The Walled Kitchen Garden

Christmas in the Walled Kitchen Garden

 © Kevin Mooney/National Trust

On the weekends up to Christmas there’s lots to see in the Walled Kitchen Garden.

During the daytime there's a family trail - The Magic & Myths of Christmas Plants from 11am to 3pm. 

When darkness falls the garden and Cedar Avenue will be beautifully lit for the Lantern Trail from 4pm to 6pm.

Take advantage of the special 2 for 1 offer on entry charges.

Make sure you don't miss...

The Walled Kitchen Garden at Clumber Park tree in blossom © National Trust/Hazel Robinson

  • 130 varieties of rhubarb, the largest collection in the UK
  • 72 varieties of apple that have been awarded National Plant Collection status
  • Reintroduced Pear varieties listed in the diary of a Clumber gardener from 1888

Museum of Gardening Tools

Housed in the old boiler room, fruit store and potting shed, the Museum of Gardening Tools has an interesting display of Clumber Park's original vintage tools - including curiosities such as cucumber straighteners to horses' slippers.

Winter opening hours

 © C Margrave

November 2014 to February 2015

The Walled Kitchen Garden is now open all year round for visitors to see how the garden changes throughout he whole year. From November to February it will only open at weekends. Find detailed opening times here.

Read The Clumber Gardener

Winter in the Walled Kitchen Garden

 © C Margrave

You'll find hundreds of varieties of fruit and vegetables along with herbaceous borders, a rose garden and cut flower borders. It is also home to the longest stretch of glasshouse cared for by the National Trust.

Open 11am-3pm at weekends until February half-term when it will be open seven days a week.

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