Christmas and winter at Cragside

Frozen lakes and frost-tipped trees must only mean one thing: its winter at Cragside. This year the grounds are open every day, with the ground floor of the house open every weekend. Find out what's on and make the most of your winter visit

Tumbleton lake amongst frosty fields

House and grounds winter opening

Find out when the house, visitor centre and grounds are open this year

Father Christmas talks to a little girl with a brightly-lit tree in the background

Meet Father Christmas

He’s making a list and checking it twice… Father Christmas is coming to Cragside!

A lady making a Christmas wreath

Wreath making workshop

Make a beautiful festive wreath for your home

A fire lit in one of the rooms at Cragside

Visit the house this winter

See the ground floor of the house dressed for winter

A girl holds a piece of ice with a frozen leaf inside

Festive family fun

Make memories at Cragside this Christmas. Head out on the estate on a winter's walk, solve the winter wildlife trail, make a winter craft, and cosy up with a hot chocolate and mince pie from the tea rooms.

The roaring fire and festive decorations in the tea-rooms

Christmas lunches

Kick off the festive season with a delicious Christmas lunch