Park open all year round. Reception opening time: April to end September - 7 days a week; October to end March - Monday to Friday.
Award winning park close to Welwyn Garden City, 5 routes and 11 points of interest
Health Walk Start Point
Free guided walk leaving from the Finesse Activity Centre, South Lake, Stanborough Park, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6DQ. This walk is graded Level 3 (where 1 is easiest and 4 is most challenging), is close to public transport and refreshments are available nearby.
Toddler Play Area
This small nature reserve lies at the southern end of Stanborough Park, and comprises mainly reed beds, sedge marsh, and wet willow woodland; these are all rare habitats in Hertfordshire. The serve is important for species such as reed and sedge warblers, water voles, and water birds.
A short trail leading from Stanborough Park fives views over the marsh. Access to the reed marsh is restricted.
Food & Drink
Terranova Italian restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. Further information can be found at their website here
The Stanborough Coffee house has a great view of the South Lake with a covered seating area.
IN THE LIGHT OF GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE AROUND CORONAVIRUS, ALL PLAYGROUNDS, PLAY AREAS, SPORTS COURTS AND FIXED GYM EQUIPMENT ARE NOW CLOSED AND SHOULD NOT BE USED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.
Enjoy a visit to Stanborough Park, a beautiful countryside park, with 2 lakes covering an area of 126 acres, on the outskirts of Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. 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 the award winning parklands.
Home of Stanborough Park Activity Centre, on the South Lake you can experience Sailing, Kayaking, Canoeing and Stand Up Paddleboarding in one of our many activity sessions.
Childrens Play Area
Watersports Activity Centre
Rowing Boats, Pedal Boats & Water Walkers
Model Boating Lake
Nature walks and orienteering trails
Terranova Restaurant (south side)
Stanborough Coffee Shop (south side)
Kiosk providing drinks and snack (north side only)
Distance 0.1 km
Steps taken 168
Distance 1.3 km
Steps taken 1743
Distance 2.4 km
Steps taken 3203
Pay and Display Car Parks available on both sides of the park.
Welwyn Garden City
By train - 1 mile from Welwyn Garden City Station
By Bus - Arriva 300/301 or Uno 405