Itchen Valley Country Park | Day Out With The Kids

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Itchen Valley Country Park

  • Southampton
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Information

Beautiful Itchen Valley Country Park has now held a Green Flag Award for 3 consecutive years! They're talking 440 acres of heaven and you can get a great overview before you get started at the modern Visitor Centre where there are also nature exhibits and refreshment facilities.

You can pick up Trail Guides here (60p!) too! The marked trails will help you tour the most beautiful spots in the park, with specific trails for dog walkers and cyclists and easy access for the push and wheel chairs. There's 2 to choose from ideal for families: The Play Trail is a short walk designed for children with nice play equipment involved along the route.

For a longer family walk, the 2 mile Totem Trail is a mystery trail where the kids have to compete to spot the 4 hidden totem poles. Patience required: there's some distance in between them! On top of that there's the 2 mile Meadows Nature Trail which takes in historically significant ground

There's a small play area for the under 9s and a large adventure play area for the older ones up to 15 and a fun trail links the areas with climbable animal sculptures en route! Children's activities and events are also held seasonally throughout the year so check and ahead and see what's coming up!

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Opening hours

Summer
Monday to Sunday 08:30 - 21:30

Winter
Monday to Sunday 08:30 - 18:30

Pricing

Free admission

Travel & Contact Information

Address

, Southampton, Hampshire, SO30 3HQ, England

Phone number

023 8046 6091

Map

Website

Click here to visit Itchen Valley Country Park's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets and accessible toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Itchen Valley Country Park has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

Yes, Itchen Valley Country Park is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Itchen Valley Country Park has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Itchen Valley Country Park has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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