Best spots for Father Christmas in Cornwall and Plymouth

Making a visit to Father Christmas adds that extra bit of magic to the festive season for little ones (and the young at heart). Here are the best spots to meet the jolly man himself across Cornwall and Plymouth this Christmas.

The decorated Christmas tree in the dining room at Lanhydrock, Cornwall

Victorian Christmas at Lanhydrock

Find out what's going on at Lanhydrock this Christmas. With a few special rooms open and decorated, you can come and see how the Victorians prepared for lavish family meals in the kitchen and celebrated this wonderful time of the year.

Children listening to Father Christmas

An audience with Father Christmas

Father Christmas returns to Trelissick to entertain us all with his festive tales. Make sure to stay off the naughty list for a special gift to take home.

Mother and Father Christmas in their grotto at Cotehele, Cornwall

At Home with Father and Mother Christmas at Cotehele

Mother and Father Christmas will be receiving visitors in their grotto (15, 16, 22 and 23 December).

The kitchen table at Buckland Abbey

An Elizabethan Christmas at Buckland Abbey

From seasonal crafts to an audience with the Tudor Lord of Misrule, there's plenty of festive magic for all the family at Buckland this December

Tudor Father Christmas in the Great Chamber at Trerice

Christmas at Trerice

Warm yourself by the fire, make decorations for the tree, celebrate with good food and visit a very special Father Christmas. Your guide to the festive season at Trerice.

Christmas family storytelling

Festive Farm Fun

Book your place to enjoy a festive Christmas show for all the family to enjoy at Godolphin - Festive Farm Fun! There will be a gift for every child to take home at the end of the performance too!

Find out what's on

Make a discovery, enjoy traditional ceremonies, talk to an expert, learn a new skill - there's lots to choose from