In and around Berkshire

Decorated Christmas tree in the Octagon Room at Basildon Park

Visit grand gardens and country mansions surrounded by rolling parkland. Or drop in on intimate homes with intriguing stories to tell

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The Library fireplace during Christmas at Basildon Park

Christmas in Berkshire 

We're getting ready for Christmas around Berkshire and can't wait to welcome you. By December, everywhere is Christmas-decked, so set aside some dates for Christmas dinners, seasonal sparkle and treats in the tea-room.

A photo of an elf on The Vyne's rooftop walkway

Rooftop walkway at The Vyne 

As The Vyne approaches the end of a £5.4m roof project, you can seize this last chance to explore the lift-accessible rooftop walkway. All ages can look down on the roof of this former Tudor palace and take in views of the estate. Open daily except 24 and 25 December until 28 February 11am-3pm with last entry at 2.30pm.

Winter walking around Berkshire

In and around Berkshire