Many thousands of visitors are expected over the next month, with the full programme of activities that they can participate in including the following:
Christmas Gift and Food Fair - 6 & 7 December
Our beautiful wintry landscape, combined with stalls of gifts and festive treats, makes this the perfect time to enjoy the Arboretum. Free entry.
Stories with Santa - 6 & 7 December
Children can board the Arboretum Express for festive storytelling this December. All children will also receive a mini Christmas tree sapling, complete with "adoption" certificate, to plant and watch grow at home. £10 per child, advanced booking required.
Holly Wreath Making - 6 & 7 December
Make your own Christmas holly wreath to dress your front door. This fun and festive workshop will provide you with the skills necessary to create a beautiful wreath to take home. Equipment will be provided, as well as a warming festive treat of mince pies and mulled wine. £27 per person, advance booking is required.
Christmas Lunch with Lola Lamour –11 and 17 December
Join us for a traditional Christmas lunch with vintage-style musical entertainment from forties starlet Lola Lamour. Our glamourous songstress will add a vintage twist to the festive fun. Period attire encouraged but not essential. £29.95 per person, advance booking is required.
Christmas Truce Walk - 13, 14, 20 & 21 December
Enjoy a 90-minute guided tour introducing some of our World War I linked memorials before finishing at the new FA Football Remembers Memorial. Mulled wine and mince pies will provide a warming festive treat after the walk. £7 per person, advanced booking is required.
Candle-lit Carols at the Arboretum - 20 December
The Arboretum will be open after hours on the 20th December for our special Candle-lit Carol service. Suitable for all ages, it will fill you with the festive spirit. Free entry. Song books and candles will be available to purchase.
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