Eating & shopping
The Manifold tea-room at Ilam Park sells a wonderful array of tasty food including mains, cakes and puddings as well as different hot and cold drinks. Enjoy them inside or sit outside in the picnic area and admire the stunning view towards Thorpe Cloud.
Why not finish off a walk with a hot drink and tasty slice of cake?
Free hot drink
Ask our café staff for a hot drinks loyalty card and collect stamps at all National Trust cafés when you buy a cup of coffee or tea. Collect nine stamps and get your tenth cuppa on the house.
Look out for the barn at the entrance to Dovedale, where you can buy souvenirs, maps as well as tasty ice creams. It may look like a traditional stone barn, but we'll let you in to a little secret... it's not made from stone and is actually on wheels so it can be removed from the valley at night!
Please note, the nearest National Trust car park to Dovedale is down the road at Ilam Park.