Christmas and winter at Cragside

Celebrate the festive season at Cragside. Meet Father Christmas, book a Christmas lunch, make a festive wreath, discover a selection of the house dressed for Christmas, and enjoy a walk round the frost-tipped grounds.

Family walking at Cragside

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Father Christmas at Cragside

Meet Father Christmas

He’s making a list and checking it twice… Visit Father Christmas in his cozy Cragside grotto and take part in a Christmas craft activity.

Have a family day out

Festive family fun

Make memories at Cragside this winter. 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.

A lady making a Christmas wreath

Wreath making workshop 

Get into the Christmas spirit and join our expert gardening team as they show you how to craft your own Christmas wreath to proudly display in your home.

The bottom of a traditionally-dressed Christmas tree surrounded by presents

Christmas at Cragside

Discover Cragside House decked in Victorian splendour, as fire crackles and festivities fill the air. Meet the Victorian cooks as they bake up delicious Christmas treats using traditional recipes and look out for Father Christmas, festive lunches and wreath making workshops.

Christmas lunches at Cragside

Christmas lunches

Kick off the festive season with a delicious Christmas lunch at Cragside.