Itchen Valley Country Park


Type:Country / Royal Park

Allington Lane, West End, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO30 3HQ

Tel: +44 023 8046 6091

Itchen Valley Country Park


Itchen Valley Country Park is a large area of unspoilt countryside beside the River Itchen, managed for public enjoyment and wildlife.

The rural beauty of the park through the seasons can be enjoyed along the paths and trails taking you through woodland, water meadows, pasture and hay fields.

A forest trail provides access for people with special needs. The park also offers picnic areas, play areas, barbecue sites, orienteering and Ollie Owl trail.

High Wood Barn provides interactive displays, gift shop and cafe.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff

Car parking charges apply every day (including Bank Holidays)
Up to 1 hour - £1.00
1-4 Hours - £2.40
For over 4 hours/all day - £3.80
Coach Parking: £15.00 per day



  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Ice cream, hot and cold food and drinks. Maximum 24 people seated inside. Café open weekends only November – March
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities - Available 08:30-17:00 Mon-Fri upto 20 delegates.
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - Although there is no admission fee to the Park or Visitor Centre, there is a fee for car parking.

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is M27. Off A27, M27 jct 5. Follow brown tourist signs.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Southampton Park Way. Regular bus service to A27 from Eastleigh then approximately 10 minutes' walk.

Opening Times

Winter (1 Oct 2022 - 31 Mar 2023)
Monday - Sunday08:30 - 19:00*
Spring/Summer/Autumn (1 Apr 2023 - 30 Sept 2023)
Monday - Sunday08:30 - 21:30*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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