Father (and Mother) Christmas in Cornwall and Plymouth

Making a visit to Father (or Mother) Christmas adds that extra bit of magic to the festive season for little ones and the young at heart. Here are some places you can meet your very jolly new friend in Plymouth and Cornwall.

Father Christmas surrounded by festive decorations in the stables at Trelissick, Cornwall

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 the mill with Father and Mother Christmas at Cotehele

Mother and Father Christmas will be receiving visitors in their grotto at Cotehele Mill before they return to the North Pole to start their Christmas deliveries.

Masquerade mask on a red velvet chair at Lanhydrock

Masked Ball Christmas at Lanhydrock

Step back in time and wander through the house dressed for the 1893 fancy dress ball. Pose in the vintage carriage, learn Victorian etiquette and make a mask of your own before joining the servants downstairs on their Christmas night off. Father Christmas will also be stopping by.

Christmas flower display

Christmas at Buckland Abbey

Join in with the festive magic, as Buckland transforms into a decorated Tudor wonderland. There's plenty for the family to do throughout December from seasonal crafts, Christmas trails, meeting Olde Father Christmas and much more.

Boy looking at the decorations on a Christmas tree

Christmas at Trerice

Warm yourself by the fire, make decorations for the tree, celebrate with good food and hear stories of traditions past from Father Christmas.

Saltram staff decorating the kitchen this Christmas

This Christmas we're feeling enchanted 

The magic is back this Christmas at Saltram... join us daily for the enchanted house and illuminated garden.

Visitors enjoying the Christmas activities

A Christmas Made of Tin

Gather the family together this festive season and book your place to watch Godolphin's Christmas show - A Christmas Made of Tin.

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