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A Storybook Christmas at Newstead Abbey

Newstead Abbey, Nottingham Road, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, NG15 9HJ
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A Storybook Christmas at Newstead Abbey


Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in December, from Saturday 1 December to Sunday 23 December 2018 | 12-4pm 
Venue Newstead Abbey
Tickets: £12 per person, Kids go free under 10 


Enjoy the magic of a truly fairy tale Christmas experience. Rooms in this magnificent historic house will sparkle with Christmas lights and be decorated with trees, floral displays and garlands. A number of special rooms will have a story book theme. Will you find Cinderella’s slipper, the Beast’s rose and Grumpy’s chair?

Pick up a Christmas trail and explore the beautiful gardens where paths that meander past lakes, ponds and waterfalls lead to neatly manicured, formal gardens, and make make magical memories with a visit to santa. 

During the first two weekends of December the histroric cloisters will feature a variety of craft and gift stalls, perfect for picking up a unique gift. 

Visitors on Fridays throughout December can enjoy a guided tour of the house to learn more about the rich history of the Abbey, from the original twelfth century monastic priory through to the exploits of infamous romantic poet Lord Byron and beyond.

The café will be serving warming mulled wine and classic Christmas treats, while over in the spectacular Victorian Kitchen you can enjoy all the trimmings of a traditional Christmas afternoon tea.


Park opens at 10am; house open 12–4pm (last admission 3pm); café and shop open 10am–3.30pm.

Please note: The craft fair in the Cloisters will run on the 1st, 2nd, 8th & 9th December only.

Parking £6, includes access to grounds and gardens only. Additional charges may apply for events.   

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