Southwater Country Park
Did you know a real iguanodon skeleton was found in the lake? To celebrate this fact, Southwater Country Park’s outstanding adventure play area is dedicated to dinosaurs.
* Explore the giant adventure playground (Dinosaur Island)
* Take a leisurely lakeside walk
* Paddle in the shallow lakeside water beside the man-made beach
* Experience the thrills of the skate park
Worthing Road, Southwater, Horsham, RH13 9ES
50p (up to one hour), £1.50 (1-3 hours), £3 all day. Free parking Mon-Fri Nov-Mar inclusive. NB: Disabled parking bays are in the Station Road car park (RH13 9UN)
8am to 8pm or dusk (whichever is earlier).
Follow the big dinosaur footprints from the car park to reach 'Dinosaur Island'.
Musical instruments, dinosaur sculptures, a wheelchair-accessible roundabout and accessible ramps make Dinosaur Island fun for children with a wide range of abilities. There’s play equipment for bigger children too (up to 14 yrs) – head for the more challenging trails and climbing frames.
Dogs must be kept on a lead whilst walking in the park (Apr-Sept inclusive) and cycling is prohibited.
Toilet facilities are located by the Visitor Centre (inc. disabled WC and baby changing facilities). Portaloos are located adjacent to Dinosaur Island.