The entrance gates to the car park open at 8.00am every day of the year except Christmas Day.
|Date||Gates close at|
|January – March (excluding Dorset Easter Holidays)||5pm|
|Dorset Easter Holidays||7pm|
|April – July||6pm|
|Dorset Summer Holidays||7pm|
|September – December||5pm|
Please be aware that some of our facilities and amenities have different opening hours.
The Visitor Centre, including Seasons Restaurant is open from 9.00am to 4.30pm each day* (later in the summer). The Cycle Hire Centre opens daily at 9.30, please check the Cycle Hire Centre page to view last hire times.
*The Visitor Centre may close for up to 5 midweek days in January for cleaning and maintenance.
Moors Valley Railway is open everyday from Spring Bank Holiday week at the end of May through to early September. For the rest of the year it is open during Dorset School Holidays and at weekends only. The opening hours are 10.45am to 4.30pm (5.00pm in summer).
Moors Valley Golf Course is open from 8.00am to dusk, everyday except Christmas day, weather permitting.
Evening visits outside of opening hours must be requested in advance, conditions apply.