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Car Park Status

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If you are coming to the Peak District by car, please help us create a safer National Park for our communities and other visitors #PeakDistrictProud.

  • Be willing to change your destination  Have a few ideas of different places to visit in case you arrive somewhere and it's busy.
  • Only park in a car parking place  Don't park anywhere outside a car park place. Emergency vehicles may need to travel at speed down a road, and roadside parking creates problems for them. Don't park across a gateway, our farmers are busy and need to get to their animals at all times.
  • Keep to social distancing When you park at a car park, wait in your car until the pay machine is free or queue safely and considerately. Maintain distance from other people.

Car park status updates

UPDATE FREQUENCY: Information on the status of Peak District car parks is provided to us from a wide range of sources. If the latest update is not from today, this will be because we have not received current information on that location. The National Park Authority is unable to monitor all the locations directly from the range of operators below. This service is currently running as a pilot following changes in Covid-19 access restrictions.

The list below shows which popular pay and display car parks are currently open and how busy they are. Most free to use car parks are not listed here.

If a car park has a red dot, please do not travel to this area, choose somewhere less busy, you might discover a great new place to enjoy. You may wish to avoid car parks with amber dots as these areas could be increasingly busy.

PARKING PERMITS: Please note National Park Authority annual permits may only be used in car parks identified with the grey millstone logo below. This does not affect Blue Badge holders.

Found 69 places

Agricultural Business Centre

Bakewell

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:35am

Alsop Station

Alsop Station car park is near Alsop-en-le-Dale on the A515, halfway between Ashbourne and Buxton

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:56am

Bakewell Market Place

Bakewell Market is held on Monday. The car park is not available for public parking on Mondays until after 6pm.

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:35am

Bakewell Station

Small accessible car park at the top of Station Road near Bakewell Bridge giving level access onto the Monsal Trail.

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:57am

Barber Booth

Mam Tor end of Edale Valley.

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:57am

Binn Green

Off A635 road above Dovestone Reservoir on Saddleworth Moor near Oldham and Manchester.

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:35am

Birchen Edge

Next to Robin Hood pub on A619/B6050 junction between Chesterfield and Baslow

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:36am

Black Hill (Holmemoss)

Woodhead Road, Tintwistle

Not very busy

Regular status information from this site may vary throughout the week. Likely to be busy.

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:36am

Bottom/Valehouse

Valehouse Reservoir, Tintwistle

Not very busy

Regular status information from this site may vary throughout the week. Likely to be busy.

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:37am

Bowden Bridge

Small car park in old quarry near Hayfield. Start point of the 1932 mass trespass on Kinder Scout.

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:58am

Bunsal Cob

Goyt Road, nr Buxton.

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:37am

Crowden

Car park with toilet just north of Torside reservoir, on the A628 Woodhead Pass

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:00am

Curbar Gap

Eastern Moors Partnership

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:38am

Derbyshire Bridge

Goyt Valley off the A537 Buxton to Macclesfield Road. Nearest railway station Buxton (approx 4 miles).

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:00am

Digley Quarry car park

Holmfirth

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:38am

Digley South car park

Holmfirth

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:39am

Dovedale car park

Privately owned car park next to Dovedale

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:39am

Dovestone

Saddleworth.

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:39am

Erwood Hall

Goyt Road, Buxton

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:40am

Fairholmes

Near Derwent Dam, Upper Derwent Valley

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:41am

Fernilee Reservoir car parks

Fernilee reservoir area.

Fairly busy

Regular status information from this site may vary throughout the week. Likely to be busy.

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:42am

Goyt Clough Quarry

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:42am

Gradbach car park

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:42am

Granby Road

Bakewell - car park is closed on Monday until 6pm due to Bakewell market.

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:43am

Hartington station

Follow sign to Tissington off the A515 Buxton to Ashbourne Road, then turn left just before the bridge and follow the road round

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:02am

Hawkhill Road

Eyam

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:43am

Heatherdene

Near Ladybower Reservoir, Upper Derwent Valley.

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:43am

Heyden

Woodhead Road, Tintwistle

Not very busy

Regular status information from this site may vary throughout the week. Likely to be busy.

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:44am

Hollin Bank

Below Stanage Edge.

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:03am

Holme Moss

Holme Village

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:44am

Hulme End

Near Warslow

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:03am

Hurdlow

Near Buxton

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:03am

Ilam

NT White Peak.

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:45am

Langsett Barn car park

Stocksbridge

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:46am

Langsett Flouch car park

Stocksbridge

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:45am

Longdendale Trail - Blacks

On A628.

Not very busy

Regular status information from this site may vary throughout the week. Likely to be busy.

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:46am

Longdendale Trail - Platt Street

Not very busy

Regular status information from this site may vary throughout the week; likely to be busy.

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:47am

Longdendale Trail - Railway Cottages

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:47am

Longshaw - Haywood

National Trust Longshaw Estate

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:47am

Longshaw - Woodcroft

National Trust Longshaw Estate

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:48am

Longshaw - Wooden Pole

NT Longshaw Estate.

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:49am

Main Street

Over Haddon

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:49am

Mam Nick/Tor

NT High Peak

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:49am

Mapleton Lane

Near Ashbourne

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:04am

Mapleton Lane (Overspill)

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:04am

Millers Dale

near Tideswell

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:05am

Monsal Head

Near Little Longstone

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:50am

Nether End

Baslow

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:50am

Oddfellows Road

Hathersage

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:51am

Parsley Hay

Car park easily accessible from the A515 Ashbourne to Buxton Road

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:06am

Parsons Field

Hartington

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:51am

Pym's Chair

Side End Lane, Kettleshulme

Not very busy

Regular status information from this site may vary throughout the week. Likely to be busy.

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:52am

Ramsden Reservoir

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:52am

Roaches

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:53am

Roaches End

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:54am

Shillito Wood

Eastern Moors Partnership

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:54am

Standing Stones

Sutton near Macclesfield

Fairly busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:55am

Steam Pond

Goyt Road.

Not very busy

Regular status information from this site may vary throughout the week. Likely to be busy.

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:55am

Street

Goyt Road

Not very busy

Regular status information from this site may vary throughout the week.

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:55am

Surprise View

A level tarmaced car park at the edge of moorland near Hathersage, adjacent to the busy Castleton to Sheffield road (A625).

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:06am

Tideswell Dale

near Tideswell

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:06am

Tissington

Near Tissington

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:06am

Torside

Near Longdendale.

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:07am

Trentabank

Macclesfield Forest.

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:07am

Waterhouses

Between Ashbourne and Leek on the A523.

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:08am

White Lodge

near Taddington.

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:08am

Winscar Broad Hill car park

Dunford Bridge

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:56am

Winscar Windleden Lane car park

Dunford Bridge

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 9:56am

Wyedale

Topley Pike

Not very busy

Please park responsibly and respect social distancing. 🌳

Last updated: Wed 23 September 2020 10:08am

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