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 2022

We are open 7 days a week from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (last entry 4pm)

Please Note: Our reduced winter opening hours will run from 30 October until 31 March from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (last entry 3pm).

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

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 is 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

  • 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 and 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 and £7.50 for children.