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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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Historic country park Chapel

The chapel was once the central hub of the old hospital built in the 19th century for soldiers... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
John W
Plenty of room for dogs

Went to this park to meet up with our puppy’s mother and father together with two of her siblings... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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The Chapel is closed for refurbishment until late 2018.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley SO31 5GA, England
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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

Thank John W
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
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
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
Reviewed 11 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
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
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

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

Thank Wanderlust7474
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
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Lots of lovely walks to explore with views across the harbour. If you're looking for a more chilled approach there's ample space to entertain the family and some great play parks and history around. Car parking is £4 for a whole day (machines not yet...More

Thank Rev666
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

What a great place to take kids! Fantastic play area and walks! Lots of war history and the work to improve it will be fab! I have camped here 4 times now and we love it!! Short cycle to shops!!

2  Thank Rich M
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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.
Mrs Christine C
16 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