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 - 2020 walks
Every third Sunday of the month starting from the Markeaton Walled Garden at 10.30am from 16 February 2020
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 - 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.
Please note there will be a bird walk in February and March 2020 but the walks may be discontinued after March.
FUN QUIZ - 8th February 2020 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 8th 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
SPRING CRAFT FAIR - Sunday 10th May 2020 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
BAT WALK - Friday 15th May 2020
more details to follow
STRAWBERRY CREAM TEA - Sunday 28th June 2020 2-4pm £5
Come and taste our home grown delicious strawberries.
Places are limited so please book early on Derby Live website
POND DIP - July 2020
Meet at the boat hut by the lake
See what you can find in the lake
FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND FLOWERS - JULY 2020
Free Event. More details to follow.
CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR - December 2020 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.
WREATH MAKING WORKSHOPS - December 2020
more details to follow
Below are some photos of our past events.