Opened in 1929 and ever since being a much loved public park, Stanley park is perfect for a day out with all the family. Located just outside the centre of Blackpool in a peaceful environment, and with its stunning gardens and relaxed atmosphere, you can enjoy a picnic, sporting activities or whatever you choose to do.
The park is split into 4 parts. In the Northern quarter you will find a great 18-hole golf course, 6 bowling greens alongside a beautiful rose garden as well as the parks central café. In the Eastern quarter you’ll come across a magnificent lake which has rowing and motor boats available for hire. There’s also a bandstand and a small crazy golf course along with one of the other rose gardens. The Western quarter has a 5000 seater cricket ground-home to the Blackpool Cricket Club-besides a sports arena and a sports centre. The Southern quarter contains huge playing fields, tennis courts, skate park, astro turf pitches, children’s play area and also the model village. At the park you can also find a trim trail which is great for the kids and a shuttle train which takes you on a journey around the scenic park.
Other facilities include pedal boating, putting, electric cars, trampolines, inflatables, fishing and so much more.
There’s so much to do at this family friendly park and there’s often events on so that there’s something to keep everyone entertained! With its laid back atmosphere, the park’s café is a brilliant spot to enjoy lunch or afternoon tea along with treats such as ice cream and cakes which are also on offer.
This 390-acre park is open from 9:00 am daily with free admission and the park’s many activities start at only £1.