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Itchen Valley Country Park

Open Now: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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Great Park and on my doorstep

I live off Allington Lane and having 2 dogs I walk here most days. It’s a great day out for all the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Visited with 5 grandchildren to walk the Halloween trail and find the clues, the children aged from... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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A fun day out for the entire family at this outdoor park that boasts a visitor's center, plenty of walking trails, children play areas and special events.
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Allington Lane, Eastleigh SO30 3HQ, England
+44 23 8068 8444
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All reviews go ape zip wire pond dipping play area fresh air pay and display gift shop playing football certain areas lovely place to have woodland walk children play play equipment nice cafe on site whole family all ages nice walk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live off Allington Lane and having 2 dogs I walk here most days. It’s a great day out for all the family. They have 2 Go-Ape sections, one for the minis and an adults version, an off road cycle route, 2 young children’s enclosed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Foxielady1
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

Been to the park many times with the family and the dog. Visited the Cafe several times and the customer service has been poor on most occasions. The centre staff have been great it’s just a couple of the cafe staff need to think about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank copperbottom69
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Had a frustrating experience today at the so called dog friendly cafe!! A friend and myself visited the cafe after our dog walk around 1.30pm (bearing in mind it is not peak time or a bank holiday) with our pooches. This new cafe is advertised...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Taylor L
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Visited with 5 grandchildren to walk the Halloween trail and find the clues, the children aged from 10-4 years, We ALL thoroughly enjoyed it, including the adults! the written clues were well written and made the children (and some adults) think, the 'clues' they had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Cannylass82
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

The short play trail is great for preschool children, and the playgrounds are nice. One for preschool ages and a second for slightly older children. There has been some recent additions to the play trail in the last few months which is nice. The cafe...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MoonsterUK
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

We spent a few hours at the park and did the Meadow trail with our 4 year old and the play trail and playgrounds. We enjoyed the park apart from selfish dog owners leaving dog poo around despite the numerous signs around the park. My...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank charlottebrown2k
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We went to Go Ape at Itchen Valley country park for our nieces 13th Birthday. We were a party of 8 of varying ages. My daughter was very nervous once she got up into the trees so one of the instructors climbed up and calmed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SouthamptonAnnie
Reviewed October 13, 2018

lovely woodland walks, play equipment suitable for a range of ages. parking not too expensive. convenient cafe, which offers gluten free options; HOWEVER disappointed that when I asked if the soup was gluten free and ordered this; it came with a bread roll which was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Batec1
Reviewed October 9, 2018

The Itchen valley country park is a beautiful slice of nature just outside the hustle and bustle of the city. The play area is great. There is ample parking. There is a nature centre and cafe. The play area is brilliant.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SheWh0Heals
Reviewed October 9, 2018

I have four grandchildren ages ranging from one to thirteen years old. It is lovely to have a park that they all enjoy right on our doorstep! The thirteen year old loved Going Ape, and there is so much activity for them all to enjoy....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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August 8, 2018|
Response from EastleighBC | Property representative |
Hello, sorry for the late reply. Entry to Itchen Valley Country Park is free. You only need to pay for parking for the time that you are visiting; your parking fee will help support all that we do. Daily charges: Up to 1... More
May 30, 2017|
Response from elissaardani | Reviewed this property |
I don't have a pushchair myself, however when I have visited I've seen families with young children in them. Hope this helps