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Shipley Country Park

Shipley Country Park is near Derby and Nottingham and offers 700 acres of attractive and varied landscape.

Shipley Country Park

Ramblers Coffee Shop is closed from 5 November 2020. It hopes to reopen in December 2020.

Derby Lodge Tea Rooms is open on reduced hours for take away only.

Toilets are open at the visitor centre and Derby Lodge.

Visitor centre shop kiosk offering take away refreshments is open.

Hire of all-terrain mobility scooters or 'trampers' are now available, but pre-booking is essential.

The playgrounds and outdoor gym equipment have reopened at Shipley Country Park, but please follow the guidance displayed for your safety and that of others.

If visiting please use our sites responsibly, make good use of the space available and follow social distancing guidelines. Limit your use of narrow trails and towpaths which impact the 2 metre guidance.

Please take any litter and dog poo bags home with you as bin collections on our site will be less frequent than usual.

Park information

Whatever the season, there's always lots to see and do in the park - walking, cycling, horse riding, bird watching, angling, picnicking, kite flying, jogging, wayfaring, photography, exploring the park and much more.

Entry is free but a pay-and-display parking charge applies in our main car parks at the visitor centre and next to Mapperley Reservoir.

The car park on Shipley Hill is for Blue Badge holders only.

Parking for Blue Badge holders is free on all car parks but you must clearly display the permit to avoid a parking fine.

Find out more about car parking at Shipley Country Park.

A free 'Guide to Shipley Country Park' leaflet is available at the visitor centre, and information panels can be found on each car park.

Public transport

You can find details of bus and rail travel by contacting:

  • Traveline (for bus and rail information) tel: 0871 200 22 33
  • rail timetable and fare enquiries tel: 03457 48 49 50
  • Trainline