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Top tip: Enjoy a gentle stroll along the longest avenue of Lime Trees in Europe at Clumber Park
A National Trust property, Clumber Park is open daily all year. This wide expanse of parkland, farmland and woods covers over 3800-acres (1500 hectares) and was once the seat of the Dukes of Newcastle.
There are over 120 different types of tree at this wonderful National Trust property, offering year-round colour and including the memorable avenue of limes, 2 miles (3km) long, which forms the main approach.
Although the mansion was demolished in 1938, many original Clumber Park estate features survive, including the Victorian chapel, a Gothic Revival 'mini-cathedral', stable yard and garages and ornate entrance lodges. Particularly fascinating are the superb 19th-century glasshouses, which incorporate a palm house, vineries and working apiary, and overlook the walled kitchen garden. An avenue of cedars leads to the pleasure grounds.
At the heart of the estate is the magnificent serpentine lake, complete with balustraded bridge and delightful Doric Temple. A stroll along the lakeshore gives spectacular views and offers good fishing and birdwatching.
Cycle hire is available near the visitor centre and this is an excellent way to truly appreciate the beautiful area of Clumber Park. There are several routes that you can take by bike and cyclists can also bring their own and pick up a map from the shop. There is a children's outdoor play area as well as a recently developed Discovery Centre in the main visitor facilities. You'll also find an outdoor coffee shop and a cafe/restaurant selling local produce food here too.
**Clumber Park was the site of testing for ‘Nellie’, one of Winston Churchill’s prototypes for WWII. Churchill visited to see Nellie, a 77 foot long tank hybrid, in action at Clumber Park, however she was never to go on into production for the war. Visitors to Clumber Park can see images of Churchill onsite, and read about the story behind Nellie on a visit to the Clumber Park Discovery Centre.
**Clumber House has been home to the Dukes of Newcastle for over three centuries. The original mansion was demolished in 1938 but the pleasure grounds and walled kitchen garden give you clues to its grand past.
**Clumber Park was voted the most romantic place for a date in the East Midlands by the Great Date Guide? We're not surprised!
Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September 2016
After three fantastic weekends at...0.04 miles away
Friday 29 April - Sunday 26 June 2016
For the first time, visitors to Clumber Park are being...0.04 miles away
Join expert, Patrick Harding, for this ever popular talk and walk on how to find and identify...0.08 miles away
Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 August 2016
Welcome to the Gloworm Festival - a brilliant two day...0.82 miles away
16th July 2016
Clumber Park Hotel and Spa
Price: £29.95 per person
Spanish Salsa Night...1.43 miles away
Clumber Park Hotel and Spa
Price: £45 per person
Halloween Murder Mystery...1.43 miles away
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Friday 19 & Saturday 20 August 2016
If you're a child of the 1970s or '80s then make sure you...2.54 miles away
Date: 2, 3 & 4th September 2016
Venue: Market Field, Thoresby Park, Notts NG22 9EW
The Big...3.88 miles away
Monday 1 - Sunday 7 August 2016
Sherwood Forest Country Park
The Robin Hood Festival will...4.54 miles away
10 September 2016 - 10th June 2017
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Saturday 27 August - Sunday 23 October 2016
GARDENS FOR THE DUCHESS
Hidden Treasure...4.76 miles away
Monday 1 - Sunday 28 August 2016
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Friday 7th October 2016
We are please to announce that Boxing Legend Joe Calzaghe will be...5.88 miles away
Friday 8th July 2016
Dress up in style for the 2016 Ye Olde Bell Summer Ball!
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Meet the chef on the 1st Friday of the month throughout 2016 - from 7pm
Restaurant & Bistro...6.24 miles away