increase for the season, up to a maximum of £11 per car for the whole day - we like to think it still...More

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Coleen R
February 10, 2018|
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Response from Clare G | Property representative |
hi, the train will be running everyday during this half term week, prices are £3.85 for adult and £2.55 for children (2-15years). get your tickets at one of the two railway stations. if you need more information on the Moors... More
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Robert W
August 15, 2017|
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Response from Louise T | Reviewed this property |
It's free apart from parking. We stayed all day & paid &10
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Beryl R
March 5, 2017|
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Response from charliesangels1718 | Reviewed this property |
Yes very dog friendly!!! Also have a dog friendly cafe! Unsure if they have to be kept on lead, i seem to remember seeing dogs off lead there though
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