Lakeside Country Park

Visiting Lakeside Country Park Eastleigh

Page last updated at 19 June 2017 at 15:45

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Welcome to Lakeside Country Park

Lakeside Country Park is made up of 22 hectares of lakes, wet meadow and woodland situated along Wide Lane between Eastleigh and Southampton.

Created on restored gravel works, Lakeside Country Park is made up of wet meadow and woodland situated along Wide Lane between Eastleigh and Southampton. Offering the ideal day out for all, the Country Park has a diverse range of wildlife from birds, insects and small mammals to fox and deer and species of bat. Enjoy a walk around with your dog on the designated paw trail or stop and have lunch at one of our picnic sites. Relax with a days fishing, or a fun ride on the train, or just watch the world go by...

Our new buildings include offices to rent and a conference room for hire.

Contact Us:

Lakeside Country Park
Wide Lane
SO50 5PD (SO50 5PE for Sat Navs)

Countryside Officer: Jenna Dewhurst

023 8068 3835


BBQ Disposable and portable BBQ's are not permitted at Lakeside. this is due to risk of fire and littering.


Please do not feed the geese and ducks as it encourages disease (enteritis in ducks). It can attract rats and more food means more rats! It pollutes the water.  

Getting Here:

By Car

From J5 M27 & follow Eastleigh A335 (Wide Lane) signs for ½ mile. The park entrance is on the left hand side just past the playing fields.

For Sat Navs our post code is SO50 5PE

Parking is free all day on weekends and for 4 hours during the week.

We have a disabled toilet and parking spaces for disabled badge holders close to the pavilion and lakes. Unfortunately we no longer have a mobility scooter.

By Train

Nearest stop Parkway station (5min walk from Park entrance. Turn right on leaving Parkway, cross the main road on the pelican crossing and head for Eastleigh. Entrance is ¼ mile on left.

By Foot

An easy 20 min walk from Eastleigh town centre following the High Street. A public footpath enters the park from Monks Way off Chestnut Avenue.

By Bike

From Eastleigh Town Centre pick up cycleway signs for Southampton. Just past the Concorde Club turn left over the ford. Alternatively, access the park via Monks Way Open Space, off Monks Way.