Woodland Walk and Sculpture Trail
Funded by the Countryside Agency, the Woodland Walk & Sculpture Trail allows visitors to stretch their legs on a trail that winds its way through native woodland now dotted with sculptures by our resident sculptor. You may see him at work in his outdoor studio.
With breathtaking views across the Derwent Valley and Derbyshire Countryside the Woodland Walk is the perfect place to escape for a picnic or to while away the hours surrounded by nature. Look out for the sculptures which lurk around every corner such as the Giant Wood Ant and the Green Man.
Please note, children may sit on the Ant with adult supervision, but sitting or climbing on the other sculptures is not permitted.
If you wish to explore further, why not hire a backpack from Admissions which is full of fun facts and activities to make the most of your time in the woodland area. You can also download the information pack The Woodland Walk and Sculpture Trail Version 2
Opening Times 2019
16th March - 12th April 10am - 4.30pm (last admissions 3pm). Except week-ends when we will close at 5.30pm. (last admissions 4pm).
13th April - 8th September: 10am - 5.30pm (last admissions 4pm) Except for Friday 14th - Monday 17th June when we are CLOSED.
9th September - 27th October: 10am - 4.30pm (last admissions 3pm) Except week-ends when we will close at 5.30pm. (last admissions 4pm).
Mon. 28th Oct. and Saturday 2nd Nov.: 10am - 8.30pm (last admissions 7pm; last tram 8.00pm)
Tues. 29th Oct. - Friday 1st Nov:. 10am - 7.30pm. (last admissions 6.00pm; last tram 7.00pm).
Last Day of the Season
Sun. Nov. 4th: 10am - 5.30pm (last admissions 4pm; last tram 5.00pm)