Westwood Woodland Park (Hampshire) Reviews
Description:180 acres of woodland and grassland with impressive views over Southampton Water and the City. Just a short journey ... more
Westwood Woodland Park (Hampshire) ... from the hustle and bustle of modern Southampton lies a tranquil green open space that offers a taste of the countryside, fresh air and fascinating historical and natural delights. Westwood Woodland Park is open to the public every day of the year with free parking and entry, offering over sixty hectares to explore.
Newest Review: ... provides a breathing space for one of the busiest cities in Britain, whilst remaining a haven for wildlife. Unknown to tourists, even at the height of summer visitors can quickly find solitude in the ancient woods, or space to run and play on the grassy slopes. Mind you, it’s only fair to point out that most of those grassy slopes were landfill sites many years ago, and although ... more
Customer Westwood Woodland Park (Hampshire) Reviews (1)
by - written on 17/07/01, updated on 17/07/01 (Very useful, 90 readings)
Regular voyagers down Southampton Water will recognise the tall, white tower blocks that mark the eastern edge of Southampton City. Nestling amongst the trees of Weston Shore they look neat; even utopian. At night, when the red aircraft navigation lights illuminate the tops they look even better. However, you probably won’t be surprised to hear that close up, they look god-awful. Living in one can be a mixed blessing, and one of the definite plus-points is the view over nearby Westwood. Westwood Woodland Park is a broad strip of woodland and grassland which separates Southampton from the nearest urban area to the east. It’s an extraordinary place ... Read the complete review