Christmas at Clumber Park

Christmas season starts this weekend at Clumber Park with a full calendar of events and activities.

The grand Christmas lights switch-on is on Saturday between 3 and 6pm.

Visitors can enjoy music from Ruffas Folk and The Rascels, plus activities and food in the Turning Yard.

Breakfast with Father Christmas events take place on Saturdays and Sundays until 23rd December at 9am in the Reading Room café, priced £8.95 for adults and £5.95 for children.

Sit down to a full English, tea, coffee and orange juice and children will also receive a chocolate gift from Santa.

You can also join Father Christmas for story time in his workshop, when Christmas tales will be told and gifts given out. This is £4.50 per child and advance booking is required.

Visitors can bring lanterns and try to spot Father Christmas or his elves in the magical woodlands, which are filled with a host of lighting effects, magical creatures, candle light and sounds. This event starts at the Walled Kitchen Garden on weekends between 4pm and 6pm.

A host of other festive events are also taking place at the National Trust park including carol services and craft workshops. For details visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clumber-park.