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Fireworks and new park

We visited the lakes on firework night and was really impressed with the new park, my children... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Great town park for an autumn stroll

The main feature of the park is a set of interconnecting lakes. These have their own character with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Fairlands Park Six Hills Way, Stevenage SG2 0BL, England
+44 1438 353241
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the lakes on firework night and was really impressed with the new park, my children loved it. The firework display was brilliant and left my children amazed.

Thank kayleepotter89
Reviewed 1 week ago

The main feature of the park is a set of interconnecting lakes. These have their own character with some more about wildlife while others are for fishing or boating. Hundreds of trees have been planted to give it more of a parkland character (before the...More

Thank AlinaRC
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Never again will I visit this park especially with children! The grass area overlooking the lake looked perfect for a picnic and play but it was infested by dog excrement no way was I staying with a child! They were cutting grass on machine not...More

Thank anneriches
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Great place for walking dogs or on your own, also stopping for a latte at the cafe. People are so friendly so stop and chat go there at least once a week now

Thank brackley2018
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Good place to run among the lake with running buggy. Even good to enjoy the ducks and seams in the lake. :)

Thank MelindaUK2016
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Family friendly - a nice place for a walk on a sunny day, sunbathing on the lawn, people watching, dog walking Free: lakes, kids paddling, grassy fields to play in, picnics, nature, feed the ducks/geese Not free: snacks, ice cream, boating, climbing wall, fishing I...More

Thank Darren T
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Walked for exercise.. very well.kept pathways.safe for children mothers with pushchairs elderly and plenty of rubbish disposable bins around routes.

Thank carolhertfordshi2017
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve livrd around Stevenage all my life. Whilst some parts of the town are definitely more desirable than others Fairlands has always been a major plus point. Great space to relax. Run round the lake or play with the kids in the summer. Worth a...More

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great for a lovely walk around the lakes, a lovely surprise in the middle of a town, stop and have a coffee in the cafe, or take a picnic, lots of ducks that children love to feed (not with bread very bad for ducks and...More

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Live right by the lakes so we walk round the whole thing most days, lovely fresh air walk and a jog if your feeling up to it. Dog loves it,. don't eat at the cafe by the big lake though as the foods awful, they...More

Thank Lee S
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16 July 2018|
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Response from brianmUK | Reviewed this property |
The park is called Fairlands Valley Park, and it covers a very large area in/near Stevenage. The best explanation I can give of its location is to look at an online map, such as Google Maps.You will then be able to see... More
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Response from Judycrook | Reviewed this property |
Yes it opens 1st June
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Response from Branko V | Reviewed this property |
Has it's own car park - Go down 'The Hawthornes' and you can't miss it.