Christmas in the Courtyard 

Every Weekend from 30th October (to include Spectacle of Light and Halloween weekend) until 19th December

(11.00am - 4.00pm Daily)

Come and join us for a festive weekend at Rufford Abbey this December.  Running every weekend throughout the holiday season we will have a number of craft and gift stalls located in our twinkle lit courtyard.  You will be able to soak up the Christmas spirit with the sounds and smells of winter with carols, mulled wine and mince pies to enjoy. 

Free to enter (normal parking charges apply)


30th and 31st October 

6th & 7th November

13th & 14th November

20th & 21st November 

27th & 28th November

4th & 5th December 

11th & 12th December 

18th & 19th December 

If you are interested in taking a stall please contact 









Contact us today on: 01623 677688

Business Hours

  • Park Grounds:   Dawn to dusk
  • Visitor Information:   10.30am - 4.30pm
  • Gift Shop:   10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Coach House Cafe:   10:00am to 4pm

Managed By

About Us

Rufford Abbey Country Park is owned by Nottinghamshire County Council. Set in the heart of Robin Hood Country the park offers native woodland, a lake and gardens as well as a range of attractions, activities and catering options managed by Parkwood Outdoors.


Rufford Abbey Country Park Ollerton Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF