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Friends of Stanley Park Established 10th July 2002

Welcome, please join us.

The beautiful Italian Gardens in Stanley Park Blackpool 2017

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.

The Visitor Centre is closed until Easter, except for our Monthly Meetings on the 3rd Saturday and our Easter Fair. 

The Tuesday Craft Club is every Tuesday except January in the Visitor Centre at 11am.

Next Monthly Meeting, Saturday 17th March 2018 with Guests from Blackpool Circus School

Fri 23rd March  7.30-10pm Snail Race Night Number 4 Public House, funds raiser.

Easter Fair in Visitor Centre  Sat/Sun 31st March/1st April 2018

Easter Fair Stanley Park Visitor Centre


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

Our Next Meeting in the Visitor Centre: Saturday  January 20th  2018.  Guest Speaker: Sarah Horne from North West Air Ambulance.  2pm to 4pm. All welcome.

Tuesday Craft Club every Tuesday 11am to 3pm from February.  Just drop in and ask for Mike or ring on the day 01253 699470.


 90th Summer Celebration

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.