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Address: Elvaston Castle Country Park, Elvaston, England
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Good country park

A good place to visit the only charge is car parking. A small playground by the car park for the younger children was very popular. The walk round the lake through the woods to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A good place to visit the only charge is car parking. A small playground by the car park for the younger children was very popular. The walk round the lake through the woods to the house takes about fifteen minutes but the grounds are quite extensive so you can go for a much longer walk. Suitable for walking the dog,... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely place for picnics and just for a chill out. The food in the cafe is nice and big portions!

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Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Haven't been for a few years due to moving, but I really do like it a lot. Such a great place to walk around and explore or ride your bike round (though we always locked ours at the car park). Must go again during the summer holidays.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Elvaston Castle is only fifteen minutes from Derby and is a massive gardens area to explore by food with nature paths and wildlife areas. The castle is a bit of a let down as it is under repair and the scaffolding makes it difficult to take nice pictures of the castle, but the gardens are vast and beautiful and easy... More 

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derbyshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Enjoyable scenery, nice place to visit for free, shame the actual castle isn't open for viewing. The play area could be bigger with the amount of guests this place attracts. Fab for picnics and general relaxing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

lovely grounds and Gardens - really lovely little café where you can sit outside - dog friendly. a lot of remedial work being done with the outside - the roof I believe - at the moment, I would love to see the house opened to the public and see the house restored back to its former glory would be an... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Loved this scenic escape at Derby. Beautiful grounds, well maintained and good size car park. Popular destination for families with a cafe and toilets at the site of the Castle ruins. Would like to see how this is utilized as a visitor attraction in future as gas loads of potential. I hope this place remains free and as accessible for... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I've been visiting Elvaston Castle now more or less every day for the las 2 years taking the dog out. It's a beautiful place, very scenic and loads of different walks. It's kept immaculate which is a credit to the people that work there. There's facilities for all including children, baby change facility and disabled facilities. Can't fault the place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Me and a few friends went for a bbq on the grounds last week as the sun was shining and we fancied getting out of the house. We found a bit of land with no grass on and sparked up. There was no litter anywhere and everything was spotless. The security/ groundsmen came to check on us and said everything... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Fabulous little country park for both adults and kids. Nice lake, water feature with various bits of wildlife. Ive never been in the castle itself but the grounds are very nice

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Address: Elvaston Castle Country Park, Elvaston, England
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