Christmas

See what Christmas events and celebrations are coming up at places near you. Experience traditions old and new you won't forget

A brightly lit Christmas tree
Visitors exploring the Christmas market at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Christmas markets and winter fairs 

Christmas markets and fairs are the perfect antidote to the high street this festive season. Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of a traditional Christmas in special surroundings near you, and pick up some gifts for your loved ones.

Family group at Christmas

Visit Father Christmas 

Father Christmas will be setting up his grotto at places we look after this festive season. Come along to meet Santa and his elves in their grotto and share your Christmas wishes.

Festivities round the regions
Join us for Christmas carols in the Brewhouse Courtyard at Knole, Kent.

Experience Christmas near you 

See our houses decorated for Christmas, go on a winter wonderland walk or eat mince pies at our winter markets near you this Christmas.

Give something special

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Find the perfect Christmas gift

For the early wakers and once-a-year bakers, the Boxing Day walkers and late night talkers, find the perfect Christmas gift on the National Trust online shop.

Take a break and what to make

Christmas fun around the tree at Dunster Castle

12 reasons to thank you at Christmas 

Christmas is a great time to give thanks for all that has happened, reflect on the year that has passed and feel inspired and renewed for the year ahead. We've got so many reasons to thank you for your support, but here are 12 of the biggest.

What's on at Christmas

Christmas markets, craft workshops, guided winter walks, festive food events, visits from Santa, magical light shows, carols and more - there's lots to choose from. See what's on.