Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
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Opening hours

Stoke Park Wood offers 24 hour access, 365 days a year. 

How to find us

How to find us
Stoke Park Wood, Eastleigh
Sat Nav Postcode: SO50 6GQ
OS Grid Ref
SU479194

50.972058244796, -1.320106066465

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Stoke Park Wood. 

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

Contact details

Discover this beautiful mixed woodland, lying to the north-east of Southampton

Stoke Park Wood consists of a beautiful mix of ancient woodland and newly planted trees. 

Wide rides and clear paths provide open access to the woodland, making it ideal for those looking for a peaceful walk or adventurous bike ride. 

At a glance

Dogs welcome
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Things to do

Grab your helmet and head out for a beautiful cycle ride around Stoke Park Wood!

Stoke Park Wood offers shared access trails for visitors to cycle on.

Walking in the woodland is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes.

Stoke Park Wood has a range of open paths that run through the woodland.  

Nearby forests

Children running on muddy forest path in wellies

Whiteley Pastures is home to a variety of rare wildlife including a rich insect population. The woodlands are a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest that we work to manage and protect. 

There are a range of gravel paths for you to follow that take you throughout the woodland and its natural features including areas of ancient woodland and ponds. 

Spring in the forest

Come and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Upperford Copse, part of one of the remaining fragments which make up the ancient Forest of Bere. 

Mossy woodland path

Popular with locals and visitors alike, Woodend is one of the few remaining fragments that make up the ancient Forest of Bere.

The shaded paths provide an excellent spot for walking and exploring or you can relax within the trees and listen to the sounds of nature. From ponds and streams with great crested newts and butterflies, there are a variety of habitats to enjoy.

Recoup at the nearby West Walk for a light refreshment and a host of facilities.

woodland trail in picturesque setting

With walking trails, cycling, outdoor play and picnic spots, West Walk is the ideal family day out. At 350 hectares, it is the largest remaining fragment of the ancient Forest of Bere. 

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