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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.

Friends of Stanley Park Monthly Meeting, Saturday 15th June 2019, 2pm to 4pm.  Our 2 Guest Speakers will tell us about Wordpool and the therapy of introducing a school dog.


Saturday 22nd June 2019 on the bandstand we have Stowe School Big Band, swing music

Sunday 23rd June 2019,  On the Bandstand we have  Brother Rabbit, Jon Brindley, Melvyn Ankers.  1pm to 4.30pm.

Brother Rabbit, Jon Brindley, Melvyn Ankers at Stanley Park Sunday 23rdJune19

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 and we raised over £1700 for the park.

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

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.

Plus Armed Forces Day Blackpool has it’s main event on Stanley Park, Saturday 29th June 2019.



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

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.