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Lepe Country Park

Exbury, New Forest SO45 1AD, England
+44 23 8089 9108
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Fantastic views, lots to do

Lepe Beach is a regular favourite of our family's. There are some nice walks, a big playground for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul H
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Visit to Lepe Beach

Lovely beach and walk, very dog friendly - as were all the dogs we met. Not too sure about the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian C
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Chipping Campden, England, United Kingdom
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"With over a mile of beach, pine fringed cliffs, historic D-Day remains and wild flower meadows, Lepe Country Park is a great day out with superb views of the Solent and Isle of Wight. There's a full list of events throughout the year that explores all areas of the park from "Pond dipping" and "Marine Wonders" to Cafe quiz nights and the annual "Lepe into Action" - there's lots to entertain the whole family. Please check out our website for more information about what's on and all you can see and do on your visit to Lepe.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“isle of wight” (57 reviews)
“car park” (40 reviews)
“fantastic views” (10 reviews)
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Exbury, New Forest SO45 1AD, England
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+44 23 8089 9108
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lepe Beach is a regular favourite of our family's. There are some nice walks, a big playground for the kids and an interesting WW2 look out post that can be explored via a reverse periscope. Also, there is a big green at the top of...More

Thank Paul H
LepeCountryPark, Visitor Services Assistant at Lepe Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Many thanks for your review of Lepe Country Park. We're really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Lepe and managed to explore what Lepe has to offer. We always love to hear from our regular visitors. Have you ever tried our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely beach and walk, very dog friendly - as were all the dogs we met. Not too sure about the building work which bis in progress and do hop[e that it does not spoil the great atmosphere. Very puzzled that there are no signposts to...More

Thank Brian C
LepeCountryPark, Visitor Services Assistant at Lepe Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Many thanks for your review of Lepe Country Park. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Lepe. Many thanks for your feedback, there are brown signs which direct people straight down to us, but they don't take visitors past Exbury Gardens,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super beach side car park and open vistas across The Solent to the IOW and shipping to Southampton Water, and the Beaulieu River. Lots of new build going on, hopefully finishing in Spring 2018 with a brand new upper storey restaurant and new Visitor's Centre....More

Thank Susan B
LepeCountryPark, Visitor Services Assistant at Lepe Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Many thanks for your review of Lepe Country Park. We're really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Lepe and managed to explore what Lepe has to offer. With regards to the Sensory Garden I would really recommend a visit, it's a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will review lepe whenever I'm allowed. I still love this place, I've also met the lepe team at a beach clean up... brilliant place great for kids still..... even though THAT tree that generations of children have climbed on has been cut down :(...More

Thank ProjectAlice56
LepeCountryPark, Visitor Services Assistant at Lepe Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Many thanks for your review of Lepe Country Park. We're always happy to hear from our regular visitors and we're glad to hear you have got involved in one of litter picks, which are always interesting and a good way to see first hand...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this little gem of a place whilst googling dog friendly beaches in the U.K. This was one of the closer ones to us so decided to take our four legged friend for his first beach visit. Had a lovely country walk whilst surrounded...More

Thank gemmaanderson30313
LepeCountryPark, Visitor Services Assistant at Lepe Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Many thanks for your review of Lepe Country Park. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your walk around the country park, as well as the views! We're hoping to have our new café open by Spring next year, which should have some great views...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Smashing little café serving good tasty food, I have mixed feelings about the visitor centre under construction. Super views along the coastline. Smashing beach walk, coast on one side nature reserve on the other. Friendly helpful staff. We were lucky enough to be there at...More

Thank lynne j
LepeCountryPark, Visitor Services Assistant at Lepe Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Many thanks for your review of Lepe Country Park. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and managed to check out some of the things that Lepe has to offer. If on your next visit you would like to do a slightly longer...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

Lepe country park is a hidden gem in the New Forest, Lovely beaches, park, walks and crabbing for the kids. Cafe is currently under redevelopment but once complete will be a great asset.More

Thank Sarah M
LepeCountryPark, Visitor Services Assistant at Lepe Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi, Many thanks for your review of Lepe Country Park. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and managed to check out some of the things that Lepe has to offer. We're hoping to have our new café open by next year, so hopefully...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

My parents had their wedding anniversary over the bank holiday weekend and because both have been unwell recently, they decided their anniversary 'treat' should be something simple. When my mum was a little girl, her family used to go to Lepe for seaside fun -...More

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LepeCountryPark, Visitor Services Assistant at Lepe Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

Hi, Many thanks for your review of Lepe Country Park. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit, and from the sounds of it your day. We are always pleased to hear of people returning to Lepe after so many years! Did you manage...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely clean beach, lovely play area for kids just up from the beach, loads of green space. They are building a new visitor centre on the beach front which looks great :) great little river area for crabbing a 2 minute walk along the front...More

Thank Spearey
LepeCountryPark, Visitor Services Assistant at Lepe Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Hi, Many thanks for your review of Lepe Country Park. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit, and checked out what Lepe has to offer. We're hoping to have our new café open by next year, so hopefully you'll be able to come...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

I used a search engine to list the 10 best beaches in the New Forest and this was near to where we were staying so after about 25 minutes we arrived, pleased to find parking no problem. There is construction work going on for a...More

1  Thank 130mondeo
LepeCountryPark, Visitor Services Assistant at Lepe Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Hi, Many thanks for your review of Lepe Country Park. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. The construction work going on at the moment is actually for our new café, which it is hoped should be completed by Spring next year, but once...More

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netty9332
6 January 2017|
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Response from LepeCountryPark | Property representative |
Hi netty9332, Unfortunately we do not allow dogs inside our Café due to hygiene reasons however there is lots of seating directly outside the Café with dogs water bowls where dog owners can still enjoy the facilities. Best... More
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keith e e
1 August 2015|
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Response from Jazal56 | Reviewed this property |
yes dogs are allowed, but one area along the beach is kept dog free.
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keith e e
1 August 2015|
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Response from LepeCountryPark | Property representative |
Hello Dogs are allowed at Lepe Country Park but are restricted in a couple of areas. There is a family beach area where dogs aren't allowed and we also ask that they aren't taken into the nature reserve. These areas are... More
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