Visiting us this winter

Far reaching winter views and peaceful countryside walks await you in the White Peak this season.

  • Christmas Tree Sales at Ilam Park - weekends in December
    By buying your Christmas tree from the National Trust you'll be helping to look after Ilam Park and Dovedale. Choose your perfect tree from a wide range of tree types and sizes, cut or potted. All trees are sustainbaly grown in Britain.
     
  • Countryside Christmas at Ilam Park - Sunday 11th December
    A range of fun outdoor activities for families, including marshmallow toasting, natural decoration making and a festive treasure hunt. No booking needed.
     
  • Warm up with food and drink in the Manifold Tea-room - open daily (except 24/25 Dec)
    After your winter walk pop into the warm and cosy tea-room for a hot drink, lunch or snack. For far reaching views why not borrow one of our warm wool blankets and sit in the tea-room garden with a brew?
     
  • Buy a gift that helps us to look after Ilam Park - shop open daily (except 24/25 Dec)
    In the stableyard at Ilam Park you'll find out cosy shop full of seasonal gifts, cards, books, maps and toys. Every purchase goes towards looking after Ilam Park and Dovedale.
     
  • Give the gift of membership
    Our friendly team in the shop at Ilam Park offer all types of National Trust membership, including gift memberships. An ideal gift for families who love exploring or adventurers who love the great outdoors.
     
  • Join us for a winter walk - available each Monday and Friday from Ilam Park
    Our team of friendly walk leaders choose a different a walk route each week in the local area. Everyone is welcome to join in, just meet us by the visitor centre for a prompt 11:00am start. Dogs on leads are always welcome too.
    Monday - 2hr walk / Friday - 2hr and 3hr walks available
     
  • Walk from Ilam Park to the Stepping Stones in Dovedale
    Wrap up and take a walk from Ilam Park, through Ilam village and across the fields towards Thorpe Cloud. In the valley, you'll find the famous Stepping Stones crossing the River Dove.