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Mundy Play Centre
Enjoy lots of family friendly activities!
Markeaton Park makes the perfect place for events, meetings or team-building away days
Markeaton Craft Village & The Orangery
The craft village has a range of workshops and businesses that sell handmade goods, gifts and run creative activities.
Food & Drink
Treat your tastebuds!
Events in Derby Parks
There's always something going on at one our parks. Click here to find out more.
Keep up to date with the latest news on our blog page
Derby's premier park with so much to offer the whole family
Footgolf is an exciting sport for the whole family to enjoy!
Mon 29 Oct - Sat 3 Nov
Keep active and fit in our parks.
Our BMX tracks are some of the best in the country!
Enjoy the great outdoors at your local park.
Take a scenic stroll in one of our parks
Help to look after your nearby green space
Get active on one of our parks with a round of golf
Children's activities in parks
Avoid "I'm bored" from your little ones!
Playgrounds and play areas
From giant basket swings and zip wires to mazes, trim trails, sand pits and trampolines!
Head to Markeaton Park for parkrun specially designed for juniors only
A Bird Walk Through Markeaton Park
Sun 18 Feb - Sun 16 Dec
Thu 27 - Sat 29 Sep
Derby Festé - Now or Never by Circa Tsuica
Derby Model Boat Club Venetian Evening
Sat 29 Sep
Western Power Distribution Derby 10 Mile Race
Sun 25 Nov
Family Festivities at Markeaton Park
Sat 1 - Sun 9 Dec
Sun 2 Dec
Wreath Making Workshop
Sun 9 - Tue 11 Dec
Stargazing at Alvaston Park
Sat 2 Feb
The Hannells Darley Park Concert 2019
Sun 1 Sep 2019
National Charity Serves Up Free Tennis In Derby
Wed 19 Sep 2018
National sports charity ‘Tennis For Free’ has served up an ace for Derby by investing in a year-long programme of free tennis sessions hoping hundreds of people across the area can make a racquet on the tennis courts at Markeaton Park tennis courts.
In an exciting partnership with Derby City Coun...
Little Tins of Loveliness
Tue 11 Sep 2018
A new unit has opened at the Craft Village in Markeaton Park this September.
Little Tins of Loveliness want to share their passion for making through courses and workshop and their Little Tins kits. All developed and delivered by makers who can teach.
Owners Philippa Larkam and Nichola Cunningha...
10 ways to find Time For You this September
Mon 10 Sep 2018
As the weather cools, the nights draw in and we get back into the routine of work and the school run, why not take time out for you? Here are 10 ways to find time for you in Derby this September.
Join the gym
The gym is a great place to find time for yourself, to focus on achieving your own go...
Another successful year for The Hannells Darley Park Concert!
Tue 4 Sep 2018
This year’s Hannells Darley Park Concert 2018, organised by Derby LIVE, with orchestra Sinfonia Viva and media sponsor Classic FM, was another resounding success. The event was supported by Hannells Estates Agents, Flint Bishop Solicitors, HUUB, Invictus Communications, Mortgage Advice Bureau, PKF ...
Hannells Darley Park Concert- weather update and all you need to know!
Wed 29 Aug 2018
One of the UK’s biggest outdoor classical concerts, the much-loved Hannell’s Darley Park Concert returns this Sunday 2 September in the stunning natural amphitheatre of Darley Park. The event is sponsored by Hannells Estates Agents, Flint Bishop Solicitors, HUUB, Invictus Communications, Mortgage Ad...
Friends of Markeaton Park commemorate war centenary
Tue 21 Aug 2018
Following on from last year's success, the Friends of Markeaton Park (FoMP) are againstaging the Dig for Victory event to pay tribute to all who fought in the two World Wars. The annual event supported by Derby City Council will take place on Sunday 26 August from 11am-4pm at Markeaton Park.
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View our Autumn / Winter 2018Markeaton Park guide
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View our Summer / Autumn 2018Family Fun in Derby guide