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Ilam Park
(National Trust)
Ilam

Ashbourne
Derbyshire

DE6 2AZ | View map
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South Peak Estate, including Ilam Park, Dovedale and Hamps and Manifold valleys.
Set beside the River Manifold, Ilam Park's spectacular setting offers a chance to explore the limestone area of the Peak District. Enjoy the outstanding views towards Dovedale National Nature Reserve, part of the South Peak Estate, or use it as a base to explore the beautiful White Peak area. It's also a great place to while away an afternoon relaxing in the tearoom or browsing in the shop. Explore the National Trust's visitors centre and see changing exhibitions and an iteractive display about the geology of the area. There are lovely walks around Ilam Park through Dovedale.

Why not stay a little longer?
Two National Trust cottages at Wetton Mill.
National Trust Ilam Park Caravan site - a small 20 pitch site for touring caravans and motorhomes.

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Months Open: Park open daily, dawn-dusk.
Shop open 30 Mar-26 Oct, daily, 1100-1700
27 Oct-29 Mar, Sat, Sun, 1100-1600.
Closed 22 Dec-2 Jan.
Admission Price: Free
Catering: Refreshments

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