Queen Elizabeth Country Park
|Published: 9th April 2006 20:43
Gravel Hill, Horndean, Hampshire, tel 023 9259 5040
Hampshire's biggest country park... 20 miles of trails for walkers, cyclists & horse riders... Butser Hill National Nature Reserve and the highest point on the south downs.1400 acres of open access woodland and downland within the East Hampshire Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Queen Elizabeth Country Park has a wide variety of events from guided walks to the two day Country Park show. Local artists and photographers will be exhibiting their work at the Park in the Pumfrett Room throughout the year. Regular evening previews are held.
Opening Times- The Park is open daily
The visitor centre, shop and cafe
10am - 5.30pm 1 Mar to 31 Oct
10am - 4.30pm 1 Nov to 19 Dec
10am - 4.30pm 5 Jan to 29 Feb
Refreshments are available in the Coach-house café, including homemade cakes, biscuits and soups. Private parties can be catered for by arrangement.
tel 02392 596345 for further information.
Tots Play Trail
The tots play area has been designed especially for children aged two to seven years old. All the wooden play equipment created by local sculptor Andy Frost has a woodland theme and include a lizard wobbly pole, grasshopper tunnel and toad slide. The play area is just a short distance from the visitor centre and even has toadstool seats for the grown-ups to relax on!
Dogs are welcome in the Park under close control or on a lead. Water bowls are available outside the Visitor Centre.
Vehicles, up to and including 19 seats £1 per day Monday to Saturday
£1.50 per day Sundays/Bank Holidays.
Vehicles with more than 19 seats £10 per day.
Regular visitors may purchase a season ticket from the visitor centre for £25. Orange/blue badge holders - free parking
Click here for more information.