Christmas in the East of England

Little girl excited about Christmas standing in front of the tree

Houses decorated to impress, Christmas markets, craft workshops, festive food, winter walks and Father Christmas - enjoy the traditions of the festive season in the East of England.

Christmas is coming...


Step into the magic of Christmas

For all the Christmas tree lovers, bauble discoverers and festive light admirers, recapture the magic of Christmas this December. Here's a little taster of what you can expect to see this festive season.

Meet Father Christmas
Father Christmas and a young girl

Father Christmas in the East 

Meeting Father Christmas adds that extra bit of magic to the festive season so it’s good news that the man himself will be making some special stop-offs in the East of England this Christmas.

Not on the High Street

The best gifts are homemade
Wreath making at a Wimpole Christmas

Great places for Christmas crafts in the East 

Are you someone who enjoys the homemade touch at Christmas? There's a variety of craft workshops and activities to choose from this year, from wreath making to festive decorations for your tree.

Christmas carols and panto

Walk off the Christmas pudding
A winter walk at Ickworth

Festive walks in the East 

Christmas can be tiring. But don’t let the dark days get you down, it’s the perfect time to wrap up warm and get out on an invigorating winter walk.

Christmas near you...

Visitors by a Christmas tree

Give the gift of National Trust membership 

Are you looking for the perfect gift for a friend or loved one this Christmas? How about the gift of National Trust membership?

Wishing you a Merry Christmas

Season's greetings and a heart felt thank you from all of us. Your support is helping us care for special places like this, for ever, for everyone.