Review: Rufford Abbey Christmas Trail – Your experiences!

Welcome to another Your experiences– a series where readers of my blog and members in our community group share their days out with us to share with you. This one is really nice, it’s outdoors, it’s cheap, it’s festive and it’s easy. That’s 4 things that are a definite hit with me! Rufford Abbey’s Christmas Trail family day out review

Rufford Abbey’s Christmas Trail family day out review

What to expect

The Christmas trail at Rufford Abbey is on from 2nd December-2nd January 2017.  You can find Rufford Abbey at Rufford Abbey Country Park, Newark, NG22 9. The trail costs only £1 per person and the walk takes visitors along a woodland stroll and is open 10am-3:30pm, open daily apart from Christmas Day.

There is also a Santa’s grotto on weekends 11am-4pm at £5 a child with gift.

Hayley’s review

We love Rufford Abbey! It’s my go to place. I have taken my two boys (18 months apart in age) numerous times and it’s just easy…….. stress free every time! It’s located just past Centre Parcs and cost £3 to park. I have discovered this is free during the week in December, too!

Rufford Abbey's Christmas Trail family day out review

Rufford Abbey's Christmas Trail family day out review

Rufford Abbey's Christmas Trail family day out review

Rufford Abbey's Christmas Trail family day out review

I usually take a picnic but the cafe is lovely and a little outdoor food stall too. The Christmas trail costs £1 and is set out lovely across the grounds. The trail took us around 30mins – 1 hour to complete and the kids got a little bag of Harribo for completing it. We take Scooters and go around the lake which isn’t massive so is  doable with little legs. There is a fabulous maze there and a lovely wooden play village with tunnels, bridges, little huts and a sand area! For £3 this is an amazing day out.

Rufford Abbey's Christmas Trail family day out review

Rufford Abbey's Christmas Trail family day out review

Rufford Abbey's Christmas Trail family day out review

Rufford Abbey's Christmas Trail family day out review

Rufford Abbey's Christmas Trail family day out review

Thank you for sharing Hayley! Such a bargain for a Christmas family day out. 🙂 I hope they have this trail on next year!

Looking for more Christmas things to do? Check out this complete guide which has over 100+ Christmas events!

For lovely family walks, check out these.

Have a lovely Christmas, all! <3

 

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