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Belper River Gardens

Closed Now: 17:00 - 23:00
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Yet Another Gem in the Derwent Valley

Although quite small in comparison with many public gardens Belper River Garden has a major asset... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jrdo5959
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
What a lovely place

We brought the young children to ride there bikes here, 1st time we stopped and well worth it. Lots... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
leannejoy696
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Had fun watching two peregrines who are nesting here. The gardens are beautiful and very peaceful. There are quite a few different ways to walk or you can just sit on one of the many benches and watch the ducks.

2  Thank Julie E
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We drove to the gardens with two grandsons in the hope of taking a boat out and perhaps have some lunch. Despite the glorious sunshine and it being the Easter holidays, there were no boats, nowhere to eat and a rather shabby bandstand and boarded...More

1  Thank Helen M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although quite small in comparison with many public gardens Belper River Garden has a major asset which transforms its status, The mighty River Derwent runs along-side! The river's flow is slowed by a spectacular curved weir which was built to allow water to be diverted...More

Thank jrdo5959
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We brought the young children to ride there bikes here, 1st time we stopped and well worth it. Lots of lovely gardens to look at, plenty of different paths, boat ride on the river, ice cream van and a lovely little well maintained park, lots...More

Thank leannejoy696
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driven past this site lots of times, however went in for a look round this week. Lots of space and photogenic weirs to. Children would like feeding the ducks

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice garden with lovely view of river. Nice short flat promenade alongside the river, bandstand, rowing boats to hire during summer,.children's play area. Pay and display car park but free parking at the mill and a path through to the gardena. Bring duck food.

Thank ClareH2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grandsons loves this area Feeding the ducks and wildlife Playing on the swings slides etc Dreaming in the band stand

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Although this is a pretty little park/area, it appears that there isn’t much open out of season. The rowing boats hadn’t been used for some time and none of the kiosks were manned. Nice enough to have a very quick wander around but other than...More

Thank SarahG013
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We went here for a picnic in July .it is a beautiful place to walk round and have an ice cream . We sat and listened to the brass band on the band stand and it was brilliant. There are boats to go round the...More

Thank hmgscgrimadell
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely walk along the river-beautiful day.pity the old tea rooms in such disrepair..Hopefully someone can get money to sort it out

Thank cazza1962
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely gardens with historic mill in the background,river views, children’s playground and bandstand.

Thank 948barryg
Reviewed 9 September 2018

lovely small river gardens, dominated by the mill building, but really sets the scene. has a nice park area for young chilren to play in and parking is cheaper than in town.

Thank ralphee2013
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Response from paulmaureenandmolly | Reviewed this property |
They are very low recollection it's about 50p or so for an hour or so maybe a £1 max hope this helps
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