Christmas illuminations and decorations in Cornwall and Plymouth

Dark nights, twinkling lights and Christmas trees help you start to feel festive. Find some Christmas illuminations and decorations across Cornwall and Plymouth. Why not take a look and see what takes your fancy?

The reception sign at Cotehele designed by Dominique Coiffait

Commemoration Garland at Cotehele

Cotehele are remembering the First World War Armistice with a special Commemoration Garland in the Great Hall created by West Country artist Dominique Coiffait. This beautiful artwork is on display alongside the Christmas Garland from 10 November 2018 - 6 January 2019.

Illuminated trail through the garden at Trelissick

Festive magic at Trelissick

There’s a magical feeling at Trelissick this year. Illuminations light the way through the garden to the festively decorated house. Keep an eye out for the reindeer swooping in too.

The entrance to Trelissick's stable yard illuminated at Christmas

Trelissick's festively adorned house and stable yard 

The stable yard at Trelissick is wreathed in natural decorations by award winning local florist Anna Sawle. In the house the volunteers have been busy decorating trees and mantelpieces for a festive welcome.

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.

Gardener placing a flower into the dried flower Christmas garland in the Great Hall at Cotehele, Cornwall

Christmas 2018 at Cotehele

Christmas is a magical time at Cotehele. There are loads of things to see and do with plenty of eating and shopping choices to keep everyone happy. The Commemoration Garland in the Great Hall is on display daily until 6 January 2018 (except 25-26 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

Plaster stars in the barn restaurant at Trerice

Christmas stars at Trerice

Hundreds of golden, plaster stars are hung in the barn ceiling every Christmas at Trerice.

The front of the House decorated for Christmas

Godolphin Christmas House open weekends

Godolphin house will be traditionally decorated and open over select weekends in December. Come and warm up next to the fire and soak up the atmosphere and festive decorations.