Facilities & access


  • Free parking, 25 yards (not National Trust)
  • Café - with a delightful riverside setting; serving homemade lunches, cakes
  • Toilets - at the Riverside Café and the Snuff Mill (when open)
  • Picnic areas - by the river or at the stable yard, where picnic tables are provided. You are welcome to picnic in the Story Boat and wider park
  • Refreshments - kiosk in the rose garden; light refreshments
  • Shop - gifts, cards, books
  • Second Hand Bookshop - opposite the Stable Yard
  • Dogs - welcome, but should be kept on a lead around buildings and rose garden; under close control elsewhere

Family & children

  • Thursday family activities in school holidays
  • Selection of trails
  • Baby-changing facilities available at the café
  • Pathways around estate are level and accessible for pushchairs


  • Accessible parking - in main car park, 150 yards
  • Adapted toilet - in café and Snuff Mill (when open)
  • Grounds - partly accessible, loose gravel paths. Rose garden is fully accessible. Map of accessible routes
  • All-ability trails - the Wandle Trail takes you along a well-maintained, flat path through the park, visiting meadow and wetlands along the way
  • Seating - along the avenue in the park
  • Shop - entrance level and accessible
  • Refreshments - entrance level and accessible
  • Snuff Mill - ground floor accessible
  • Wheelchairs can be borrowed from the café on production of a National Trust membership card or small deposit
  • Visual Information - a braille guide to the Park is available at the shop
  • Deaf/hard of hearing - there are induction loops in the café, shop and Snuff Mill