Walled Garden opening times:
October to March: 11.00 am to 2.00 pm Saturday & Sunday, 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm Wednesday and 10.00 am to 12.00 pm Thursday.
April to September: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Saturday & Sunday, 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm Wednesday and 10.00 am to 2pm Thursday.
Open for your enjoyment, walk round, relax and chat to volunteers. Purchase plants and produce grown in the garden.
BIRD WALK FOR BEGINNERS - 2019 walks
Every third Sunday of the month starting from the Markeaton Walled Garden at 10.30am from 17th February 2019
Why not join Malcolm Hopton for a bird walk in Markeaton Park. Malcolm 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 beginning February 2019 - check dates below.
Cost is £4 per person (£2 for children 10 > 15). Early purchase of tickets is recommended as the number of places are limited. Please purchase tickets from the Derby Live website http://www.derbylive.co.uk/whats-on/a-bird-walk-through-markeaton-park/ . The walk is wheelchair friendly, and appropriate clothing and footwear is recommended. BRING BINOCULARS. Parking charges apply.
2019 Dates: - Feb 17th, Mar 17th, May 19th, June 16th, July 21st, Aug 18th, Sept 15th, Oct 20th, Nov 17th.
Please note there will be a bird walk in February and March 2020 but the walks may be discontinued after March.
FUN QUIZ - 23rd February 2019 7.00 - 9.00 pm
Join the Friends of Markeaton Park for a light-hearted fun quiz to brighten up the long February nights
In the Community Room in the Craft Village
On Saturday 23rd February at 7.00pm
£5 for teams up to 4 people
Prize for the winning team
Tea and coffee
For further information or to book a place for your team contact
Dawn Wilson 01332 361491 or email email@example.com
SPRING CRAFT FAIR - Sunday 19th May 2019 11 am - 4.00 pm
Good choice of stalls to browse.
Trade Stalls available: Indoor or Outdoor £12 per stall (please note there is a limit on indoor stalls) Book a Stall
The Walled Garden will be open from 10.00 am til 3.00 pm
STRAWBERRY CREAM TEA - Sunday 16th June 2019 2-4pm £5
Come and taste our home grown delicious strawberries.
Places are limited so please book early on Derby Live website
FLORAL DEMONSTRATION by our Patron Jonathan Moseley - Monday 24th June 2019 at 7.00pm
To be held in the Community Room, Craft Village at 7.00pm. The demonstration will last approximately 90 minutes. All arrangements will be raffled off at the end of the demonstration. Tickets £15 per person and include a glass of wine or fruit juice and nibbles. To book please call in at the walled garden during opening times (see above) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
POND DIP - Sunday 7th July 2019 2pm – 4pm
Meet at the boat hut by the lake
See what you can find in the lake
BUG HUNT - 3rd August
Further details to follow
ANNUAL GARDEN FESTIVAL - 25th and 26th August 2019
Free Event. More details to follow.
FUNGUS FORAY - Sunday 6th October 2019
Led by Beverley Rhodes. Meet at the Walled Garden gates in the Park at 1.30pm. Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing for an informative walk round the park. Cost £2 per person (under 16's free). Please book your place at www.derbylive.co.uk/whats-on/fungus-foray/
CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR - Saturday 30th November and Sunday 1st December in the Craft Village 11 am - 3 pm.
Find the perfect Christmas present! Lots of craft stalls, with cards, decorations, Christmas preserves and plants and great ideas for Christmas presents.
Please note all Stalls have now been booked.
WREATH MAKING WORKSHOPS - Sunday December 8th and Tuesday December 10th.
Please note this event is now fully booked for both days.
Below are some photos of our past events.