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Update 05 January

A mobile Coronavirus testing unit will be at Sutherland Memorial Park on 25 January 2021 and 3,4,5, 15 and 16 of February. See our Mobile testing unit page for details.

Following Government guidance, our grass sports pitches, multi-use games area, astro turf football and tennis courts are closed. Organised outdoor sport for disabled people is allowed to continue, please contact us for further information.

The Trim Trail is also now closed.

Sutherland Memorial Park

A beautiful, award-winning green space with a fully-equipped playground and wide variety of sports facilities.

Sutherland Memorial Park


Open green space

Children's playground - Recommended ages 4 - 14

Table tennis

Sutherland Memorial Park
Sutherland Memorial Park Play Area


All of the sports facilities at Sutherland Memorial Park are available to hire by organised clubs and individuals alike.

These details may change subject to demand.

  • Football - Two full size (11-a-side) grass football pitches, two 9-a-side grass football pitches, two 7-a-side (junior) grass football pitches and four 5-a-side grass football pitches.

Please note, all of the grass football pitches are dual purpose, therefore we cannot guarantee availability.

  • Astro turf football / tennis - three 5-a-side Astro turf football pitches (no full size Astro turf pitches available). These courts are also used for tennis, subject to football bookings.
  • Cricket - one cricket pitch
  • Multi-use games area

Tennis court bookings

Tennis court bookings can now be made 7 days a week using our online booking system.  Players will be issued with an electronic ticket which includes the code to unlock the gate.

See the 'How to book' section of our sports pitches and courts page for more information. 

Please note: our Ranger Team are not able to take bookings out of office hours or collect cash on the day.


Children's playground, recommended ages 4 - 14.

  • Swings
  • Slide
  • See-saw
  • Multi-use climbing area
  • Obstacle course

Sutherland Memorial Park playground 1
Sutherland Memorial Park playground 2


You can hire the park for your commercial or community events. Recent events include music concerts, food festivals, outdoor cinemas, community fetes and sponsored walks. If you would like to discuss your event plans please see our page about the hire of public parks and open spaces

If you want to know what events are taking place in Guildford, please see what's on in Visit Guildford.


  • Public toilets


  • 83 spaces
  • 6 disabled bays
  • Coach parking available
  • 5 hour free parking limit between 6am to 5pm. Parking can be extended up to 7 hours for £5 and £9 for over 7 hours (weekdays only)
  • Blue Badge holders can park in any bay, without payment or time limit