Things to see & do

Welcome to Eyam

Shifting seasons create stunning dramatic skies © National Trust

Shifting seasons create stunning dramatic skies

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

A beautiful unspoilt family home © National Trust

A beautiful unspoilt family home

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.
 

Eyam Hall walled gardens

Snowdrops filling the garden © National Trust

Snowdrops filling the garden

The walled gardens are a delight, but are especially pretty when the apple blossom or roses are blooming.
Have some fun with garden games on the lawn or find a peaceful spot for a picnic.
Discover what the unusual building is at the end of the garden is and how its usage has changed over the years.

Christmas Opening

The Wright family have been celebrating Christmas at Eyam Hall for eleven generations since the house was completed. Take a step back with us as we discover the Christmas they once enjoyed. See the hall decked with evergreens, hear festive music and enjoy craft activities. Find out more.

 

Eyam craft centre

Here you'll find both beautiful and quirky pieces from local artist and makers.

The perfect chance to pick up a unique gift or simply enjoy browsing the shops at leisure.

Explore Eyam

null © Megan O Gorman

Enjoy regular volunteer led walks to discover Eyam's beautiful landscape and find out more about its place in history. Blow away the cobwebs and join us this season for a frosty Winter Walk

Explore Eyam

Visit the Craft Centre for beautiful handmade gifts © National Trust

Enjoy regular volunteer led walks to discover Eyam's beautiful landscape and find out more about its place in history. Blow away the cobwebs and join us this season for a frosty Winter Walk

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.

Visitor centre

Drop in at the Visitor centre to find out how to make the most of your day.

Here you can find out how to make the most of your day and pick up your thought walk leaflet or grab a bar of chocolate before you set out on a walk. If you're looking for a special gift or small souvenir of your day, here's a great place to start.

Secret seven

Everybody loves a good secret, but can you keep ours?

From locked doors and closed books to what's at the bottom of the garden. Here's a chance to find out about some of ours.

Share