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A bit of a hidden gem

Whitworth Park is an unusual find, being more like an urban park in a semi-rural setting. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SMDarley
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Matlock, United Kingdom
pleasant place to relax

Enjoyed walking round the park.Watched the bowls and the croquet and the football on various days... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Margaret H
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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Parkside Station Road, Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2EQ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whitworth Park is an unusual find, being more like an urban park in a semi-rural setting. The people of Darley Dale are lucky to have such a spacious at interesting green space. The restoration of the lake has been wonderful, and the clearance of all...More

Thank SMDarley
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Enjoyed walking round the park.Watched the bowls and the croquet and the football on various days. Pleasant to walk round or sit and just watch the ducks on the ponds. Well worth calling for an ice cream in the cafe which also has a book...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

A little gem with plenty of shade and sunny spots to accomodate all. Lovely benches in good quantity, condition and placement. Stopped here with the puppy having just grabbed a bite to eat from the Darley Deli across the road (very yummy). Only thing to...More

1  Thank hockey1991
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Serves good quality food at reasonable prices, okay the decor could be more modern but it’s the ambience which is always good. Staff friendly and attentive. The cakes and breakfasts are very popular and the coffee is very good tooMore

Thank Darrell Y
Kate H, Manager at Whitworth Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

It is great to hear that you enjoy your visits to the café, I know the hard working staff will be happy that you appreciate what they do. Our coffee is supplied by Union Coffee Company and supports Direct Trade which benefits the coffee farmers...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Great food, gluten free catered for, excellent service. We will definitely be coming back Friendly staff. Local artists have paintings for sale at reasonable prices. Old fashioned but full of character.

Thank yorkshireroots2014
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Nice for a walk, good play area and beautiful small lake. Make sure you visit the whitworth terrace cafe too. A lovely Sunday morning breakfast and walk.....

Thank ab2710
Reviewed 14 August 2017

What a wonderful location - lots of parking. Barringtons for coffee or something stronger is excellent. Stroll around this large open park, watch the bowls, take a ride in the horse drawn carriage or just sit by and watch the world go by. Take the...More

1  Thank suleake
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Got off the peak railway to visit Darley Dale & found Whitworth Park on it platform "virtually" it was a beautiful park with plenty to see. There were people playing croquet which is a rare sight, lunch at the parks cafe was very pleasant and...More

Thank June W
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to meet with family and friends and have a great time. Lots to do and you can walk uour dog there as well

Thank mazzarella15
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Whitworth park is a lovely, landscaped park gifted to the local community by Lady Louisa Whitworth in the late 19th century. It’s a great community asset, and a legacy of a time in which private wealth was seen – at least by some enlightened individuals...More

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