Things to do nearby
When staying at Bramble Farm Cottages, not only are you surrounded by beautiful countryside but there are some lovely walks too. Down the end of the lane is a tranquil walk along the River Stour where you will see a variety of birds, swans and ducks. The quaint All Saints Church sits alongside the river and dates back to the Saxon times. Why not try picking your own seasonal fruits at the PYO farm and explore the designated footpaths into the countryside both up and down the lane.
If you fancy something a little more adventurous why not visit some of the tourist attractions nearby.
Offering a 9 hole course, pay and play, driving range, tuition, twilight golf and a café bar.
Something to do come rain or shine. Huge indoor soft play, numerous outdoor rides, large maze, pets corner and pony rides.
A chance to see planes and helicopters up close and sit in them. Situated within the grounds of Adventure Wonderland. Not enough to fill a day as it is only small. But at £3 entry, it’s a must see for any plane fans.
Dried ski slope offering lots of different activities including: Ringos, Ski bobbing, Skiing and Snowboarding. Menu and Bar with a children’s play area. Alpine Adventure Park is set in the attractive woodland area at the bottom of the ski slope, the Alpine Adventure Park offers an area for parents to relax whilst the kids play.
Overhead Cable Ride
Swing through the trees on our fantastic overhead cable ride! Are you Tarzan or Jane?
Clamber & climb around our wooden fort with bridges, slides & a fire mans pole.
Slides, Super slippy slides, Swings, Rope swings, tyre swings and loads more, Trampolines
Bounce around on one of our 5 Trampolines, how high can you go?
Tiny Tot Fort, A mini fort for toddlers, Picnic Tables & Toddlers Play Area
Set up your picnic & relax in the surroundings!
Set in West Moors (Ferndown) is a large outdoor activity centre. With Play trails, large and small play parks, ride on steam train around the park, picnic areas and lake. Restaurant and snacks bar on site and the opportunity to hire bikes and explore the grounds.
Go Ape (within the grounds of Moors Valley)
Offering various packages to do high ropes, crossings, tunnels, bridges and zip wire through the trees.
A similar idea to Go Ape but on a smaller scale. Suitable for over 5s and includes low and high ropes, power fan descender and an 11 meter climbing wall. This is situated within the Littledown Park where they have a play park, paddling pool, lake and small ride on railway.
Undercover shopping centre with a variety of shops including: Asda, Sports direct, JD sports, WH Smith, River Island, Monsoon, Topshop, New Look, H and M, Gap, Next, Dorothy Perkins, Boots, Clarks and Sainsbury’s.
A short drive into the towns of Bournemouth and Poole offers more comprehensive range of shops, restaurants and beautiful blue flag beaches.
Fancy going a little further?
Monkey and Ape rescue centre. Lots of monkeys to see, feeding times and educational talks throughout the day. Food outlets and children’s play areas throughout the centre.
See tanks that fought in the 1st and 2nd world wars, tank demonstrations with an on site restaurant.
A fun day out if you like animals. A chance to see livestock and farm animals up close as well as a pets corner, tractor rides, bouncy castles and woodland walks.
Heavy horse farm park and rescue centre offers pony rides, go-kart arena, fun straw barn, bouncy castle, blacksmiths workshop, gypsy wagons and a café.