Overview & description

1st to 24th December 2017

Join us to begin the countdown to Christmas and to get in the festive spirit! Stroll through a wintery Strid Wood and spot the wooden Christmas trees dotted along the trail.

Each Christmas tree has a number of oversized advent calendar doors waiting to be opened….

See what clues lie behind the 24 doors and do your best to solve the festive crossword puzzle. Trail sheets will be available at the kiosks on arrival.

Useful Information

This is a free event. The estate’s admission of £10 (weekends and holidays) or £4 (midweek) per vehicle applies.

Park in Riverside car park near the Cavendish Pavilion.

The car park is open from 9am to 6pm (last admission 4.00pm). The Christmas Countdown Trail is open from 10am to 4pm.

Collect your trail form on arrival from riverside car park kiosk. Hand your trail form in at the Cavendish shop to enter the competition to win a Bolton Abbey season ticket.

This is a family event, suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Dogs are welcome on a lead. The route follows the Green trail from the Cavendish shop to the Strid and return. Wrap up warm. Sturdy boots are advisable.

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Type Price
Tickets Free event (Estate admission applies)