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Buchan Country Park

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Buchan Country Park Horsham Road, Crawley RH11 9HQ, England
+44 1293 542088
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quick update, at border pond we found dozends of dragon flies of all varieties today it takes a 20... read more

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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my children love it here its much more peaceful then tilgate park thats why I like it but bring... read more

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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 are designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest for the variety of dragonfly species. The park is an ideal place for walking, wildlife watching or enjoying a picnic. We have a permanent orienteering course, 2 way-marked trails and sculpture dotted around the park. The Rangers and the Friends of Buchan Country Park run a variety of events throughout the year. Lose yourself amongst the birch trees, wander around the heath and linger in the meadow, Buchan Park has plenty to offer.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“dog walkers” (15 reviews)
“dog owners” (6 reviews)
“poo bins” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Buchan Country Park Horsham Road, Crawley RH11 9HQ, England
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"nature lovers"
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"lovely lake"
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"great for dog walking"
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Reviewed today

quick update, at border pond we found dozends of dragon flies of all varieties today it takes a 20 minute walk if you find the right path, just look for fishing signs,,

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Reviewed today

my children love it here its much more peaceful then tilgate park thats why I like it but bring your own food

Thank Rachid E
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

I've lived in Horsham all my life but until I became a dog owner had only ever visited Buchan once .....now we are regulars . Parking is free and as long as you love dogs this is a great place to go . The lake...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Buchan Park is a great walk, if your alone, with a partner or walking the dog. Really nice lake with plenty of places to stop and have a sit down.

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Love this place! its so nice for dog walking! - wouldn't really recommend it for people who don't like dogs, as this is dog heaven! - they have a dipping pool for dogs as they are not allowed in the main lake where the ducks...More

Thank Kelly W
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Was very busy and both car parks AND overfill car park were full so busy, but even though this was the case they organised a very well thought out Easter egg hunt event! Small one for younger kids and a big one for older, which...More

Thank Adam L
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

I have been coming to Buchan Park since I was in Primary School when we would go on organised pond dipping adventures at the Nature Centre. I have always loved this park and it was heart breaking when there was a massive fire here in...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We live a short walk from here. We recently bought a puppy and it’s the most ideal place to take him! The lakes are stunning, there’s lots of friendly people with dogs and children. Anyone of any age would enjoy a wonder round!

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Great place to walk the dogs, especially when everywhere else is so muddy! Plenty of poo bins so absolutely no excuse not to pick up after them, although sadly some still don't! You can venture off track into the woods if you fancy a longer...More

Thank fam196
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Ok the place is great for walking the dog. However just recently I've notice people leaving the dog poo and not picking up. Don't b lazy pick it up. Children walk here with family all the time. Ty

Thank Kelly O
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Ragaman86
26 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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Picarsvintagelady
5 April 2016|
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Response from Surreygirl57 | 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
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