For families

Croome's Christmas Festival

Make a wish on our special trees

Make a wish on our special trees

Make a trip out to Croome at the top of your wish list. There's plenty of seasonal fun-filled events and things to see and do over November and December to make Christmas extra special.

What else is there to do?

  • RAF themed playground; there's a ramped access bunker and swings for smaller children
  • Natural play area with den building, balance beams and more
  • Take up the 50 Things autumn and winter challenges or take an Explorer Bag around the park
  • Test out the new Time Explorers adventure in the house
  • Enter a fun creation for Design A Shoe - the winning shoe design gets made!
  • Hot and cold drinks are available from the shop next to the play areas
  • Children's choices at our restaurant including hot meals at weekends

Make your own Christmas cards

Made with glue, glitter and lots of love

Make special cards for Christmas with self-led card making workshops especially for children on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 November. Free, 11am-4pm at the house.

Visit Father Christmas in his Parlour

Come and see Father Christmas in his new Parlour inside Croome Court, with a present and special postbox to post Christmas wish lists. £3.50 on December weekends.

Track down the reindeer

Test your tracking skills to find all of the lost reindeer on the Christmas trail around the wintery park and lakeside which leads to a cute surprise at the end. £1.50 with a prize.

Children's meals

  • Hot children's sized meals are served at weekends
  • Pick up a children's lunch box with drink, nibbles and a choice of sandwich
  • Try a babycino - frothy hot milk to warm little tummies

Get out into the outdoors

Natural play

Take a walk on the wild side © NT

Have a wild time

Head to our natural play area down the path from the RAF themed playground. Make your own adventure with balance beams, a wood throne and lots of den building materials.

Play time

Time to have fun © white cube photography

Take a break in the playground

Our RAF themed playground has a parachute swing, lookout tower, mini jeep, ramped access bunker, swings and an aeroplane slide, with seats for adults to take a rest as well.

Outdoor adventures

Make your own adventure outdoors © NT

Make your own adventure

Croome is a place where your children can run wild, have fun and make their own adventures. There's space, miles of interesting walks and follies to discover with your family.

Explorer bags

Explore the park with your family © NT

Explore Croome your own way

Take one of our Explorer bags from Reception on your day out around the park. In a handy rucksack, you'll have trails to follow, a bug-hunting kit, binoculars and more.

Rain showers?

Test out your imagination © NT

Put your imagination to the test.

Escape into the house to try the new Time Explorer trail, design your own plate in the Dining Room and enter the competition to Design A Shoe where the winning entry will have their pair of shoes made and placed in the Soul to Sole installation.

Holiday trails

Space to run, freedom to enjoy © whitecube photography

Every school holiday we have a themed outdoor trail to make your trip round the park even more adventurous. They always come with a small prize and lots of fun. Image by white cube photography.