Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak

Important notice -

Due to the recent weeks of dry weather the landscape and wildlife are currently at high risk of harm from wildfire. If you are visiting please do not light barbecues, campfires or cigarettes. If you see a wildfire please dial 999.

White Peak Estate, including Ilam Park, Dovedale and Hamps and Manifold Valleys

Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak

Things to see and do 

Planning your visit

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Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak

What's on 

Upcoming events

Free Friday Walks at Ilam Park

Fri 22 Jun 2018
11:00-13:00
Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Friday morning. No booking needed, just meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11:00am and choose from a 2hr or 3hr walk. Dogs are welcome too.

Orienteering at Ilam Park

Fri 22 Jun 2018
11:00-17:00
Have a go at orienteering at Ilam Park - our permanent course is available all year round, whatever the weather. Ideal for beginners, families, dog walkers and school groups.

Foxhole Cave Tour - Fully Booked

Sat 23 Jun 2018
10:00-12:00
Hidden in the Peak District is Foxhole Cave, a fascinating limestone cave. This is a rare opportunity to go on a 2 hour guided tour of a cave not normally open to the public.

Free Monday Walks at Ilam Park

Mon 25 Jun 2018
11:00-13:00
Join us for a free walk in the White Peak this Monday morning. No booking needed, just meet our team of friendly walk volunteers by the visitor centre at 11:00am and go on a 2hr walk. Dogs are welcome too.

Ecton Copper Mine Day Tour

Sat 07 Jul 2018
10:30-15:30
Explore underground and overground on a fully guided tour of the copper mine in the Peak District that made a fortune for the Duke of Devonshire.

Summer Play Trail at Ilam Park

Sat 21 Jul 2018
11:00-17:00
Explore, play and enjoy the great outdoors with a self led trail at Ilam Park this summer. Suitable for families of all ages, you'll be able to build a den, play pooh sticks, spot sheep and balance on logs along the way.
Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak

Eating and shopping

Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak

Places to stay

Places to stay

Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak

Our work

Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak

Get involved

Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak

Learning

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Bringing a school group 

Dovedale and Ilam Park are popular locations for school group visits. Accommodation is available year round at the YHA youth hostel at Ilam Hall and Dovedale House in the village.