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Buchan Country Park

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A really fantastic country park to go for a stroll around with children and a dog. Lots to see... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Janine H
Crawley, United Kingdom
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Lovely place just between Crawley and Horsham

Buchanan Park is lovely in summer months. I love the beautiful lake there. It is often busy with... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
josna k
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Buchan Country Park is 170 acres of countryside on Crawley's doorstep and a Green Flag Award winning Country Park. Owned and managed by West Sussex County Council, it is a haven for quiet recreation and a variety of wildlife. The waters at Buchan...more
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Buchan Country Park Horsham Road, Crawley RH11 9HQ, England
+44 1293 542088
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All reviews dog walkers information centre poo bins pond dipping great for dog walking longer walk great place to walk great space peaceful place lovely lake couple of hours children love nice walk paths horsham walks woodland
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February is not a good month to judge a venue but having said that it was rather dreary. The Red Route 2.75 kms in length traverses a bridge over a very busy road and then briefly passes a pleasant looking lake. The path climbs and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Quite a place that you could fear to be in with family. You could have quick walk in but not more than that.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

A really fantastic country park to go for a stroll around with children and a dog. Lots to see whatever the season.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janine H
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Buchanan Park is lovely in summer months. I love the beautiful lake there. It is often busy with dog walkers. If you are not a dog person- you may not like it as there are often several dogs.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank josna k
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Only visited here as it was the location for a family photo shoot. Its obviously a very popular place, particularly with families and dog walkers. It's a beautiful park and you can find it hard to believe it's just off a very busy A road....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Very pleasant walk around the park, with a lots of friendly people. A little annoying that there are lots of youngsters smoking weed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Buchan park is a great place for a family picnic and a stroll. There are some great woodland walks and a large lake (with fish). We tooks the dogs and they loved being off the leash and running through the woods.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jasonbH7591HL
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This place is lovely for a walk and its big enough with different trails. great for dog walking too! nice lake to see as well.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank prpr1994
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We've visited many times over the years, especially when the children were small. It's on the edge of Crawley, on the way to Horsham and handy for the new neighbourhood Kilnwood Vale. There is a lake, part of the old estate and walks on paths...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank GBeef
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park and lake, very well looked after with paths and trails for a healthy walk for adults, children and dogs

Date of experience: August 2018
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25 January 2018|
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Response from BuchanCP | Property representative |
Hello Ragaman86, Buchan Country Park is an excellent place to walk your dog. However you must bear in mind that dogs at Buchan must be kept under control at all times and in all areas of the park. So if your dog is likely to... More
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Response from Susan B | Reviewed this property |
Only seen ducks and moorhens. In Bewbush Crawley there is a lovely lake.. Waterfield Lake.. there is a boardwalk which goes across the lake and you can feed the ducks and swans, geese... also seen cormorants, herons and... More