Forest Getaways in Dorset

Welcome to Forest Edge Holiday Park

Forest Edge Holiday Park is centrally located for all of the great local attractions, this is our smallest, most relaxed holiday park, but is also a neighbouring park to Oakdene Forest Park, which is situated a short stroll through the forest. This is also the perfect base to explore all the region has to offer from the nearby New Forest to the stunning Bournemouth beaches.  

Forest Edge is an ideal self catering base, with a range of 2 and 3 bedroom caravans. This tranquil and relaxed South Coast Holiday Park is the perfect location for those who want to explore some of the best scenery this area has to offer. 

The facilities on site complement the park, with the reception and small mini market.

It is bordered by the Hurn Forest which offers excellent walking and cycling routes. The New Forest, the beaches at Poole and Bournemouth are all just a short car journey away.  

Oakdene Forest Park is only a short walk or drive away and you are welcome to use its facilities including, indoor and outdoor pools, restaurant, bars, gym, spa and the Go Active+ activities.

Please note that you may experience some road noise from the proximity of the A31.

Forest Edge Holiday Park, Boundary Lane, St. Leonards, Dorset, BH24 2SD, United Kingdom

Something for everyone at Forest Edge


At Forest Edge Park our self-catering accommodation has been designed to be the ideal self-catering base, with a range of 2 and 3 bedroom caravans and Select+ Lodges no more than a few years old. We offer accommodation for pet friendly units and Wi-Fi is available in all the accommodation.

Discover more information on range of accommodation, or simply make your choices from the Holiday Search above and all available accommodation and the latest prices will show for your chosen dates and selections.

Food & Drink

Nearby Oakdene Forest Park offers guests at Forest Edge a range of choice for food and drink at just a short walk or cycle through the forest. This includes the Oak Showbar, which opened in 2015 and the Acorn Bar & Restaurant, with the emphasis here on delicious food and fantastic service in a relaxed, friendly environment.

There are extensive breakfast, lunch, dinner and children's menus plus our daily specials board.


Oakdene Forest Park offers guests at Forest Edge a first class entertainment programme for adults and children. There is always something for everyone including live music, tribute acts, comedy, illusionists and themed shows from the Entertainments team in the Oak Showbar.

To view the types of activities, entertainment and live acts you can enjoy during your stay just view our entertainment page.

The Acorn Bar also shows Sky Sports & BT Sport providing live coverage for all sporting events.

Swimming Pools

The two Swimming Pools at our nearby Oakdene Forest Park allow you to relax in a lovely large indoor leisure pool, with a shallow area for children to splash about, as well as a slide and “Zorbs” to walk on water, or, during the summer months (weather dependant), the heated outdoor pool.

Access to our pools, bars and entertainment are at no extra cost when you book your holiday through us.

Leisure Facilities

Oakdene Forest is our sister park a short walk away through the Hurn Forest and offers the Go Active + programme which is packed full of over 20 activities for all ages, offering plenty of fun family activities from from archery to body-zorbing. Go Juniors is ideal for this aged 3-7. Go Active + for everyone else.

Our VRoom offers an unrivaled Virtual Reality Experience with games for all ages.

There is a fully equipped gym with a wide variety of equipment available, including free weights, resistance machines and running and cycling machines.

Great Days Out

The Hurn & Avon Forest are adjacent to the park with cycle routes and footpath directly linked to the park, just don't get lost. The New Forest is only a short drive away, as are the local beautiful villages and market towns.

Nearby Bournemouth, is famous for sandy beaches, piers, attractions and festivals with all the local events included in our Explore & Enjoy section.  

The surrounding area boasts some of the UK's best scenery and attractions, our favourites are here

Park Facilities

Forest Edge Park offers a great play area for kids. There is a well stocked shop also on site for your convenience.

The walk to Oakdene Forest will give you access to Go Active +. This programme is packed full of over 20 activities for all ages which offers plenty of fun family activities from archery to panna soccer to sea scooters to body-zorbing.

Go Juniors is ideal for this aged 3 -7. Go Active + for everyone else. The timetable gives you plenty of options to choose from.

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