Other things to do

Allestree Park lake

There's lots to do in Allestree Park, here are a few suggestions:

Enjoy our nature reserves and wildlife sites.

Allestree Park is the largest Local Nature Reserve in Derbyshire and was designated in 2002. It hosts a variety of wildlife habitats which provide the perfect home to a wide range of common species and a few rarities, including:

English elm.
White letter hairstreak butterflies.
Great crested newts.
Harvest mice.
Brown Hare.
Adders-tongue fern.
Moonwort fern.
Several rare waxcap fungi.