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Avon Heath Country Park

Avon Heath Country Park

Visiting Information: 
Site Name Avon Heath Country Park
  • Ample parking on site
  • Charge for parking
  • Manned visitor centre
  • Cafe on site
  • Toilets on site
  • Picnic area
  • Seats around the site
  • Information display
  • Information leaflet available
  • Signed routes and trails
  • Well made paths
  • Suitable for wheelchairs
  • Guided walks and events
Map Reference SU121029

Avon Heath Country Park is well signposted from the main A31 at St Leonards, east of Ferndown.

Location Map: 

The blue pin mark the approximate centre of the reserve, the yellow pin(s) mark the approximate locations of parking places that enable you to access the reserve.

Nearby Sites: 

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  • Approximate Distance: 3 miles approx

    An area of true heathland bog made accessible by good quality board walks


  • Approximate Distance: 3 miles approx

    A large children's play ground but also an excellent nature trail through damp meadows and by streams.


  • Approximate Distance: 4 miles approx

    An extensive area of heathland on the edge of Bournemouth and of high ecological value


  • Approximate Distance: 5 miles approx

    A surprisingly large area of dry heathland that has escaped the development around it and is now part of the Great Heaths Project.



  • Approximate Distance: 6 miles approx

    A Dorset Wildlife Trust reserve tucked away by Bournemouth International airport. Wet, rough pasture with masses of flowers and lots of damselflies and butterflies.


  • Approximate Distance: 6 miles approx

    A significant area of heathland of varying types with some high dry, sandy areas and low boggy areas which have interesting pools. 


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