Facilities & access


  • Courtyard Café
  • Shop-including plant sales
  • Parking - car park, 60yds (pay & display); £5.00 National Trust members free
  • Coach parking - free, please book in advance
  • We are pleased to welcome dog walkers, please keep dogs on leads around the visitor facilities and where cattle are grazing
  • You can cycle along the majority of our trails, we can provide you with full details and a map in the visitor centre. A bike park and lockers are available close to visitor centre.

Family & children

  • Baby-changing and feeding facilities
  • Special events for children and families
  • Pushchairs and baby back-carriers admitted
  • Children's Tracker Packs
  • The Bower is a fantastic place for families to relax and have fun


  • Disabled parking in main car park, 60 yards.
  • Map of accessible route
  • Adapted toilets - near visitor centre
  • Grounds - partly accessible, grass and hard gravel paths, undulating terrain. Single-seater PMVs available to hire
  • Visitor centre - level entrance. Three wheelchairs. Touch-screen interactive exhibition