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 - 4.30pm
Saturday - Sunday 9am - 5pm

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: 01332 460079


Jumping Clay: Air Drying Clay at its best.

Mess free, fun filled activities. We teach model making through assimilation of basic shapes and colour blending. Choose free style or model of the day, taught step by step.

Courses or one-off sessions are available.

Come for a 20 minute mini make, a 1-2 hours session or make use of our Ofsted registered facility and get the kids to come all day in the school holidays. Booking recommended but drops-ins are often available. We also do great birthday parties and teach traditional art for adults and children.

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

Susan Hill Jewellery


Telephone:  07970 850615

Jewellery and Sliversmithing Workshops

Individually designed & handcrafted sterling silver & gold jewellery, bespoke orders and commissions are always welcome. Come and take part in Jewellery & silversmithing workshops taking place through the year at my studio - full day, half day, evening and individual classes available - see my website for full details. Also, visit me for handmade and unique gifts available in my studio shop. No experience needed.

Suzy Blues

Suzy Blues





Telephone:  07871 057709

Here at Suzy Blues Flowers we have a range of fresh and artificial flowers. We can provide flowers for any occasion whether it be a gift for someone special or maybe you are planning a wedding, we can help you make all your floral arrangements for your special day. In fact any event that needs a little decoration, we are happy to help. 

We also give special attention to those difficult times too and offer many different tributes in sympathy for your loved ones so please get in touch to talk about any requirements you may need.

We are situated within Markeaton Craft Village at Markeaton Park and we are open from 10am - 4pm Tuesday to Sunday (closing at 3pm on Friday - term time).