Sunday 12 October 2014, 2 to 3.30 pm
Take a gentle stroll in the grounds of Elvaston and find out about its many exotic trees. Take a look into Elvaston’s past at a time when it had over 80 gardeners!
You will be amazed by stories of William Barron’s tree-transplanter and how he created a ‘winter garden’ for the fourth Earl of Harrington and his Countess on a floodplain for the River Derwent.
Meet: Elvaston Castle main car park.
Length: Two miles.
Equipment: Suitable clothing and footwear.
Cost: Adults: £3.20, Children/Concessions: £1.60, Under fives: Free. Car parking charges apply.
Information: Contact Elvaston Castle, tel: 01629 533870.
Booking essential, tel: 01629 533190.
(All event news courtesy of Derbyshire County Council)