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Guildford has over 65 parks, gardens and green spaces to explore and enjoy. Our green spaces range from quiet hidden gardens to large lively parks.

We have a range of facilities for all ages and abilities at our parks and green spaces. These include:

We do not allow barbeques or bonfires in any of our parks, countryside sites or other green spaces.

Use our handy interactive map to find your local park or green space.

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Award-winning parks

Stoke ParkSutherland Memorial ParkAllen House Grounds, Guildford Castle Grounds and Onslow Recreation Ground  have been awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award (opens new window).  A Green Flag recognises the best parks and green spaces across the United Kingdom and around the world.

Find out more about our most popular parks

Stoke Park

Find out about visiting Stoke Park including the paddling pool and mini golf.

Kingston Meadows

A popular park, with a fully-equipped children's playground, and a range of sports facilities.

Onslow Recreation Ground

A large open space with a playground and arboretum. Sports facilities include a full size football pitch.

Shalford Park

Find out about Shalford Park, which boasts a large amount of green space and football pitches.

Stoke Recreation Ground

With a well-equipped playground and plenty of open space to play in, this park is ideal for families.

Sutherland Memorial Park

Find out about the sports facilities and playground at our award-winning green space.

Allen House Grounds

An eye-catching open green space in the centre of Guildford, ideal for escaping the hustle and bustle of town.

Westnye Gardens

Westnye Play Garden is a place where children can experience adventure in a garden setting.

Stoughton Recreation Ground

Stoughton Recreation Ground has play equipment for all ages, an outdoor gym and sports facilities.