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Elvaston Castle

Elvaston Castle Country Park, Elvaston, England
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Elvaston
Type: Castles
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Derby, England, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

A lovely walk very flat and easily accessible for all. It has a nice fenced childrens play area which has recently been updated. Lots of wildlife to see often a family of herons to see, plenty of ducks to feed. There's an excellent cafe the scones are very nice and they serve homemade cakes too.

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derby
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4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Elvaston is a nice place to spend a few hours walking in the grounds.Car parking is a little on the steep side.Cafe toilets aren't the best as is the service in the cafe.We visited here a few times during the school holidays and ate at the cafe twice the first time was ok the second was not.We payed for two... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Lovely afternoon with a friend and our babies. Enjoyed a walk in this well kept woodland area leading on to castle grounds. The terrain was no problem with the buggies and the toilet/parking facilities were perfectly adequate. The small charge to lark was well worth it, we saw squirrels and plenty of different birds. The river /lake was beautiful with... More

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Amazing place that has ample of grounds to walk around. Walled garden is stunning as are the Yew displays.

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Long Eaton, United Kingdom
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45 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

For a couple of hours for a wander round the lake and a picnic by the castle there aren't many better places in Derby. Small charge to park but there's often events on like craft and food fairs.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

lovely just wish could look inside the manor house nice little cafe with delicious cakes and coffee also a very old church

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Derby Uk
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A lovely place and always something to see. But the car park payment system angers me. Used to be a very helpful member of staff who the council got rid of in favour of machines that regularly get destroyed by vandals. For once I'm on the side of the vandals. The machines are awful, often out of order and on... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Went here on a sunny day to have a nice walk around the castle. The gardens were very nice and there was a lot of open spaces. They had a tea room and ice cream van on aite making it easy to get a bite to eat, however there were a lot of dogs. The castle in itself was nice... More

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Derbyshire
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We'll I'm about to upset the dog owning fraternity or some of them at least. We live near Glossop, my wife and I came over to mind our 20 month old grand daughter who lives in Borrowash and decided to take her to Elvaston castle and grounds as it is a nice sunny day. The grounds are beautiful and for... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Although this venue is very close to home its still a great place to visit on a regular basis ,I enjoy the waks with my Wife & my golden retreiver . Very nice walks around the grounds which can take you down the the famous Golden Gates and around the Walled Garden which is very nice at this time of... More

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