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Alvaston Park

Meadow Lane, Alvaston, Derby DE24 8QQ, England
+44 1332 293111
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The park

Lovely place, nice lake nice place to take your dog or your children, or just to go on your own, to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
16803
via mobile
great park

Really nice place to walk dogs & friendly cafe for a cuppa, also got the closest i've ever been to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Karen W
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“nice walk” (5 reviews)
“nice cafe” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
Meadow Lane, Alvaston, Derby DE24 8QQ, England
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+44 1332 293111
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"feed the ducks"
in 8 reviews
"nice walk"
in 5 reviews
"nice cafe"
in 5 reviews
"great place to play"
in 2 reviews
"walk dogs"
in 2 reviews
"canada geese"
in 2 reviews
"great open space"
in 2 reviews
"afternoon walk"
in 2 reviews
"zip wire"
in 2 reviews
"tennis courts"
in 3 reviews
"children's play area"
in 3 reviews
"little girl"
in 2 reviews
"sunny day"
in 3 reviews
"all ages"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 3 reviews
"bmx track"
in 10 reviews
"lovely walk around the lake"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely place, nice lake nice place to take your dog or your children, or just to go on your own, to get some thinking time

Thank 16 803
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Really nice place to walk dogs & friendly cafe for a cuppa, also got the closest i've ever been to a heron!

Thank Karen W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to take the children, good size Park and a lovely walk round the nice sized lake although it doesn’t appear to be the cleanest of places to go, with empty beer bottles around and the paths not looking to great. Overall an...More

Thank LHNW
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Park to visit to and good activity for the Bicycles, runners etc, especially in the mornings. Few wild animals around... Rabbit's, Gooses, Ducks, Swans etc. There is childrens play ground and BMX track for adults and for kid too. Free parking included!

Thank Sarmite G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this by accident while had time to spare and it turned into a great afternoon walking around some beautiful gardens and grounds.

Thank Amandai47
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

I decided to have spend a couple of hours looking round alvaston lake while my wife was at a meeting in Derby.I had a cup of coffee in the cafe there and spent an hour watching the model boat club sailing there radio controlled boats...More

Thank trevor i
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

This is a magnificent park and is great for an evening or afternoon walk. The lake is home to lots of waterfowl and at present there are Moorhen, Coot and Grebe chicks, ducklings and goslings a plenty, see ow many you can spot. Plenty of...More

Thank Sam3314
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

This park was once a great place to visit, unfortunately Derby City Council have felt the need to build on a green belt site! I'm sure they could have found more appropriate places to build on. instead of destroying a lovey park!

Thank IsPepsiOk
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We visited this morning so that my little girl could play with her scooter on the skate park and she loved it. We then went for a cooked breakfast at the friendly Waterside Cafe before scootering some more.

Thank Simon K
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

This really is a park for everyone; green spaces to walk dogs, great play areas for kids, great tea room for refreshments, ducks and geese to freed, bmx track and spaces to relax. I have always found the park clean and tidy, and found it...More

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Janet V
19 May 2017|
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melissa d
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Response from patsyt187048 | Reviewed this property |
it s about a mile and a half.You can walk near pride park by the river.
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