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Hampshire's Countryside

Exercise your dog in the Country Park

Dog walkers

Dogs are welcome in the Country Park and there is plenty to keep you and your four-legged friend entertained.

With 400 acres of woodland, riverside and open space to explore there are sure to be plenty of sights and smells to keep those tails wagging. Play fetch in the fields, go for a ramble through the trees, or even let your hound enjoy a splash in the river.

Unfortunately dogs are not permitted within the Farm Attraction, but there is plenty of space outside the Pantry Tearoom for you both to take the weight off your feet and enjoy some tasty treats.

Toplands dog exercise field

The Dog Exercise Field at Toplands is provided for dog owners wishing to train or exercise their dogs within an enclosed space.


It is open for free public use during Country Park opening times on weekdays between April and October.


At weekends between 10.30am and 4.30pm access to the field is available on a chargeable pre-booked private hire basis only. The field will not be publicly accessible between these times. Terms and conditions, including requisite insurance cover, apply.

To make a weekend booking please contact Manor Farm reception on 01489 787055 to check your preferred date and time are available. Once confirmed as available please complete a booking form (download here Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 119kb or available from reception) and return it to Manor Farm reception together with payment.

Please read the important terms and conditions of hire on the reverse of the booking form, your acceptance of which is a requirement of booking.

Hire charge

£15 per hour or £25 for two consecutive hours. A maximum single hire period of 2 hours on any one day applies. Payment must be made in advance and is non-refundable.


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Guided walk podcast

A Guided walk podcast along the Hamble from Bursledon to Manor Farm Country Park.

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