Christmas at Ightham Mote 2021

Celebrate the festive season with us at Ightham Mote. There's lots for the whole family to discover and enjoy. Read on to find out what's in store.

Christmas at Ightham Mote, Kent

Christmas at Ightham Mote 

From 4 December until 3 January, the ground floor of the house will be open and the library will be full of festive spirit dressed for a New England Christmas which would have been enjoyed by Mr Robinson. Journey back in time for a Victorian Christmas in the Great Hall too, well worth a visit to get you into the festive spirit or join our Percy the Park Keeper winter wander in the garden.

Three Chritsmas stockings hanging on the fireplace

Kick start your festive shopping 

Kick start your festive shopping on 4 and 5 December with our mini market celebrating local producers. The shop is full of tempting treats too, a perfect place to find that special gift.

Family enjoying a Christmas lunch

Festive food and drink 

There's nothing better than warming up with a festive drink or treating yourself to a mince pie. Roast turkey lunches are now on the menu too to get you into the festive spirit.


Ightham Mote from the pleasure grounds in winter

Winter walks 

Family walks around the estate are a great way enjoy the surrounding nature, there’s plenty of views to take your breath away, warm up with a hot chocolate in the café afterwards. Scathes wood walk is quick and easily accessible from the car park and is a family friendly walk, a great way to burn off the Christmas pudding. Join us for a Boxing Day or New Year's Day breakfast and walk, keep an eye on our events page for details.

Open daily, closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. See here for prices and here for opening times.