About Stanmer Park

Photo of Stanmer Park

There are many reasons to visit Stanmer Park including:

  • its vast open countryside
  • the rolling farmland and historic landscape
  • the historic church, village and pond
  • the Walled Garden
  • Stanmer House

These are among the many reasons Stanmer remains one of Brighton’s most visited parks.

Stanmer Park is the city’s largest park and the gateway to the South Downs National Park.

Stanmer Park is one of our easily accessible parks and a Green Flag park.

Green Flag Award

The park is always open. Note that the Upper Lodges car park closes to the public at 5pm.

Find Stanmer Park on Google Maps.

Download a map of Stanmer Park.

The Living Coast

Stanmer Park is part of The Living Coast, a designated urban biosphere.

Watch the Living Coast video below to find out more.

Download The Living Coast visitor leaflet.

Stanmer Park at a glance

Photo of trees at Stanmer Park

Designed in the 18th Century, Stanmer Park is a Grade II registered landscape.

The park includes:

  • 25 Grade II listed buildings and structures
  • Stanmer Village – an 18th Century working village
  • the Grade I listed Stanmer House

Key features of Stanmer Park including the Walled Garden were restored in the Stanmer Park Restoration Project which took place between 2017 and 2021.

Find out about the Stanmer Park Restoration Project.

Find out about Stanmer Park’s history and heritage.

Refreshments and facilities

The park offers cafes and refreshment facilities. There are public toilets, including disabled toilet facilities. There is a playground located at the Lower Lodges.

More information about facilities and services at Stanmer Park.

Getting to Stanmer Park

Stanmer Park has good public transport links by bus and train.

More information about transport, access and parking at Stanmer Park.