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SPORTS IN THE PARK PITCH & PUTT
Try your hand at golf on our 9 hole pitch and putt course. Suitable for eight years plus, but under 12s must be accompanied by an adult.
Replace the golf ball with a football, then the club with your foot and you have Footgolf!
The family will go crazy for our latest addition, Disc Golf! The flying disc sport in which players throw a disc at a target. Great fun at Markeaton Park.
Footgolf, Pitch & Putt and Disc Golf are open weekends, Bank Holidays and school holidays, from 10.30am (Easter to Oct). For information visit inderby.org.uk/golf or ask at the Sports Pavilion. For group bookings of 10 or more, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Two hard surface tennis courts open every day during daylight hours. To book visit inderby.org.uk/tennis
Artificial cricket wicket. Ask at the Sports Pavilion to hire cricket equipment for free, a refundable deposit is required. To book a match contact email@example.com Visit the Sports Pavilion for booking a session or equipment hire.
GROUPS & SCHOOLS
Groups and schools are welcome to the park. Find out more about how we can help plan your visit at inderby.org.uk/markeaton
Hire the room for training and conferences for up to 50 people. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
DON’T MISS... FISHING
“Wonderful Park” Cinsta, Trip Advisor
“Highly recommended for a day trip” Jas, Trip Advisor
PARKING We have three car parks with spaces for blue badge holder parking. Parking charges apply – card payments are accepted by downloading the app. Access car park A off Markeaton roundabout on the A38 heading north. Use DE22 3BE for sat navs. Access to car parks B & C is off Markeaton Lane. Use DE22 4NH for sat navs. See centre fold map for details. On Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays additional car parking is available on the Derby University site off Kedleston Road. Use DE22 1GB for sat navs. Charges apply.
BUSES Visit the following operators to see how best to plan your trip by bus arrivabus.co.uk, trentbarton.co.uk or nottsderby.co.uk Please contact us if you would like this information in another format, style or language.
inderby.org.uk/markeaton Minicom: 01332 640666
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For details of individual activities and attractions on the park, please check our website as opening dates, times and prices vary throughout the year.
The mark of a quality park or green space.
WALKS & RUNS
Parkland & woodland
Mundy play centre
Site of the old mansion
Car park entrance
Rowing boats & pedalos
Blue badge holder parking
Pitch & Putt and Footgolf
Hot & cold food/ice-cream
Friends of Markeaton Park walled garden
Cricket – grass/artificial wicket
Skyline High Ropes Course skylineropescourse.com
Hours of fun on the Pirate Ship
Parkrun Saturday mornings 9am
Feed the ducks
The Mundy Play Centre
Junior Parkrun Sunday mornings 9am
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Bring your skateboard, BMX or scooter to the skate park
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Accessible toilets Picnic areas
Download the app and discover more in our park
Multi-use sports courts
See website for other walk routes and runs
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Craft Village WC
Drive on the racing track Mackworth Crematorium
MUNDY PLAY CENTRE
(open 23 May to 6 Sep)
BMX & Skate park
Mini Golf, open all year
Canoes Mini Golf
Enjoy the outdoors
Shop for home-made gifts and craft goods or book one of the many courses available in the craft village, housed in the old stable yard. A great place to picnic, there are also lots of great events happening here over the coming months.
Bouncy Castle Donkey Rides Car Track A fun day out for all the family with loads of activities to keep the children busy for hours and refreshments on hand. Discount voucher books are available. Open weekends and school holidays (weather permitting) see inderby.org.uk/markeaton for details.
SKYLINE HIGH ROPES This aerial adventure includes a lower course for families and an upper for adults. On any visit you’ll be challenged to manoeuvre obstacles, platforms, tunnels and climbing ropes as you make your way around this thrilling adventurous activity. For the fearless there is a leap of faith and zip-line. • Group bookings welcome. It’s a great activity for your birthday party, no matter what your age! • Corporate and schools offers. • Book a time slot in advance to make a saving. For times and to book visit Climb skylineropescourse.com
the Skyline course
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Lilac Joinery Studio in the Park Little Tins of Loveliness Suzy Blues Flowers Paint a Pot Matthew Morris Furniture Jumping Clay Susan Hill Jewellery
FRIENDS OF MARKEATON PARK
The Friends of Markeaton Park are a registered charity who provide education activities and events and manage the Walled Garden. The Walled Garden is open throughout the year. Please visit fomp.org.uk for details. New volunteers welcome.
FISHING Markeaton Lake – To fish, you will need a ticket and a rod license which are available online at theearlofharringtonsac.co.uk
FAMOUS TRAINS MODEL RAILWAY Derby's biggest model railway! For opening times and prices visit famoustrains.org.uk
Children and adult learn to ride sessions – cyclederby.co.uk
Art in the park
THE MARKEATON PARK
Stop in for a refreshment break at The Orangery, overlooking the park. A comprehensive range of food and drink is available with daily specials. See inderby.org.uk/parks for menu & opening times.
Visit https://www.inderby.org.uk/parks/derbys-parks-and-open-spaces/markeaton-park/ for more info