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Elvaston Castle

Elvaston Castle Country Park, Elvaston, England
+44 1629 533870
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Amazing gem

What a place. Over 200 acres to explore with an old stately home(clossed) cafe and toilets located... read more

Reviewed today
ough07
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Walk around the park

We stayed just down the road from Elvaston Castle. We walked the dog around the grounds bringing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve W
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  • Average8%
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“car park” (41 reviews)
“nature reserve” (12 reviews)
“scones” (20 reviews)
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Elvaston Castle Country Park, Elvaston, England
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+44 1629 533870
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"ice cream van"
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"nice lake"
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"county council"
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"lovely grounds"
in 11 reviews
"nice walk"
in 15 reviews
"pay and display"
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"lovely place"
in 16 reviews
"card payment"
in 4 reviews
"large field"
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"walled garden"
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"small playground"
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"plenty of open space"
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Reviewed today via mobile

What a place. Over 200 acres to explore with an old stately home(clossed) cafe and toilets located within easy reach. Great for picnics and family time, with or without dogs. It also has wooded areas, cycle routes and ruines. First visit but will definitely be...More

Thank ough07
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed just down the road from Elvaston Castle. We walked the dog around the grounds bringing back loads of childhood memories. As kids we spent many a day there having rode from home to play in the grounds on our bikes. Today was a...More

1  Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love Elvaston. It is a nice old building but with lovely grounds - lots of little nooks and crannies. A bit of tlc and time spent planting flowers would be good. However the cafe had a contender for best sausage roll. Good for kids but...More

Thank dollyod
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In summary, I waited 50 minutes in a que to buy a car park ticket, while my family gave up waiting and enjoyed a picnic. One ticket machine broken, one took 5 mins (no joke, I timed it) per card payment, the other took cash....More

Thank Edward H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used to visit this thirty five years ago- and still very good value just for the cost of a car parking ticket - from £1-30 for two hours. Payment only by card! Has space, level paths (though plenty of cobbles which are not good for...More

Thank 1949etwall
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Elvaston Castle Country Park with our toddler and dog. Although we walked around the manor house, we didn't go inside (think it's closed anyway) and we wouldn't have done so anyway. The attraction is the grounds / country park. There are a...More

Thank Paul R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a beautiful day. We had a nice strole in the Alvaston Castle grounds . There are nice car parking facilities. The only thing I did not like was that the car parking ticket machine does not give you change . Please make sure...More

1  Thank Balbinder S
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A family visit of 4 with 2 dogs for a relaxing walk through the wooded grounds and by the lake with a break at the castle cafe for mid morning refreshment.. It happened to be lovely weather which made for enjoyment. The dogs liked it...More

Thank historian90
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice walk around the castle grounds. Very clean . The only cost is the car park. Will be going back in the summer for sure .

Thank kurt s
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Elvaston Castle is a lovely place to visit, especially on sunny days. There is lots of space for people to sit and enjoy the sunshine, play, eat and chat. I often go even on cloudy days as it's very peaceful to walk around the park....More

Thank LoveNature123
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nancybriancapps
15 August 2017|
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Response from Eugene B |
Only the cost of your pay and display car park ticket
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nancybriancapps
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
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Patrick M
11 January 2016|
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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
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