Stevenage is home to Fairlands Valley Park which consists of 120 acres of extensive leisure facilities in a beautiful parkland setting.

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Stevenage was designed with leisure in mind with many excellent facilities for local people to enjoy

Fairlands Valley Park in Stevenage Stevenage Town FC Stevenage has over 45 miles of cycle path

Stevenage is home to Fairlands Valley Park which consists of 120 acres of extensive leisure facilities in a beautiful parkland setting.

A range of water sports take place on the 11 acre lake, including wind surfing, sailing, and angling. There is also a paddling pool and coffee shop.

Fairlands Valley Park supports a varied selection of wildlife, and an assortment of wildfowl can be seen on the established reserve. The park also offers many more leisure services.

The Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage has been entertaining audiences from across the home counties since it first opened its doors in 1975. This 501 seat theatre boasts a varied programme of live entertainment, ranging from one-night variety-music shows to week-long drama productions. The theatre has also maintained a proud tradition of presenting first rate Opera, Dance and Orchestral Concerts.

Stevenage Leisure Park opened in 1996 and boasts a multiplex cinema, bowling alley, nightclubs and numerous restaurants.

There are three 18-hole golf courses in the area as well as a range of venues offering access to different sporting facilities.

The home ground of Stevenage FC is the Lamex Stadium on Broadhall Way. The 7,100 capacity stadium was opened in 1980. The club were promoted to the Football League after winning the Conference National in the 2009-10 season. The club became the first team to win a competitive final at the new Wembley Stadium in 2007 lifting the FA Trophy in front of a competition record crowd of 53,262. The club won the competition again in 2009. Stevenage FC won promotion to League One at the end of the 2010/11 season.