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Your recipe for the perfect Christmas

Celebrate Christmas with us in the North West

Celebrate Christmas with us in the North West

Here’s our recipe for a perfect Christmas in the North West - it’s made up of 12 ingredients we think make a magical time of year. We’d love to know what makes your Christmas go with a sparkle - so please let us know by sending your seasonal suggestions and festive photos to us on Facebook and Twitter.

Getting crafty

Find some unique Christmas gifts in our shops this year

We've plenty of festive activities going on this winter. Join us to:

Corridors and ancient privys

Autumn leaves at Little Moreton Hall © Alan Novelli

In praise of corridors and ancient privys: we're exploring the unsung architecture of our places in the North West.

In the footsteps of literary stars

Beatrix Potter with sheepdog © NTPL/Robert Thrift

The history of books, writers and literature is woven into the Cumbrian and Lakes landscape, but not many people know just how many literary threads are linked to the Trust.

Festive food

We’ve made and dusted the mince tarts - have you?

Enjoy warming soups, home-made cakes, and traditional and festive food at many of our places this winter.

And if you're up in the Lakes, buy a glass of mulled wine at the Sticklebarn throughout December and get a free mince pie with it.

Find us

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We're on Facebook. Join the conversation, share your photos. Let us know which of our places you've visited.

Follow us

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We're on Twitter with all the latest news, activities offers and photographs from the North West.