Green fields highlighted by sunrays through heavy clouds from Curbar Edge

Visitor Centres - Upper Derwent

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Hope Valley
S33 0AQ

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Opening times

1 April to 31 October

  • 10am to 4.30pm (weekdays)
  • 9.30am to 5.30pm (weekends & bank holidays)
  • Closed 30 mins for lunch

1 November to 31 March

  • 10am to 3.30pm (weekdays)
  • 9.30am to 4.30pm (weekends & bank holidays)
  • Closed 30 mins for lunch

Refreshment kiosk (independently operated)

  • Everyday - 8am until at least 6pm (later if there is demand)

Please check back here for the most up to date information before you travel.

Contact details

The centre is an ideal base from which to explore the Upper Derwent Valley and surrounding moorlands and staff can easily advise you on a wealth of places to explore and enjoy. From majestic reservoirs and quiet forests to wild open spaces there is something for everyone. Our experienced and welcoming team are available at the visitor centre to help and advise on how to make the most of your visit to the Peak District National Park, this beautiful valley and spectacular moorland.

Visiting information

Please note: Barbecues and drones are NOT allowed in this area at any time.


Upper Derwent Visitor & Bike Hire Centre Access Guide (2018 - 3MB)

Designated parkingAccessible toiletLevel access for foodWheelchair availableAccessible routeLevel access terrainGradientsPowered mobility vehicle available



Car Park

  • Pay & Display
  • Disabled parking is available (charges apply)

Information service

  • National Park information, hill safety
  • Accommodation, attractions, public transport, events
  • Retail area: Maps and guide books, gifts and clothing
  • Exhibitions: Interactive exhibitions for all ages
  • Refreshment kiosk
  • Picnic sites
  • Accessible public conveniences
  • Bike hire

Map to Visitor Centres - Upper Derwent

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