Things to see & do

Things to see and do at Treasurer's House

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Illuminating York - Leading Lights

Treasurer's House illuminated

Wednesday 29 October - Saturday 1 November

Prepare to be dazzled by this year's Illuminating York, with the theme 'Leading Lights'. Celebrating John Goodricke's stellar discoveries made here, Treasurer's House will be decorated with plasma domes, constellations and lights.

Hallowe'en at York's most haunted house

Saturday 25 October - Sunday 2 November

Follow the clues around Treasurer's House and discover what lurks in the corners with our spooky children's trail. Will your little puzzlers find their way to the gallery of ghosts and ghouls?

Don't miss

  • Treasurer’s House garden blooms into life in the spring and summer © Treasurer's House / National Trust

    The beautiful and tranquil walled garden

  • Frank Green loved his fashion and was always well turned out © Jess Brown

    A chance to dress up in the flat

  • Delicious cakes made fresh in the tearoom at Chirk Castle © NTPL/Paul Harris

    Scrumptious cakes in the Below Stairs Cafe

  • Delicious cakes made fresh in the tearoom at Chirk Castle © Treasurer's House, National Trust

    The cauliflower tea-set in the dining room

  • Enjoy a lovely chocolate prize when you have a go at our Easter trail © NT/Stuart Cox

    Join one of our children's trails

What's on at Treasurer's House

With the leaves falling, Treasurer's House is both a perfect place to celebrate autumn colour and snuggle up indoors. From Illuminating York to seasonal soups in the Below Stairs Cafe, check out the colourful events and hidden hideaways that are not to be missed this season.

Take a tour of our attic or cellar

 © Treasurer's House, National Trust

For a deeper insight into the stories of Treasurer's house, book on to the daily tours. Find out about servant life and royal visitors in the attic, or grab a hard hat and hear about Roman soldiers in our haunted cellar.

Days out in and around York

With the weather getting chilly, we've plenty to warm you up over the coming months. From crackling fires to bracing walks, indulgent hot chocolates or festive meals with friends, you'll find all your winter inspiration at the link below.