What's On...

Visit the spooky historic ruins of Rufford Abbey, explore the haunted forest to find

the pet graveyard and search for what could be hidden beneath in the lake.



Spooky Halloween Terror Trail

Sat 21 October -  Sun 5 November

Come and explore the haunted hideaways, creepy woods and our hidden terrors. Open from 10.30pm - 4pm.  £1 each and you will receive a prize... if you survive!  


The Canterville Ghost

Wed 25 October

At Rufford Mill from 2pm - 3.00pm  £15 adults, £10 children, including homemade scones and tea / coffee / juice

Specially for Halloween Half Term. A one man show full of chills and chuckles, based on the charming short story by Oscar Wilde.  And at 3pm you will be able to enjoy a steaming mug of tea or coffee and a freshly baked scone.  Suitable for anyone aged 6 and over. Bring the family! The Mill is accessible for wheelchairs. 

Advance booking only. To book please email: Bookings or call one of our team on Tel: 01623 821338

Fright Night Outdoor Cinema Experience

Get into the Halloween spirit and  dress for the occasion for a Fright Night that you won’t forget!!

27th October  - Lost Boys (15 certificate)

Early Bird £10pp (if you book before 30th September) £15pp normal rate

Gates: 6pm  BOOK HERE NOW

Film Screening:7pm

Celebrating the films 30th anniversary we’ll be showing the classic Lost Boys. Whether you’re a blood sucking member of the undead or a garlic necklace wearing vampire slayer we promise you a great night out.

Dress Code: Vampires versus Zombies - Make sure you dress up warm!!

Book early to avoid disappointment! SEATING INCLUDED 

Hot food and drinks will be available to purchase along with a licenced bar.

28th October - Hocus Pocus (PG certificate)

(Free to attend - Normal Parking Charges Apply)

Showing at 11.30am 

Fun filled Halloween event suitable for all the family.

We will be showing the classic 90’s film Hocus Pocus – featuring talking cats, big teeth and Thackery Binx. Those who have seen it will know what they’re in for; if you haven’t then I’m not sure we can be friends…

Of course we want everyone to join in the fun and dress up spooky – witches, wizards, ghouls and ghosties are all welcome.

Dress up spooky but warm!

Make sure you arrive early as there is limited space.  

Hot Food and Drinks will be available along with the opportunity to have a scary face painted!

28 October  - A Nightmare on Elm Street  (18 certificate)

Early Bird £10pp (if you book before 30th September) £15pp normal rate

Gates: 6pm BOOK HERE NOW

Film Screening:7pm

“One, two Freddy’s coming for you...3, 4 better lock your door...5,6 grab a crucifix...7,8 gonna stay up late , ...9,10 never sleep again!”  Come along for a night of terror with your date being the one and only Freddy Krusgur!  

Book early to avoid disappointment! SEATING INCLUDED 

Dress Code: Spooky Freddy Stripes

Hot food and drinks will be available to purchase along with a licenced bar.


Contact us today on: 01623 821338

Business Hours

  • Park Grounds -   Dawn to dusk
  • Visitor Information -   Daily 10.30am - 4.30pm
  • Shops -   Daily 10.30am - 5.00pm (4.30pm winter)
  • Coach House Cafe -   10.00am - 5pm (4.30pm winter)
  • Lord Savile's Kitchen   Daily 11am -3pm weekdays. (To 4pm weekends)

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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