Clumber Park - National Trust

Clumber Park - National Trust
Clumber Park
Worksop
Nottinghamshire
S80 3AZ
England

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clumber-park

E-mail

heritage@nottscc.gov.uk

Telephone

Environmental Department

0115 9772132

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.

Former site of Clumber House, Clumber Park is a perfect example of Edwardian splendour with its bridges, temples, Gothic chapel and walled kitchen garden.

Venue Type:

Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Every Day

Closed: 25th December

Admission charges

Parking £3.00
National Trust members: Free

Discounts

  • National Trust

Collection details

Architecture, Natural Sciences, Social History

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Picture showing cow parsley

Ladies Wednesday Evening Walk

  • 20 August 2014 7:30-8:30pm
  • 17 September 2014 7:30-8:30pm
  • 15 October 2014 7:30-8:30pm

An evening walk for ladies who would like to explore the park.

Suitable for

  • 18+
Owl

Evening Owl Walk

  • 30 July 2014 6-7pm
  • 27 August 2014 6-7pm
  • 22 October 2014 6-7pm

Hands on owl walk, where you can be up close and personal to birds of prey in the beautiful woodland of Clumber Park.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£10.50 per person.

Bee on lavender

Guided Garden Walk

  • 2 August 2014 1-1:30pm

Join a member of our garden team on a guided garden tour around Clumbers walled kitchen garden.

Suitable for

  • Any age
Red dragonfly

Mini Beasts

  • 4 August 2014 10:30am-3pm
  • 11 August 2014 10:30am-3pm
  • 18 August 2014 10:30am-3pm
  • 25 August 2014 10:30am-3pm

Join us each Monday in August on a mini beast hunt. To include log rolling, tree shaking and grass sweeping.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 11-13
  • 7-10
Girl in the wood

50 Things: Variety

  • 5 August 2014 10:30am-3pm
  • 7 August 2014 10:30am-3pm
  • 12 August 2014 10:30am-3pm
  • 14 August 2014 10:30am-3pm
  • 19 August 2014 10:30am-3pm
  • 21 August 2014 10:30am-3pm
  • 26 August 2014 10:30am-3pm
  • 28 August 2014 10:30am-3pm

Did you know 38 of the 50 things can be done at Clumber Park! Join us for a walk to discover a selection that may include activities such as climb a tree, make a grass trumpet or go on a walk barefoot! this workshop will be at 10:30 to 12:00 and 13:30 to 15:00.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 11-13
  • 7-10
Playing in the woods

50 Things: Shelter Building

  • 6 August 2014 10:30am-12pm
  • 13 August 2014 10:30am-12pm
  • 20 August 2014 10:30am-12pm
  • 27 August 2014 10:30am-12pm

Join us to discover your inner caveman or woman and build a shelter to be proud of!

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 11-13
  • 7-10
photograph of wildflower meadow

Wonderful Wildflowers Walk

  • 9 August 2014 11:30am-2pm

Plants are everywhere and, whether flowering, producing fruit or lying dormant over winter, they provide the important habitat which benefits wildlife and is enjoyed by visitors. Join the Trust's regional conservation advisor to discover the range of wildflowers that live in Clumber Park and learn how they are managed. Bring a camera for identifying species.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Adult £15.00, Child £10.00 (under 16s).

Bird

Early-bird Birding Walk

  • 9 August 2014 7:30-10am

Expert led guided walk lasting approximately 2 1/2 hours with an element of field surveying, recording as many species as possible. These records will be combined with those from other surveys over the weekend to create a grand total! suitable for beginners and experienced bird watchers

Suitable for

  • 18+

Admission

£15.00.

Clumber Park

History of Clumber Park

  • 9 August 2014 10:30am-1pm

Join us on a guided tour that will uncover features in the landscape that tell the story of how the Park has been used in the past. You may be surprised!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Adult £15.00, Child £10.00 (under 16).

Spider

Exploring the Hidden World of Invertebrates

  • 9 — 10 August 2014 12:30-3pm

Help our expert to uncover the fascinating and complex world of spiders, wasps, beetles and many more as we seek out as many of these hidden gems as possible! Clumber Park is a nationally important site for invertebrates that exists in the range of habitats here. Join a Trust entomologist in the field to undertake a survey of the species that can be found during this informative guided walk.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Adult £15.00, Child £10.00 (under 16s). Booking essential.

photograph of duck

Weekend of Wildlife

  • 9 — 10 August 2014 7:30am-4pm

How many species can we find? Featuring walks, talks, pond dipping, kids activities, informative displays and more. A two day event celebrating the wildlife and habitats of Clumber Park with the theme of conservation, enabling a greater appreciation of the natural history of the place.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Booking essential.

photograph of tractor

Changes in Farming: Past, Present and Future

  • 10 August 2014 1:30-4pm

Farming practices have changed hugely over the last 100 years as economic and social pressures drive increasing production yields, often at the expense of habitats and wildlife. Discussion will be made of farming practices, the importance of farmland for wildlife and the balance that has to be struck.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Adult £15.00, Child £10.00 (under 16s). Booking essential.

photograph of beetroot

The Plot Thickens

  • 13 August 2014 10am-4pm

Join us for a vegetable growing workshop looking at how to grow vegetables organically, covering seed sowing, combatting pests and diseases, producing early crops and choosing the best varieties

Suitable for

  • 18+

Admission

£30.00 per person.

Apples

Apple Afternoon

  • 13 September 2014 12-4pm

Tasting of early apple varieties grown in Clumber's Walled Kitchen Garden and an apple-themed tour of the garden.

Suitable for

  • Any age
Toadstool

Fungi Fortnight

  • 6 — 7 October 2014 10:30am-12:30pm
  • 12 October 2014 10:30am-12:30pm
  • 14 October 2014 10:30am-12:30pm
  • 17 — 18 October 2014 10:30am-12:30pm

We have recorded more than 700 species of fungi in Clumber Park so join us in search of our beautiful autumn species.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£5.00 per person. Booking essential.

photograph of fungi

Fungi Photography

  • 13 October 2014 10:30am-12:30pm

Bring your own camera equipment for a morning of photo-opportunities in our Autumn woodlands. We will identify and lead you to some of the most photogenic fungi in Clumber Park.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£5.00 per person.

Apples

Apple Weekend

  • 18 — 19 October 2014 12-4pm

Apple variety tastings, cookery demonstrations, take part in apple games, apple juicing and much more.

Suitable for

  • Any age
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