- Chesworth Farm
- Community Involvement
- Conservation Tasks
- Countryside Events
- Green Space Strategy Consultation
- Horsham Park
- In Bloom
- Leechpool and Owlbeech Woods
- Play Areas and Open Spaces
- Planting and Horticulture
- Play Areas
- Riverside Walk
- Sandgate Park
- Southwater Country Park
- Warnham Local Nature Reserve
- Warnham Reservoir Consultation
- We Are Listening
Southwater Country Park
Open: Daily, 8am till dusk
About the site
This 90 acre (36 ha) site, created from a former brickworks, has level surfaced paths which provide an easy-going lakeside walk. Offering a selection of outdoor activities including an adventure-style play area, orienteering course, tuition in canoeing and sailing. The park also includes a beautiful wildlife area 'The Quarry', which is managed for nature conservation and supports wildlife such as lizards, Kingfishers, Nightingales and various butterflies and dragonflies. The adjacent Downs Link Bridleway passes through the Park, making it a base to explore further afield on foot, bike, or horse.
Visitor Centre and Cafe: the Centre offers information, toilets and a cafe and open every weekend and most days during the school holidays, with limited opening times during the winter months.
For watersports and tuition and hire of craft contact www.southwatersports.co.uk.
Lennoxwood Lake can be fished on a day ticket available on the bank. This mixed coarse fishing lake contains Carp, Crucians, Roach, Perch, Pike, Tench and some Eels.
Events and Countryside Activities
A programme of activities is available throughout the year for both children and adults at Southwater Country Park. Contact the Country Park (details above) to request a printed programme.
Between April and September all dog owners must keep their dogs on leads whilst walking in Southwater Country Park. This is to protect the local wildlife and is in the interest of other users of the Park as well as for the dog's own safety. See 'Dog Code of Conduct' below for further information.
Your Views Count
If you have any comments, concerns or suggestions on how we can improve our services to you across our Parks and Countryside sites, or would like further details about any of the leisure activities made available by Horsham District Council Leisure Services, please contact us on (01403) 215263 or email email@example.com We would like to hear from you.
Dog Code of Conduct document
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