Extensive and varied area of parkland and woods
The park comprises over 1,500ha (3,800 acres), including peaceful woods, open heath and rolling farmland, with a superb serpentine lake at its heart and the longest avenue of lime trees in Europe. Part of Nottinghamshire's famed 'Dukeries', Clumber was formerly home to the Dukes of Newcastle. The house was demolished in 1938, but many fascinating features of the estate remain, including an outstanding Gothic Revival chapel and walled kitchen garden with spectacular glass houses, growing old varieties of vegetables
Name and credits for images of Clumber Park
Description of image - The Lime tree Avenue at Clumber Park which was planted by the 4th Duke of Newcastle in about 1840. It is almost two miles long and is the longest such avenue in Europe.
Description of image - A view of the Greek Temple across the lake at Clumber Park. The lake was formed in 1774 by damming the River Poulter to form an 87-acre lake
Credit for photograph: Andrew Butler
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