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Stanley Park

West Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 9HQ, England
+44 1253 477477
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Afternoon with the bands

I was in Stanley Park watching the bands that they have on Sundays, sitting near the bandstand, it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Great for a walk.

Ice cream, art deco cafe, large playpark, lmmaculately kept, boating lake, something for everyone... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Stanley Park is Blackpool's premier green attraction, placed as a Grade II* listed facility on the National Register of Historic Parks and Gardens, within a designated town conservation area. The park has enjoyed continued popularly since its official opening in 2nd October 1926 by Sir George Edward Villers Stanley, after whom the park takes its name. Stanley Park was designed by famous Landscape Architects Thomas Mawson & Sons and at 256 acres, is one of England's largest and historically significant green spaces. The park was the first comprehensive site planning scheme in Blackpool; a unique development on a grand scale designed to meet the needs of the town. The park contains everything that any visitor could possibly wish for. Experience a variety of scenic walks around ornamental gardens, natural woodlands and lakes as well as a number of stunning architectural and landscape features such as the Cocker Memorial Clock Tower, Art Deco Cafe, Italian Gardens, Rose Gardens, Bandstand and Auditorium. The park also boasts a superb sporting and recreational facilities including Blackpool Model Village, Stanley Park Golf Course, Blackpool Sports Centre, Blackpool Cricket Ground and Athletic Arena, as well as boat hire and numerous outdoor pitches, greens and courts.
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“art deco cafe” (58 reviews)
West Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 9HQ, England
+44 1253 477477
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was in Stanley Park watching the bands that they have on Sundays, sitting near the bandstand, it was an amazing atmosphere, sitting in rose gardens, (weather permitting). I sampled the food in the nearby cafe and thought it was of great quality. Without the...More

Thank nathanmilleranchors
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ice cream, art deco cafe, large playpark, lmmaculately kept, boating lake, something for everyone, worth a visit when in the area, to this very clean well planted public park.

Thank author55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always lovely to walk round, take our grandchildren there and they love it! Lovely Art Deco cafe there too 😊

1  Thank Bel19651971
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a really nice park, lots of colour from wide range off flowers, also has large lake, boats to hire also pedlo,s, also a lovely place to sit and people watch.

1  Thank zzzzx1
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely park! Beautiful gardens and boating lake. Lunch in the cafe was lovely. Very attentive staff as well.

1  Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The family went for a trip out and had a picnic in one of the many quite gardens ring with high trees and filled with masses of flower beds. Enjoyed the walk around the lake and round to the start

Thank Daren290
Reviewed 1 week ago

kids love playing on the park then we have a walk to cafe for drinks or something to eat then walk back to park for kids to have to have another play makes them tired before bed well worth a visit

Thank ollie290
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a sunny Saturday in Blackpool and we fancied a stroll somewhere off the busy seafront. Tourist Information pointed us in the direction of this lovely park, which is about a 20 minute walk from the town centre. We probably saw it in its...More

Thank Liam T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely sized park with lots to do. There is free parking and football pitches, tennis courts, a big boating lake were you can hire peddle boats out. A cafe for snacks, drinks and ice cream. A lovely day out .

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful park. Lawns are well manicured. Flowers are booming. Good for family outing. Kids will love this place. You can spend the whole day here without getting bored. A good place to walk your dogs although dogs must be leashed at all times.

Thank babanla
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July 31, 2017|
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Response from Steve V | Reviewed this property |
yes in deed but must be kept on a lead. its a beautiful walk with a dog
July 22, 2017|
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Response from kazza0704 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a park and trampolines Also boats on the lake
July 13, 2017|
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Response from Craig S | Reviewed this property |
Yes as has been said there is a main car park ... but the road runs right around the park ... so parking is also available at the different park gates depending on what u want to see