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Stanley Park

West Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 9HQ, England
+44 1253 477477
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Blackpool's other side

Often written off as “seven miles long and one street deep” - Blackpool thankfully has a lot more... read more

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Robin D
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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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My partner and myself visited Stanley park last week and found it to be such a pleasant place to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jandy5950
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Stanley Park is Blackpool's premier green attraction, placed as a Grade II* listed facility on the National Register of Historic Parks and Gardens, within a designated town conservation area. The park has enjoyed continued popularly since its official opening in 2nd October 1926 by Sir George Edward Villers Stanley, after whom the park takes its name. Stanley Park was designed by famous Landscape Architects Thomas Mawson & Sons and at 256 acres, is one of England's largest and historically significant green spaces. The park was the first comprehensive site planning scheme in Blackpool; a unique development on a grand scale designed to meet the needs of the town. The park contains everything that any visitor could possibly wish for. Experience a variety of scenic walks around ornamental gardens, natural woodlands and lakes as well as a number of stunning architectural and landscape features such as the Cocker Memorial Clock Tower, Art Deco Cafe, Italian Gardens, Rose Gardens, Bandstand and Auditorium. The park also boasts a superb sporting and recreational facilities including Blackpool Model Village, Stanley Park Golf Course, Blackpool Sports Centre, Blackpool Cricket Ground and Athletic Arena, as well as boat hire and numerous outdoor pitches, greens and courts.
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“boating lake” (222 reviews)
“art deco cafe” (69 reviews)
“model village” (71 reviews)
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West Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 9HQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Often written off as “seven miles long and one street deep” - Blackpool thankfully has a lot more to offer for the refreshingly large number of visitors (and locals) who want more than just chips, candyfloss, beer and beach. This man made delight is one...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My partner and myself visited Stanley park last week and found it to be such a pleasant place to spend a few hours, so much space where the youngsters could play or ride bikes and small scooters without the fear of traffic, happy smiling faces....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love the live music on Sunday afternoons, this park should hold a summer weekend festival, it’s big enough!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went here after going to the model village and it was really nice, we went on the wee pedal boats which my grandchildren loved

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited for the day while staying in Blackpool for a few days. Large boating lake, big skate park, lovely gardens, and big kids play area Nice cafe in the middle. Gardens are very well kept

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Reviewed 6 days ago

have been to Stanley park a few times not massive but big enough to have a quite strolle around and grab a tea/coffee if you want to

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a delicious cream tea and then collapsed in the gorgeous gardens. Live music round the lake meant that we stayed longer than we intended.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is still one of the best parks we have visited. It has something for everybody and the stunning gardens are a treat to look at.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to do! Couldn't believe it wasn't totally packed to the hilt. Great atmosphere. Easy to move around. Lovely distance to walk from place to place. We went to the miniature village and that was very clean with lovely ice creams and a very...More

Thank Georgina D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those spots we go to again and again as there are just so many different areas. Want a round of golf? They've got it Want to walk through some woodland? They have beautiful natural sections Want to see a nature reserve...More

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Sharon M
28 October 2017|
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Response from dwhatley20 | Reviewed this property |
Yes,almost everyday if weather is reasonable
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sinky1874
27 September 2017|
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YazminThorne
1 August 2017|
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Response from Steve V | Reviewed this property |
yes in deed but must be kept on a lead. its a beautiful walk with a dog
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