Southwood Country Park

  • Free parking (height restriction 1.9m)
  • Disabled parking bays
  • Bins
  • Benches
  • Surfaced paths (west area)
  • Meadows on former golf course at Kennels Lane
  • 2.4km circular walk (west area only) or >5km (west & east areas)
  • Links to longer walks incorporating Southwood Woodland and Hartland Country Park
See route (west)…

 

 

Where you’ll find it…

Find the free car park at the end of Kennels Lane, Farnborough, nearest postcode GU14 0LL. Grid reference SU 84342 54506. What3Words: darling.slurred.sunblock. There’s further car parking on Ively Road in the former golf club car park.

N.B. We’ve given the nearest postcode, but recommend using the links to look up the exact location. The centre of a postcode may be up to half a mile from your destination.

What you’ll find there…

There are two sections to this attractive walk. Southwood Country Park (West), accessed from Kennels Lane, and Southwood Country Park (East) on the other side of Ively Road.

The western area has a fantastic selection of mature trees, lending a parkland feel to this former golf course. This area also has a great surfaced path around the whole route.

On the other side of the A327 Ively Road is a second area, Southwood Country Park (East), open to the public, including what used to be the golf club car park and club house. By including the west and east areas, walks of over 5km are possible…

See route (west & east)…

 

 

If you plan to link your walk with neighbouring Southwood Woodland, look out for the small sleeper bridge at SU 84591 54914. What3Words: open.gravy.slim. There are lots of variations possible, here’s just one suggestion linking Southwood Woodland and Hartland Country Park

See route…

 

 

Keep up to date with progress and Rushmoor Borough Council’s plans here.

*Update 8th Nov 2021: Please note that ESSO pipeline works are commencing, leading to some disruption to east area access over coming weeks.

Gallery…

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