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Avon Heath Country Park

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Open Now: 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
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A wonderful day out for families

I was looking after a 5 year old for a week and did the usual trawl looking for places that we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Annie L
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Bromley, United Kingdom
Brilliant Place to Play

We are regular visitors to Avon Heath Country Park. My sons (4 and 6) never tire of the play park... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lara M
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
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  • Terrible4%
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Avon Heath Country Park is Dorset's largest country park, accessible to families and people with a wide range of abilities and interests.Come and explore some of Dorset's internationally important heathland and its rare wildlife!
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Brocks Pine | St Leonards, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Ringwood BH24 2DH, England
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+44 1425 478082
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All reviews play area bbq area run around walking area country park toilet facilities are clean few hours coffee and cake picnic tables cakes dog walkers play ground lovely walk lovely cafe large picnic area plenty of space brilliant place
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by here for breakfast on the way to Dorset's coast. Had banana, maple pecans, Greek yoghurt and smashed honeycomb on a waffle....delicious! My husband had eggs benedict with tomatoes...which again was lovely. Service a little slow, but a good pit stop.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking after a 5 year old for a week and did the usual trawl looking for places that we could go that did not cost an arm and a leg. My friends knew off this place but had not visited. I enrolled my...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Annie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here with a 5 year old and 3 adults. The play park is brilliant, lots to do, plenty of seating so you can watch them, or play too. The visitor centre is lovely too, staff friendly and the area with the sand lizards,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit to the park. We have spent a lot of time recently improving the play area, and its great to hear that people are enjoying it. I am sorry...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are regular visitors to Avon Heath Country Park. My sons (4 and 6) never tire of the play park, and especially love the new additions and exploring the woodlands. Lovely refreshments in the cafe too.More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Lara M
AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit to the park. We have spent a lot of time recently improving the play area, and its great to hear that people are enjoying it. We hold lots...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the play facilities, perfect for my kids - well done Dorset. Why 3 stars? The Caffee. They have a rule about only serving takeaway coffees from a side window manned by a single worker, leaving to staff inside the caf twiddling thumbs. The line...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit to the park. We have spent a lot of time recently improving the play area, and its great to hear that people are enjoying it. I am sorry...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a lunch stop off. Amazing play park with loads of places for parents to watch. Very helpful staff in the visitor centre. Went for a walk around one if the various walking routes. All clearly marked and the maps identify how long...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 671lynneb
AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are glad you had a great day. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Marco Avon Heath Ranger

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having it never visited before it was a nice change to go somewhere different. The children’s play ground is decent and seems like it’s relative new / well looked after, something for everyone of all ages. A cafe which you can grab a coffee and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit to the park. We have spent a lot of time recently improving the play area, and its great to hear that people are enjoying it. We hold lots...More

Reviewed August 8, 2019

Trails, orienteering and a recently refurbished play area. Rangers put on many events for both children and adults. Cafe is good and reasonably priced.More

Date of experience: August 2019
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AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit to the park. We have spent a lot of time recently improving the play area, and its great to hear that people are enjoying it. We hope to...More

Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

We visited the park so our son could have a run around. He was delighted with the play ground (excellent play facilities and the big green slide looked great fun), the ice creams and coffee were reasonably priced, the loos were clean and the Visitor's...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit to the park. We have spent a lot of time recently improving the play area, and its great to hear that people are enjoying it. We hold lots...More

Reviewed August 6, 2019

Avon Heath country park is a great destination as easy to get to, good parking and a fab cafe. They have made some considerable improvements to the park and well received by the children. The cafe is very good, offering breakfasts and lunches, and were...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2019

Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Rangers

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bay29
November 18, 2017|
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Response from AvonHeath | Property representative |
Hi, we take card payment for the car parking. You just need to come into the Heathland Discovery Centre. Regards
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mojo720
August 19, 2015|
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Response from AvonHeath | Property representative |
The 38 (Wilts & Dorset) stops at St Leonard's Hotel, which is 10 minutes walk from the Country Park. Passengers from Salisbury / Bournemouth directions need to catch service X3 (Wilts & Dorset) to Ringwood and change to... More
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