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Update 5 August

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

Cricket - Cricket pitches are open. To book a cricket pitch, please submit an online booking request form.

Astro turf football - Astro-turf football pitches will not be available before early September. All other pitches remain closed at this time. We will update you as soon as we can.

Sutherland Memorial Park

A beautiful, award-winning green space with a fully-equipped playground and wide variety of sports facilities.

Sutherland Memorial Park


Open green space

Children's playground - Recommended ages 4 - 14

Table tennis

Sutherland Memorial Park
Sutherland Memorial Park Play Area


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

These details may change subject to demand.

  • Football - Two full size (11-a-side) grass football pitches, two 9-a-side grass football pitches, two 7-a-side (junior) grass football pitches and four 5-a-side grass football pitches.

Please note, all of the grass football pitches are dual purpose, therefore we cannot guarantee availability.

  • Astro turf football / tennis - three 5-a-side Astro turf football pitches (no full size Astro turf pitches available). These courts are also used for tennis, subject to football bookings.
  • Cricket - one cricket pitch
  • Multi-use games area

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.


Children's playground, recommended ages 4 - 14.

  • Swings
  • Slide
  • See-saw
  • Multi-use climbing area
  • Obstacle course

Sutherland Memorial Park playground 1
Sutherland Memorial Park playground 2


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


  • 83 spaces
  • 6 disabled bays
  • Coach parking available
  • 5 hour free parking limit between 6am to 5pm. Parking can be extended up to 7 hours for £5 and £9 for over 7 hours (weekdays only)
  • Blue Badge holders can park in any bay, without payment or time limit