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Royal Victoria Country Park Chapel

| Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley SO31 5GA, England
+44 23 8045 5157
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Family friendly outdoor park

There is plenty of space for kids and dogs to run off energy in this park. There are accessible... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lori T
,
Dawsonville, Georgia
via mobile
Lovely - family afternoon out.

A fab afternoon out at Royal Victoria Park with a four year old and dog. It has everything; cafe... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
Karen H
,
Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
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The Chapel is closed for refurbishment until late 2018.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“run around” (3 reviews)
“pound coins” (2 reviews)
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| Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley SO31 5GA, England
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+44 23 8045 5157
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is plenty of space for kids and dogs to run off energy in this park. There are accessible walking trails along the water and through the countryside. The cafe offers light eats and tea, though a bit on the ordinary side. The countryside is...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

A fab afternoon out at Royal Victoria Park with a four year old and dog. It has everything; cafe, narrow gauge train, adventure playground, parks, woodland walks & a beach. Plus it’s hugely historical & was once the biggest military hospital with 150 wards sadly...More

Thank Karen H
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

The chapel was once the central hub of the old hospital built in the 19th century for soldiers returning from war abroad. The two main wings of the hospital have long since been demolished along with the pier that stretched out in to Southampton water...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Went to this park to meet up with our puppy’s mother and father together with two of her siblings. All got out well together with plenty of room to run around in. It also has access to the Solent where they had much fun, soaking...More

Thank 585Rodney585
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Victoria Park is great for picnics, a play in the playgrounds for the kids, and a paddle and stroll along the beach. Will go back when the renovations to the abbey are completed. The only disappointing thing for us was the amount of litter left...More

Thank maggie494
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely park area, fantastic kids playground, small train (£1.75 for adult, £1.25 for child) which takes maybe 10 minute ride. Parking £4 for day or £1.80 for 1 hour, machines do take new £1 coins, or buy ticket in the gift shop using card. Cafe...More

Thank MoonsterUK
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Beautifully kept parkland with lovely views over The Solent shores,car parking is quite good but advised to arrive early in the day.

Thank angelalewis43
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Firstly this place is excellent but I've marked it down because of the parking machines they don't accept card.you can't pay by phone and they still only take the OLD POUND COINS really frustrating when it's £1.80 for an hour and £4 for the day...More

2  Thank saintlee1970
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RoyalVictoriaNetley, ranger at Royal Victoria Country Park Chapel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We're pleased to hear you enjoy the Park. Please accept our apologies regarding your problems trying to pay for your parking. We are waiting for the machine manufacturer to visit us to update our machines as they are the only...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

The park has waterfront areas, huge fields for picnics, football or walking and several play areas for kids. The little cafe is also pretty good. Tucked away is a war memorial, well worth a visit as this is a beautiful and peaceful area with lovely...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Went at the weekend on a gloriously hot summers day. We arrived early so parked in the shoreline car park however there are plenty of parking spaces a bit further round into the centre of the park. Luckilly we had plenty of 50p pieces as...More

1  Thank Janet H
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Linda E
24 June 2017|
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Response from RoyalVictoriaNetley | Property representative |
Hi Linda. We have free parking for visitors displaying their blue badges. Unfortunately, the chapel (our wedding venue) is closed for refurbishment at the moment. It is due to re-open sometime in the summer of 2018.
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Mrs Christine C
17 September 2015|
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Response from RunningSteve | Reviewed this property |
There were works taking place on the Chapel during my visits, but I think those are finished now. There is an exhibition inside, though the opening times are not regular. It's usually open Sunday, Bank Holidays and some... More
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