Festive Gnome Trail at Great Notley Country Park
Festive fun at Great Notley Country Park - can you spot the mischievous gnomes?
Ho Ho Ho! Join us at Great Notley Country Park for a bit of festive fun for all the family (weekends only).
Mischievous magical gnomes are hiding in the park, can you spot them? Have fun in the outdoors following the trail and exploring the park.
Purchase your trail guide from the Skylark Café (while stocks last and at weekends only) for just £2. Follow the directions and keep your eyes peeled for the trail markers along the way.
Festive outfits are welcome but not essential.
Booklet includes map, guided trail and some extra Christmas related activities.
Please note the Visitor Centre and Skylark Café is open from 8.30am to 2.00pm on Saturday 24 December and 9.00am to 2.00pm Saturday 31 December.
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Tuesday 27, Wednesday 28, Thursday 29 and Friday 30 December.
Open Saturday 31 December from 9.00am - 2.00pm.
Closed Sunday 1 and Monday 2 January.
Open Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 January.
The park is open from 8am to 5pm. Car parking charges apply. (Money taken for car parking is ultimately reinvested into the park, it's maintenance and upkeep for visitors and the wildlife living within.)
Plan your visit to Great Notley Country Park here.
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