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Elvaston Castle CP Derbyshire

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View from near the Golden Gates entrance.
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View from near the Golden Gates entrance.

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Site Details

Deciduous woodland with small lake and open grassland areas, set in the grounds of Elvaston Castle, approx. 7 miles southeast of Derby.


Elvaston Castle CP
Elvaston Castle Country Park Borrowash Road Thulston Derby

Contact Details

Telephone: 01332 571342

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Additional Site Details


Best access is from A6 Derby-Leicester then take B5010 signposted Thulston, Borrowash and Elvaston Castle (brown tourist sign).


Small reserve at one end of park needs permit but the main parkland has full public access.


Large car park on the left after approx. 1.5 miles along B5010. Charge may apply, attendant not always present early mornings.

Opening Times

Open during hours of daylight.


Hides in reserve need permit and keys. Visitor centre, toilets, noticeboards, small café and Ranger's office.

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