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Elvaston Castle Country Park, Borrowash, Derby

RegionEast Midlands
ClubDerwent Valley Orienteers
Nearest townDerby
PostcodeDE72 3TR
Carpark locationOff Main Road, Borrowash, see http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=441310&y=332842&z=120&sv=441310,332842&st=4&ar=y&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf&dn=772&ax=441310&ay=332842&lm=0

Available Map

Level parkland and formal gardens/woodland.

At the heart of the estate lies Elvaston Castle, a gothic revival masterpiece (not open to the public) designed by James Wyatt in the early 1800s based on the original house dating back to 1633.

See the Derbyshire Governement Website.

 

 

 

Other Things to do in the Area

Caravan park on site.  Cycle routes into the centre of Derby alongside the River Derwent.  East Midlands Airport.  Calke Abbey (National Trust)

Maps Available From

From the shop onsite Tel: 01332 571342 or by emailing Derwent Valley Orienteers.

Further Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
  • Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience