Refreshments at Shipley Country Park

Ramblers Café

The visitor centre shop sells a range of confectionery, while the Ramblers Coffee Shop and Derby Lodge Tea Room offer a wider range of refreshments.


The Visitor Centre Shop

The shop is run by the Countryside Service and sells a range of confectionary, biscuits, muffins, crisps, ice cream, cold and hot drinks. The shop accepts cards.

Tel: 01629 533992.

Shop opening times

1 April to 31 October:

  • Monday to Friday: between 11am and 4.30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday (and bank holidays): between 10am and 6pm.

1 November to 31 March

  • Monday to Friday: between 11am and 4pm
  • Saturday and Sunday (and bank holidays): between 10am and 4.30pm.

Ramblers Coffee Shop

The privately-run Ramblers Coffee Shop at the visitor centre provides a range of hot and cold snacks, lunches and afternoon teas.

Ramblers Coffee Shop are able to cater for groups hiring the green room and for children's birthday parties if booked in advance.

The coffee shop doesn't accept payments by card.

You can contact Ramblers Coffee Shop tel: 01773 530309.

Opening times

April to October:

  • Monday to Friday: 11am to 4pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 5pm.

November to March:

  • Monday to Friday: 11am to 3.30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 4.30pm.

Derby Lodge Tea Room

Derby Lodge Tea Room sells a range of hot and cold food and drinks including breakfast rolls, heart-warming soup, jacket potatoes, delicious doorstop cheese on toast, cakes and scones.

Soggy dogs and muddy boots are welcome in the back room. Warm welcome guaranteed with real fires in both rooms. The Tea Rooms often have art exhibitions.

It is open every day of the week, including bank holidays, except for Wednesdays, 10am to 3.30pm.

The Tea Room is run by volunteers from United Response and Derby College. United Response is a charity supporting people with learning disabilities or mental health needs to live in the community.

  • Monday: United Response
  • Tuesday: Derby College
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: United Response
  • Friday: Derby College
  • Weekends: United Response.

For further information please tel: 07970 579158 (United Response) or visit the Derby Lodge Cafe Facebook page (opens in a new window).