Christmas 2018 at Clumber Park

The Chapel and visitor facilities at Christmas

See Clumber Park at its very best as it is brought to life with themed festive illuminations, joyful enhancements and entertaining events.

Our festive highlights:

  • Storytime with Father Christmas

  • Clumber Quest in the Pleasure Grounds

  • Concerts in the Chapel

  • Christmas Crafts in the Discovery Centre

  • Breakfast with Elves

  • Christmas Trust 10

 

Storytime With Father Christmas

Settle down and hear a festive woodland tale told by Father Christmas himself, right here in Clumber Park in the magical Parsonage. It's the perfect way for the whole family to enjoy a Christmas activity.

Storytime with Father Christmas will run on these dates:

  • Wednesday 5th December (toddler session)
  • Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th December
  • Wednesday 12th December (toddler session)
  • Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th December
  • Wednesday 19th December (toddler session)
  • Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd December

Tickets are £8 per child. All adults are free to attend the event but are required to pay the Park entry fee. You can book here: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/f6ef90fa-96c5-45ba-96aa-cbffe2c704da/pages/details

Father Christmas's Magical House
Father Christmas's Magical House Clumber Park Nottinghamshire
Father Christmas's Magical House

Clumber Quest in the Pleasure Grounds

Discover the Pleasure Grounds at Clumber Park on our amazing Clumber Quest Trail.

Collect your enchanted map from the Discovery Centre and set out on your journey.

The quest will run daily between 26th December 2017 – 8th January 2018.

A birdseye view of the Pleasure Grounds at Clumber Park
Pleasure Grounds at Clumber Park
A birdseye view of the Pleasure Grounds at Clumber Park

Concerts in the Chapel

Join us at our beautiful chapel for Christmas carol services and a performances from the Bevox Community Choir and the Worksop Community Gospel Choir.

The superb Worksop Gospel Choir will be performing on Saturday 8th December, with the fantastic Worksop Miners Band paying us a visit the day after, on Sunday 9th December.

The New Chamber Choir will be joining us on Saturday 15th December, with the Bevox Choir filling the chapel with life on Sunday 16th December.

These events are always popular, but booking is not required.

Our annual carol service takes place on Sunday 23rd December, with Thoresby brass band providing the entertainment. Our traditional Christmas Day service will also take place on the 25th.

Take a winter walk by Clumber Chapel
A view of Clumber Park in winter
Take a winter walk by Clumber Chapel

Christmas crafts in the Discovery Centre

There will be a wide range of Christmas crafts in the Discovery Centre at Clumber Park.

This selection includes Pomander making, helios wheels, pine cone decorating, Cinnamon bundle making, clay snowmen and other seasonal characters construction. There will also be Christmas tree decoration making.

The Discovery Centre will also be decorated using traditional decorations made up of natural materials and will have two decorated Christmas trees.

Our Christmas crafts will run every weekend in December before Christmas between 10:30am - 3:30pm.

Take part in crafts and learn more about wildlife in the Discovery Centre
Child reading a book in the Discovery Centre at Clumber Park
Take part in crafts and learn more about wildlife in the Discovery Centre

Breakfast with Elves

Join us in the Muniment Room at Clumber Park Cafe for a family breakfast accompanied by our Clumber Park elves. Our National Trust photographers will be on hand to capture those special moments!

To book, and for more details, see here: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/e71cc407-5a68-45db-8595-8dca3dbd63dd/pages/details

Temple at Christmas
Snow on greek temple
Temple at Christmas

Christmas Trust 10

If you fancy burning off a few pre-Christmas dinner calories, this is the place to do it. Our festive edition of our monthly 10k runs is always a cracker, and Christmas apparel and fancy dress is positively encouraged.

The run will take place at 9am on Sunday 23rd December at 8:30am and is completely free.

A festive run through Clumber Park
Tinsel10 Christmas runners at Clumber Park
A festive run through Clumber Park