Stanborough Park

Enjoy a visit to Stanborough Park, a beautiful countryside park, covering an area of 126 acres, on the outskirts of Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. Awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award for the past 6 years, the management and staff of Stanborough are proud of their achievements.

The Park, with its many attractions, is enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of people each year. With something for all ages and tastes, the Park offers a rewarding day out for all the family.
Take a gentle stroll, picnic or just laze away an afternoon relaxing in our award winning parklands.

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  • Watersports Centre
  • Childrens Play Area
  • Walks
  • Orienteering
  • Nature trail
  • The Lakes
  • Rowing Boats & Sit-on-top Kayaks (Open during weekends and the School holidays)
  • Fishing
  • Model Boating Lake
  • Terranova Restaurant
  • Stanborough Coffee Shop

Address:
Stanborough Park Watersports Centre
Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City, Herts, AL8 6DQ
Tel: 01707 276276

Frequently asked questions;

Can I bring a barbecue?
Barbeques are not permitted anywhere on the site as Stanborough is a green flag award winning site committed to reducing the risk of fire and population of vermin.

Can I bring my dog?
Well-behaved dogs are welcome and we encourage responsible dog ownership here at Stanborough Park. It is a public facility with much wildlife and as such we request that dog owners keep dogs on leads. Dogs are prohibited within the children’s play areas. Any dog mess must be collected and disposed of utilising the many dog bins which are dotted around the park.

Do I have to pay for parking?
There is a fee to cover car parking. Until 1st April 2015 this fee is; £2.10 for a weekday, £3.10 for a weekend or £1.50 with a Residents Parking Permit (permits can be obtained by applying with the watersports Reception). The parking fee is reinvested back into the facilities and enables up-keep the Park grounds, toilets and other facilities, operate the CCTV system and maintain our outdoor lighting. 

What time does the park close?
Stanborough is a public access facility which is open to the public all year round and at any time. However, vehicles over 2 metres in height are restricted on access.

Can I camp or stay overnight at Stanborough Park?
Camping or staying overnight in a caravan, mobile-home or other is strictly prohibited.