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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.

Please vote for Stanley Park Blackpool to be the UK’s favourite park 2019. 

Voting is on the Fields in Trust website link below and Stanley Park Blackpool is on page 5.  Please select Blackpool as there is another Stanley Park in the list.




Friends of Stanley Park Monthly Meeting and Afternoon Tea Party, Saturday 20th July 2019 this meeting is only open to members who need to pre-book and should have received information from Elaine.  Please ring her if you haven’t.


Sunday 21st July on the Bandstand:  Elektrik Dreams, Lucky Escape, Steve Matthews.

Sunday 21st July 2019 live show on Stanley Park Bandstand


22nd to 26th July –  Love Parks Week List of Family Fun Activities.  Please ensure you book early.  Ring 01253 478358 or email parks@blackpool.gov.uk


Love Parks Week Stanley Park Blackpool 2019 List of Activities

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

A Crackers for all the Family and one for dogs:

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

Watch out for BARK in the Park Sunday 18th August.  Click here for details.

BARK in the Park in Stanley Park Blackpool

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.