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“Excellent Green Space”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Stanley Park

Stanley Park
Ranked #6 of 79 things to do in Blackpool
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Warrington, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Excellent Green Space”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great open space, cafe in the centre of the park. Need good weather to enjoy fully.Cricket ground nearby.

Visited March 2014
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English first
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“love this place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2014

been coming here 25 yrs off and on and i love it went aug 2013 first time in years with my own kids who loved it the boating lake is a family fav of course

Visited August 2013
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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Lovely afternoon with family”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2014

Stanley park is huge and there is lots to do there. There is a boating lake, lots of ducks to feed, mini golf, a massive park for the kids, a cafe and a few different snack kiosks. Really nice for a picnic.

Visited May 2014
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Kilmacolm, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Fab day out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2014

Lovely park with beautiful grounds and a boating lake which is great for kids and adults also, definately worth a visit.

Visited May 2014
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Back to childhood”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2014

we spent many happy hours in Stanley Park as children. It was good to return 40 years later. There is very little change The cafe is as good as it was all those years ago. We spent a lovely few hours and will return soon

Visited June 2014
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