The woodlands of Dorset are a delight to discover whether you;
Explore the extensive pine woodlands and heathlands of Ringwood and Wareham Forests.
Be adventurous at Moors Valley Country Park, Ringwood. Home to the famous play trial, Bike Park and GO Ape!
Walk the Woodlark Walk or cycle the Sika trail in the heart of Wareham Forest and see if you can spot the secretive Sika deer or Roe Deer.
Whether you are a school or family there are lots of ideas and downloads to help you explore and discover the wood. To help you get started with your planning we have created an introductory slide show, lesson plans and a sample risk assessment. If you would prefer a guided visit our learning partners’ details can be found here.
What do other visitors say?
5 StarsIan Waller, 14/May/2016
We come to Sandford as often as we can ,the main reason is the great walks around Wareham Forest.The dogs absolutely love it.
are dogs allowed on walks
Forestry Commission Response
Thank you for your question. Yes the Forestry Commission welcome all responsible dog owners to walk their dogs in our woodlands. All dogs must be kept under reasonable control and all signs and diversions followed carefully