Facilities & access


  • Shop - sells a variety of gifts, books, food and drink
  • Café - serves local and seasonal food and drink
  • Toilets and changing facilities available in main visitor area, next to shop
  • Cycling - several miles of grass tracks suitable for cycling. Bike hire in summer season
  • Boat hire on Lake during summer season
  • Day horse riding permits available from the shop, annual permits available from the Estate Office
  • Fishing on lake during season. Day permits available from lakeside, season tickets from Estate Office
  • Well behaved dogs welcome!

Family & Children

  • Family trail, laminated guide available to purchase from the shop and kiosk
  • Tracker Packs available to borrow from shop, contains activities for children
  • Family events throughout the year
  • Monthly children's clubs for 2 - 14 year olds
  • All-terrain pushchair available to borrow
  • Pushchair friendly route from main entrance car park to Lake, Shell House and cafe


  • Mobility parking - in Shell House car park, 60 m from main visitor facilities
  • Map of accessible route
  • Adapted toilets - near café and lake
  • One single-seater powered mobility vehicle and wheelchair available to borrow. Booking essential
  • Grounds - partly accessible. Paths out side lake area can be muddy