Due to essential maintenance work, the Paddling Pool at Stoke Park is currently closed and expected to open Thursday 18 July. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Guildford's largest park, which has retained its Green Flag Award winning status this year, has plenty of beautiful open green space, a fully-equipped children's playground, skate park, paddling pool, boating pond and minigolf course.
Mini golf will be open daily from Saturday 20 July to Sunday 8 September from 11am - 5:30pm (last admission).
The paddling pool will open for the summer season from Saturday 4 May. Opening times are from 8am to 8pm.
The Visitor Point will be open daily from Saturday 20 July to Sunday 8 September from 11am - 5.30pm.
50 hectares of open green space
Children's playground - Recommended ages 4 - 8.
Group activities and events - Stoke Park is home to many of Guildford's outdoor fitness and exercise sessions.
If you run fitness sessions or outdoor exercise classes and wish to use Stoke Park, please fill out our
Skate park - Located behind Guildford College, the skate park has quirky features and tons of flow.
Fitness trail - The Stoke Park fitness trail has been refurbished. The solid timber frame now includes newer versions of the equipment and signs explaining how each piece of equipment should be used. The surface below the equipment is a rubber mulch.
Mini golf - Our mini golf course in Stoke Park Gardens has 18 holes. Mini golf will be open daily from Saturday 20 July to Sunday 8 September. Opening hours are 11am - 5:30pm (last admission).
Please note, mini golf will be closed in bad weather. Prices are: adults £4.50; under-16s £3.00; group ticket £12.50 (two adults and three under-16s). For more information, or to check availability, please call the Rangers Service on 07880 784947 or Parks and Leisure Services on 01483 444718.
Visitor Point - The Visitor Point will be open daily from Saturday 20 July to Sunday 8 September from 11am - 5.30pm.
These details may change subject to demand.
Football - 4 full size (11-a-side) grass football pitches, 2 9-a-side grass football pitches and a 7-a-side (junior) grass football pitch.
Rugby - 3 full size rugby pitches.
Cricket - 2 cricket pitches.
Lacrosse - 3 lacrosse pitches.
Rounders - 6 rounders pitches.
Tennis - 3 tennis courts and 1 tennis / netball court.
Booking the tennis courts
All tennis court bookings must be made in advance during office hours, when the attendants' hut is not staffed, out of peak season. Players will be issued with a code to unlock the gate at the time of booking the court.
Our Ranger Team is not able to take bookings out of office hours or collect cash on the day.
For further information on how to book, please see our Sports pitches and courts page
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, please see our events calendar.
Children's playground, recommended age 4 - 8.
Pavilion with changing rooms and toilets - available to sports hirers only
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.
Guildford College Student car park has a four hour free parking limit between 6am to 5pm. Parking can be extended up to 7 hours for £5 and £9 for over 7 hours.
Nightingale Road Car Park has a four hour free parking limit between 6am to 6pm. Parking can be extended up to 7 hours for £5 and £9 for over 7 hours.
Lido Road Car Park has a four hour free parking limit between 6am to 6pm. Parking can be extended up to 7 hours for £5 and £9 for over 7 hours.
Burchatt's Farm Car Park has a four hour free parking limit between 6am to 5pm. Parking can be extended up to 7 hours for £5 and £9 for over 7 hours.
Nightingale Road, Guildford, GU1 1ER
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