Plan your visit

Attractive parkland, woodland and seashore overlooking Southampton water

Plan your visit

Opening hours

Our opening hours are seasonal, so be sure to check before you visit.

Park Grounds

  • March to October: 8am to 9pm
  • November to February: 8am to 5pm

Read about parking

Restaurant and café

  • April to October:
    9:30am to 5pm
  • November to March:
    9:30am to 4pm

Hot food orders taken until 30 minutes prior to closing.

Read more about the restaurant and café

Shop and Information Centre

  • April to September: 10am to 4:30pm
  • October to March: 10am to 4pm

The Chapel

  • April to September: Tuesday to Sunday, 10:30am to 5pm
  • October to March: Wednesday to Sunday: 10:30am to 4pm

Read more about the Chapel


adult and child exercising in a park

Where we are

You’ll find us in Netley Abbey, Hampshire - a couple of miles east of Southampton, alongside the shores of Southampton Water.

If you’re using a sat nav to make your way here, use this postcode: SO31 5RA

Get directions to Royal Victoria Country Park


exterior of chapel

Explore the park

With its rich history and array of habitats covering 200 acres, Royal Victoria Country Park has something for everyone to enjoy.

From the fantastical fairy garden to our historic Netley Military Cemetery, make sure you don’t miss any hidden gems or woodland walks when you visit.

Download a map of the park

Array of cakes and pastries

Food and drink

You can buy delicious lunches, tasty cakes, snacks and a range of hot and cold drinks from our restaurant and café. The café also caters for meetings and parties.

Visit our Food and Drink page

chapel viewed from rear


Our exhibition brings to life the rich history of the military hospital that once dominated the site of the Royal Victoria Country Park.

Discover Royal Victoria Chapel

trees in parkland

Things to do

Plan your perfect day out at Royal Victoria Country Park. Whether you’re looking for a taste of history, a woodland wander, or an action-packed adventure, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Visit our Things to do page

People walking in a park

Gift shop and information point

You can purchase parking tickets and book events at our information point. We also stock a fun selection of great gifts in our Cedar Rooms gift shop, from kites and frisbees to fact sheets and sweets.

Contact us

Phone: 023 8045 5157
Email: [email protected]