Buchan Country Park is 170 acres of Country Park managed by West Sussex County Council for wildlife conservation and quiet recreation. A great place for walking, wildlife watching or a picnic. Part of the Country Park is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for its range of Dragonfly species and the entirety of the park is a Site of Wildlife Conservation Importance (SNCI). The Country Park has a network of surfaced paths and plenty of benches, picnic tables and wooden sculptures to enjoy.

The Friends of Buchan Country Park is an independent self-funding body who aim to support the work of the Countryside Rangers by promoting the park, its use as a public green space and its wildlife conservation value. This is done through running a range of annual events including the Fun Dog Show, Art in the Park, Easter Egg hunt, All About Apples and Christmas Carols which all raise funds for the park.

Membership is free and the committee is always looking for new members to join, volunteer a few hours help at events and contribute to our meetings. Feel free to view our constitution, find out more about becoming a member, or get in touch if you have any questions.


One Week Until Fun Dog Show - Jun 2017

There is just one week left until our 2017 Fun Dog Show at Buchan Country Park!

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Record Breaking Easter Egg Hunt! - Apr 2017

We had an enormous turnout for this year’s Easter Egg Hunt, taking place on Easter Sunday. The sun was out all day and we raised more money than ever before!

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Easter Egg Hunt Announcement - Feb 2017

This year’s Easter fun day will be taking place on April 16th between 10.30am and 2.30pm.

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Orchard Project Update - Jan 2017

As many of you will already know, The Friends of Buchan Park have been working closely with the Countryside Rangers to help rejuvenate the overgrown orchard at the park.

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Upcoming Events

Fun Dog Show – Jun 2017

25 June 2017

Our popular annual fun dog show will take place this year on June 25th. Join us at Buchan Country Park from 11:00am with the first class taking place at 11:30.

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Past Events

Easter Egg Hunt – Apr 2017

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Christmas Carols – Dec 2016

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All About Apples – Oct 2016

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The country park is open 24 hours a day 365 days a year. For the latest car park and Countryside Centre opening hours, please check the WSCC website.

For a walking map of the park as well as information about the different areas to explore and wildlife to see, please view the Buchan Country Park Trail Guide.

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