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Elvaston Castle

Elvaston Castle Country Park, Elvaston, England
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Excellent family friendly place to visit !

We came here as recommended by locals as a great cheap day out . We all loved it the grounds are... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
maidstone kent UK
Something for Everyone!

This is a very pleasant country park on the outskirts of the City of Derby, and offers something... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian T
London, United Kingdom
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Elvaston Castle Country Park, Elvaston, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We came here as recommended by locals as a great cheap day out . We all loved it the grounds are stunning from the English country garden to the formal around the castle and the woodlands . Great trees to climbs and nooks and crannies...More

Thank midnightspace
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very pleasant country park on the outskirts of the City of Derby, and offers something for everyone. Its name comes from the stately home, Elvaston Castle, which is the focal point of the c320 acre park. It's not a castle, more a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place, having lived in Derby I've visited on a number of occasions. You will find something for everyone here. There are the grounds to explore, with woodlands, a lake, a small brook as well as formal gardens and a courtyard with a...More

Thank Darren_Russell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not far from the main A6 route to Derby and with a large car park. Two main attractions at this Country Park ... 1) A nice lake that you can walk around. 2) Elvaston Castle which is more of a Manor House The paths around...More

Thank MalcH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my granddaughter here for walk round the grounds.we visited the shop in the courtyard and saw they had a wildlife wander sheet for the children to fill in.a few easy to answer questions on observation to do while walking round,then take it back to...More

Thank mick m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always enjoy a walk around here but make sure you use the parking meters by the children's playground otherwise you are walking all over the place to find a working one. Also if you visit the cafe don't open the freezer to get your...More

Thank Leann P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy going walk around the Lake with great views of the Hall, visit the sculptured Italian garden and then spend a few minutes in the Church, an enjoyable way to spend a few hours on a Sunday.

Thank johnhp702
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Elvaston castle is a lovely country park 10 minutes from Derby. It has a small play area, lovely grounds, a little cafe, country church and a secret garden. The house is closed which is a shame. The cafe is not great but okay for a...More

Thank 75familyoffour
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a sunny Sunday - had a picnic in the grounds - lots of families were out playing and picnicking - then went for a walk around the beautiful grounds, walked around the pretty lake where you get a nice view of the...More

Thank Shivvi89
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Small play area for children and visitor centre. There are a number of walks however these could have been marked more clearer. The site is under development but if you want a site for a picnic and for children to play in the woods it...More

Thank Roger H
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15 August 2017|
Response from nancybriancapps |
how much to visit the castle
15 August 2017|
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
Free to get in car park is £1.40 for two hours and about £4.00 for the day
Patrick M
11 January 2016|
Response from emmalouiseh01 | Reviewed this property |
if your dog is new to this attraction,take it on a lead to start with. When the dog is older and it knows the place then take it in the main part of the country park. Some parts are fenced off but the parts of The Old... More