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Update 9 September

Tennis - The tennis courts are open. To book a tennis court or for more information, see our Sports pitches and courts page. 

Football - Grass football pitches are now open. To book a grass football pitch, please submit an online booking request form

Stoke Park trim trail, mini golf, the model boating pond, Stoke Park Gardens and Visitor Point are now open. The paddling pool will not reopen this summer.

Stoke Park

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.

Stoke Park banner

Opening times

  • Mini golf 

Throughout September, mini golf will be open on the weekends only, from 10am - 4pm.

We are currently only able to accept card payments.

Please note, mini golf will be closed in bad weather.

  • Paddling pool

The paddling pool will remain closed this summer because of Covid-19.

  • Model boating pond 

The model boating pond has reopened.

  • Visitor Point

The Visitor Point is open 10am - 4pm.

Skate Park
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 icon fitness application form. [206KB]

New Fitness Trail sit up feature
Model boating pond - the boating pond has reopened.

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.

Paddling pool - The paddling pool is now closed.

Mini golf - Our mini golf course in Stoke Park Gardens has 18 holes. 

Throughout September, mini golf will be open on the weekends only, from 10am - 4pm. 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 -  Open 10am - 4pm

Sports

Stoke Park refurbished tennis courts
All of the sports facilities at Stoke Park are available to hire by organised clubs and individuals alike.

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.

Tennis court

  • Cricket - 2 cricket pitches.

  • Lacrosse - 3 lacrosse pitches.

  • Rounders - 6 rounders pitches.

  • Tennis - 3 tennis courts and 1 tennis / netball court.

Tennis court bookings

Tennis court bookings can now be made 7 days a week using our online booking system.  Players will be issued with an electronic ticket which includes the code to unlock the gate.

See the 'How to book' section of our sports pitches and courts page for more information. 

Please note: our Ranger Team are not able to take bookings out of office hours or collect cash on the day.

Events

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 what's on in Visit Guildford.

Playground

Helter Skelter
Children's playground, recommended age 4 - 8.

  • Swings

  • Slide

  • Helter Skelter

  • See-saw

  • Springers

  • Whizzer

  • Multi-play

Facilities

  • Public toilets

  • Pavilion with changing rooms and toilets - available to sports hirers only

  • Stoke Park playground 1
    Stoke Park playground 2

Parking

  • Guildford College Student Car Park (GU1 1EZ) can be used after 6pm week days 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
  • Nightingale Road Car Park (GU1 1ER) which is accessible via Stoke Park's Home Farm entrance, has a four hour free parking limit between 6am to 6pm. Parking can be extended up to seven hours for £5 and £9 for over seven hours.
  • Lido Road Car Park located at the end of Lido Road (GU1 1HB) has a four hour free parking limit between 6am to 6pm. Parking can be extended up to seven hours for £5 and £9 for over seven hours.
  • Burchatt's Farm Car Park (GU1 1TU) is accessible via Stoke Park's Burchatt's Farm Gate entrance.
  • Blue Badge holders can park in any bay, without payment or time limit.

Visit our car parks page for more information on parking.