Things to see & do
Open all year, explore Ilam Park with the family and take in the far reaching views, discover paths through the woodlands and look out for wildlife by the river.
The Manifold Tea Room offers homemade lunches, cakes, ice creams and drinks, with views of Thorpe Cloud. Dogs on leads are welcome at Ilam Park too.
A favourite with families and walkers, you will find the famous Stepping Stones in Dovedale.
Dovedale is a National Nature Reserve, with wonderful wildflowers, wildlife and views.
Spot the fossils at Lover's Leap and explore the limestone caves.
Explore the Manifold Valley and its lush green grasslands, thick woodlands and limestone crags.
Climb up high for far reaching views or to discover Ecton Engine House on Ecton Hill.
Winster Market House
Winster Market House was the first property to be acquired by the National Trust in the Peak District in 1906 for £50.
It is a lovely brick built listed building and is now an information room with interpretation panels and a scale model of Winster village.
There are plenty of spaces to play, picnic or walk the dog at Ilam Park. Whatever the season you can explore outdoors with the family. Dovedale is an ideal spot for a picnic and a paddle.