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Could be much more

Lovely gardens and wooded areas to wander through but it is just a shame that the Castle has not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Derby, United Kingdom
Great place to visit on a sunny day

A great place to visit on a sunny day especially if you have children. The group ds are well kept... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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Elvaston Castle Country Park, Elvaston, England
+44 1629 533870
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely gardens and wooded areas to wander through but it is just a shame that the Castle has not been utilised more in some way.

Thank johnhp702
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great place to visit on a sunny day especially if you have children. The group ds are well kept and the whole estate is lovely, for those who moan about paying for parking..... get a grip!

Thank KarlB346
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been here quite a few times over the years and I still think It is well worth a visit. It is local to Derby / Nottingham and surrounds areas, just off the A6120, however there isn't direct public transport however you can get a...More

Thank RDH1974
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

beautiful place but pricey parking fees. Why not have a free parking and attract more people? Then can have more cafes and let people enjoy and spend more time (and money) in these gardens. I can see some potentials for various community-oriented activities here. Somehow...More

2  Thank Aryansooren
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although i’ve been visiting Elvaston Castle for most of my life (i’m 44 and have been visiting since a child) I feel compelled to write a review. It’s always been nice. But lately it’s been quite remarkable. The grounds seem to have been tidied up,...More

Thank 18Mega_Watts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with friends and our families (children aged between 7 & 11) great parkland and gardens to play in and explore. Kids had a ball playing hide and seek in woods, discovering different statues etc in park and walking around the lake. You can’t...More

Thank NicolaV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming to this park for years with our dogs, and they always enjoy a cooling dip in the brook and lake. However, the place is now riddled with the potentially fatal to dogs, blue/green algae. If your dog enjoys off lead walks...More

2  Thank Fred G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called here for a cafe stop whilst out on our bikes. The cafe and the castle were great and we would defiantly call again.

1  Thank paulb20162016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was so beautiful! The castle is spectacular and the gardens are amazing to explore. They have a great little outdoor playground near the car park. It's lovely to go on a sunny day and have a picnic in front of the castle.

Thank bobbyknowsbest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Acres of park land to walk , play , hide , discover and admire . Coffee shop , toilets and plenty of picnic benches . We took a football and cricket bat , even though the car park was busy there was plenty of space...More

1  Thank YvonneAB
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tracy h
23 August 2018|
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Response from coppereye1960 | Reviewed this property |
The cafe closes at 4:00pm during the week and 4:30 during the weekend - it may be open till 4:30 next Monday with it being the bank holiday
15 August 2017|
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Response from Eugene B |
Only the cost of your pay and display car park ticket
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