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Moors Valley Country Park

(Dorset/Hampshire)

Near Bournemouth

Best Tourism Attraction Experience 2012 at Bournemouth Tourism Awards.

Our Tree Top Junior will remain open during the weekends in December and January - don’t forget a pair of gloves!

Set in a Great Park with Adventures for Everyone. If you’re looking for days out in Dorset, there’s no doubt you’ll leave Moors Valley Country Park (near Bournemouth) with a monkey sized grin.

Our ‘classicTree Top Adventure features a NEW zip wire and some 1000 metres of high ropes crossings, we’re sure you won’t forget this epic outdoor adventure in the New Forest.

And you can get off road and enjoy our epic forest adventure with Go Ape Forest Segway - an awesome segway experience in Dorset with a down to earth twist.

Then there’s our Go Ape Tree Top Junior adventure for Junior Tarzans. Up to an hour of exploring the tree tops for all to enjoy.

Moors Valley Country Park is very popular at peak periods . Admission to the park at these times can be restricted to pre booked customers only. Please book before you travel to avoid disappointment.

Please note. Our 2015 prices are: Tree Top Adventure, £33 Adults (16+), £25 Children (10 – 15 year olds). Tree Top Junior, £18 per Tarzan. Forest Segway, £40 per rider.

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Get out and about with us this season

For full details on dates and times simply 'check availability' and you'll see when Moors Valley is open.

Below is a snapshot of when our forest doors open.

We're open from February to November, but we close our forest doors during December and January (...it gets a little chilly and we like to maintain our adventures so they're all ready to go next year).

Open February Half Term (17th February - 21st February)

Weekends in March.

Open Daily Easter, Half Term and Summer Holidays.

Term Time (closed Tuesdays).

Open Daily October Half Term (27th October - 31st October).

Open November Weekends.

Course stats

Here are our Tree Top Adventure stats for Go Ape Moors Valley Country Park.

  • Number of sections 5
  • Longest Zip Wire 166 metres
  • Longest Crossing 25 metres
  • Total Length 1,000 metres
  • Number of Crossings 39
  • Highest Point 11 metres

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The Team at Moors Valley

The Address

Go Ape Moors Valley
Moors Valley Country Park
Horton Road, Ashley Heath
Nr Ringwood, Hampshire
BH24 2ET

You can select longitude/Latitude for accurate Sat-Nav directions: Type in our co-ordinates: 50.84171980, -1.84748950

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By car

Moors Valley Country Park is situated 10 miles North of Bournemouth. Ringwood is the nearest town. The park itself is well signposted with brown signs from the A31, A338 from Bournemouth and the Ashley Heath roundabout.

The entrance to the park is off Horton Road, which leads off the Ashley Heath roundabout, accessible to traffic from the A31 East and West and the A338 from Bournemouth.

Due to the rural nature of our locations, postcodes are not always accurate when using satellite navigation. Please always check the route it has given you before setting off, and cross reference with a map.

Please note that the parking charges vary from 80p to £8.50 depending on the season and length of stay, check the Moors Valley website.

Different Charges apply for minibuses &  coaches please see www.moors-valley.co.uk for information

By train

The nearest train station to Moors Valley Go Ape is Bournemouth. A service operates from Waterloo to Bournemouth regularly and is operated by Southwest Trains.

By bus

The number 38 bus service that covers the Ferndown and Ringwood area stops at Lions Lane, at the Castleman Trailway entrance to Moors Valley (just over a mile walk to the Visitor Centre). Please visit the Traveline website (click on all stops) or phone 0845 0727 093 for more details.

Local Area

Some nearby places which may be of interest:

With plenty of things to do for any outdoor activities lover: There's exciting cycle trails, adventure playgrounds (for the kids!) and some lovely walk to be done, you can make a day of it at Moors Valley.

Get off the beaten track and enjoy an epic adventure with Go Ape Forest Segway.

Any under 10's can enjoy our Tree Top Junior adventure.

Or why not get on a bike and explore on two wheels.

Please note that the parking charges vary from 80p to £8.50 depending on the season and length of stay, check the Moors Valley website.

Different Charges apply for minibuses &  coaches please see www.moors-valley.co.uk for information

Staying Over

Need a place to crash?
Our friends below (excuse the pun) come highly recommended from the tree-tops...

Campsites and holiday parks near Ringwood

Mulberry Cottages

Moortown Lodge B&B

Hoburne Park

Thatch Cottage

Launceston Farm

The Hermitage Hotel - The very best Bournemouth hotel location.

Camping in Dorset

Ashurst Campsite

Foresters Cottage

Island Cottage Holidays

Feedback from Moors Valley Country Park

Take a look at what some of our tribe have said about their time in the forest. It’s always good to hear it straight from the Gorilla’s mouth (…and we’re proud to say it’s totally unedited!) And why not have a peek at what people are saying about us on Trip Advisor.

Rated 5 Bananas Sarah - Tree Top Adventure, on 23 October 2014
I went with my two children who were far more able than I! We had a great time and really good bonding as the children helped me to overcome a completely irrational nervousness of heights. It was a beautiful day, the weather was great and we will definitely go back to Moors Valley. The Go Ape set up was good and the instruction was clear and thorough. The children really enjoyed all the really difficult obstacles and my best bit was doing the last Tarzan swing because I did it! Thanks Go Ape!
Rated 5 Bananas Anne - Forest Segway, on 20 October 2014
We really enjoyed our first Forest Segway experience which was a gift from our daughter. The briefing was excellent and it was great fun especially going off track. A great way to see the Forest!
Rated 4 Bananas Amy - Tree Top Adventure, on 20 October 2014
Queue times were quite long, car park was an absolute rip off but really enjoyed the activity itself. The tree top adventure was a lot of fun and despite always choosing the difficult routes, my partner and I would have loved some more physically challenging parts.
Rated 3 Bananas Marcus - Tree Top Adventure, on 20 October 2014
Feel course needs to be longer, And more difficult.
Rated 5 Bananas lisa - Tree Top Adventure, on 20 October 2014
I loved go ape, really enjoyable day out. It was brought as a Christmas present so we had a voucher. The only thing i would have liked to have more of was the Tarzan swings. The voucher we received was for £80 for four people and considering that once we had gone past the first part we were left on our own, so with that in mind i did think it was quite expensive. If it was a little cheaper i would go again.
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Gorillas 18 years +
£32
Baboons 10 - 17 years
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£24
TREE TOP ADVENTURE
Forest Segway Riders Over 10 Years
Over 7 Stone
£35
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Tiny Tarzans Over 1 metre Tall £17
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