Ilam Park

Ilam Park: Address, Ilam Park Reviews: 4.5/5

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Ilam Park is cared for by the National Trust and offers space to play and explore, woodland walks and far reaching views towards Dovedale and Thorpe Cloud. The visitor centre, toilets, shop and tea-room are open daily throughout the year. Ilam Park welcomes dogs on leads all year round. Pay and display car park on site - Free parking for National Trust members.
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chrisworthington48
Mansfield Woodhouse, UK570 contributions
Good scenery
Oct 2021 • Family
Visited here today. Great walks and lovely scenery in a quaint village. Nice Cafe on site. Worth a visit.
Written October 23, 2021
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Rosie M
Colchester, UK217 contributions
Pretty and quiet Autumn walk
Oct 2021 • Couples
Definitely recommend a visit here! Really pretty walk and nice good at the cafe! Came here during our honeymoon stay. Well kept and clean. The book shop is a really cute idea too!
Written October 16, 2021
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djabroad
Adlington, UK75 contributions
Disappointed
Sep 2021 • Couples
Dirty toilets no soap no sanitizer no towels cafe staff looked as though they couldn't be bothered what a let down. Good job it's free to walk round the park.
Written October 4, 2021
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Claire M
Tamworth, UK52 contributions
Stunning!
Sep 2021
We decided to go here for a change from Dovedale and were very pleased we did. This is a really beautiful, peaceful place and a great base for either a short walk around the grounds or longer walks to Dovedale and other places in the area. It is great value as the parking is very reasonable.
Facilities are good, nice clean toilets and a very nice tea room. We were lucky that the weather was fabulous the day we went so we ate our sausage and bacon butties outside while taking in the beautiful views.
Well worth a visit if you are in the area.
Written September 22, 2021
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Sunnyhurst1
Oswestry, UK72 contributions
nice cream teas
Sep 2021
Called in after a walk around Dove dale. We had a cream tea which was very tasty. Seemed strange that we could not have a cold drink instead of a hot one with the deal but all tasted nice. Nice walk around the gardens.
Written September 12, 2021
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Neldoo
Middlesbrough, UK135 contributions
Very pretty
Aug 2021
Just a quick stop en route from another location. Free parking for National Trust members (not sure of charges for non members).
Very pretty, very peaceful.
We decided to walk towards Dovedale - with hindsight we should've explored the Park instead. Oh well, an excuse to go back!
Written September 6, 2021
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travell_a_lot
Salisbury, UK930 contributions
Beautiful and accessible Park land.
Aug 2021
Lovely location with accessible walks for children and those with mobility issues but fabulous views and church as well as tailored Italian Garden. Large carpark - machine not working and no instruction which worried many visitors. Cafe was only just opening when we arrived and had a take away coffee in the many cafe garden with great views and calmness.
You can walk further to Thorpe Cloud or Dovedale for a longer stay.
Written August 17, 2021
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Joan A
2 contributions
Relaxing.
Jul 2021
Brilliant views of Thorpe Cloud. Great place to get something to eat or take a picnic. We climbed Thorpe Cloud first , had coffee then walked around the beautiful gardens so relaxing . We will go again very soon
Written August 14, 2021
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AviXan
Norton, UK115 contributions
Great National Trust site with lovely cafe
Aug 2021 • Family
Lovely walks and picturesque views. Walks suitable for children/toddlers. Cafe had a great selection of food available and really friendly staff.
Written August 10, 2021
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Pepster56
Winchester, UK262 contributions
A hidden gem & great walk to Dovedale!
Jul 2021 • Couples
Excellent size car park behind initial small one!
Beautiful architecture of the house and Youth hostel.
A cream tea in the garden after our walk to and from Dovedale stepping stones.
The gardens and views are spectacular!
Written July 10, 2021
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