Allington Lane, West End, Southampton SO30
Telephone: 023 8068 8444
How to find us
Nearest junctions on the M27 are Junction 5 from the west
or Junction 7 from the east.
Follow the brown tourist signs to the Park on the A27 (towards
West End) from either direction.
The Park gates open at
8.30am every day and close at 7.00pm during GMT and 9.30pm during
Car Parking Charges
Although there is no admission fee to the Park or Visitor Centre,
there is a fee for car parking. Scale of charges is as shown
Scale of charges: Cars and Minibuses
(No charge for motorcycles or blue badge
Charges apply every day
(including Bank Holidays)
Up to 1 hour
Hours - £2.40
Over 4 hours - £3.80
Coach Parking: £17.00 per day
Are you aware that you can purchase an Annual/Seasonal
Annual permits cost £41.00 (over 60's £28.50); Seasonal (4 month)
permits cost £15.25 (over 60's £10.90)
High Wood Barn Visitor Centre and Café
The Visitor Centre was built in 1990 in the style of a 17th Century
Hampshire Aisle Barn. It is constructed using the traditional
methods of that period, from timber brought down on the Beaulieu
estate during the 1987 storms.
The centre houses a gift shop and various interactive displays.
Ice creams, snacks and hot and cold drinks can be purchased from
the Woodland Café.
April - August: Every day 10.30am -
September: Closed Mondays and
Tuesdays. Open 10.30am - 5pm on other weekdays and
October - March: Weekends and school
holidays ONLY. 10.30am - 4.30pm.
Our 1-mile Forest Trail is accessible by all and an electric
scooter is available to borrow from the Visitor
There is a wheelchair accessible toilet and the Visitor Centre,
shop and cafe are all on ground floor level.