Visitor Centres - Upper Derwent


Bike hire and visitor centres closed

Since Wednesday 18 March our visitor centres and bike hire facilities have closed until further notice. Our North Lees campsite currently remains open. Our public toilet facilities continue to operate, but are subject to the well-publicised limited availability of sanitary products and may close at short notice.

Find us

Hope Valley
S33 0AQ

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Opening times

Summer - 1 April to 31 October
Weekdays 10:00am – 4:30pm  (closed 30 minutes for lunch)
Weekends & Public Holidays 9:30am – 5:30pm (closed 30 minutes for lunch) 

Winter - 1 November to 31 March
Weekdays 10:00am – 3:30pm
Weekends & Public Holidays 9:30am – 4:30pm (closed 30 minutes for lunch)

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

Access for visitors with disabilities
The visitor centre is accessible to wheelchair users


Car Park
Pay & Display
Disabled Parking is free 

PLEASE NOTE: Barbecues and drones are NOT allowed in this area at any time.

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
  • Cycle hire

Map to Visitor Centres - Upper Derwent

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