Country parks are open as usual. Social distancing requirements have been lifted, but we're asking visitors to remain mindful and try to keep a safe distance from others.

It is essential that Schools wishing to visit our country parks contact us before doing so by emailing  We can advise of anything that is happening on the day that may affect your visit.  Find out more about preparing for your school visit here

Beacon Hill Café, 1485 Tithe Barn and the Colliery Cafe, are providing both eat-in and takeaway services. Opening hours vary, check the social media channels for the latest information:

Colliery Cafe 

1485 Tithe Barn Cafe

Beacon Hill Cafe


Beacon Hill

Enjoy magnificent views, woodland walks, and open heathland.
Discover the rhododendron labyrinth and the many unique wooden sculptures.
Learn how sheep, protected by alpacas, and cattle help maintain the heathland.
Visit the new children’s play area near the lower car park and discover the hazel maze and log train in the Natural Play Area.


Beacon Hill Cafe

Beacon Hill Cafe offers both dine-in and takeaway services and is open daily 10am until 4pm. Visitors are encouraged to check the Facebook page for the latest information. 

Beacon Hill continues to offer plenty of beautiful picnic spots so if our tables are full, be sure to get a takeaway and head out into the park.

We’ll be continuing to help each other stay safe by wearing face coverings and keeping our covid-secure safety measures. Customers are welcome to wear face coverings and socially distance if they wish to do so.