Stoneham Park

Stoneham Park features a children’s playground, sporting facilities and a community run café.

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Stoneham Park is a valued community park with a number of facilities for all to enjoy.

It is one of 8 parks in the city recognised by the Green Flag award scheme.

The park features shaded areas for those seeking some peace and quiet.

It also benefits from The Snug, Hove - an important community resource. Visit The Snug Hove's Facebook page.

Stoneham Park view

The park features 2 play areas: one has a sandpit and a new coloured mural on the wall and is particularly suited to younger children. The other play area is in the main body of the park and has larger climbing equipment, swings and slides.

Part of the land on which Stoneham Park now stands was originally a gravel pit. Pigs were kept on it by the Duke of Portland. 

In 1906 the Duke gave part of the area to the people of Hove as an open space for recreation. This heritage is commemorated by the pigs sculpture in the park.

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Volunteer and find out more

Find out more about this area of the city at community website MyBrightonandHove. This website also features some personal accounts from local people who have enjoyed Stoneham Park

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One of our Easily Accessible parks


Sports facilities

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At the park you'll find:


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Hove Cafe Community Centre.  @hivecafehove

This offers space to hire for workshops, classes, events and private parties.

Points of interest

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At the park you'll find:

  • community events
  • 3 pigs sculpture

Stoneham Park PlaygroundOne of the main features of the park is the large playground. 

It offers the chance to have fun and learn, there are several educational points around the playground.

You can also Dedicate a Bench or Donate a Tree at this park.

Report a problem in the park

You can report a problem in the park using our online report form. 

Getting there


The closest bus stop is Portland Road, which has many services throughout the day including the 2, 46 and 49 bus routes. Further information and timetables from Brighton & Hove Bus company.


Download your city cycling map here and visit our cycling page for more information on cycling around the city.


There is limited Pay and Display parking available along Stoneham Road and Marmion Road.

Opening times 

The park is always open.

The opening hours of the cafe vary, so check the cafe's Facebook page for up to date information.