Queen Elizabeth Country Park

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With over 2000 acres of downland and woodland for the whole family to enjoy, Queen Elizabeth Country Park makes for a great day out. Enjoy the views at the top of Butser Hill, the highest point on the South Downs, or let the children loose in the play areas – older children will love the adventure trail, and the younger ones with have great fun running around the animal themed tots play area.

For those wanting something a bit more adventurous, there are plenty of walking routes to choose from, whether you’re looking for a short stroll or a longer ramble. Or, take to the trails and explore the Park on two wheels! The Park offers a variety of trails for both the beginner and the keen cyclist.

The park is open daily

Visitor Centre opening times:

  • 10am–5.30pm March to October
  • 10am–4.30pm November to February

Why should I visit?

    • Play areas - Let the children loose in the fantastic play areas. For children aged eight and over there is an extensive range of equipment at the Adventure Play Trail near the Juniper BBQ site. Also for children under 8 years there is a range of animal themed play equipment in the Tots Play Area close to the Visitor Centre.
    • Cycling - Come to Queen Elizabeth Country Park and test some of the exhilarating cycle routes. Queen Elizabeth Country Park has trails for both the beginner and the keen cyclist.
    • Walking - Enjoy a beautiful Country Park with over 2,000 acres of open access woodland and downland to explore throughout the seasons.
    • Outdoor Activities - Within the grounds of Queen Elizabeth Country Park there are some fantastic adventure sports for people and groups of all ages, such as Off road driver training, Paragliding/Hang gliding and Wayfaring and orienteering

Facilities

Assistance dogs allowed
Cafe
Disabled access
Dogs accepted
Gift shop
On site parking
Suitable for ages 12 and above
Suitable for ages 3 and above
Suitable for ages 5 and above
Suitable for ages 8 and above
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Where to find us

Address

Queen Elizabeth Country Park
Gravel Hill
Horndean
PO8 0QE

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By car

The site has its own sliproads on both the north and south bound carriageways of the A3. Follow the brown and white tourist board signs.

By train

South West Trains run regular services to Petersfield.

By bus

Bus services are operated by Stagecoach and First. Further information from Traveline tel 0871 2002233

Kids activities

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  • Play equipment
  • Cycling
  • Picnics
  • Exploring woodlands
  • Animal spotting and bird watching