Common questions

Are Stanborough Lakes open?


Are Stanborough Lakes open?

Stanborough Park Lake is open all year round. Advance warning on good weather days & school holidays the car parks become very busy.

What happened at Stanborough Lakes?

A man drowned in a lake in Welwyn Garden City after getting into difficulty on Tuesday night. Paramedics, fire and police were called to the lakes in Stanborough Park, Hertfordshire, at about 20:15 BST. Steve Holton, the area commander for Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service, described the death as a “tragic event”.

Can you swim in Stanborough Lakes?

They posted on their social media: “Whilst we appreciate in the recent hot weather the chance to cool down is tempting, damage is being caused to the wooden jetties used by the fisherman who pay to fish there.” Swimming is prohibited at Stanborough unless you are doing it as part of the organised open swimming group …

Who died at Stanborough Lakes?

Leisure provider blasted as duck found mangled in Welwyn Garden City. Finesse Leisure has come under fire after photos emerged of a dead duck hanging from a net fence in Welwyn Garden City. The photos were taken by Derek Oakley, 43, of Handside, while he was walking his dog around Stanborough Lakes at 8am on Saturday.

Is parking free at Stanborough Lakes?

Welwyn Garden City’s Stanborough Park will reinforce parking charges from Friday. Both car parks on the south and north side were opened this month by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council, who have warned visitors to only park in the designated bays and to avoid contact with new trees that have recently been planted there.

How much does it cost to park at Stanborough Lakes?

Parking – There’s a large on-site car park, well actually there’s two. £1.50 for one hour, £6 for 3 or £10 all day.

Do you have to pay to park at Stanborough Lakes?

Welwyn Garden City’s Stanborough Park will reinforce parking charges from Friday.

What to do in Stanborough Park South Lake?

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. Pay and Display Car Parks available on both sides of the park.

When is Stanborough Park in Welwyn Garden City Open?

Park open all year round. Reception opening time: April to end September – 7 days a week; October to end March – Monday to Friday. 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.

How many people visit Stanborough Park each year?

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.