Autumn at Royal Victoria Country Park

Golden leaves, historic beauty, crisp air and smiling faces

Autumn at Royal Victoria Country Park

Golden leaves, historic beauty, crisp air and smiling faces

Let the fresh air and stunning surroundings of Royal Victoria Country Park invigorate you this autumn. Whether you’re after a low-cost activity for little ones to enjoy, a taste of our rich military history, or a mindful moment in the outdoors, we’ve got something for you.

Two children on a swing

Outdoor play and story trails

Outdoor play is a great way to get kids active, save on spending and enjoy a low-cost family day out at our country park. So, let your little ones to take part in our scavenger hunt or or kick start their imagination through the Time Trouble at Royal Victoria Country Park story trail. You can also let your little ones loose in our play area with its wheelchair accessible apparatus, or play games in the open fields.

Women and children walking in front of Royal Victoria Chapel

Walking and cycling

Royal Victoria Country Park has a wide variety of walks and cycling routes. Whether you’re looking for a gentle ramble in the countryside or a place to hop on your bike and race along a trail, we’ve got something to suit all paces. Or, for a historic twist, how about a guided history walk with one of our onsite volunteers?

Tree canopy in autumn

Autumn wildlife

From colour-changing leaves to bright berries, toadstools and the arrival of overwintering birds, autumn is a splendid time to spot some of the UK’s most spectacular wildlife. Enrich your senses with a day exploring all that this season has to offer at Royal Victoria Country Park. For a mindful moment, take part in a mindful rainbow walk and see if you can spot the changing colours around you.

a chef putting a pizza into a stone oven

Food and drink

Ready to relax? Retreat from the cold and enjoy a stunning, environmentally friendly dining experience nestled in the historic park. The Cedar Rooms provides a selection of tasty bites and warming drinks, including pizzas from our golden pizza oven! Browse our menu and plan your visit today.

Exterior view of Royal Victoria Chapel in the autumn

The Chapel

Our park is steeped in history. Uncover this important part of Hampshire's past and take a break in the shade with a visit to The Chapel and climb the Chapel Tower.

Two women walking dogs in a woodland park in autumn


Well behaved dogs are welcome at our parks, where they can stretch their legs and explore our woodland, field and coastland. If you’re planning to bring your pet, please be mindful of other visitors and follow the Hampshire Countryside Canine Code.