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Lepe Country Park has so much to offer the whole family. Lepe Country Park is right on the seafront and has amazing views of the Isle of Wight and the Solent.

From kite flying to surfing, Lepe Country Park has something for everyone, including dog walkers, fishermen, beachgoers, and birdwatchers.

If you are looking for more attractions to do near Lepe Country Park then have a look at:

The Definitive Guide To Days Out in Hampshire – If you are looking for something to do today then have a look at our huge guide here. We have covered everything from splash parks to beaches to funfairs.

A Huge Guide to the Best Beaches in Hampshire – Did you know that Hampshire has loads of beaches? From shingles to soft sand, make sure you visit as many as you can.

The Ultimate List of Walks in Hampshire That Are Child Friendly – These are the best walks and trails in Hampshire that are great for buddies and small little legs.

Things to do in Hampshire Guide

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Where is Lepe Country Park?

You can find Lepe Country Park, Lepe, Beaulieu, Hampshire, SO45 1AD.

Is Lepe Country Park dog friendly?

Yes, Lepe Country Park is dog friendly. There is a large field at the top of the hill which leads onto the beach further down.

How much does parking cost at Lepe Country Park?

There are two car parks at Lepe Country Park. One at the top of the hill and one at the bottom, by The Lookout cafe. They currently cost up to 1 hour £2.50, up to 2 hours £5.00, Up to 4 hours £7.00, and full-day £9.00.

What to do at Lepe Country Park

Lepe Country Park is great for the whole family and is a great day out.


There are two beaches at Lepe Country Park. The first one, by the bottom car park at The Lookout, is shingles. It is a family beach and has restrictions on dogs during the summer months.

The second beach is sandy and this is further along, by The Spit. During low tide, The Spit can be used to walk up and down but please watch the tide times as it can get very dangerous at times.

Walking trails

Lepe Country Park has a five-mile loop that takes you through the Hampshire countryside and right by the seaside.
The path is mostly loose stones so you will need some walking boots or wellies on wet days.

Nature reserve

Lepe Country Park is also a nature reserve. It is home to some amazing birds and wildlife that like to keep to themselves in the long grass areas.
If you get a chance, walk to the pond and meadow where you are sure to spot a dragonfly or frog. By the beach, you may see the odd crab. Take a net and buckle and see what you can find.

Play area

Based right at the top of the hill, by the cafe, the play area is great for all ages. It has swings, climbing frames and purpose build structures to swing on.
Set right on the field, you can also have a picnic here or play a game of football or frisbee. It’s pretty flat at the top so the kids could even ride their bikes.

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Food and drink

The cafe at Lepe Country Park at called The Lookout. It’s a purpose-built building that offers hot meals inside and snack items on the outside.

You can also hire a BBQ area that caters for up to 60 people. These are by the play area at the top of the hill.

Laura x 

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Lepe Country Park has so much to offer the whole family. Lepe Country Park is right on the seafront and has amazing views of the Isle of Wight and the Solent by Laura at Things to do in Hampshire with kids

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