Stubbers Winter Adventure: 4th - 31st December 2021 | 10am to 5pm

Stubbers Winter Adventure: 4th - 31st December 2021 | 10am to 5pm

Incredible adventure fun for the whole family

*The centre will be closed 24th-26th December 2021
General admission ticket

General Admission

Access the 130-acre park, scavenge for goodies, climb our giant wooden play structures, make winter crafts and more!

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Add-on adventures ticket

Add-on Activities

Scramble through our cave system, conquer the clip & climb wall and take to the lake on a family pedalo!

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Family fun this Winter from £3!

Your action-packed family Winter adventure starts here, from 4th - 31st December*, we’ve got the whole family covered. Whether you need to get the kids out and burn off that pre-Christmas excitement, or if you’re reading this after Christmas and the boredom has well and truly kicked in, we’ve got the perfect family day out for you.

Our 130-acre adventure park in Upminster, Essex is open daily, throughout Christmas all the way until the end of December*. Jam-packed with things to do for the whole family; from Winter walks and Discovery Trails to Christmas crafts and climbing; perfect for kids full of energy and parents who want to grab a slice of the action too.

It’s time to round up the whole gang, get outdoors and visit Stubbers.

And whilst you’re here, why not check out our add-on activities for even more of an exhilarating experience? Whether it’s a ride on the pedalos, a clip and climb session or a crawl through our 160m cave system, there really is something for everyone this Winter at Stubbers.

Wrap up warm, get your adventure on, get stuck in and enjoy a family day out like never before. With activities available for all ages and abilities - don’t miss out, book your tickets now!

General admission ticket

General Admission


  • Entry to our 130-acre park
  • Discovery Trail and Scavenger Hunt
  • Three giant play structures
  • Christmas Carol service*
  • Party games in the Big Top
  • Winter Craft of the Day**

Add-on Adventures

In addition to the above why not choose from the following:

  • Caving experience - £8pp
  • Take to the lake on a pedalo - £6 per pedalo
  • Indoor clip and climb wall - £6pp
Add-on adventures ticket

*Christmas carol service available on 19th December from 3pm.

**Different activities each session; view our Christmas calendar to see dates.

For just £3 per person your ticket grants you access to:

  • Our huge 130-acre park, open from 10am - 5pm (no re-entry once you’ve left)
  • Our Discovery Trail and Winter Scavenger Hunt. Find all the laminated presents, scribble down the letters on the map to spell out a Christmas word, and win a special, chocolatey treat!
  • Three giant wooden play structures; heaps of fun for kids of all ages.
  • Winter Craft of the Day - Create a fun, seasonal keepsake to bring home. Crafts run on select days. Check out our Christmas events calendar here for dates.
  • Party games in the Big Top.

Relax, grab a bite to eat and cosy up with a hot chocolate in The Source cafe; with a range of food and drink available as well as a children’s menu for the younger ones. Download and view our full menu here.

PLUS on Saturday the 18th and Sunday the 19th, we've got an extra special weekend planned. We’ll be firing up the Stubbers BBQ (12pm - 3pm) so make sure you pop along and get your hands on a hot dog or a burger. View the menu here. That is not all, there's also a Christmas Carol service starting at 3pm on Sunday the 19th.

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Add-on adventures ticket

For a small additional cost, why not make a proper day of it and try out our family-friendly activities.

  • Hop on a pedalo and take your adventure water-bound - £6 per pedalo.
  • Scale new heights with our indoor clip and climb walls - £6 per head.
  • Scramble and explore the winding tunnels of our hillside caving experience - £8 per person.

To book, pop down on the day to our Guest Services Hub and reserve your spot. Subject to availability.

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Our 2021 Winter Activities

Winter Craft of the Day - (General Admission)

Throughout December we’re hosting a number of exciting and free Winter craft sessions. Stop by and create your very own seasonal keepsakes to take home.

04/12/21 - Paper plate angels

05/12/21 - Paint stick snowmen

11/12/21 - Snowman masks

12/12/21 - Log slice tree ornaments

18/12/21 - Decorate your own mini bauble

19/12/21 - Accordion reindeers

20/12/21 - Paint stick snowmen

21/12/21 - Accordion reindeers

22/12/21 - Tree decorations

23/12/21 - Log slice tree ornaments

24th, 25th, 26th CLOSED

27/12/21 - Stone painting

28/12/21 - One-of-a-kind trees

29/12/21 - New year nature collage

30/12/21 - New year nature crowns

31/12/21 - Natural twine stars

Giant Wooden Structures - (General Admission)

Run wild and let loose on not 1, not 2 but 3 GIANT wooden structures in our play park area... Not your ordinary climbing frames; we’ve got everything from beams and swing ropes to wobble belt bridges and scramble nets, offering unlimited fun for all ages.

Discovery Trail + Scavenger Hunt - (General Admission)

Set off on our exciting Discovery Trail in search of all 23 woodland attractions and animal plaques. Tick off each one on the map as you make your way round and collect your special Stubbers badge from the Guest Services Hub.

PLUS, as a special added extra, we’ve hidden 11 laminated presents along the route, each one displaying a letter of the alphabet. Spot them all, spell out the mystery word and show our team at the Guest Services Hub to receive a chocolatey treat!

Party Games in the Big Top - (General Admission)

Take a break in between activities and visit the Big Top for a festive party game or two, happening on select days throughout December. Come and try your hand at the ‘penguin flipper’ or get competitive with our giant noughts and crosses grid. For small and big kids alike.

Caving Experience - (Pay and Play)

Crawl through 160 metres of winding, narrow tunnels in our realistic caving experience. As one of the largest artificial caving systems within the South East, this is definitely for the bold and the brave. With a few hidden surprises and discoveries along the way, do you have what it takes?

This thrill-seeking activity can be booked on-site from just £8 per person. And for mini-adventurers or those that need a little more convincing, why not give our smaller caving experience a go?

Pedalos - (Pay and Play)

Take your adventure water-bound this Winter; jump on a pedalo with the family and sail across the lake whilst kicking back and enjoying the scenery. But captains, a word of warning - there may be some aching legs later that day...

From just £6 for a four-seater pedalo, you can book this activity on-site when you pop down for your visit.

Clip and Climb - (Pay and Play)

Take on a different kind of challenge and brave new heights by tackling our indoor clip and climb rock wall. With 5 unique climbing routes to choose from, this is no mean feat for any adventurer. Can you make it all the way to the top?

Ensure your visit is one to remember. Book this activity on-site for just £6 per head.

Air Rifle Shooting - (Pre-booked Activities)

For those with a competitive side... Gather your friends or family and see who’s the best shot! You’ll be shown and taught how to use the air rifles, shooting at targets within a safe space and distance. Ready-aim-fire!

This activity is suitable for thrillseekers aged 9 and above or for those who want to learn a new skill! To secure your slot, we highly recommend you book online ahead of your visit to the park. Alternatively you can request a booking on the day (subject to availability).

Axe Throwing - (Pre-booked Activities)

Go tribal and channel your inner Viking with our axe-throwing activity. Trust us when we say nothing is more satisfying than hearing the hefty thud of a well placed throw! Harder than it looks, can you aim for a bullseye and hit all three targets?

Whether you’re a master axe thrower or someone completely new to the challenge, our instructors guarantee a fun and safe experience for all. This is a popular attraction, so we highly recommend booking your slot online ahead of your visit. However, you can also book on the day (subject to availability).

Archery - (Pre-booked Activities)

Always wanted to fire a bow and arrow like your favourite superheroes? Our undercover archery range allows you to train like Hawkeye, whatever the weather. Led by professional instructors who can get you started and show you the ropes, master the art and away you go.

Our team ensure people of all abilities can have fun by tailoring the challenge to your group or party. Don’t miss out - we highly recommend booking your slot ahead of your visit, although there is also the opportunity to book on the day (subject to availability).

Want even MORE from your visit? Pre-book a range of adrenaline pumping target sports, like archery, axe-throwing and air rifle shooting; just £14 each!

Archery, Air Rifle Shooting & Axe Throwing - £14pp

*** To avoid disappointment book this online in advance ***

Want even MORE from your visit? Pre-book a range of adrenaline pumping target sports, like archery, axe-throwing and air rifle shooting; just £14 each!

There is the opportunity to book these activities on the day (subject to availability), but we highly recommend reserving a slot online ahead of your visit to avoid disappointment.

Why not check out our Winter Scavenger Hunt. 4th - 31st December 2021 10am - 5pm

*** Included in your £3 entry fee! ***

Take part in our Scavenger Hunt as part of our exciting Discovery Trail. The ultimate Winter walk. Get your maps at the ready, navigate and explore your way along our outdoor trail. As well as ticking off all 23 woodland attractions, can you find the 11 hidden hanging presents - each one with a letter spelling out a mystery word. Complete the word and receive a chocolatey gift at the end!

Stubbers Winter Adventure: Winter Scavenger Hunt - Discovery Trail. FInd and visit all 9 of our woodland attractions.
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View our Scavenger Hunt activity map to plan your adventure!

Get prepared in advance - view our Scavenger Hunt and Discovery Trail activity map here to make sure you’re one step ahead. You’ll receive a printed copy of this upon arrival so you can tick off each discovery as you go. Don’t forget to spell out the mystery word for an extra special treat. HINT: you’ll find a letter located on each one of our 11 hidden hanging presents.

Frequently asked questions

What are your opening and closing times?

We’re open right the way through December, from 10am - 5pm. However, we are closed on the 24th, 25th and 26th December 2021, and again between 1st January 2022 to 14th January 2022.

Are there any age restrictions?

Entrance to the site is open to all ages, but we do recommend that you check which activities are suitable for children before booking.

Are there allocated time slots or can we just turn up for activities?

If you have a general admission ticket to Stubbers Winter Adventure, you have access to the park from 10am - 5pm. For any add-on activities, we have a ‘Queue and Go’ system and no allocated time slots.

Winter Craft of the Day takes place between 10am - 12pm and 12:30pm - 4:30pm.

Should you wish to bolt-on any additional Stubbers adventures outside of those listed on this page, you can choose a dedicated time slot when booking.

Is there parking available?

We have a generously sized car park where you will be able to park your car free of charge.

What clothing should we wear?

We recommend that you layer up as most activities will be outdoors – so lots of jumpers and jackets during the colder months! Sensible footwear is also advised.

Is food available?

We have food and drink available to purchase from The Source Café with vegetarian options included. If you would like to bring your own food or packed lunches, we also have seating areas away from the café.

Is all equipment provided?

All activities on offer during our Winter Adventure days out include the use of equipment. We do not provide extra clothing, so make sure you wrap up warm for outdoor activities!

What’s the COVID policy?

The safety and wellbeing of our guests at Stubbers have always been our top priority. We have made hygiene stations available around the site and have enhanced cleaning measures in place.