Markeaton Park

Entrance Free, Activity prices vary.

The 207 acres of Markeaton Park has something for everyone to enjoy. It is one of the most popular parks in the East Midlands, attracting more than one million visitors each year.

Free activities include walking, cycling, the Craft Village and picnics.

The Mundy Play Centre is a great place to keep your children entertained with playgrounds, paddling pool, crazy golf, donkey rides, bouncy castle, car/bike tracks and a light railway.

Sport and leisure activities include pitch and putt, rowing boats and pedalos, fishing and court activities.

Discover all this at Markeaton Park:

  • Footgolf  - A combination of the best of football and golf played on part of the pitch and putt course using regular football. 
  • Skyline High RopesTake on the newly improved Skyline at Markeaton high ropes adventure! BOOK ONLINE NOW
  • Craft Village - Wander around our re-vamped Craft Village full of local crafters selling unique range of products and pop into our new Visitor reception and Information Room. 
  • Orangery Cafe - Enjoy tea, cake and lots more at our newly re-furbished Orangery Cafe, overlooking the park's formal gardens.
The North Derbyshire Challenge sportive offers four distances covering North Derbyshire and the Peak District and will prove a memorable ride with gorgeous scenery and some challenging hills; cyclists can choose between 40km, 80km, 128km or 160km distance.

Fungus Foray

6 Oct 2019

Come and explore Markeaton Park and have fun find the werid and wonderful fungus in the park.

Create a Comic

26 Oct 2019

Write and print your own comics with author Emma Pass and artist Duncan Pass as Markeaton Park becomes a printing press for the day!

The Christmas Toy Shop Workshop

28 Oct 2019 - 2 Nov 2019

What makes a perfect toy? How does it become a favourite? Is there one toy that makes you smile? A snuggly teddy? A clever robot? A walking doll? We want your ideas!

Family Festivities at Markeaton Park

30 Nov 2019 - 1 Dec 2019

Christmas in the park for all the family to enjoy.

Jingle Jog

1 Dec 2019

Feel the Christmas Spirit as you line up with other ‘santas’ to support your local hospital charity. The Jingle Jog takes you on a 5km (3.1 miles) route around the picturesque Markeaton Park.

Wreath Making Workshop

8 Dec 2019 - 10 Dec 2019

Come and join us over the festive period at one of our Christmas Wreath making workshops. Make a unique and individual wreath to be admired by all.

Race For Life and Pretty Muddy

27 Jun 2020 - 28 Jun 2020

Cancer Research UK is bringing Pretty Muddy & Race for Life back to Markeaton Park!

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Derby DE22 4AA

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