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Parks & Open Spaces in Derby

Skateborder in a park

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We are so lucky to have amazing scenic outdoor areas to explore in Derby.

Here a selection of the most picturesque urban parks and open spaces throughout the city;

Derby Arboretum

Derby Arboretum

For Children, Parks & Outdoors

Where to find us

Derby Arboretum was the first public park in Britain and was a trend-setter in that Central Park in New York was based upon its design!... read more

Darley Park

Darley Park

For Children, Parks & Outdoors, Sport & Leisure

Where to find us

Darley Park is a large, picturesque and popular park situated within a walking distance of Derby city centre. The Park hosts many events thr... read more

Markeaton Park

Markeaton Park

For Children, Parks & Outdoors

Where to find us

Markeaton Park is Derby’s most visited park and is one of the most popular attractions in the East Midlands.... read more

Chaddesden Park

Chaddesden Park is an important focal point in the local community for formal and informal recreation.... read more

Alvaston Park

Alvaston Park

Parks & Outdoors, Sport & Leisure

Where to find us

Alvaston Park is a picturesque, riverside park covering 85 acres. It's situated in the south of Derby, about two miles from the city centre.... read more

Elvaston Castle Country Park

Located in Derbyshire, near to Derby and Nottingham, Elvaston Castle Country Park encompasses approx 200 acres of open parkland, woodland an... read more

Mercia Marina

Mercia Marina

Parks & Outdoors, Sport & Leisure, Tours & Walks

Where to find us

Mercia Marina is Europe’s biggest inland marina, nestled in a tranquil haven between the South Derbyshire villages of Willington and F... read more

Cathedral Green

Situated alongside the River Derwent and the Silk Mill, with the Cathedral as a backdrop, Cathedral Green is an oasis of green in Derby City... read more

Bass' Recreation Ground

Bass Recreation Ground is located within the city centre, close to Intu and Pride Park.... read more

Locko Park

Locko Park

Parks & Outdoors

Where to find us

Locko Park is a privately owned 18th-century country house and parkland in between the villages of Stanley and Ockbrook in the borough of Er... read more

Chester Green

Chester Green

Parks & Outdoors

Where to find us

Chester Green is an historic open space located within easy walking distance of Derby City Centre, located approximately 0.6 miles (0.97 km)... read more

Normanton Park

Normanton Park

Parks & Outdoors

Where to find us

Normanton Park opened in 1909 as a place people could escape the heavily populated and industrial area. This date is proudly recorded on the... read more

Allestree Park

Allestree Park

Parks & Outdoors

Where to find us

At 130 Hectares (320 Acres), Allestree Park is the largest open space in Derby.... read more

Sinfin Moor Park and Nature Reserve

Sinfin Moor Park and Nature Reserve is a wildlife haven with plenty of different habits to see and explore.... read more

Kedleston Hall

Kedleston Hall

For Children, History & Heritage, Nearby

Where to find us

Take a trip back in time to the National Trust's Kedleston Hall, a spectacular Neo-classical mansion framed by historic parkland.... read more

Calke Abbey - Bookings only

Calke Abbey - Bookings only

For Children, History & Heritage, Nearby

Where to find us

At the National Trust's Calke Abbey, step back in time and discover the tales of an eccentric family who amassed a vast collection of hidden... read more

Hardwick Hall - Bookings only

Hardwick Hall - Bookings only

For Children, History & Heritage, Nearby

Where to find us

Hardwick Hall, an Elizabethan masterpiece built by Bess of Hardwick, whose stunning house and beautiful landscape have been created by a cas... read more

Chatsworth - Bookings only

Chatsworth - Bookings only

Art & Culture, For Children, History & Heritage, Nearby, Parks & Outdoors, Tours & Walks

Where to find us

Chatsworth, home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, has evolved through the centuries to reflect the tastes, passions and interests of 1... read more

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