Alvaston Park is a picturesque, riverside park covering 85 acres situated in the south of Derby, about two miles from the city centre. The park opened to the pubic in 1913 after William Curzon of Breedon Hall made some of his land available. It was landscaped by William Barron and Son of Borrowash. A five acre lake was added in 1923
The Park has won a Green Flag Award for the past four years running.
Its extensive facilities including:-
• 12 football pitches
• A National standard BMX track
• A toddlers/kids playground
• 4 Tennis courts
• A recently constructed Community Building which houses:- A Park Rangers office, Toilets, a Café serving food and hot and cold drinks plus changing facilities.
• A science garden.
So there’s much more for the family to do whilst you sail your boat on our fabulous lake.