Christmas at Croft Castle

Children visiting Father Christmas at Croft Castle and Parkland in Herefordshire

Step back in time and find out how the Croft family would have been celebrating Christmas in the 1940's.

This year, we're bringing the wartime spirit of Croft to life. Share your own Christmas wishes with us, see hand-made decorations and traditional toys, sing along to carols and discover how the family would have been celebrating Christmas during the 1940's. 

Our Christmas weekends are running from Saturday 16 November to Sunday 22 December. You can find out more here. Don't forget, you can also take part in our festive trail and have a go at wreath making on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 December. 

Celebrate traditions old and new this Christmas at Croft
The saloon at Croft Castle decorated for Christmas
Celebrate traditions old and new this Christmas at Croft

Then on weekends from Saturday 30 November to Sunday 22 December, Father Christmas will be parking his sleigh and setting up his toy-making workshop in the stables. Families can have a go at festive crafts while they wait to visit Father Christmas for an early gift. Booking is essential and can be done online and over the phone. Click here for further information. 

Meet Mr and Mrs Christmas this December at Croft
Mr and Mrs Christmas walk into the workshop at Croft Castle in Herefordshire
Meet Mr and Mrs Christmas this December at Croft

Don't forget to tuck into a mince pie and a cup of tea in the Carpenters tea-room and pick up a lovely gift in the Stables shop. Our parkland is also open from 10am to 4pm, so pop on your walking boots and bring your four-legged friend for a frosty winter walk this Christmas.

Croft Castle on a frosty winter's morning
Frosty sunrise at Croft Castle and Parkland in Herefordshire
Croft Castle on a frosty winter's morning