Stoke Park Wood
Three miles from the town of Eastleigh, you’ll find Stoke Park Wood where you can explore the magnificent woodland on foot or on two wheels.
Switch off after a busy week, leave the technology at home and escape to the gorgeous forest, surrounding yourself with peace and tranquillity as you soak up everything nature has to offer.
The idyllic Stoke Park Wood
Pull up in the free car park and you'll be eager to set off on your journey the moment you see the paths leading into the forest. The paths aren’t waymarked, so follow the direction you find most inspiring and intriguing.
Wander through the ancient woodland and pause to take a deep breath. The fresh air filled with gorgeous scents of wildflowers is a pleasant reminder of why nature is so wonderful.
Everyone is welcome
If you’re after a solo adventure, then the silence of Stoke Park Wood is a great place to start. Get lost in your own thoughts as the quiet is only broken by the curious wildlife coming out to welcome you, or by the leaves crunching under your feet.
Reconnect with family as you walk through the trees and share stories of your week. Maybe the little ones have learned some exciting things in school that they want to teach you? Their eyes will spring open when they see the play area, where their imagination can run wild.
You’ll be pleased to know your pooch is more than welcome in Stoke Park Wood too. They'll love running through the forest, discovering as much as they can.
Think life is better on two wheels?
Pack up your bikes and helmets and head for a ride through the woods. Feel the wind on your face as you zip along the shared access trails.
These are great if you're not feeling too confident on your bike. Experienced cyclists can enjoy a relaxing ride too, taking in all the scenery while you pedal along.
Share your adventure
You’ll want to share what you’ve discovered with your loved ones as you know they’ll also appreciate Stoke Park Wood.
Next time you meet for a coffee, why not head to the woods for a relaxing stroll beforehand? Then reward yourself with a yummy cake and a delicious cup of coffee as you plan your next woodland catch-up.