What’s on at Rufford Abbey Country Park


Our year-round calendar of activities focuses on one thing: fun for everyone! The fun never stops at Rufford Abbey Country Park! Our diverse events and activities help to keep the whole family entertained all year round.

22 Jun

Owl Babies Experience

Step into the magical world of Owl Babies which is designed for the little ones!

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22 Jun

Owl Babies Experience

Step into the magical world of Owl Babies which is designed for the little ones!

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22 Jun

Encounter With Owls

Get up close and hands-on with these majestic creatures as you handle and fly an owl from your own glove.

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22 Jun

Hawk Woodland Walk Experience

Don a glove and experience the exhilaration of flying your own majestic bird of prey. 

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22 Jun

Encounter With Owls

Get up close and hands-on with these majestic creatures as you handle and fly an owl from your own glove.

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7 Jul

The Stalls Market

Visit Rufford Abbey and explore "The Stalls," an exclusive street food and makers market, held on the first Sunday of every month from May until October.

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7 Jul

Vintage Musicals Afternoon Tea

Join us at The Mill for a delightful afternoon tea filled with vintage charm and musical numbers from your favourite films. Enjoy a stand of delicious sandwiches and sweet treats, served with tea, coffee, and a glass of fizz.

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13 Jul

3 Sep

Summer Superpower Trail

Embark on a thrilling journey through our woodland trail and uncover an amazing superpower at each stop. Do you dream of possessing super strength or the speed of the wind? Maybe you wish you could fly? Discover your favourite superpower as you explore the trail!

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14 Jul

MADMOG Classic Car Rally

We are thrilled to host the MADMOG Annual Branch Rally once again in our stunning park!

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19 Jul

The Vicar of Dibley Comedy Dinner Show

Immersive Dinner with a difference with The Vicar of Dibley Comedy Dinner Show.

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24 Jul

White Post Wednesdays

Join us at Rufford for White Post Wednesdays, back by popular demand! Meet some of the amazing team, and delightful animals from White Post Farm.

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30 Jul

Professor Temple’s Punch and Judy Show

Professor Paul Temple returns to Rufford this summer with his delightful Punch and Judy show!

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31 Jul

White Post Wednesdays

Join us at Rufford for White Post Wednesdays, back by popular demand! Meet some of the amazing team, and delightful animals from White Post Farm.

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4 Aug

The Stalls Market

Visit Rufford Abbey and explore "The Stalls," an exclusive street food and makers market, held on the first Sunday of every month from May until October.

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6 Aug

Professor Temple’s Punch and Judy Show

Professor Paul Temple returns to Rufford this summer with his delightful Punch and Judy show!

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7 Aug

White Post Wednesdays

Join us at Rufford for White Post Wednesdays, back by popular demand! Meet some of the amazing team, and delightful animals from White Post Farm.

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10 Aug

Mini Vintage Fun Fair

Join us for some good old fashioned family fun with our mini vintage funfair in the Coach House courtyard.

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11 Aug

Mini Vintage Fun Fair

Join us for some good old fashioned family fun with our mini vintage funfair in the Coach House courtyard.

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13 Aug

Professor Temple’s Punch and Judy Show

Professor Paul Temple returns to Rufford this summer with his delightful Punch and Judy show!

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14 Aug

White Post Wednesdays

Join us at Rufford for White Post Wednesdays, back by popular demand! Meet some of the amazing team, and delightful animals from White Post Farm.

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20 Aug

Professor Temple’s Punch and Judy Show

Professor Paul Temple returns to Rufford this summer with his delightful Punch and Judy show!

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21 Aug

White Post Wednesdays

Join us at Rufford for White Post Wednesdays, back by popular demand! Meet some of the amazing team, and delightful animals from White Post Farm.

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27 Aug

Professor Temple’s Punch and Judy Show

Professor Paul Temple returns to Rufford this summer with his delightful Punch and Judy show!

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28 Aug

White Post Wednesdays

Join us at Rufford for White Post Wednesdays, back by popular demand! Meet some of the amazing team, and delightful animals from White Post Farm.

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1 Sep

The Stalls Market

Visit Rufford Abbey and explore "The Stalls," an exclusive street food and makers market, held on the first Sunday of every month from May until October.

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21 Sep

Mini Vintage Fun Fair

Join us for some good old fashioned family fun with our mini vintage funfair in the Coach House courtyard.

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22 Sep

Mini Vintage Fun Fair

Join us for some good old fashioned family fun with our mini vintage funfair in the Coach House courtyard.

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6 Oct

The Stalls Market

Visit Rufford Abbey and explore "The Stalls," an exclusive street food and makers market, held on the first Sunday of every month from May until October.

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