Facilities & access


  • Visitor centre - a great place to start your visit. Here you will find visitor information, guidebooks and maps of the estate
  • Toilets - for all key areas are located at the visitor centre
  • Tea-room - at the visitor centre. Sells delicious homemade cakes and light lunches, drinks and ice creams
  • Shop - at the visitor centre. Seasonal plant sales and a range of National Trust souvenirs
  • Parking - at Haywood, Wooden Pole and Woodcroft (pay & display). Only Woodcroft is accessible to coaches
  • Dogs on leads are welcome but must be kept under control in grazing areas

Family & children

  • Baby changing facilities are available in the disabled toilet
  • Pushchairs and baby back-carriers admitted
  • Children's quiz/trail
  • Family trail
  • Family activities in school holidays
  • Suitable for school groups. Education room/centre on-site


  • Parking - separate parking, 10 yards. Drop-off point
  • Grounds - access conditions vary across the property, with the best access around the visitor centre. Beyond the visitor centre, the terrain is variable
  • Padley Gorge has rough terrain, there is no wheelchair access through the woods
  • White Edge Moor has access to a bridleway, but features steep terrain and no disabled parking

Non-member parking costs

  • Up to 1 hour £1.50
  • Up to 2 hours £2.60
  • All day £4
  • Please note, these only apply to National Trust car parks in the Peak District for non-members

Car parks

Woodcroft: main one, near shop and tea-room off the A625 (members free, non-members Pay & Display) S11 7TZ - SK267802
Haywood: off the A625 just down from the Grouse Inn (members free, non-members Pay & Display) S11 7TZ - SK256778
Wooden Pole: off the A625 near the White Edge junction (B6054) (members free, non-members Pay & Display) S11 7TZ - SK267790
Curbar Gap: Clodhall Lane (members free, non-members Pay & Display) S32 3YR - SK261747
Burbage Bridge: Cam Height near Ringinglow Road (Free) S32 1BR - SK25958290

Please remember that post codes aren't exact when it comes to the countryside, they just give the area.