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West Stow Country Park

One hundred and twenty five acre country park with a wide range of Breckland habitats – heath, woodland, river and a lake.

Opening Times

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.

Please note that between 1 March and 31 July, all dogs must be kept on a lead throughout the country park to protect ground nesting birds.

Perfect for picnics on sunny days, energetic winter walks or an evening stroll. The park also boasts an adventure playground for children, this is an ideal family destination. Dogs are welcome in the country park, provided they are kept on a lead. Cycling is not permitted across the heath, around the lake or along the river.

Please be aware that dogs are not allowed in the Anglo-Saxon village, Museum or visitor centre, with the exception of assistance dogs, due to the presence of livestock and the archaeological nature of the site.

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



Opening Times

Daily opening times
November to March 9am – 5pm (4pm between 24 December and 2 January)
April to May 9am – 7pm
June to August 9am – 8pm
September 9am – 7pm
October 9am – 6pm