Multi award-winning Adventure Wonderland offers the perfect day out!
Dorset’s multi award-winning family theme park, Adventure Wonderland, with its great range of rides and attractions is the perfect spot for an unforgettable day out.
The park, opposite Bournemouth Airport, takes its inspiration from Lewis Carol’s timeless classic, Alice in Wonderland and children love getting to know the resident characters Alice, Mad Hatter, Queen of Hearts, Mr Rabbit, and the cheeky Cheshire Cat, who’s just joined the crew.
2018 is an exciting year at the park. All the family-favourite rides will be staying, but out go the older rides and in come new attractions to keep families entertained.
These include a major new World of Madness play area, a Dance with the Stars marquee, a giant White Rabbit bouncer, a Super Zap Zone in the Wild Thing Play area and a curriculum-based Alice trail for schools and groups.
Throughout the year the park welcomes a number of fabulous visiting characters for the day. Fireman Sam™ kicks things off at February half-term (14th) when the Hero Next Door will be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day.
The heroes from Christchurch Fire Station’s Red Watch will also be visiting the park. Children will love clambering in and out of the fire engine and there’s an important fire safety message to soak up too.
The park also welcome characters from holiday parks, like Shorefield and our friends at Wave and Heart drop-in too.
Easter, Halloween, Christmas and all the school holidays are always extra special times at Adventure Wonderland, so follow the park on Facebook and sign-up for the newsletter at adventurewonderland.co.uk or checkout the website to keep bang up-to-date with the latest events.
The park is set within wonderful parkland with the largest natural hedge maze on the South Coast with 1 ½ miles of pathways – perfect for an adventure. There is also the ever-popular Cuddle Corner petting area with its host of furry friends.
And that’s just outside. There’s also the vast indoor Aztec adventure play centre, Wild Thing! with even more activities including the fantastic Montyzoomer’s Ball Firing Thunderdome!
Plus, new live shows in the weather beating Happydrome Theatre.
The park celebrated triple success in the 2017 prestigious Primary Times Reader Star Awards, after local families gave the attraction a huge vote of approval in an online vote. It was voted Best Overall Attraction, Best Family Attraction and Best Children’s Party Venue by Primary Times readers. The family-friendly magazine, which has a distribution of more than 50,000, reaches 198 primary schools in Dorset, and is aimed at parents of children aged 4 to 11.
Characters visiting in 2018
14 Feb Fireman Sam
11 April Paw Patrol's Skye and Rubble
30 May Peppa Pig
1 Aug PJ Masks' Owlette & Gekko
15 Aug Paw Patrol's Chase and Marshall
28 Aug Bing and Flop
23 Oct The Gruffalo
Also at this venue:
WildThing Indoor Play Centre,
Adventure Wonderland Gift Shops
Visit adventurewonderland.co.uk or call 01202 483444 for further details opening times and tickets. Get a 10% discount for booking online.
Children aged 3 and over £13.99
Children aged 2 £6.99
Children under 2 FREE
Family ticket for 4 £52.00
By car: From Southampton and beyondTake the M27 Westbound towards Bournemouth. M27 becomes A31. Follow the A31 to the A338 Turn off, take the left lane onto the A338 towards Bournemouth. After 7miles follow the brown Adventure Wonderland signs left off the dual carriage way, then right at the traffic lights. At the next roundabout turn left onto the B3073, Parley Lane. Go past Bournemouth Airport on your right. Adventure Wonderland is the next turning left.From the northFrom Shaftesbury and beyond take the A350 to Blandford Forum, then the B3082 TO Wimborne Minster. From here take the B3073 through Wimborne, following signs to Bournemouth International Airport. Follow all signs to the Airport. Once on Parley Lane with the Airport on your left, go past the golf Course on your right and we are the next turning right.From BournemouthTake the Dual Carriageway ,the A338 towards Ringwood, out of Bournemouth. Come off the dual carriageway where it is signposted Christchurch, following the Adventure Wonderland Brown signs, turn right at the junction towards Bournemouth Airport. At the roundabout turn left onto the B3073, Parley Lane, past the Airport on the right hand side. Adventure Wonderland is the next turning on the left.By public transport:BY TRAIN and BUSNearest train stations are Christchurch and Bournemouth. From Bournemouth Train Station there is an airport shuttle bus which stops at our main gates. This service is operated by ‘Yellow Buses’ and is the ‘A1’ route. For up to date timetable please ‘google’ yellow buses Bournemouth.Accessible by Public Transport: Christchurch station is 9 miles away.
Jan 2nd to Feb 9th Wild Thing! indoor play centre open daily
Feb 10th - 18th park open.
19th Feb - 23rd Mar Wild Thing! indoor play centre open daily. Park open weekends
24th Mar - 5th Sept Full park open
6th Sept - 19th Oct Wild Thing! indoor play centre open daily. Park open weekends
20th – 28th Oct ‘Home of Halloween’ Half Term
29th Oct - 23rd Nov Wild Thing! open daily
24th Nov - 23 Dec Christmas Opening
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