Alice in Clumberland: Christmas 2017 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:

  • Clumberland Tales with Father Christmas

  • Clumberland Quest in the Pleasure Grounds

  • Concerts in the Chapel

  • Christmas Crafts in the Discovery Centre

  • Wreath Making Workshops

  • Christmas Trust 10


Alice in Clumberland

Step into a winter wonderland at Clumber Park this Christmas, with the park at its glittering and decorative best. Sit back, relax and let the joy of Christmas time begin.

Fall down the rabbit hole this Christmas, with our Lewis Carroll inspired 'Clumberland' theme, and we have a wide range of events and activities for you and the whole family to enjoy.

Clumberland Tales With Father Christmas

Settle down and hear a festive Clumberland 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:

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd December
Wednesday 6th & Thursday 7th December (toddler session)
Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th December
Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th December (toddler session)
Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th 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:

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

Clumberland Quest in the Pleasure Grounds

Discover the Pleasure Grounds at Clumber Park and help Alice on her Clumberland Quest to find all of the cards in the pack.

Collect your enchanted map from the Discovery Centre and set out on your journey. Return to the Discovery Centre to collect your special 'quest coin'.

The quest will run daily between Saturday 23rd December 2017 – 28th January 2018.

A birdseye view of the Pleasure Grounds at Clumber Park
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 9th December, with the fantastic Bevox choir paying us a visit the day after, on Sunday 10th December. These events are always popular, but booking is not required.

Our annual carol service takes place on Sunday 17th December, with Thoresby brass band providing the entertainment.

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

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 10am - 4pm.

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

Wreath Making Workshops

There are two fabulous wreath making workshops from Willow Wreath Making. Enjoy making a beautiful willow Christmas Wreath using foliage from Clumber Park.

All materials, foliage and decorations are provided. This workshop will take place in The Oak Room in the Discovery Centre on 1st and 11th December, and is £35.00 per person. To book, visit:

Wreath making
Wreath making

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 24th December at 8:30am and is completely free.

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