Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Great British Car Journey and Drive Dad’s Car are very easy to find. Our site is just off the A6 between Belper and Matlock, and only 10 miles from Junction 28 of the M1. We are also close to the Peak National Park and all its attractions, and we are within the Derwent Valley World Heritage site.

Great British Car Journey Opening Days and Times

Our reduced winter opening hours will run from 30th October 2022 until 31st March 2023 on weekends and selected Fridays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (last entry 3pm). See below for full timings.

Open 7 days a week from 31st March 2023

Pre-booking is advised, but entrance can be paid for upon arrival.

Car clubs, groups and coaches are welcome. Please get in touch with our team to arrange a group visit on 01773 317243 or  [email protected]

Getting here:

From the M1: Take the A38 towards Derby and after approx. 6 miles turn onto the A610 towards Ambergate. Turn right after approx. 4 miles onto the A6 (opposite The Hurt Arms) and we are half a mile on the LEFT.

SAT NAV Postcode: DE56 2HE

Dogs: Whilst we do love our four legged friends, dogs are not allowed inside the building. We have 25,000sqft of carpet and over 550 sets of wheels at just right height for cocking a leg up against!


Great British Car Journey Admission Prices

  • Day Ticket
  • Adult £16.00
  • Senior (Over 65) £14.00
  • Child (Age 5-15) £7.50

    (Price does not include a guide tablet which will be charged at £1.50 per tablet.)

  • Family (2 Adults/3 Children) £40.00

    (Includes 2 tablets. Additional tablets £1.50)

  • Registered Disabled (Carer goes free) £14.00
  • Groups of 12+
  • Adult £13.00
  • Child (Age 5-15) £7.50
  • Groups of 25+
  • Adult £12.00
  • Child (Age 5-15) £7.50
  • Group rates apply for pre-booked groups of 12+ and 25+
  • The children’s ticket does not include a tablet
  • Family groups surcharge £1.50 per additional tablet
  • Carers, coach drivers and approved guides go free
  • All prices include VAT
  • The Drive Dad’s Car ticket includes entrance to the Great British Car Journey for 1 person – additional adult members of a Drive Dad’s Car party will be charged the reduced rate of £14 per adult and £7.50 per child