This well known country park has lots going on, but you can also find quieter areas away from the visitor centre.
Between Wimborne and Ringwood, East Dorset
Butterfly species include
A mixture of habitats including coniferous forest, deciduous woodland, lakes, ponds, rivers, meadow and heathland. 750 acres in total.
Grid Reference: SU 107/057
The park is off the A31 between Wimborne and Ringwood: it is signposted from the Ashley Heath roundabout at the junction of the A31 and A338, between Ringwood and St Leonards.
A joint venture by East Dorset District Council and the Forestry Commission.
Note that it is closed in the evening: see www.moors-valley.co.uk for opening times, car parking charges and more information.