Wollaton Hall Lit Up in a light motif at the finale of the trail

Christmas at Wollaton: All New Trail Unveiled

Nottingham’s Wollaton Hall & Deer Park has again been transformed into a spectacular woodland paradise as Christmas at Wollaton Hall a unique festive outdoor light installation.

The multi-sensory experience of light and sound puts a contemporary twist on the classic seasonal tradition, with some amazing new features.

With a newly designed trial as well as the best-loved favourite features of the inaugural event, the stunning illuminated 2km (1¼ mile) walkway, has been specially designed to fit into the natural landscape of the Formal Gardens. As well as Christmas at Wollaton the hall is also offering Yuletide Kitchens & Santa’s Workshop, gifts & treats in the cafés & shops.

After a successful opening, Christmas at Wollaton was temporarily closed due to Storm Arwen, but is now open as normal. 

Organisers commented, “We’re delighted to welcome everyone to the wonderful Wollaton at Christmas event, which is full of wonders for all the family to enjoy, the event is bigger and better than ever before and offers a real festive treat.”

After a sell-out inaugural event for 2020 there will be lots of brand-new elements for 2021 for visitors to enjoy.

  • All new trail…
    • Featuring best loved favourites as well as surprising new elements. 
    • New stars installation for this year, inspired by space and the galaxy.
    • Amazing iconic forest creatures be featured this year!
    • Specially composed music for a multi-sensory experience.
    • Extra-long light tunnel
  • New features….
    • Partnership with Nottingham’s iconic local brewery Castle Rock.
  • More choice …
    • Additional slots, with the event running for 7 weeks.
    • New Twilight Viewing Package, which starts at 4pm and will run every day from Friday 3rd December to Saturday 1st January.

Christmas at Wollaton is organised by award-winning event organiser Kilimanjaro for Nottingham City Council.

Cllr Eunice Campbell-Clark, Portfolio Holder for Leisure, Culture, and Schools at Nottingham City Council said: “It’s great to be able to finally reveal why there are strange lights in the sky over Wollaton… We are pleased to be working with Kilimanjaro again to deliver this really popular event in the grounds of Wollaton Hall & Deer Park and we look forward to seeing lots of new visitors as well as those who were spellbound with last year’s atmospheric displays.

This year Christmas at Wollaton runs until 9th January 2022. 

To ensure safety for all visitors Christmas at Wollaton has pre-bookable slots staggered every 30 minutes for the event. 

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Posted on 01 December 2021

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