Blandford skatepark is a large park with metal ramps on a tarmac base. It is mainly a transitions park in a back and forth arrangement with a wide selection of obstacles of varying difficulty.
It starts on one side with a wide mini ramp that is back to back with a small spine and next to this is the top platform off which leads a flat bank with rail, a roll in and a quarter pipe. These lead onto the middle section of the run which features a driveway with rail, a large jump box and a smaller jump box with a ledge in line with each other. The return ramps to this run is made up of a long flat bank with a ledge at the top. Off the back edge of this is a quarter pipe with a hubba that is facing another long quarter pipe with a driveway and a roll over in between.
This is a big local park and it has been filled with a decent set of ramps in a nice back and forth arrangement. it would be a good place to come if you are a beginner or an experienced skater, definitely worth checking out if you in the area.
The skatepark is managed by Blandford Forum Town Council and was built in 2002.
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Gillingham train station: As it is a long way from the station it would be recommended to get a bus or a taxi to get to Blandford skatepark.
Pigeon Close bus stop: Exit the bus onto Bournemouth Road and head south east to the roundabout. Here take the road named Stour Park and follow it until Blandford skatepark is on your left.
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There are no on site toilets but there are free to use facilities in the nearby petrol station.
The following suppliers were involved in the design and build of the current skatepark.