Three million passengers in 30 years! Moors Valley Railway celebrates thirty years of steaming success!

Tinkerbell & Sapper original engines gala

The south’s longest, fully signalled, narrow gauge 7¼” steam railway will celebrate its 30th birthday over the weekend of 17 and 18 September. The first Moors Valley Railway steam engine pulled away from Kingsmere Station at Moors Valley Country Park near Ringwood back in 1986. Thirty years, and three million passengers later, the Railway is celebrating its birthday in style with a special anniversary gala weekend of steam. Full story: Read more

Access for all at Moors Valley

Moors Valley Open Day 2014 (9)Moors Valley Country Park and Forest, near Ringwood is offering wide-ranging choice of events and activities for people with disabilities to enjoy on Saturday 12 March. Already highly regarded for its access for all policy, the Park is hosting this special day as part of the national initiative, Disabled Access Day. The initiative encourages disabled people to go out and visit a place they’ve never been to before, as well as encouraging venues to promote their accessible facilities. Full story: Read more