Royal Victoria Country Park

Royal Victoria Country Park

Netley Abbey
SO31 5GA

Tel: 023 8045 5157

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Opening Times

Winter (1 Nov 2024 - 28 Feb 2025)
Monday - Sunday08:00 - 17:00*

* Open every day.

Vehicle access:
March to October 8am-9pm
November - February 8am-5pm

October 9:30am – 5pm
November to March 9:30am – 4pm.
April 9:30am – 4:30pm.
May to September 9:30am to 5pm.

Gift shop:
April to September 10am – 12pm, 12:30pm – 4:30pm.
October to March 10am – 12pm, 12:30pm – 4pm.

The Chapel:
October to March Wednesday to Sunday, 10:30 – 5pm.
April to September Tuesday to Sunday, 10:30am – 5pm.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Map & Directions

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Sunday, 7th July 2024 - Sunday, 7th July 2024

Wessex Sinfonietta Summer Concert at Royal Victoria ChapelWessex Sinfonietta Summer Concert at Royal Victoria ChapelMendelssohn - A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture & Nocturne Mendelssohn- 'The Fair Melusine' overture Beethoven - Symphony No.4 Wessex Sinfonietta conducted by Daniel Hogan
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Thursday, 29th August 2024 - Thursday, 29th August 2024

Southampton Outdoor Cinema: Frontier Sapiens Adventure Film Festival at Royal Victoria Country ParkSouthampton Outdoor Cinema: Frontier Sapiens Adventure Film Festival at Royal Victoria Country ParkOutdoor cinema, but not like you've seen before! Coming to Southampton this summer (29th of August), the Frontier Sapiens Film Festival is the largest open-air adventure film tour in the UK and is bringing inspiration and adventure to the big screen OUTDOORS.
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Guide Prices

​​​​​​​Royal Victoria Country Park is free to enter but car parking fees apply.



  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Large print leaflets available
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Large print leaflets available.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access


  • BBQs for visitors use - Pre book only
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Tearooms, lunch, tea, soft drinks and confectionary. Empire room, 200 max, available for hire. Barbecues for hire.
  • Picnic Site

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Outdoor children’s play area

Establishment Features

  • Beach / Coast within walking distance
  • Dogs Accepted - Please keep under control and clear up after your dog.
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - Up to one hour £1.80, all day £4. Season ticket £49
  • Railway station within walking distance

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted

Specialist Features

  • Cyclists welcome
  • Information Point

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Clare B
      Great family place
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 5th April 2024
      Great place lots to do we were camping there over Easter weekend lovely dog walks train ride was fun grandchildren had lots of fun Read full review
    • sarah P
      Coalville, United Kingdom
      Nice walking park
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 19th May 2024
      A lovely place and we went to hunt for sea glass on the sea shore. We were successful and had a lovely time. It was raining but this was ok. The parking was expensive for the time we were there. We... Read full review
    • Kath T
      Interesting place to visit, but spoilt somewhat by the staff.
      2 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 4th June 2024
      We visited with family members on Saturday. The museum in the Chapel was interesting to see. We believe my grandfather may have been at the hospital in World War 2. It was disappointing that the male... Read full review

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