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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.

Kids in paddling pool


Stoke Park whole site photo Adventure trail Skate Park Fitness trail 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. [203Kb]

Model boating pond - The Boating Pond in Stoke Park Gardens will be closed from Monday 8 May 2017 while repairs are carried out to mend a leak. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. The boating pond will reopen as soon as possible.

Paddling pool - Stoke Park Paddling Pool opened on Saturday 6 May for the summer. The paddling pool is usually open until the end of September.

Mini golf - Our new Mini golf course in Stoke Park Gardens has 18 holes. Mini golf is currently open from 10:30am - 4:30pm daily. Please note, mini golf will be closed in bad weather. 

Prices are: adults £4.50; under-16s £3.00; group ticket £12.00 (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.  

Skate park - Located behind Guildford College, the skate park has quirky features and tons of flow.

Fitness trail - Enjoy our Stoke Park fitness trail challenges as you explore the park.


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.
  • Cricket - 2 cricket pitches.
  • Lacrosse - 3 lacrosse pitches.
  • Rounders - 6 rounders pitches.
  • Tennis - 2 tennis courts and 2 tennis / netball courts.


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.


Stoke Park playground 1 Stoke Park playground 2  

Children's playground, recommended age 4 - 8.

  • Swings
  • Slide
  • See-saw
  • Springers
  • Whizzer
  • Multi-play

The Helter Skelter in Stoke Park has been loved by many for years. Unfortunately at this time it is not operational. We are talking to specialist contractors to discuss whether repairs are an option. We hope to get this wonderful feature of Stoke Park Playground back in use as soon as possible.


  • Public toilets.
  • 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.