Explore acres of unspoilt heathland and wooded areas, while experiencing some of the unique and rare wildlife. 

The trails vary from just under a mile to 2 and a half miles including some undulations with tracks consisting of a mix of gravel and sand.

Cycling is restricted to the main tracks on North Park.

Gravel and sandy tracks with slight inclines. One gravel track of ¾ mile is designated to be suitable for buggies and wheelchairs (depending on the individual users).

Park opening times


The park gates open 8am to 6.30pm or dusk, whichever is sooner.

The Visitor Centre


Opens: 10am to 4pm


The park is open year round, but the Visitor Centre is closed on:

  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • New Years Day

Avon Heath Country Park

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