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Things to do in Stevenage

Sizeable 'new town' with good leisure opportunities

Are you looking for things to do in Stevenage? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.

Known for...   New town and Knebworth House


Did you know...

  • Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was born and raised in Stevenage.
  • The Pied Piper in Broadwater is the only public house in the world to be opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
  • The pedestrianised town centre was the first purpose built traffic-free shopping zone in Britain, and was officially opened in 1959 by the Queen.



 

  Attractions

Knebworth House

Beloved stately home, gardens, deer park and adventure play park.
Knebworth Park
Old Knebworth
SG3 6PY

01438812661

Recommended by Becky Hall, Watford

 

Benington Lordship

Benington Lordship is a Georgian house with an Edwardian add-on, a mock Norman gateway and the ruins of a real Norman castle.
Benington
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG2 7BS

 

Church Farm FREE

Charming farm store and cafe off the beaten track. Great walks and oppurtunities to feed the animals too.
Ardeley
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG2 7AH

01438861447

Recommended by Fiona Paul, Stevenage

 
 

  Children's Activities

Potstop

Paint your own pottery studio.
11c Station Road
Knebworth
SG3 6AP

01438813727

Recommended by Carla Brown, Stevenage

 
 

  Parks

Fairlands Valley Park FREE

120 acres of beautiful parkland situated within the heart of Stevenage, voted as one of the UK's leading free visitor attractions.
Six Hills Way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG2 0BL

 

Meadway Playing Fields FREE

This 6 acre parking, in the Symonds Green area to the west of Stevenage, is the newest in the town.
Redcar Drive
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2EN

 

Peartree Park FREE

Peartree park consists mainly of sports pitches with an area of informal open space with shrub planting.
The Ridings
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG2 9UA

 

King George V Playing Fields FREE

This attractive park is situated between the old town and the busy town centre.
Sish Lane
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 3LS

 

Hampson Park FREE

The park is one of the highest points in Stevenage, with great views across the town and surrounding countryside.
Webb Rise
Stevenage
SG1 5QU

 

Fairland Valleys Park FREE

Activities include sailing, bell boats and dragon boats, costello cafe, paddling pools, children's play area and climbing wall.
Six Hills Way
Stevenage
SG2 0BL

01438353241

 

Shephalbury Park FREE

This 24 acre parkland and sports facilities is in the Broadwater area to the south of Stevenage.
Broadhall Way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG2 8NP

 

St Nicholas Park FREE

The park is one of the newest in the town and provides sports facilities and large open space for residents of St Nicholas.
Pilgrims Way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 4PT

 

Ridlins Park FREE

The Athletics facility is of County and Regional standard and the full range of athletics events are provided for.
Woodcock Road
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG2 9QZ

 

Canterbury Way Playing Fields FREE

The 12 acres of parkland has a mixture of sports pitches, children's play area and informal open space.
Ripon Road
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 4LW

 

Pryor's Wood FREE

Lying on the outskirts of Stevenage, Pryor's Wood is an impressive mixed woodland that is rich in wildlife.
Gresley Way
Stevenage
SG1 4FY

 

Chells Park FREE

The 14 acre park is a mixture of sports pitches, informal open space, a 6-hectare woodland known as Lanterns Lane/ Elm Green wood.
Gresley Way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 5QU

 
 

  Bowling

Hollywood Bowl

Ten pin bowling.
Unit 5
Kings Way
SG1 2UA

01438745435

 
 

  Cinema

Cineworld Stevenage

Multi-screen cinema.
4 Kings Way
Stevenage
SG1 2UA

03303334444

 
 

  Theatre

Gordon Craig Theatre

Stevenage's premier theatre.
Lytton Way
Stevenage
SG1 1LZ

01438363200‎

 
 

  Comedy

Jesterlarf Comedy Club

Popular comedy night.
Lytton Way
Stevenage
SG1 1LZ

01438363200

 
 

  Golf

Knebworth Golf Club

Golf Club.
Deards End Lane
Knebworth
Hertfordshire
SG3 6NL

 
 

  Leisure centres

Nuyuu Fitness

Value for money gym and fitness centre.
The Plaza
Town Square
SG1 1BP

01438768720

 

David Lloyd

Tennis, gym and fitness club.
Unit 2
Kings Way
SG1 2UA

01438847000

 

Changes Gym

Friendly gym and fitness centre.
Unit 1
1 Wedgewood Gate
SG1 4SU

01438727833

 
 

  Riding

Hook Cross Equestrian Centre

Offer BHS approved riding lessons.
Haultwick
Ware
SG11 1JQ

01920438240

 

Courtlands Riding Stables

Friendly, family run stables. Learn to ride today.
Ashmour
Todds Green
SG1 2JE

01438355121

 

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