Eating & shopping

Our shop is filled with unusual and delicate Christmas decorations © National Trust

Our shop is filled with unusual and delicate Christmas decorations

Avoid the highstreet

Our shop is brimming with Christmas decorations, cards and ideas for presents. Why not pop along and pick up some lovely treats for the festive season and avoid the crowded high streets.

Don't forget, if you just need a greetings card or jar of jam then our shop is open at weekends until Sunday 21 December.


What's cooking?

Enjoy some home-made mince pies this Christmas

Enjoy some home-made mince pies this Christmas

Visit the pantry or little tea-room during our Yuletide celebration weekends and enjoy our specials. 

Home-made mince pies served with cream, a glass of warm mulled wine, a slice of delicious chocolate yule log, scrummy hot meat baps or lovely kids Christmas fairy cakes.

Looking for a gift?

Our new gift cards - the perfect present

You're sure to find a perfect gift in our shop but if not then we've gift cards instead.

Cards can be used in the shop, for admission or in eating places (you can put them towards membership too!).

Christmas meals

Fancy booking an exclusive supper or lunch during December?

We still have availability on the following dates.

Lunch on Wednesday 3
Supper on Thursday 4
Lunch on Tuesday 9

Christmas gift membership

National Trust Gift membership, a year round present

The ideal Christmas gift is a years membership to the National Trust. 

Join your friends and family with us and take home the perfect gift!

Who was Mrs Dale?

The Dale family outside the little tea-room

Our pantry is named after Mrs Dale, a tenant farmer.

The Dale family were tenants at the Hall from 1881 until the 1930s. 

Thomas and his wife Ann along with their 13 children looked after the farm.