The Orangery & Craft Village

Orangery Cafe at Markeaton Park

Come and take a look at what's on offer at the Orangery Cafe and the Markeaton Park Craft Village! With lots to see and do, it's a great day out for the whole family.

The Orangery

Orangery Cafe at Markeaton Park

Telephone: 01332 611798

The recently refurbished Grade II listed Orangery cafe overlooks Markeaton Park's formal gardens. It is found in the Craft Village, overlooking the terrace garden. Make sure to pay us a visit to taste our delicious food, drinks and ice creams.

Our opening times are as follows:

Monday - Friday 10am - 3pm
Saturday - Sunday 9am - 4pm

Christmas Eve 10am - 3pm.
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. 

We look forward to seeing you all soon! Take a look at our menu below.

The Orangery menu

Craft Village

The Craft Village opened in 1987 using the old stable yard at the centre of Markeaton Park. Workshops and businesses sell handmade goods and gifts, and many run activities and events.

Paint a Pot

Paint a Pot at Markeaton Craft Village

Telephone: 01332 202652


A fun and relaxing place for people of all ages to come and create something unique. Paint a Pot allows you to choose an item from their large selection to decorate and take home. Take a look at their website for details on opening times and prices.


Studio in the Park

Studio in the Park at Markeaton Craft Village

Telephone: 07920 515254


A gift shop for outdoor toys, painted furniture and more. Also on offer are children's craft parties for various ages. Open Wednesday to Saturday, 11am to 4pm and every day during the summer holidays.


Lilac Joinery

Lilac Joinery at Markeaton Craft Village

Telephone: 01332 203596

Produces garden furniture, play houses and children's furniture. Come and have a look at what's on offer!

Open every day from 10am to 4pm.


Matthew Morris Furniture

Matthew Morris Furniture at Markeaton Craft Village

Telephone: 01332 298460


Watch Matthew create his beautiful hardwood furniture and see pictures of his work. He specialises in architectural joinery.


Jumping Clay

Jumping Clay workshop

Telephone: 01332460079


Jumping Clay session: aligned with all our other clubs in local schools. Teaching model making using basic shapes and colour blending - mess free. Or choose Billy's Art Studio art classes for children: combination of teaching step by step and supporting children with completing their chosen art work for school or fun. 

Little Tins of Loveliness

Little Tins of Loveliness

Instagram: @littletinsofloveliness

Opening times: 10am to 4:30pm Tue to Fri and 10:30am - 3:30pm Sat and Sun, and for evening classes Tue and Thu. 

With a passion for making through courses and workshop, plus their carefully designed Little Tins kits have beautifully illustrated step-by-step instructions as well as high quality fabrics and components. Take a look at their website or Facebook for details on forthcoming courses, opening times and prices.

Susan Hill Jewellery