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Stanley Park

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Park information

The park features a blend of:

  • Landscape design
  • Historical buildings
  • Stunning gardens
  • Fun activities

Children's play area

Animal farm themed play area, aimed at 2 to 8 year old's containing modern versions of playground classics such as:

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

The play area also contains play features including:

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

Opening times

Stanley 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 park is closed.

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 478358.



On site facilities

  • 5 a-side football5 a-side football
  • Athletic trackAthletic track
  • Bandstand/Entertainment areaBandstand/Entertainment area
  • Bird watchingBird watching
  • BMX trackBMX track
  • Boat hireBoat hire
  • BowlingBowling
  • CafeCafe
  • Car parkCar park
  • Children's play areaChildren's play area
  • FishingFishing
  • FootballFootball
  • Friends groupFriends group
  • GardensGardens
  • Lake/water featureLake/water feature
  • Nature trailNature trail
  • NetballNetball
  • Park rangersPark rangers
  • Picnic areaPicnic area
  • Playing fieldsPlaying fields
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Skate parkSkate park
  • TennisTennis
  • Visitors' centreVisitors' centre
  • WildlifeWildlife
  • WoodlandWoodland


A free car park can be found at the end of the West Park Drive entrance.
West Park Drive

Public transport information

Number 21 stops at the park entrance

Declared English National Treasure by Fields in Trust