For this annual event that is guaranteed to get you in the Christmas spirit, the arboretum is decked with coloured lights that create an atmospheric winter path, which can be walked in around an hour, past many species of trees and a frosty lake. Children must be accompanied.
House (until Oct 28 2012): 11am-5pm (last adm 4pm) Wed, Thur, Sun, bank hol Mons & Good Friday. Gardens and conservatory (until Oct 28 2012): 10.30am-5pm (last adm 4pm) Sun-Thur, 10am-4pm (last adm 3pm) Fri, Sat
House & garden: £10.50, £8 concs, £4 children, £22 family ticket; garden and conservatory only: £5.50, £3.50 concs, £2.50 children, £11 family