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.
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
Permits may be obtained:
By telephone - new permits or replacements permits can be requested over the telephone by calling us on 023 8068 8444
In Person - Itchen Valley Country Park, Allington Lane, West End, Southampton, S030 3HQ. Visitor Centre opening hours: 10am-5pm
Coach Parking: £19 per day
Our one mile Forest Trail is accessible and we have a manual wheelchair available for use and free of charge 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 and cafe are all on ground floor level.
We have priority parking for Blue Badge holders in our main car park.