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Elvaston Castle

Elvaston Castle Country Park, Elvaston, England
+44 1629 533870
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Great place

Acres of park land to walk , play , hide , discover and admire . Coffee shop , toilets and plenty... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
YvonneAB
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Derby, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great walk with dogs kids or both!

This is a fabulous country park. Well maintained open fields, sculptured gardens (several... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charlotte1011
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Ripley, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
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“car park” (42 reviews)
“nature reserve” (12 reviews)
“scones” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
Elvaston Castle Country Park, Elvaston, England
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+44 1629 533870
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"car park"
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"nature reserve"
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"scones"
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"ice cream van"
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"country park"
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"nice lake"
in 5 reviews
"lovely grounds"
in 12 reviews
"pay and display"
in 9 reviews
"county council"
in 4 reviews
"lovely place"
in 16 reviews
"walled garden"
in 13 reviews
"nice walk"
in 14 reviews
"card payment"
in 4 reviews
"large field"
in 3 reviews
"nice place to spend"
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"small playground"
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"formal gardens"
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Reviewed 2 days 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

Thank YvonneAB
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fabulous country park. Well maintained open fields, sculptured gardens (several), walkways, lake, woodlands and picnic areas. Basically all my dog’s favourite places in one spot! We will be visiting regularly from now on. Parking is about £1.60 for up to 2 hours....More

Thank Charlotte1011
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time walking around while the kids ran. Lots of people enjoying the beautiful grounds. Would be a great place for a wedding. plenty of dog walkers. I did;t like having to pay for parking... but then again there was no entrance...More

Thank canadaace
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good organisation and free parking for ticket holders to the event. Lots of water dotted about for the dogs and free samples being given out. The K9 swimming pool was a joke - 12quid per dog and a 3 hour wait in 26 degree heat??...More

Thank Elmo1989_03
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elvaston Castle (like Nottingham Castle a stately home more than a castle). is a great place for families, couples, groups of friends and dog walkers. You have everything from sweeping fields, tree covered walks, a huge lake and some beautiful gardens. For the film buffs...More

Thank coppereye1960
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the cost of your parking (2hrs for £2 cheapest and only £4.80 for all day) you can enjoy these stunning grounds, a beautiful lake and see a glorious 17th Century Mansion House... I say 'see' because there is an extensive restoration project at the...More

Thank MrsGemmaDavies
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's an average Park that has a Castle in it. However, looking at the Castle it self... It's doesn't looks like one but huge Mansion in my opinion. The Castle does not appear to be active everyday... There's a lot of grass fields and nature...More

1  Thank Sarmite G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Elavaston Castle is such a beautiful period home set in really lovely grounds. It is well kept and is very popular. The grounds are large and you can spend a day getting lost and wandering. The lake is lovely and there’s always lots of wildlife...More

Thank Jasmine F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Haven’t been for a good while but took two grandchildren here today. Couldn’t believe the amount of litter everywhere - plastic bottles thrown in tree stumps, under logs, in holes in the ground. Empty crisp packets dropped everywhere. Bags of dog poo thrown on the...More

1  Thank Skiers356
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit and SAT nav took us to the car park which as great, Easy parking,but had to guesstimate how long we would be there as its pay and display better if it was pay on exit. There are loads of areas to explore,...More

2  Thank durno1
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nancybriancapps
15 August 2017|
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Response from Eugene B |
Only the cost of your pay and display car park ticket
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nancybriancapps
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
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Patrick M
11 January 2016|
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Response from emmalouiseh01 | Reviewed this property |
if your dog is new to this attraction,take it on a lead to start with. When the dog is older and it knows the place then take it in the main part of the country park. Some parts are fenced off but the parts of The Old... More
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