Plan Your Visit

Drive Dad’s Car and Great British Car Journey are very easy to find. The 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

Opening Days 2021
November: Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays
December: Closed Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.
Week commencing the 20th December, we are open all week except the 24th 25th & 26th
Open every day between the 27th – 30th.

Opening Times
10:00 am to 5:00 pm (last entry 3pm)

Opening Days and times 2022

10:00 am to 5:00 pm (last entry 3pm)

January

Closed 1st
Re open 2nd Jan all week
Closed 11th -12th (Tuesday/Wednesday)
Closed 18th -19th (Tuesday/Wednesday)
Closed 24th Jan re-open Friday 4th Feb

February

Closed 8th-9th (Tuesday/Wednesday)
Closed 15th 16th (Tuesday/Wednesday)
Open every day from 17th Feb onwards

From Monday 28th March our opening hours change to 09:30am to 6:00pm (last entry 4pm)

Pre-booking is advised, but entrance can be paid for upon arrival.
Group tours are available outside normal opening hours. Please get in touch with our team to arrange a group tour.

Getting There
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 is DE56 2HE

ADMISSION PRICES

Great British Car Journey Admission Prices

  • 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

  • The children’s ticket does not include a tablet. Family groups surcharge £1.50 per additional tablet

  • Carers and Coach drivers and approved guides go free

  • All prices include VAT

  • The Drive Dads Car ticket includes entrance to the Great British Car Journey for 1 person, additional members of a Drive Dads Car Party will be charged £13 and £7 for children