Facilities & access


  • Public toilets (not National Trust) are located behind Parke House, open all year
  • Dogs are welcome, but please keep on a lead where stock are grazing. Please use the waste bins provided for dog mess
  • Fishing rights for the River Bovey are leased to members from the local fishing syndicate. Please contact us for further information
  • Horse riding is permitted in some areas with a licence. To apply for one, please contact us
  • There are several pubs and hotels in nearby Bovey Tracey
  • Stay at The Lodge, at Parke, sleeps two

Family & children

  • Baby changing facility in public toilets


  • There are two designated accessible spaces in the car park. Visitors can be dropped off outside the café. Two additional accessible spaces are available down the hill beyond the café
  • Accessible toilets are located behind Parke House (parking available) and in the café
  • The estate features a variety of surfaces. There are several rough and uneven paths in the woodland area, with some steep gradients and boardwalks with steps
  • Along the river there are some rocks and tree roots to watch out for, which can be particularly muddy after wet weather
  • There are benches at various view points around the estate
  • An all-terrain mobility vehicle is available for hire to use on a few routes around Parke. This Tramper is part of the Countryside Mobility Scheme and full driver training is provided. Get in touch for more information and bookings (Monday - Friday: 01626 834748 and weekends: 07483 958569