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Lovely place!

Stopped here en route to Weymouth. It’s a wonderful place to exercise the dog and have a monster... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nanontour2015
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London, United Kingdom
A great way to start the day

I can highly recommend the traditional breakfast - the large version sets you up for the day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve W
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Poole, United Kingdom
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All reviews bbq area play area walking area nice place to stop run around few hours country park south coast coffee and cake dog walking lovely walk great cafe plenty of space cakes nature trail children play zip wire
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Been bringing the kids here for a few years now as the park and surrounding open space and woodland walks are so lovely, and the parking is very reasonable too!! It's beautiful. The cafe however is not so lovely. It's not the price of food and drink - that's quite good value to be fair! Iit's the run-down image of the place and general cleanliness. It's quite frankly filthy! Tables full of stains and crumbs as are the sofas. I totally get that it is in the centre of a woodland area with a park that it attracts families with muddy boots etc and must be hard to keep on top of at times, but to run a mop round the place every now and then is general hygiene and cleanliness, as is attempting to have a general clear up of the picnic tables outside. The cafe was fairly recently taken over by new management I understand, but in my opinion it's gone downhill and nothing has been done to freshen up the very tired and worn out looking interior and exterior. Shame really because the place has so much potential.

Date of experience: March 2018
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AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for your comments. I have passed on your comments to the cafe, as it is run independely
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Lovely walk through the trees, not too far if you take the shorter walk & are tight for time. rest for a cuppa in the cafe on your way back to the car.
The play are for children keeps them amused for hours.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank chuffy1956
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AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your day. We hope to see you soon!
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

We had a lovely hour and a half morning walk around Avon Heath with our dog. We kept her off lead for most of the walk and it was a beautiful area. Well worth a visit!

Date of experience: February 2018
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AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your day. We hope to see you soon!
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Holidaying in the area, we revisited an old haunt from many years ago when my now husband lived in Dorset. Including the spaniel, we were a mixed party of eight. We followed the Purple Walk, and saw beautiful countryside and only a few people. We were out for a couple of hours, the dog had an absolute ball off-lead, and felt we had all had a good time, despite the drizzle. On returning to the car park, the youngest played on the zip-wire and made friends while my husband went to Starbucks (five minutes away) as the cafe was closed. We all drank our coffee under the cafe awning and plotted to see if we could return before the holiday is over. Toilets were open, and bowls of water for dogs were available. A decent Boxing Day morning despite the rain.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Georgina H
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AvonHeath, General Manager at Avon Heath Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Arrived at Avon Heath to make a yearly wooden Reindeer - welcomed with a smile, chappie organising everything really really helpful and friendly, all kids had equipment ready to go. Reindeers were made and having made a few across the South Coast these are the BEST in DORSET and can't recommend enough.

We LOVE our reindeers!

Thanks Avon Heath for putting this activity on, in the diary for 2018!!

Date of experience: December 2017
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