Welcome to Darley Abbey

Welcome to the Darley Abbey website - a local information portal for Darley Abbey and its community.

Darley Abbey is a small historical village situated between the outskirts of Derby City and the Derbyshire Dales, at the heart of England.

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Step into Christmas - A Family Concert performed b...

Come along and enjoy an evening of festive music performed by Derventio Brass with special guest Ruth McNeil, whilst raising money for your local Scout Hall Fund.   Join us on Friday...  More >>

Stay Safe, Warm & Healthy in Darley Abbey 2019

Tuesday 19th November 2019 Darley Abbey Village Hall, 10-12noon FREE EVENT for Everyone Even if you were one of the many people who came in 2018 and 2017 it will be worth coming again - lots of...  More >>

The Abbey Pub is now open again

The Abbey reopened for business last weekend. It remains unchanged, and as before it is a cash only business. Ipads and other Screens are prohibited.  More >>

Work about to start on the boardwalk across wildfl...

Work is starting in earnest on the path through Darley Park. Materials arrived this morning to contruct the new boardwalk across the wildflower meadow in Darley Park. The Boardwalk will run from the new bridge being contructed...  More >>

Review of Darley Park rubbish bins

The Darley Abbey Society has been campaigning for many years for something to be done about the inadequate provision of bins in Darley Park. The bins are too small, they are old and dilapidated and are prone to animals...  More >>

Darley Park Bridge demolished

As part of the scheme to create a riverside "all user" path through the park, the little bridge over the mill fleam was being demolished this morning. A new larger bridge will replace it and will be installed by next...  More >>

Changes to the one way system in the Village

As previously reported work has started to build an "all user path" through the park. This path is designed to be used by cyclists. The Council are therefore concerned that when cyclists reach Darley Abbey Village they...  More >>

Update on the Darley Park Path

Update from Richard Lawrence of Derby City Council Following a lengthy public consultation planning approval was granted in February 2018 for the scheme to proceed. A procurement exercise was then...  More >>

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