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Shalford Park

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Boasting a large amount of open green space and several full size football pitches, this park is perfect whether you enjoy relaxation or exercise and activity.


Open green space


Hot air balloon launches


All of the sports facilities at Shalford Park are available to hire by organised clubs and individuals alike.

  • Football - Four full size (11-a-side) grass football pitches
  • Rounders
  • Ultimate frisbee


You can hire the park for your commercial or community events. Recent events include music concerts, food festivals, outdoor cinemas, community fetes and sponsored walks. If you would like to discuss your event plans please see our page about the hire of public parks and open spaces

If you want to know what events are taking place in Guildford, please see what's on in Visit Guildford.


  • Public toilets
  • Changing blocks with showers and toilets - available to sports hirers only


  • Public pay and display car park Monday to Friday
  • 63 spaces
  • 2 disabled bays


Shalford Road, Guildford, GU4 8BL

Visiting Shalford Park

Shalford park boasts 8 hectares of open green space. It has a thriving football scene and hosts regular local league matches. Situated a short walk from the town centre and River Wey its the perfect spot to relax away from the town centre. During summer months it's not uncommon to see a hot air balloon launch from the park. 

shalford park open space   shalford park aerial   


Shalford Road


  • 63 spaces
  • 3 disabled bays. 

for more information on parking please see our car parks page.

Things to see and do


  • public toilets
  • pavilion with changing rooms, showers and toilets - available to sports hirers only

St Catherine s Hill 

Perched on St Catherine's hill overlooking Shalford Park are the remains of a Chapel. St Catherine's Chapel was built in the early 14th Century by the rector of St Nicolas church. The chapel is a short walk from Shalford Park and offers beautiful views.

st catherines

North Downs Way

Shalford Park is ideal spot to explore the North Downs Way. The North Downs Way is 153 miles of spectacular scenery. The walking route passes pretty villages and glorious countryside. It starts in Farnham and continues through the Surrey hills to the white cliffs at Dover. This popular walking trail passes across Shalford Park. 

North downs sign

Sports facilities


  • four full size (11-a-side) grass football pitches
  • training grid

Book a football pitch

shalford park football bench



You can hire Shalford Park for your commercial or community event. 

Shalford Park can be used to run regular fitness classes or school PE sessions. 

Book Shalford Park for an event or fitness class

If you want to keep up to date with events that are taking place in Guildford, please see the what's on page at Visit Guildford

shalford park balloon