Tourism excellence in a corner of East Dorset (Oct 2017)

Tourism excellence in a corner of East Dorset (Oct 2017)

Moors Valley Country Park and two of its partner businesses based at Ashley Heath near Ringwood, feature in no fewer than four categories in the recently announced shortlist for the 2017 Dorset Tourism Awards.

The Country Park itself is a finalist in the new Artistic, Cultural & Learning Experience category and also in the Large Attraction category. Outdoor adventure specialists, Go Ape is a finalist in the Active & Sporting Experience category, while the Park’s catering operator, Seasons Coffee Barn, has been Highly Commended in the Café/Tearoom category.

A former winner in the Large Attraction, Sustainable Tourism and Access and Inclusivity categories, Moors Valley was also named Winner of Winners in 2015.

Clare Gronow, Team Leader at Moors Valley, said, “One of our core objectives is to provide opportunities for visitors of all ages to experience, understand and learn about Moors Valley’s wildlife and wider environmental issues so I’m naturally delighted that we have been shortlisted for an award in this new category.”

Results will be announced at a special presentation ceremony on 16 November at The Lighthouse in Poole.

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