Best Park in Derby, UK

Handpicked Top 3 Parks in Derby. How do we actually find the most highly rated park? Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, nearness, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. That's not all... businesses do not pay us to list them. You deserve only the best!

MARKEATON PARK

Markeaton, Derby DE22 4AA

Sports Facilities, Playground, Public Space with a Craft Village, Gardens, Gym, Swimming, Toilet, Water Play, Boating Lake, Changing Room, Cycle Track, Kids' Play Area Plus Sporting Facilities, Picnic Areas, Food and Drink, Children's Play Area, Fun, Events & Games

Disabled Accessible - Free Play Facilities - There are lots of places to sit, rest and to have picnics around the centre

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Open 24 Hours

Recently updated with the play areas all together. It meant you can go in and play or walk around to avoid it. My daughter loved the swings. There were large fish in the very shallow boating pond which didn't look to pleased to be there. The craft village looked amazing and we went to paint a pot. The Lilac Joinery also gave my daughter ideas of what she wanted for Christmas. Can't wait to go again.
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ELVASTON CASTLE COUNTRY PARK

Borrowash Road, Elvaston, Derby DE72 3EP

Footpath, Picnic Area, Wildlife Area, Light Refreshments, Toilets, On-Site Information, Children's Play Area, Nature Trail, Cycle Path, Bridleway, Woodland with Public Access, Museum, Parking, Gardens & Events Area

Horse riding trail available - Approximately 321 acres of open parkland, woodland and more formal historical gardens

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Open 24 Hours

Totally wonderful, very cheap parking, very dog friendly, beautiful surroundings, picnic benches, play area for children. Tea rooms. How very privileged we are to have such a beautiful stunning countryside surroundings that we are able to enjoy with our family and friends. I visit weekly. I find it so tranquil and peaceful. Simply beautiful and relaxing.
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ALVASTON PARK

Meadow Lane, Derby DE24 8QQ

Since 1913

Play Area with Zip-slide, Children's Play Area, Science Garden, Cycle Route, Fishing, Boating, Football, Tennis, Tree Trail, Tea Room, Lake, Cafe, Bird Watching, BMX Track & Skateboard Park

Covering 85 acres - Located two miles from the city centre

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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Sat & Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Mon Closed

This is a lovely park. The cafe is awesome and the lake is lovely. Car park is quite large too. Buy some bird food from the cafe to feed the ducks, swans and coots. There's a good play area for kids and the skate park too.
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