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Dorset Woodlands - Ringwood & Wareham Forests
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Dorset Woodlands - Ringwood & Wareham Forests

Wimborne Tourist Information Centre
29 High Street
Wimborne Minster
Tel: 0 1202 886116
Fax: 0 1202 841025
Contact via email

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Things to Do

Dorset Woodlands - Ringwood & Wareham Forests, Bournemouth to Dorchester, Dorset

Accommodation nearby

The Chine Hotel
The Chine is an oasis of relaxation, two minutes walk from the beach

The Sandbanks Hotel
The Sandbanks is situated on seven miles of award winning, golden sandy beach

Shorefield Holidays Ltd
Five star holiday park with fantastic family-friendly facilities, close to the beach and the New Forest


The Dorset Forests are a delight to discover.

  • Explore the Sika Deer Trail to spot these secretive animals
  • Walk the Tree Tops Trail and view the forest from up high
  • Take part in many special events including practical conservation work

Covering the whole of the county, the Forestry Commission's woodlands are both close to the coast and spread throughout Hardy's Wessex. Dorset is also home to the Forestry Commission's most popular site at Moors Valley Country Park.

Activities in the forests include walking, cycling, fishing and birdwatching. Facilities include toilets, wheelchair access routes, cafe and parking.


Contact Details
Dorset Woodlands - Ringwood & Wareham Forests
Bournemouth to Dorchester
Dorset
Tel: 02380 283141
Fax: 02380 283929
Email: enquiries.new.forest@forestry.gsi.gov.uk