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Buchan Country Park

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Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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So so Beautiful

What a wonderful few hours my friend and I (plus my 7year old shih tzu Charlie) had. Just leisurely... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Littleferrit
Great for kids

If you want a cheap day out with the kids this place is great and you can get away with just paying... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
flygirlBurgessHill
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Buchan Country Park is 170 acres of countryside on Crawley's doorstep and a Green Flag Award winning Country Park. Owned and managed by West Sussex County Council, it is a haven for quiet recreation and a variety of wildlife. The waters at Buchan...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Buchan Country Park Horsham Road, Crawley RH11 9HQ, England
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+44 1293 542088
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a wonderful few hours my friend and I (plus my 7year old shih tzu Charlie) had. Just leisurely walking and taking in the amazing scenery that comes with Buchan being left as near nature as it can be. Such amazing wood carvings delight the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a cheap day out with the kids this place is great and you can get away with just paying £3 all day to park ! There’s a boating lake and small man made natural beach which the kids loved even the swans...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank flygirlBurgessHill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Buchan park is beautiful, but it's been ruined by dog walkers and stinks of faeces and dog urine, it was so bad recently we've talked about not going back after years of enjoying Buchan Park and it isn't a safe place for children anymore. On...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

What a hidden jewel near Crawley a great walk and day out you just wouldn’t know you are so close to town centre

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 657StephenR
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Recently visited this beautiful country park that I had seen signposted but never visited until today. Well I wasnt disappointed. Free parking (voluntary contribution), dog friendly and lots for the kids to explore. This place was a hit with both kids and dogs alike. We...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank leetemum
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

Lovely park, and very enjoyable to walk around. Dogs love it round there, people with dogs just need to learn to keep their dogs on a lead until after they have crossed the bridge. Once you get past the beginning, it’s nice.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank VeganTom89
Reviewed March 19, 2019

A lovely park, great for walking with kids and dogs. This is a country park...no manicured lawns, tea shops etc. You go here if you love the country side and all it has to offer no matter what time of year.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

The car Park was bursting at the seams but the lovely car Park lady found us a spot. We’d arranged to meet friends with their young children to go for a Dog walk with our Golden Retriever Saxon, all wellybooted up we set off.....wow just...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Heligirl73
Reviewed February 21, 2019

February is not a good month to judge a venue but having said that it was rather dreary. The Red Route 2.75 kms in length traverses a bridge over a very busy road and then briefly passes a pleasant looking lake. The path climbs and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JennyandDerek
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Quite a place that you could fear to be in with family. You could have quick walk in but not more than that.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ragaman86
January 25, 2018|
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Response from Susan B | Reviewed this property |
It’s a great place for dogs... loads of space to walk around in the woods. Although it’s a Dog walkers paradise there’s lots of different paths to take
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Response from Susan B | Reviewed this property |
Only seen ducks and moorhens. In Bewbush Crawley there is a lovely lake.. Waterfield Lake.. there is a boardwalk which goes across the lake and you can feed the ducks and swans, geese... also seen cormorants, herons and... More
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