Six Hills Way, Stevenage, Herts SG2 0BL

Open from 8.00am-5.00pm Tuesday - Saturday

Please contact the centre for more information

01438 353241

Enjoy the GREAT Outdoors

Once voted as one of the UK's leading free visitor attractions, Fairlands Valley Park consists of 120 acres of beautiful parkland situated within the heart of Stevenage. The Sailing Centre offers a variety of wet and non-water based outdoor courses and activities for adults and children from 8 years upward.

The 11 acre sailing lake is used for the centre’s dinghy, canoeing, kayak, windsurfing and powerboat courses, and angling.

The Centre also runs many land-based courses and activities such as Boards & Buggies, Grass Sledging, Orienteering, Mountain Biking and Power Kiting.

The newest addition to the Centre 'So Challenging' offers a thrill experience with a ropes course and climbing wall. For the jogging enthusiast, keeping fit is a pleasure on the Trim Track.

Free parking available.

Fairlands Valley complies with legislation laid down by AALA and undergoes regular inspections from the licensing authority. AALA No. L12465/R0703.

Spectacular Fireworks Display at Fairlands

Remember, Remember, the 5th November! Bonfire night is fast approaching, and Fairlands Valley Park will once again be hosting the spectacular fireworks display.

The display is visible from all parts of the park so come from any entrance and settle in for an evening of entertainment. Claimed one of the best firework displays in the region, you won’t want to miss this. The display is completely free, so grab the whole family, wrap up warm and enjoy.

The event starts at 7:30pm.


Seasonal Opening Hours

The Sailing Centre at Fairlands Valley Park will be operating seasonal opening hours. The Centre will be open each week from Tuesday to Saturday from 8am to 4pm and closed on Sundays and Mondays throughout the winter and spring, a planned programme of activities will take place. During the summer holidays, the Sailing Centre will be open seven days a week and a full programme of summer courses and activities will run.

Costellos café at Fairlands Valley Park remains open every day from 9.30am-4pm throughout the year

Conferencing and Meetings

The Centre is an ideal conference venue and provides free parking. Its conference room with an OHP and Smart board can seat up to 32, and overlooks the main sailing lake. Catering can be provided if required. Why not combine your conference with a team building exercise or outdoor activity



Childrens Activities




Sailing, Rowing and Windsurfing

Grass Boarding, Sledges & Buggies