Walled Garden opening times 9:00am to 1:00pm Saturdays, 10:00am to 3:00pm Sundays. (From Monday 1st April 2017 to Thursday 28 September 2017 the garden will be open to the public 2pm - 4.00pm Mondays and 10am - 12 noon Thursdays)
Open for your enjoyment, walk round, relax and chat to volunteers. Purchase plants and produce grown in the garden.
BIRD WALK FOR BEGINNERS - starting Jan 2017
Every third Sunday of the month 10.30am £4. Starting at the walled garden (no walk in May)
Starting at Markeaton Park Walled Garden. From Sunday 22nd January 2017
Why not join David Bennett, a Carsington Water bird walk leader, and a past recipient of the Derbyshire Ornithological Society award for his contributions to bird conservation, for a bird walk in Markeaton Park. David will help you to identify the many birds in the park throughout the year, with identification tips and information where to find birds.
The walk is ideal for accompanied children and people new to Bird Watching, lasts 1½ hours and starts at 10.30am. The walk is monthly, always on the 3rd Sunday of each month except for May.
Cost is £4 per person (£2 for children 10 > 15). Advance booking is recommended as the number of places are limited, but payment may be made on the day if spaces are available. The walk is wheelchair friendly, and appropriate clothing and footwear is recommended. BRING BINOCULARS. Parking charges apply.
To book call into the Walled Garden on Sat 9.00 till 1.00 or Sun 10.00 till 3.00 or phone Dawn 01332 361491
Future Dates: - Jan 18th, Feb 19th, Mar 19th, Apr 16th, June 18th, July 16th, Aug 20th, Sept 17th, Oct 15th, Nov 19th, Dec 17th.
Check David’s blog Allesbirdtree.blogspot.com for reports from future monthly walks.
BAT WALK - Friday 19th May 9pm
Meet at Mundy Play Centre Carpark at 9pm.
A torch will be required and suitable clothing and footwear should be worn for walking over rough grass
SPRING CRAFT FAIR - Sunday 21st May 11am – 4pm
Good choice of stalls to browse
Trade Stalls available: Indoor or Outdoor £10 per stall (please note that there is a limit on indoor stalls). Book a stall
There will also be a scarecrow competition in the Walled Garden. Primary schools will submit their scarecrows for public judging. Do come along and support our youngsters and cast your vote. The Walled Garden will be open from 10.00 till 3.00
YOUNG GARDENERS CLUB - April to September on 1st Saturday of the month 10am – 11.30am
£12 for all 6 sessions
Topics covered include:- setting seed, potting on, planting out, soil types, good and not so good insects.
Produce grown can be taken home when ready
Telephone Dawn 01332 361491 to book your place
POND DIP - Saturday 17th June 2pm – 4pm
Meet at the boat hut by the lake
See what you can find in the lake
WIMBLEDON CREAM TEA -Saturday 8th July - 3pm £5
Come and taste our home grown delicious strawberries
To book your place call at the Walled Garden on:
Saturday 9.00 till 1.00
Sunday 10.00 till 3.00
Or phone Dawn 01332 361491
ANNUAL GARDEN FESTIVAL - Sunday 27th August
'Dig for victory’
Trade stalls available: Indoor stalls £15 Outdoor Stalls £25. Book a Stall
Further details to follow
Below are photos from some of our past events: