Information relating to Coronavirus
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) updates
Markeaton Park Paddling Pool will reopen to the public daily 10.30am – 4pm from Fri 23 Jul until Sun 5 Sep. The grassed area around the paddling pool will also be available to use.
The Splash Pad in Chaddesden Park will also reopen to daily from 12noon until 5pm from Sat 24 Jul until Sun 5 Sep.
Respect other people and the measures that local authorities and site management have put in place to help ensure social distancing and protect the natural environment.
Darley Park is a large, picturesque and popular park situated within walking distance of the city centre. It is located on the River Derwent at the gateway to the World Heritage Site.
The park is popular with visitors from across the County and is a peaceful place to escape city life. It hosts many events throughout the year, including the classical Darley Park Concert.
What to do
There is disabled access to the park with paths, and a disabled toilet. The entrance to the cafe is flat and there is also outdoor seating availale. Please note that the paths do not run across the whole park.