Creswell Crags ‘remains closed’ as lockdown restrictions eased

A Derbyshire visitor attraction has said it remains closed and is urging people not to visit unless they are local.

Wednesday, 13th May 2020, 3:50 pm
Updated Friday, 15th May 2020, 10:48 am

Creswell Crags has been closed since the middle of March as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown.

On the day the Government eased lockdown restrictions, Paul Baker, executive director of Creswell Heritage Trust, said: “We respectfully ask that you continue to use parks and outdoor areas close to your home and do not travel to visit us if you need to park.

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Creswell Crags.

“Our beautiful limestone gorge is, as ever, accessible via a public bridleway.

“However, if you plan to drive to visit us, be aware that our car park and meadow paths will remain closed.”

He added that Creswell Crags is not yet able to open its visitor centre.

To read Mr Baker’s statement in full, visit the Creswell Crags website.