October events

Halloween Trail on from Saturday 23 to Sunday 31 October between 10am and 4pm 

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Follow the trail to help Detective Tawny Holmes solve the mystery and win your prize. Children please bring an adult. £3.50

Halloween Activity Deal 1 - fully booked

Book Halloween Trail, Mad Scientist and Lantern Craft for £10 (save £4). Available Monday and Thursday only. 

Halloween Activity Deal 2 

Book the Mad Scientist and Halloween Trail for £6 (save £1.50) Available Monday to Sunday.

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Mad Scientist on from Saturday 23 to Sunday 31 October between 10.30am and 4.30pm

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Come inside the Visitor Centre to meet our Mad Scientist from the Bournemouth Natural Science Society with his creepy crawly friends and see his gruesome table. Children please bring an adult. £4

Halloween Activity Deal 1 - fully booked

Book Halloween Trail, Mad Scientist and Lantern Craft for £10 (save £4). Available Monday and Thursday only. 

Halloween Activity Deal 2 

Book the Mad Scientist and Halloween Trail for £6 (save £1.50) Available Monday to Sunday. 

Contact us to book

Lantern Craft on Monday 25 October, time slots between 10.30am and 3.45pm 

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Craft and design your own lantern to guide your way through the spooky night. Booking essential children please bring an adult. £6 

Halloween Activity Deal 1 - fully booked

Book Halloween Trail, Mad Scientist and Lantern Craft for £10 (save £4). Available Monday and Thursday only. 

Halloween Activity Deal 2 - fully booked

Book the Mad Scientist and Halloween Trail for £6 (save £1.50) Available Monday to Sunday. 

Contact us if you have any questions about your booking

Lantern Craft on Thursday 28 October, time slots between 10.30am and 3.45pm 

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Craft and design your own lantern to guide your way through the spooky night. Booking essential children please bring an adult. £6 

Halloween Activity Deal 1 - fully booked 

Book Halloween Trail, Mad Scientist and Lantern Craft for £10 (save £4). Available Monday and Thursday only. 

Halloween Activity Deal 2 - fully booked

Book the Mad Scientist and Halloween Trail for £6 (save £1.50) Available Monday to Sunday. 

Contact us if you have any questions about your booking 

Pumpkin Carving on Saturday 30 October, half hour slots between 10.30am and 3pm

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Join Forest Arts and fashion yourself a ghoulish, grimacing pumpkin lantern to take home and scare the baddies away!

What’s included? Hollowed out pumpkin, tools and decoration.

Booking essential (by 23 Oct) on 01425 478082.

All children must bring an adult. £6

Contact us to book.  

November events

Volunteer task on Sunday 7 November from 10am to 3.30pm-ish

People volunteering by culling trees at Avon Heath
Come and help the rangers remove some non-native pine and warm up around the bonfire (if it’s not too windy!)

Under 16s years welcome with an adult.

Please call the rangers for more details 01425 478082.

December events

Christmas Conservation Task on Sunday 5 December

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This is our annual bash where we invite you to help remove the pines and take some home to decorate for Christmas.

Lots of Christmas Cheer and refreshments provided!

Location to be confirmed nearer the time. £6 per family. Tel. 01425 478082 for more details. Booking essential! 

Christmas Treasure Trail from Sunday 18 December to Sunday 2 January between 10am and 4pm

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Follow the trail around the heath to discover the clues and return to the Visitor Centre to claim your prize.

Children please bring an adult.

£3.50 

Contact us to book

January events

Warning
No events in January

February events

Early Spring Walk – Dog Walkers’ Special on Saturday 26 Feb from 8.30am to 10am 

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Join the rangers and explore the park in search of early spring wildlife. Learn more about the management of the heath that is required to support this unique wildlife. Dogs on lead welcome.

Booking essential.

Free to Friends of Avon Heath. £3.50 to non members. 

Contact us to book

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Avon Heath Country Park

Name: Avon Heath Country Park
Email: avonheath@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01425 478082
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