Royal Victoria Country Park
On the shores of Southampton Water, this country park has a small shingle beach, mature woodland and miles of open fields. Rich in history, the park was once home to the British Army’s first purpose-built military hospital. Just the chapel remains today, with a tower that offers spectacular views across the parkland, which has a play area, miniature railway, sensory garden and pond.
River Hamble Country Park
Sitting on the banks of the River Hamble, this park is the perfect place to picnic, play, relax and ramble. Within the park sits Manor Farm, where farming life throughout the Victorian era is brought to life through historic buildings and agricultural machinery.
The Ageas Bowl
Home of Hampshire cricket since 2001, the Ageas Bowl is an impressive international venue for both sport and entertainment, and is also home to the Elite International Sports Academy, the Hilton at The Ageas Bowl, the Boundary Lakes golf course, a spa, and restaurant.
The Forest of Bere
This attractive mix of woodland, heathland and open fields has something to offer whatever the season. There’s an adventure play area with wooden playhouses, wigwams, climbing wall and sandpit, and an extensive network of walk and cycle paths.
Dowd's Farm Park
Dowd’s Farm Park is Hedge End’s newest and largest district park with 16 acres of parkland and meadow, a lake, sculpture trail and jetty, woodland and wildlife areas, and play facilities.