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Moors Valley Country Park

(Dorset/Hampshire)

Near Bournemouth

Best Tourism Attraction Experience 2012 at Bournemouth Tourism Awards.

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.

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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 following parking charges apply:

Up to 1 hour: £2.80

1 to 2 hours: £5.50

2 to 4 hours: £7.50

Over 4 hours: £8.00

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 following parking charges apply at Moors Valley:

Up to 1 hour: £2.80

1 to 2 hours: £5.50

2 to 4 hours: £7.50

Over 4 hours: £8.00

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 Heather - Tree Top Adventure, on 30 July 2014
I used vouchers to pay for some of the cost of the experience, it was not immediately obvious where you should enter the voucher codes so I called the call centre, I think perhaps "vouchers" should be an option when you choose the payment method rather than a separate line off tot he right of the payment methods.I thoroughly enjoyed the experience and will be recommending to everyone, when I have a chance I will be back.
Rated 5 Bananas Alex - Tree Top Adventure, on 30 July 2014
It was very enjoyable, but for a family of 5, very pricey.
Rated 5 Bananas Jenny - Forest Segway, on 30 July 2014
From age 30 to 60 in our group we all thoroughly enjoyed the Segways and had a fantastic experience. The countryside was lovely, we felt confident with the briefing from our guides who had a sense of humour and allowed us to be a bit adventurous. We all had a great time and would recommend this as value for money and fun!!
Rated 5 Bananas Sue - Forest Segway, on 30 July 2014
I have participated in both the Tree Top Adventure and Forest Segway and can recommend both. Yesterday I tried the Segway ride and it was truly fabulous - picked up speed on open tracks where possible, avoided tree roots and potholes where necessary and glorious countryside and sunshine. All this under the care of our friendly instructors. Perfect!
Rated 5 Bananas Phil - Tree Top Junior, on 30 July 2014
Really good taking my 4year old daughter and seeing her tackle the course and gain confidence. Quality of the experience was hugh and staff were outstanding. Just felt a little too expensive for 4 of us costing almost £70 for an hour.
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Gorillas 18 years +
£32
Baboons 10 - 17 years
Over 1.4m
£24
TREE TOP ADVENTURE
Forest Segway Riders Over 10 Years
Over 7 Stone
£35
FOREST SEGWAY
Tiny Tarzans Over 1 metre Tall £17
TREE TOP JUNIOR

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