Walking

Postcard walks

Available to buy from the shop at Ilam Park and Dovedale Information Barn, these cards feature step-by-step routes and Ordnance Survey maps.

Cards cost £1 each. Ideal for a day visit or a walk with the dog.

Walkies

Dogs welcome

Dogs are welcome at Ilam Park all year round, but please help us avoid disturbing the livestock by keeping your dog on a lead.

You'll find water bowls by the tearoom and visitor toilets.

Local car parks

Walking in the Peak District

  • Ilam Park - Pay & Display, free for NT members
  • Dovedale - Pay & Display
  • Blore Pastures - free for 20 minutes
  • Hulme End - Pay & Display
  • Milldale - free car park

Ilam Park to Dovedale Stepping Stones

Tranquil views at Ilam Park © Andrew Butler

Discover the limestone countryside of the southern Peak District, famed for its wildlife and geology. Starting at the tranquil Victorian landscape and woodland of Ilam Park, this easy walk takes you into Dovedale, an iconic and spectacular …

Manifold Valley: Wetton to Ilam walk

Why not come back and stay here at one of our holiday cottages? © David Slade

This circular walk from the stone built village of Wetton, in the Peak District National Park, explores Thor’s Cave and then continues down to Ilam Park, before returning along the opposite side…

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