Moors Valley Railway

In a nutshell

Situated within Moors Valley Country Park, this fun 71/4" gauge railway goes on a 1-mile ride past lakes and the children's play area.


Moors Valley Country Park, Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Ringwood, Dorset BH24 2ET

Contact details

Tel: 01425 471415

Activity type

Active and Sport, Birthdays, Gardens and Open Spaces, Outdoor Activities, Trips and Transport

Suitable for

Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s

Price guide


(based on family of 4)

Moors Valley Railway details...

Moors Valley Railway is the South’s longest, fully signalled narrow gauge steam railway. The 7 ¼” gauge railway provides a picturesque journey of just over a mile through Moors Valley Country Park. The train travels along the banks of the Moors Lake, before winding around a double loop of the play areas with tunnels, tight curves and inclines!

There are currently seventeen steam and two diesel locomotives in use on the railway, many of them built on site in the workshop at Moors Valley Railway. Passengers can either travel on a single or a return journey from both of the stations, Kingsmere and Lakeside.

Kingsmere Station boasts a railway shop, selling model railway items, souvenirs and a selection of the Thomas and Friends range! As well as a shop, Kingsmere also offers refreshments from the station buffet, including locally produced New Forest Ice Cream, hot and cold drinks, rolls and snacks.

Lakeside Station is located within a large picnic area next to two play areas and also sells New Forest Ice Cream, cold drinks and snacks.

Moors Valley Railway is open on weekends, school holidays and daily from spring bank holiday to September.

Please see the website for more details.

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