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A Community Christmas in Comer Woods

Decorated trees in Comer Woods at Christmas | © Lucy Rebecca

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.

Please check back for 2024 events

All of our Christmas 2023 events have now finished. We'll be adding details of our Christmas 2024 events later in the year, so please check back closer to the time.

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.

Wishing tree

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.

Christmas music

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 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.

A glimpse of the house at Dudmaston between tall trees in spring

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Christmas Day might be over, but there's still plenty to do at the places in our care. We'll be adding details of our Christmas 2024 events later in the year, so please check back closer to the time.