Oakdene Forest Park

If you can’t decide between the beach, countryside, family attractions or the buzz of the pier, then Oakdene Forest Park is the ideal location for you.  

Set in a tranquil location on the edge of the Hearn & Avon Forest, the beaches and entertainment in Bournemouth and Poole are a short 15-20 minute drive away, and the fantastic Family Attractions such as Paultons Park, Peppa Pig World, Monkey World, Go Ape and the Tank Museum are all within 25 miles of the Park. With the magnificent New Forest also on your doorstep for those not to be missed Pony photo’s, picnics and cycle paths, The location of Oakdene has it all.

Live Entertainment
Family Entertainment
Childrens Entertainment
Go Active +
Sports Channels
Indoor Swimming Pool
Outdoor Swimming
Fitness Suite
Outdoor Sports
Play Park
Day Spa
Sauna Steam Room
Pet Friendly
Disabled Facilities
Parent Baby and Toddler Washroom Facilities
Car Parking
Beach Nearby
Water Sports Nearby
Cycle Routes
Golf nearby
Horse Riding
Fishing Nearby
Tourist Attractions Nearby
Public Transport Links

Oakdene Forest has great on-site activities under the Go Active + programme, with activities including waterwalkerz, archery, body zorbing as well as a state-of-the-art gym among the diverse array of exciting ways to get active, with a large indoor pool, and an outdoor pool, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Relax in the new for 2015 Acorn Restaurant and Bar, and enjoy an entertainment programme in the Oak Suite, with live acts, tributes and the show team providing entertainment for all the family.

Oakdene Forest Park is a lovely self-catering holiday park situated on the edge of the Hurn and Avon Forest, with direct access into the forest from different points on the park, ideal for exploring on foot or on a bike.

Oakdene Forest Park has a wide variety of self-catering holiday accommodation, to suit all budgets from supersaver caravans to the signature hot tub holidays, with many new caravans and facilities on park in 2014 & 2015.  


Something for everyone at Oakdene Forest Park

Go Active +


Oakdene Forest is proud to be the only Go Active + park on the south coast, this programme is packed full of over 20 activities for all ages which offers plenty of fun family activities from from Archery to Raft Building to Sea Scooters to Body-Zorbing.

Go Juniors is ideal for this aged 3 -7. Go Active + for everyone else.

Food & Drink


The Park offers a range of bars and restaurants including the Oak Showbar and brand new for 2015 the Acorn Bar & Restaurant, with the emphasis on delicious food and fantastic service in a relaxed, friendly environment.

There are extensive breakfast, lunch and dinner menus plus our daily specials board and a take away option.  



We offer a first class entertainment programme for adults and children. There is something for everyone including live music, comedy, illusionists and themed shows from the Entertainments team in the Oak Showbar.  

New for 2015 is the Shorefield Superstars Entertainment programme which can be found on the notice boards.

Fitness & Relaxation


There is a fully equipped gym and new for 2015, to help you relax, is the Go Spa day spa.

So there is plenty to do whether you’re looking for a relaxed break or a family activity holiday. 

Kids Entertainment


Our resident mascots, Cyril & Cybil's Kids' Club, is designed especially for our younger guests. The What's On notice board has everything that's happening throughout the year. 

Swimming Pools


 The park has both an outdoor pool with water features and an indoor pool with large flume, complemented by a sauna, steam room and jacuzzi.

View Our Interactive Tour

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Simply click on the image above to view our interactive tour and discover everything Oakdene Forest Park has to offer including The Acorn Bar & Restaurant, Oak Show Bar and much more.

You can also explore one of our holiday homes, so you can get a glimpse of just one of the many holiday home options we have available to you.  


And Much More...

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There are many other facilities to enjoy in your own time, including:
Supermarket: Fully stocked supermarket for all your self catering and holiday needs.
Football Field: Plenty of space to burn off some energy and practice your skills.
Children’s outdoor play area: An outdoor play area is located by the main building to ensure fun is never far away.

Local Attractions...

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

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