Christmas at Coleridge Cottage

Coleridge's original fireplace lit for Christmas

Coleridge Cottage is open for the first three weekends of December, 11am-3.30pm, for a Georgian Christmas, with garlands, spice bags, gingerbread men, and an open log fire

  • Feast your eyes on the gorgeous greenery and garlands decorating the 18th century Cottage.
  • Make your own spice bag to take home, with star anise, cloves, and orange peel
  • Make your own salt dough gingerbread man in Sara's Kitchen
  • Hang a ribbon on the tree in the Second Parlour
  • Listen to some wintry poetry in front of the fire. Readings are every day over Christmas opening, 12.30 and 2.30pm
  • Hear some traditional Georgian carols sung by the West Gallery Singers on Saturday 16th.
  • Hunt for mice in the festive family trail with a chance to win a prize
  • Write a Christmas message with a quill and ink
  • Warm your tummy with some treats in the tearoom.
  • Find out about Romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge and his family.