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Avon Heath Country Park

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Open Now: 8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
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Lovely walks

Lovely country park for walks especially for dogs - they are allowed off lead in most of the park... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Paula S
Excellent place to have an Adventure

Or take the dog for a walk. Go here most days taking my dog Molly for a walk we are always finding... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2018
franb6300
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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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“bbq area”(4 reviews)
“play area”(13 reviews)
“walking area”(3 reviews)
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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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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Brocks Pine | St Leonards, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 2DH, England
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+44 1425 478082
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All reviews bbq area play area walking area nice place to stop country park few hours great breakfast south coast coffee and cake dog walking lovely walk great cafe plenty of space cakes nature trail children play zip wire
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely country park for walks especially for dogs - they are allowed off lead in most of the park. The cafe was nice too for a snack or a hot drink, shame you have to pay for car park

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Paula S
Reviewed December 12, 2018

A few weeks ago ,when the weather was better we took our two Grandchildren here, and were all pleasantly suprised . A nice airy park and space for the children to run around in, and a very friendly cafe for the adults..you could also watch...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2018

Thanks for your message. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We noticed you only gave us 1 star. Regards Rangers

Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Or take the dog for a walk. Go here most days taking my dog Molly for a walk we are always finding new paths to walk. Taking my teenage and younger Grandchildren is always exciting too! A great play park and walk to play hide...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank franb6300
AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2018

Thank you for your kind words, we are glad you had a great day. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Rangers

Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon here with friends and all the kids. They have a nice new park area and lovely walks around the area! You can see they have invested into this place and it shows! They have a cafe in the middle (which we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2018

Thank you for your kind words, we are glad you had a great day. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Rangers

Reviewed November 5, 2018

This is tucked away of a roundabout and behind a lorry park, but do not let this put you off. There is a spacious BBQ area and you can either bring your own food or hire the staff. There is an ice-cream/tuck shop and plenty...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David H
AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2018

Thank you for your comment. We hope to see you again soon. Rangers

Reviewed October 23, 2018

Situated next to the car park at the Country Park this is a really good find. There’s plenty of seating outside although not quite as much inside so you're probably more likely to get a seat straight away in the summer when you can sit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bon444
AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you for your comment. I have passed it also to the cafe, we hope to see you again soon. Regards Rangers

Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a fun place to stop for a few hours - even better because you only pay for parking. Coffee was tasty but there didn’t seem to be many cakes which was a bit disappointing - and we were there early. Play park was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Good Morning, Thank you for your feedback. We have a no bin policy at Avon Heath and we ask visitors to take their rubbish home with them. Rubbish attracts pests and causes harm to wildlife. If you buy anything at the café and centre, we...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018

Excellent children's play area, lots of great equipment covering all age groups , lovely walking area, visitors/discovery centre BBQ area to reserve for a private party, toilets and café. Plenty of parking.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sheila L
AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you soon! Regards Rangers

Reviewed September 3, 2018

Great visit for families.. parking.. children play park excellent. Good range of food on offer, but staff appear a bit unfriendly and could be more helpful. They look a bit stressed. We didn't order food having bought our own. However, they closed at 4, leaving...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Annette C
AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank you for your review. We have a outside tap by the toilets which you can fill your water bottle up. The Rangers are more than happy as well to fill your water containers. We have also water for sale at the Heathland Discovery Centre....More

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We usually stop here on our to Devon. The cafe is great, plenty of options and serve fresh food that caters to allergies too. There is a great area for the kids to run around and let off steam with some new areas recently added....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you 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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