Itchen Valley Country Park is set in 440 acres of beautiful water meadows, woodland and meadows and has been recognised with a Green Flag Award® for the last four years.
Country Park opening times:
Our gates open at 8.30am every day and close at 7pm during GMT and 9.30pm during BST.
Find us by car
The SatNav postcode SO30 3HQ brings you to our main entrance.
Straddling the River Itchen, Itchen Valley Country Park is situated just off the A27. By car exit the M27 at 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.
Entry to Itchen Valley Country Park is free. You only need to pay for parking for the time that you are visiting; your parking fee will help support all that we do.
Up to 1 hour £1.30
Up to 2 hours £2.50
Up to 3 hours £3.70
Up to and over 4 hours £4.30
There is the option to pay by credit card at the machines. Using this system allows the customer to pay by the minute.
Annual/Seasonal Parking Permit
Annual permits: £45
Six-monthly permits: £25
Quarterly permits: £15
Coach Parking: £19 per day
Our one mile Forest Trail is accessible and we have an electric scooter available to borrow from our Visitor Centre. Please contact us in advance to reserve the scooter for your visit.
We have a wheelchair accessible toilet and our Visitor Centre, shop and cafe are all on ground floor level.
We have priority parking for Blue Badge holders in our main car park.