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 in 2019

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 girl holds a piece of ice with a frozen leaf inside

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.

The roaring fire and festive decorations in the tea-rooms

Christmas lunches

Kick off the festive season with a delicious Christmas lunch