GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Lakeside Country Park

1 miles (2 km)

Enjoy 60 acres of lakes, wet meadow and woodland located between Eastleigh and Southampton. The park has a range of birds, insects and small mammals as well as the occasional fox and deer. There is also a miniature railway and a cafe.
You can reach the park from Southampton, Eastleigh or Winchester using National Cycle Route 23 which runs through the park. See the Southampton to Winchester Cycle Route.
Just to the east of the park you can enjoy more cycling and walking trails in Itchen Valley Country Park. You can also pick up the Itchen Way here and enjoy a riverside walk towards Southampton or Winchester.


SO50 5PE - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Lakeside Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Lakeside Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


There's a nice on site cafe selling a good range of meals and snacks.

Dog Walking

The park is popular with dog walkers with off lead areas on the designated paw trail. Most of the rest of the park is on lead though. Bins are available at the site.


Amphitheatre in Lakeside Country Park - - 1110495

Amphitheatre in Lakeside Country Park. This is a large, flat circular area surrounded by banks. There is a smaller circular area to its southwest (perhaps intended as a collecting ring for events in the main one) and this picture is looking across that smaller area with the main area beyond.

Eastleigh Lakeside Railway - - 1995755

Eastleigh Lakeside Railway, near to Southampton International Airport. 10 inch gauge Britannia Pacific 70055 "Rob Roy" arriving at Eastleigh Parkway station on the Eastleigh Lakeside Railway in Lakeside Country Park, Wide Lane, Eastleigh. The line is dual gauge so that both 10 inch and 7 inch gauge locomotives can be used. This makes the pointwork complicated though.

Lakeside Railway North Stop. - - 1102820

Lakeside Railway North Stop. The farthest stop on the Eastleigh Lakeside small railway. There are picnic tables for the use of passengers so they can have a break during their ride.

Beach Lake, Lakeside Country Park, Eastleigh

Beach Lake. This is one of three lakes close together. Fishing is available in the other two.


GPS Files

GPX File

Lakeside Country Park.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Lakeside Country Park.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)