What's on at Elvaston Castle Country Park

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We host a wide range of events throughout the year, so there's something for everyone to enjoy. This year we're also hosting Derbyshire's Woodland Festival once again.


Events programme

You can pick up a free copy of the countryside service's annual events booklet from our shop and information centre. Order a copy online or view our countywide events to see all the forthcoming events across Derbyshire.

Event charges (unless stated otherwise):

  • adults: £3.20
  • children and concessions: £1.60
  • under fives: free
  • family ticket (two adults and three children): £8.

Booking a place on an event

Please check each event listing for how to book.

Organising your own event

Elvaston Castle Country Park is able to host a wide range of events. Please get in touch if you're interested in holding your event with us.

email: countrysideservice@derbyshire.gov.uk
Tel: 01629 533870

We look forward to hearing from you.

Elvaston's Eerie Adventures

Sunday 29 October 2017, 10.30am to 3pm (turn up anytime!)

Come and join us, if you dare! Explore the spooky fun on offer around the grounds of Elvaston Castle − watch out for the zombie gardeners! Visit our Pumpkin Parlour and have a go at carving a pumpkin to take home! With creepy crafts, haunted tales and tricks and treats included, we promise plenty of fiendish family fun!

  • Length: one mile.
  • Equipment: come in spooky fancy dress with suitable footwear.
  • Cost: children £4 per Eerie Adventure trail sheet. Additional charge for pumpkin carving and other activities.

Halloween night! Tuesday 31 October 2017

Family friendly (suitable for ages five and over) story walk: 6pm to 7pm followed by a Halloween supper in Wyatts Café.

Adults only (suitable for ages 12 and over) story walk: 8pm to 9pm followed by a Halloween supper in Wyatts Café.

Halloween tales at Elvaston Castle

Dare you join us for a spooky story walk through the ghoulish grounds of Elvaston Castle?

On Halloween night when the moon is bright, we'll entertain you with spine tingling tales and fill your belly with fiendish food!

  • Cost: gruesome grown-ups: £15, creepy kids: £8
  • All information including parking and a sample menu provided upon booking.
  • Booking essential tel: 01629 533870.