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Friends of Stanley Park Established 10th July 2002

Welcome, please join us.


Stanley Park Blackpool, the boating lake and bandstand
Another great summer show at the Bandstand by the Boating Lake


Stanley Park Blackpool, a Grade II* listed park, designed by the accomplished Thomas Mawson and containing a mass of features and activities.

We are a friendly group who work with the co-operation of Blackpool Council to make the park as attractive and interesting as possible. If you are interested in joining us or working as a volunteer please contact us.

Our Macmillan Weekend raised £934 for Macmillan, thankyou to everyone who came and all the volunteers.

Our Halloween Festival raised £1018 for Stanley Park, thankyou to everyone who came and all the volunteers.

Our Christmas Fair raised £2019 for the park.  Thankyou to everyone who came and who helped.



Carol Singing and Christmas Songs at Stanley Park Blackpool on Saturday 22nd December 2018 at 2pm.  At the bandstand, please bring appropriate clothing.



Our programme of Sunday afternoon live music on the bandstand is complete for 2018.  Thanks to all who came. It was a great year.

See more events on the Events Page click here


Stanley Park voted the UK’s Best Park 2017 plus Best Field Day 2017 

Out of 360 parks Stanley Park Blackpool won twice at the Fields in Trust Awards November 29th at Lords Cricket Ground.  Thanks to those who voted for us!

Stanley Park Blackpool, Best UK Park 2017
Best UK Field Day 2017 Stanley Park Blackpool, 90th Summer Celebration
Stanley Park Blackpool, UK Best Field Day 2017

In the Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre is closed until the week before Easter 2019.   The Dog Club will still be meeting on Wednesday.

Stanley Park Dog Walkers Club every Wednesday in the Visitor Centre 10am to 12.30pm

Ring The Visitor Centre  01253 699470 to find out what’s going on and to book for events shown on our Events page, when it’s open.

 90th Summer Celebration 2017

Saturday 8th July a big celebration marking the 90th Summer of Stanley Park with the opening being re-enacted by the 19th Earl of Derby and local Civic Leaders and schools.  The park was opened by the 17th Earl of Derby.    Read more and see our photos click here

The Earl of Derby with the golden key. The Mayor and Mayoress of Blackpool, Blackpool Town Crier and the Chairman of the Friends of Stanley Park, Elaine Smith

 Join The Friends of Stanley Park as an individual, family or corporate member. Click here to find the application form.

Postal Address: Friends of Stanley Park & Salisbury Woodland, c/o Parks & Green Environment Service, Stanley Park Offices, West Park Drive, Blackpool, FY3 9HU.
Membership matters please contact Jean Mildren as shown on the About Us page.

Ring us in the Visitor Centre: 01253 699470 or mobile 07554 4387700

Tweet to us @BlackpoolFoSP

Link to our Facebook Page – Friends of Stanley Park – Blackpool

MapPark0816Click here to download a pdf of the map above

Come and see the Italian Gardens, Rose Garden, Memorial Garden, Art Deco Cafe, Ice cream stall, Big Boating Lake, Clock Tower, Free live music, family events, fabulous children’s playground, train, high ropes, low ropes, zip wire, mini golf, BMX track, tennis, football, athletics and cricket ground, sports centre, full size golf course and more. Check for times.