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The Friends of Stanley Park Established 10th July 2002


Welcome, please join us.

Stanley Park Cafe with flowers 20th April 2019


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 becoming a volunteer please contact us.

Monthly Meeting Saturday 18th May 2019 2pm to 4pm in the Visitor Centre.

The Guest Speakers to be announced

Non-members welcome.

Meet the Friends of Stanley Park volunteers in the Visitor Centre

Blackpool Stanley Park Visitor Centre Summer Opening Times
Stanley Park Visitor Centre Summer Opening Times


Craft Club every Tuesday 11am with Mike.

Dog Walkers Club every Wednesday 10am with Nigel.   Ask Nigel about BARK or look it up on Facebook – Blackpool Association for Responsible k9s.

Please look at our events page for activities throughout the year. More announcements coming soon!

Thanks to all those who came and who helped at our Easter Fair in the Visitor Centre.  People had a great time.

Easter Fair games, Elaine and beverly
Easter Fair games, Elaine and Beverly

Theatre in the Visitor Centre on 6,7,8th May:  Lancastrians by Junction 8 Theatre.  Tickets from Elaine Smith 01253 318648 or email: elainesmithmbe@outlook.com.   Tickets are also available from the Visitor Centre or on line on the Junction 8 Theatre website.



The first Bandstand Music Show of 2019 is on 12th May at 12.30pm to 4.30pm.  Mr Mel’s Big Chill.  A variety of live music hosted by Mr Mel.

Mr Mel's Big Chill on the Bandstand, Stanley Park

Two Crackers for all the Family:

Watch out for Wordpool Saturday 6th July  Noon to 4pm.

Watch out for Love Parks Week  Monday 22nd July to Friday 26th July.


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

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.


 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.

For 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


Click 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.