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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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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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9 reviews 9 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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112 reviews 112 reviews
45 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

A great country park with historical features. Plenty of open space and woodland, including a secretive nature reserve. With a but of investment it could achieve so much more...adventure playground...open up the house...farm park... Let's hope plans come to fruition. Otherwise it's still a relaxing location.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Elveston castle with the great grandchildren, we had a lovely picknick with the great grandchildren in the grounds of Elvaston Castle last sunday, the children enjoyed the walk in the grounds and it was lovely to see my grandson and his wife, the ice cream van was enjoyed by all, the topary is lovely to see,we also saw lots of... More

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