Christmas at the Arboretum

With tasty treats, seasonal crafts and a warm welcome, the Arboretum is the perfect place to gather with family and friends this Christmas.

Christmas food and gift fair

2 and 3 December, 10am - 4pm

Find the perfect, unique gift or festive treat and enjoy exploring our wintry landscape during our Christmas Food and Gift Fair weekend. Stalls will be provided by a wide range of local producers and artisans.

FREE entry. Find out more.


holly wreath making workshops - SOLD OUT

2 and 3 December, 10am and 1.30pm

The perfect festive activity! Learn how to make a traditional wreath using greenery, holly, pine cones, dried fruit and ribbon. All materials are supplied and mince pies and mulled wine will provide a warming festive treat.

Booking Essential. £28 per person. Sold Out


Christmas children's Crafts 

2 and 3 December, 10am - 4pm

Our younger visitors will love experimenting in these Christmas craft sessions, making hand-crafted breakfast bites for peckish feathered friends.

Suitable for all ages.

FREE. Donations appreciated.


carols by candlelight

16 December, 18.00

The highlight of our festive calendar, this traditional carol concert takes place in Heroes' Square surrounded by candles and illuminated trees. Music will be provided by the Burton Salvation Army Band. Early arrival recommended. Carol books and candles will be available to purchase.

FREE entry. Donations appreciated. Find out more.


Traditional Christmas Lunches

Daily throughout December*

Enjoy our mouth-watering Christmas fare complete with all the trimmings. Two courses followed with tea or coffee and mince pies.

Booking Essential. Please call 01283 245 100 to book. Adults £17.50, Children £9.95. 


Memory tree

Daily throughout December*

Add the memory of a loved one to our Memory Tree, located inside the Remembrance Centre throughout the festive season.  

Suggested donation £2.


Christmas Opening Hours

Between the 24 December 2017 and 1 January 2018 the following opening hours will apply:

Christmas Eve – 9am – 3pm
Christmas Day – Closed
Boxing Day – 10am – 4pm
27 - 30 December - 9am - 5pm
New Years Eve – 9am – 3pm
New Years Day – 10am – 4pm


Winter Warmer Offers†

It's great to be outdoors in the New Year and we have the perfect wintry landscape for you to enjoy. Head out to explore our grounds and then warm up with one of our special January offers:

Two Main Meals ONLY £12.95
Two Main Meals with Dessert ONLY £15.95
Soup & Sandwich ONLY £5.50


*Please note that we are closed on Christmas Day

 †available from 02.01.2018 until 16.02.2018