Christmas Courtyard at Dunham Massey

Boy admiring a decorated Christmas tree

Visit Dunham during the day this Christmas and get creative with craft, play games and join in with storytelling. See previously unseen objects from Dunham’s archives from Christmases past and take part in the children’s trail and claim your prize!

24 November- 23 December 11am-3.30pm

Visitors enjoying a decorated Christmas tree

Visit the Servants' Quarters

Get into the Christmas spirit by exploring the servants' quarters in the house and see them decorated in all their festive glory for the Christmas season.

Two people playing scrabble

Join us for traditional games

Challenge family and friends to traditional board games in the head laundry maid’s room and join in with Christmas craft activities in the laundry. Visit at weekends to enjoy seasonal storytelling in the dairy.

Mother and child completing a Christmas trail

Explore historic Christmas traditions

Head to the butler’s pantry to explore Dunham’s collection and see objects from Christmases past. Step back in time on the children’s trail and help Edwardian children, Roger and Jane to find all their toys and claim your prize!

Santa's Sleigh

Edwardian Christmas traditions

Visit the dairy and take your photograph on Father’s Christmas’ sleigh. Be sure to post him a letter whilst you’re there! Visit the milk room to learn about Edwardian Christmas traditions and add your own Christmas tradition alongside the family’s stockings.

Everyone needs a ticket to visit the Christmas Courtyard. Tickets are free for National Trust members. Non-member tickets cost £12.50 for adults (including gift aid or £11.25 standard) and £6.25 for children (including gift aid or £5.60 standard). Under 5’s go free. Collect your tickets at Visitor Reception. Please note that the Christmas Courtyard does not include a meet Father Christmas event.