Things to see & do

Set in the beautiful Peak District

Eyam set in lovely countryside © National Trust/A Tryner

Eyam set in lovely countryside

With its legendary plague history and fascinating stories Eyam Hall nestles in the beautiful Peak District.

The perfect place to spend the day with friends or family to enjoy a walk, visit the craft centre or discover Eyam’s history.

Eyam Hall

Eyam Hall's beautiful walled garden © National Trust

Eyam Hall's beautiful walled garden

Eyam Hall, built in 1671, is both welcoming and charming and gives a fascinating insight into the lives and characters who have shaped its history.

Home of the Wright family for eleven generations, it is an unspoilt example of a gritstone Jacobean manor house.

The walled garden

Rest a while in the enchanted garden © National Trust

Rest a while in the enchanted garden

The walled gardens are an absolute delight.

Have some fun with garden games on the lawn or find a peaceful spot for a picnic.

Discover what the unusual building at the end of the garden is and how its usage has changed over the years.

Explore Eyam

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Enjoy regular volunteer led walks to discover Eyam's beautiful landscape and find out more about its place in history. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am and 2pm.

Behind the Scenes Tour

Volunteers are essential to helping protect our collection

Every Friday at 3pm until October (excluding August).

If you've ever wondered what lies behind the locked doors of Eyam Hall, this is your opportunity to take a peek and explore parts of the house normally not open to the public. Booking required. Tickets £4 per person + normal admission price.

Visit with friends

If you’re looking for a unique and fascinating experience to share with a group of friends we're now taking bookings for 2015. Whether you have a few hours to spare, a whole day or evening we’re happy to offer a range of Hall and village tours.

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Thought walks

Explore Eyam and the Riley graves on a thought walk

Grab your boots for a walk around Eyam.

We have created four thought walks, each themed around stories from the plague years and relics in the village. The  spectacular surrounding countryside, makes it a great base for walking.

Become an Eyam Explorer

exploring Watendlath

With stunning views and wildlife, Eyam is the perfect place to explore with all the family. Pop into our shop Tuesday- Sunday, and borrow one of our Explorer Bags full of activities and equipment such as binoculars, compasses and even bug hunting kits. £10 refundable deposit.

Meet the Cook!

Cooking utentsils on the range at Rosedene

Every Saturday in August

Pop into our eighteenth-century kitchen, get hands on with some recipes from the time and meet our very own eighteenth-century cook.  Normal admission prices apply.