Country park

Lake as sunrise

Surrounding the Anglo Saxon Village and with 125 acres of unspoiled countryside, trails, heath and woodland walks, there is plenty to explore at West Stow Country Park.

For wildlife enthusiasts there are two bird hides and a bird feeding area as well as a lake and the River Lark with all the life that this attracts.

To help plan your visit to West Stow Country Park, pick up a leaflet from the cafe/visitor centre/information boards on arrival, or:

Perfect for picnics on sunny days, energetic winter walks or an evening stroll. The park also boasts a fantastic adventure playground for kids, an ideal family destination.

Please note:

  • Dogs are welcome in the country park, provided they are kept on a lead.
  • Between 1 March and 31 July, all dogs must be kept on a lead throughout the country park to protect ground nesting birds.
  • Cycling is not permitted across the heath, around the lake or along the river.

There is also food and drink available as takeaway from the café next to the main car park, along with toilet facilities.


Ducks on the river

Daily opening times for West Stow Country Park

November to March

9am-5pm (9am-4pm between 24 Dec and 2 Jan)

April to May 9am-7pm
June to August 9am-8pm 
September 9am-7pm
October 9am-6pm

Cost

The park is free to enjoy (you will need to pay for parking if you need it).

Contact details

Telephone: 01284 728718
Email: weststow@westsuffolk.gov.uk


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