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Parks, playgrounds and green spaces

Use our map to find out about your local parks, playgrounds and green spaces.

You can also hire pitches and courts for sporting activities.

Hire of public parks and open spaces

Guildford's parks and open spaces are available for hire for public events, fitness sessions, filming and balloon launches.


View Guildford Parks locations in a larger map

Parking for Stoke Park visitors

There is a small public car park on Nightingale Road (GU1 1ER) which is accessible via the Home Farm entrance. The student car park at Guildford College (GU1 1EZ) can be used after 6pm weekdays and is open to the public all day during weekends and college holidays. Enquiries regarding the college car park should be directed to Guildford College.

There is also a public car park at the end of Lido Road (GU1 1HB). Visit our car parks page for more information on parking.

Ranger Service

The Ranger Service is a mobile patrol which provides a uniformed, reassuring presence in Guildford's green spaces and a friendly first point of contact with park users.

Ranger Service operating hours:

  • Monday - Thursday 9am - 10pm
  • Friday - Sunday 9am - 8pm (9am - 9pm from May to September)

If you have any information, concerns or queries that you would like to pass on to the Rangers, please call the hotline on 07880 784947.

Allotments

Whilst Guildford Borough Council owns most allotment site land, all management, including how to obtain a plot, is undertaken by Guildford Allotment Society.

Stoke Park facilities

Boating pond

The Stoke Park boating pond has been emptied for the winter months and will be refilled in April 2015.

Paddling pool

The paddling pool is open from the late May bank holiday weekend until the end of August each year.

Crazy golf

Crazy golf is open from June to September. Exact dates are published once seasonal staff have been confirmed.

Last updated: 2 March 2015 16:29 PM