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.

Easter Egg Hunt Trail

4 Apr 2020 - 19 Apr 2020

Can you find all six Easter Eggs hidden around the park?
The Cycle Derby Spring Classic Sportive offers three routes around the Staffordshire and South Derbyshire countryside.

Wacky Wig Walk

17 May 2020

Let your imagination run riot and join a fun walk with a twist – who’s wearing the wackiest wig?
Derby! We’re back to rock Markeaton Park, for your 3rd Fake Fest!

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!

The Comedy of Errors

1 Jul 2020 - 4 Jul 2020

Oddsocks Productions return with a summer delight not to be missed!
From classic cars, retro vehicles, modern classics and lifestyle from the twenties to present day.

Here Be Dragons!

25 Jul 2020

This summer Babbling Vagabonds return to take you on an adventure into the unknown. They want to hardwire your imagination and take you on a trip that will refresh the senses, even on a hot day.
Following last year’s sell out showing, Bohemian Rhapsody returns, bringing the foot-stomping music of Freddie Mercury and Queen back to the outdoor cinema screens at Markeaton Park.
A runaway success when it was first released, The Full Monty retains a place in the hearts of British filmgoers and is the ultimate feel-good film!

Rocketman - Cert 15

1 Aug 2020

Derby LIVE presents an outdoor screening of Rocketman starring Golden Globe winner Taron Egerton with the multi-award winning music of Elton John.
Oscar award-winning film, A Star is Born, comes to Derby LIVE’s outdoor cinema at Markeaton Park showing two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life.

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Derby DE22 4AA

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