Stanley Park

Last Modified August 14, 2014


Visiting Stanley Park

Stanley Park is the main park in the town and offers a blend of landscape design, historical buildings, stunning gardens and fun activities.

The main entrance is situated on West Park Drive, FY3 9HU. There are 14 other entrances, and a free car park can be found at the end of the West Park Drive entrance. You can find the park by following the tourist signs after leaving junction 4 of the M55. 

To find out more about the history of the park and the nearby Salisbury Woodland, go to the Stanley Park Friends website|.

Children's play area

Work has now been completed on a new animal farm themed play area, aimed at 2-8 year olds making it one of the largest outdoor facility of its kind in the North West. Containing modern versions of playground classics such as:

  • Rocking horses
  • See saws
  • Slides
  • Climbing frames
  • Swings
  • Roundabouts

 

The play area also contains modern play features including:

  • Interactive surfboard
  • Rota web
  • Play vehicle
  • 3D spring ride-ons

Opening times

The park is open dawn until dusk every day of the year and opening hours are clearly signposted at major entrances. A horn is sounded 15 minutes before the Council's security staff close the park.

Facilities

Stanley Park contains a fantastic range of facilities, including: 

  • All weather pitches
  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Indoor sports centre 
  • Outdoor sports arena
  • Golf course
  • Cricket ground
  • Model village
  • National BMX race track
  • Skate park
  • Tennis courts
  • Flat and crown green bowling
  • Historic Art Deco café
  • Classic children's playground suitable for 1 - 8 year olds.
  • Timber adventure playground suitable for 8 - 14 year olds.
  • Crazy golf
  • Trampolines
  • Boat hire
  • Bandstand
  • Ice-cream kiosks
  • Public parking
  • Public Toilets

For any queries relating to recreational facilities please contact Blackpool Parks Ltd on 07767 484276

Visitor centre

The visitor centre contains displays about the park, as well as information leaflets and guides about Blackpool and its green spaces. It is also the main building for indoor events, talks and activities. The centre is available to hire for birthday parties, courses training and events. To learn more please contact us on 01253 478914.

Memorials and sponsorship

There are many opportunities to sponsor an area in the park, either as a present or to provide a place to sit and remember someone special. Please call 01253 478914 for more details and see the park prices and charges|

 

For any queries relating to Blackpool Sports Centre/Arena - please call: 01253 478474