Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House

Important notice -

Access to Mussenden Temple over the Halloween Period will be limited due to on-going restoration works to the Temple floor. Thank you for you understanding.

Visit this stunning landscape and beautiful gardens.

Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House

Things to see and do 

Family day out at the Kite Festival

Explore Downhill Demesne 

Wander around this 18th-century demesne, stumbling upon temples, dovecotes and gardens.

Angus cows at downhill

Why are cows at Downhill Demesne… 

Visitors and local walkers will have noticed our attractive black cattle grazing on the Demesne. Find out why they are here.

Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House

What's on 

Making a Christmas wreath

Celebrate Christmas with Us 

Downhill and Hezlett have a great line up of events in the lead up to Christmas to get you in the festive spirit.

Upcoming events

Christmas at Hezlett House

Thu 12 Dec 2019
16:00-17:00
We are delighted to announce our Christmas experience. Come and meet Santa at Hezlett House, make some Christmas crafts, enjoy some seasonal refreshments and take home a lovely gift.

Christmas Carol Service

Mon 16 Dec 2019
19:00-21:00
Join our local choral society as they perform a selection of Christmas Carols inside Mussenden Temple.

Christmas Wreath Making

Wed 18 Dec 2019
10:00-12:30
Join our Gardener Don and his team and learn how to make your very own Christmas wreath to display at home using foliage from Downhill estate.
Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House

History

Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House

Our work

Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House

Eating and shopping

Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House

Weddings

Weddings at Downhill Demesne

Spend your special day with us 

Set your save the date in any season at Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House and enjoy stunning backdrops for your wedding day.

Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House

Get involved

Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House on the National Trust Collections website