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Refreshing walks and cosy tea-rooms await your visit in the Midlands © NT

Refreshing walks and cosy tea-rooms await your visit in the Midlands

It’s that wonderful time of year, where we’ve all indulged on Christmas Day and are now ready to get out and about with our family and friends.

Did you know that many of our places are open throughout the festive period?

There’s mile upon mile of open countryside and parkland for you to explore, plus the obligatory hot drink and cake waiting for you at the end.

Attingham Park

Carriage House café open 9am – 5pm

Mansion tea-room open 11am – 4pm (closed 1 & 2 Jan)

Park, playfield and walled garden open 9am – 5pm


Stables restaurant, the Ride Café and parkland are open every day 10.30am – 4pm

Berrington Hall

Gardens, parkland, tea-room and shop are open from 10am – 4pm 27 Dec – 6 Jan

Biddulph Grange Garden

Tea-room open every day from 11am – 3.30pm


The Old Apple Store tea-room open 10am – 4pm

Estate open 10am – 5pm

Calke Abbey

Restaurant and shop open every day from 10am – 4pm

National Nature Reserve open 7.30am – 7.30pm

Clumber Park

Café, kiosk and Christmas BBQ open every day: weekdays 10am – 4pm and weekends 9am – 4pm

Parkland open 9am – 4pm

Croft Castle

Tea-room open 10am – 4pm 28 & 29 Dec and 1 Jan – 5 Jan, countryside open dawn to dusk


RAF canteen open 26th Dec - 1 Jan 10am – 4pm

Tapestry tea-room open weekdays 10am – 4pm running complimentary teas and coffees with donation box

Hanbury Hall

Garden, park, shop, tea-room open every day from 11am – 4pm


Restaurant, shop, park and garden open daily, 9am – dusk

Ilam Park

Tea-room open every day from 11am – 4pm

Kedleston Hall

Parkland open 10am – 4pm

Restaurant & shop open from 11 am – 3pm, 26 Dec – 1 Jan

Longshaw Estate

Estate open dawn to dusk

Tea-room open from 27 Dec 10.30am – 4pm

Packwood House

Tea-room open from 11 am 26 – 31 Dec and from 9am from 1 Jan

Park open 11am – 5pm 24 Dec – 29 Dec & 9am – 4pm 31 Dec – 5 Ja

(closed on Mondays)

Upton House

Restaurant, gardens, shop open 12pm – 4pm 26 Dec – 1 Jan

Wightwick Manor

Shop, garden and tea-room open every day from 11am – 4pm

Woolsthorpe Manor

Coffee shop, grounds, Science Discovery Centre open every day from 11am – 3pm

Manor House open 11am – 3pm on 27 – 29 Dec