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Elvaston Castle

Elvaston Castle Country Park, Elvaston, England
+44 1629 533870
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Great for dogs, sprogs, nature lovers

This was my first visit in many years. It's an excellent country park with free entry (paid car... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Pasty C
,
Thurso
Hidden treasure

Was staying in the Hilton and searched places nearby. Found this and were pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maddie L
,
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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“car park” (39 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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"nice lake"
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"country park"
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"county council"
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"pay and display"
in 8 reviews
"lovely grounds"
in 10 reviews
"large field"
in 3 reviews
"nice walk"
in 14 reviews
"lovely place"
in 15 reviews
"nooks and crannies"
in 5 reviews
"walled garden"
in 11 reviews
"formal gardens"
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"plenty of open space"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was my first visit in many years. It's an excellent country park with free entry (paid car park) and a good variety of woods and gardens. There seems to be something different around every corner, making for interesting walks for any age. There was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was staying in the Hilton and searched places nearby. Found this and were pleasantly surprised Lovely couple of hours walking around and exploring the grounds Worth a visit if you’re nearby Would suggest wellies or boots as paths are not clear and muddy in Spring

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I and my Family really enjoyed a nice walk along the riverside path yesterday, lovely scenery, lots of greenery and it is the perfect place for getting out of the city life.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elvaston is a lovely country park with plenty of different areas and terrains from woodland, to fields, to cobbled pathways. We visited with our dog on are wet and muddy March afternoon. There are well kept gardens to the rear (or front, cant actually work...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came with my 2 year old on good Friday for the Easter Trail, We absolutely loved it so thank you so much for putting it on! The grounds are absolutely beautiful and well kept, I will come back and look a little more as...More

Thank Claire S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely country park with a beautiful historical building at the centre. A nice walk or bike ride around the site is good fun with lots of things do do and see with the kids such as tree climbing, pooh sticks, seeing and feeding the...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

An ideal place to regularly take your dog: there are plenty of areas to take them off the lead and several open areas for play. The dog owners are typically experienced too which is great for getting your dog safely socialised with people and other...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

It's a nice place when there's not too many people around. The only criticism I have is there seems to have been a sudden increase in dog mess not being cleaned up recently. This is unusal for the park.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Elvaston is fairly close to us although we hadn't visited for a few years. We have been missing out! A really lovely location even in winter. Our dog had tremendous fun and met quite a few new friends. Easy parking with a moderate fee. Good...More

Thank Stephen R
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Heavy snowing Sunday i with my wife visit Elvaston Castle .. beautiful! Just like to say thousand of thank-you to all the staff . We found back the ring . Note : whose like to visit the castle or garden please make sure check where...More

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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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