A Community Christmas in Comer Woods
- 18 September 2023
Spend time together wandering through the woodland this Christmas time, spotting the trees decorated by local community groups. Around the barn, tuck into festive treats from the café, play family games and join in with seasonal songs from local choirs and groups. Listen to festive tales around the warming fire in the meadow.
Decorated Tree Trail
2-24 December, 10.30am-2.30pm
Christmas in Comer Woods is back. Explore the woodland on the self guided Christmas tree trail. All the decorations have been handmade and hung by local community groups.
Hang your Christmas hopes on the wishing tree in Heath Barn. Are you hoping for a relaxing celebration with family or a special gift from Father Christmas?
Take part in Christmas themed family games all free of charge.
Choirs and musical groups from around the county will join us at Heath Barn on selected days in the run up to Christmas. Soak up the atmosphere and feel free to join in, if you can hold a note or not!
- Sunday 10 December, 12 noon and 1pm - Macy O, as seen on The Voice Kids and at National Trust After Hours.
- Saturday 23 December, 12 noon and 1pm - The Ronnies, musical group, singing swing and Christmas classics.
- Sunday 24 December, 12 noon and 1pm - The Music Hub, community pop choir singing popular Christmas hits.
Festive story time
On Saturday 16 December pop to the cafe in Comer to pick up a hot chocolate then gather around the fire from 10.30 am to enjoy some festive tales.
The Trust 10 Christmas Jumper Run
Sunday 17 December - 9am
Join in with a festive 10k trail run, wear your Christmas jumper or other seasonal outfit! Enjoy a challenging run with stunning views of the surrounding Christmassy woodland. As usual, the route is made up of two loops so you've got the option of completing 4km or the full 10km course. Registration is from 8.30am at The Café by Heath Barns. The Trust 10 run will begin at 9am.
Wellbeing Walk to admire the Christmas Trees
Our regular Wellbeing Walk becomes a Christmas Tree walk in December. Guided walks will take place on 5, 9 and 19 December at 10am. Free to join, just book a place so we know how many walkers to expect. Book here: Christmas Tree Wellbeing Walk
What do I need to know before I visit?
There is no need to book, just arrive between 10.30am and 2.30pm. All activities are free of charge. Christmas is all about togetherness, so we'd love you to drop in again and again throughout December.
The Cafe, toilets and barn are a short walk (approx 3 minutes) from the car park.
Parking in Comer Woods is free for National Trust members or £5 all day for non members. Please scan your membership card in the parking machine to receive your free ticket. Thanks for your support.
Tramper hire is available on a first come, first served basis. There are two available. To book the tramper, please email firstname.lastname@example.org at least 24 hours before your visit.
The car park and visitor facilities at Dudmaston Hall will be closed during this event. For more information on getting to Comer Woods, parking and facilities, please use the link below.
Get outdoors with the family and use the explorer trail to access woodlands and nature. Enjoy walks, cycling and running or let your little ones build a den in the woods.
Dudmaston is a two pawprint rated place. It offers plenty of opportunities for bounding, jumping and sniffing for dogs. With acres to explore, come and join us for a wander with your four-legged friend.
Whether it’s coffee after a walk in the woods, browsing pre-loved books or lunch with friends, find out where to eat and shop at Dudmaston.