Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

The park is open every day. Opening hours are seasonal.

Visitor Centre, Forest Shop and Cafe
Summer - April to SeptemberOpening hours
Weekdays10am - 5pm
Weekends9am - 5pm
Winter - October to MarchOpening hours
Weekdays10am - 4pm
Weekends9am - 4pm


How to find us

How to find us
South Downs, Hampshire
Sat Nav Postcode: PO8 0QE
By Car

Please note that the nearest post code will take you to the Hampshire Hog Pub. The Country Park can be accessed from the A3 between Petersfield and Cowplain in either direction.

OS Grid Ref

50.9587518, -0.9729402

Parking and prices

All the car parks are open 24 hours a day.

Parking Charges
 Up to 1 hourUp to 2 hoursUp to 4 hoursFull day
Summer - April to September£2.50£5.00£7.00£9.00
Winter - October to March£2.00£3.50£4.50£6.00

Motorbikes: free

Blue Badge - standard charges apply

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Coaches with 15+ seats: £15.00 per day

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

Facilities and access

For further information about the facilities that are currently open,  please visit the Hampshire County Council website 

Dogs allowed
Picnic area

Contact details

Landline Number
02392 595040

Activities at Queen Elizabeth Country Park

family cycling
Cycling and mountain biking trails at Queen Elizabeth Country Park
Off-road running event in the Forest
parkrun at Queen Elizabeth Country Park
Children running and enjoying the forest
Walking trails at Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Nearby forests

Tree canopy with blue skies

Located within the South Downs National Park, West Harting down offers a network of paths and trails, making it very popular with dog walkers and horse-riders.  

The higher ground in the north of West Harting Down provides significant views out to the Solent and the Isle of Wight.

Woman and dog looking out over field

Temporary car park closure

Mixed woodland on a sunny day

Located west of Waterlooville within the stunning South Downs landscape, Creech Wood is home to some impressive conifers as well as a small number of ancient broad-leaved trees. The mixture of old and young trees provides a variety of habitats for wildlife, including patches of heather favoured by butterflies and bees, so bring your binoculars!

Solo mountain biker in a forest

The area on Combe Hill has a dedicated bike park, which is open to mountain bikers, please visit this website for more information and to book in advance.

The woodland offers a network of open paths and countryside views that local people can explore on foot.