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Christmas in Wiltshire

Boys being pulled on sledge across snow
Play in the snow National Trust Images / John Millar

Winter walks in Wiltshire

Make the most of family time between Christmas and New Year with a winter walk around the history and mystery of Wiltshire's ancient monuments and glorious countryside.

A dog next to a knitted Christmas pudding at Greenway
There's fun for all the family at Greenway this Christmas National Trust / Tony Cobley


Christmas is a time for friends and family, getting stuck into the cooking and baking, plus maybe a spot of over-indulging. Here's a few ideas to help make Christmas special.

Father Christmas and a young child
Santa gives a gift to a little girl 1116862 National Trust Images-Rob Stothard

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