Family-friendly events this summer (July 2015)

Family-friendly events this summer (July 2015)

Moors Valley Country Park, near Ringwood has just announced its summer programme of family-friendly events.

They include cycling, fishing and plenty of opportunities to get hands-on with nature.

Special events this summer include an evening visit from the Mizan Travellling Planetarium on Monday 3 or Tuesday 25 August, two Twilight Safaris on 29 July and 26 August and a BioBlitz on 13 August.

Alongside these a new programme of ‘Wildlife Wednesdays’ will run all summer long featuring a different activity every week. With guest appearances from a range of experts, Wildlife Wednesdays will include a spider walk, small mammal trapping and bee walk, providing the perfect opportunity to get the whole family interested in the natural world.

As well as events, there is plenty to keep the whole family happy and entertained at Moors Valley. The Park is home to a miniature steam railway, Go Ape’s Tree Top junior course, and a play trail featuring stunning play sculptures as well as playgrounds, cycle hire and acres of forest and meadow to explore. Until September the Park is also hosting the Superworm Trail. Perfect for younger children, this self-guided activity trail is based on the popular children’s character from Julia Donaldson’s book and trail packs include a copy of a limited edition Superworm mini-book to enjoy as you stroll around the Moors Lake.

You can find out more about all the events and attractions at Moors Valley Country Park and Forest and book online at

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