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Things to do in Ferndown

Dorset town located near Poole and Bournemouth.

Where do you want to go today in Ferndown? Try some of the suggestions below and let us know if you find any new things to do.



Kayaking And Canoeing Tours

Unique water based tours around Bournemouth's scenic coast.
West Mours
36 Southern Avenue
BH22 0BL


White Mill FREE

National Trust - Corn mill with original wooden machinery in a peaceful riverside setting.
Sturminster Marshall
near Wimborne Minster
BH21 4BX


Knoll Gardens

This garden was once an intimate and enclosed collection of tender exotics, many of them Australian trees and shrubs.
Stapehill Road
BH21 7ND


Cranborne Manor

Much of the garden at Cranborne is modern, laid out and planted by Lord Salisbury's mother in the 1960s and 1970s.
BH21 5PP


Knowlton Church And Earthworks

English Heritage - The siting of this ruined medieval church at the centre of a Neolithic ritual henge earthwork.
near Wimborne St Giles
BH21 5LT


Go Ape! Moors Valley

Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure.
Moors Valley Country Park
Horton Road, Ashley Heath
BH24 2ET


Adventure Wonderland

Action packed family theme park with over 30 rides.
Merritown Lane
BH23 6BA



Kingston Lacy

National Trust - 17th-century mansion, later transformed into an Italian Renaissance palazzo.
BH21 4EA



Bournemouth Aviation Museum

Fascinating look at the history of aviation.
Merritown Lane
BH23 6BA




Pelhams Park FREE

Pelhams Park is the most significant recreational space in the Kinson and Northbourne area.
Millhams Road
BH10 7LH


Stour Valley Local Nature Reserve FREE

The reserve consists of a two-mile stretch of riverside footpath, as well as meadows, hedgerows and woodland.
Granby Road


Kinson Common Local Nature Reserve FREE

Superb nature reserve nestled amongst the housing of Kinson, with the Kinson Cemetery along part of its boundary.
Poole Lane
BH11 9DP


Cranborne Chase And West Wiltshire Downs FREE

Diverse landscape offering areas of rolling chalk grassland, ancient woodlands, chalk escarpments, downland hillsides, chalk ridge.
AONB Office, 4 Castle Street
BH21 5PZ


Moors Valley Country Park FREE

Fantastic country park and a brilliant family day out. Scenic walks,adventure parks,visitor centre,bike hire and much more.
Horton Road
Ashley Heath
Nr Ringwood
BH24 2ET


Recommended by Jo Wilkinson, Salisbury
“A huge country park with fun trails to follow, with mini adventure parks every few minutes apart, a tree top walk, 2 superb bigger play parks, one designed for under 5's and set in the biggest sand pit you will ever see! Along with a mini train, a huge lake, pic nic area, indoor visitor centre, bike hire you will find loads of nature trails to follow! The fee for the day is your car parking charge and thats it, you can walk, talk and play in all the parks for hours on end! ”



Ferndown Forest Golf Club

Golf Club.
Forest Links Road
BH22 9QE


Parley Golf Club

Parley Golf Centre is home to an easy-walking nine hole course with 18 tee positions, which add a varied dimension to your game.
Parley Green Lane
BH23 6BB


Moors Valley Country Park Golf Club

Golf Club.
Horton Road
Ashley Heath
Nr Ringwood
BH24 2ET


Crane Valley Golf Club

Golf Club.
West Farm
BH31 6LE


Ashley Wood Golf Club

Ashley Wood is a friendly and welcoming golf club, originally established over 100 years ago, which offers very good facilities situated in a beautiful part of Dorset.
Wimborne Road
DT11 9HN



Matchams Karting

Outdoor go-karting circuit.
Matchams Leisure Park
Hurn Road
BH24 2BT



Oli's Roller Disco

Retro roller disco fun.
Ferndown Leisure Centre
Cherry Grove
BH22 9EZ

Recommended by Liz Grey, Dorset


Snowtrax Skiing And Snowboarding Activity Centre

Dorset's premier family friendly activity centre.
Matchams Lane
BH23 6AW



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Shaftesbury (19.5 miles)
Warminster (30.6 miles)
Frome (35 miles)
Salisbury (18.8 miles)
Amesbury (26 miles)
Westbury (34.2 miles)
Eastleigh (25.3 miles)
Winchester (30.8 miles)
Dorchester (24.6 miles)
Sherborne (29.3 miles)
Yeovil (33.7 miles)
Map directions
Lymington (15.2 miles)
Hythe, Hampshire (21.7 miles)
Southampton (22.4 miles)
Poole (6.9 miles)
Weymouth (28 miles)
Bournemouth (5.5 miles)
Swanage (13.6 miles)
Christchurch (6.8 miles)
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