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Christmas with Mouse and Mole Family Trail at Sheffield Park and Garden

Take a winter wander around the garden with Mouse and Mole as you join in their irrepressible excitement for the festive season and help them prepare for Christmas.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Based on the enchanting story book by Joyce Dunbar and James Mayhew, the Christmas trail will follow Mouse and Mole's festive adventures around Sheffield Park and Garden. From playing festive music to posting a Christmassy letter to woodland friends – the 25 December just can’t come soon enough.

The trail is free but normal garden admission applies. No advanced booking required. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.



Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics


Suitable for visitors of all ages.

Meeting point

Trail starts at visitor reception. There's no need to book ahead.

What to bring and wear

Clothes suitable for the weather - the trail is outdoors.


There are accessible paths around this part of the garden. Mobility parking in main car park, accessible toilets adjacent to reception. Mobility scooters can be borrowed by booking in advance on 01825 790231. Wheelchairs available from reception and do not require pre-booking. Assistance dogs welcome across the whole property


The trail is free but normal garden admission applies. No advanced booking required. *Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Contact info

Sheffield Park and Garden

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