Christmas days out in Cornwall and Plymouth

Dark nights, twinkling lights and Christmas trees helping you start to feel festive. Across Cornwall and Plymouth there are some great ways to make some festive family memories this year. Take a look and see what takes your fancy.

Children in the house at Trelissick enjoying the decorations

Christmas at Trelissick

Can you hear those sleigh bells over the garden? That can only mean one thing. Father Christmas is back at Trelissick to treat us all to his delightful tales. This year there's a sprinkling of magic in the air, so keep a look out for the festive fairies.

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

Christmas is coming...

We know it's only autumn but it's never too early to start thinking about Christmas, is it? If you're starting to plan ahead you'll find details of our Christmas experience here.

Young boy adding a star decoration to a Christmas tree

A Godolphin Christmas 

There's something for everyone at Godolphin this Christmas, from the family trail to simply warming up by the fire. Join us for a memorable day out this winter.

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

Christmas 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 garland in the Great Hall is on display daily until 6 January 2018 (except 25-26 December).

Father and son looking at a Christmas tree

Christmas tidings

Warm yourself by the fire as you wait to visit our Green Father Christmas or be transported back to your childhood in the North Chamber.

Candlelit yellow withy and tissue paper lanterns

Book your Christmas Lantern Walk tickets 

Admission to the Lantern Walk and Father Christmas will be via pre-booked tickets only this year, so be sure to book yours early to avoid disappointment.

Two people stand in the porch of Saltram house infront of a big christmas tree

Enchanted Christmas at Saltram 

Brighten up dark winter nights with a stroll around the enchanted illuminated gardens at Saltram near Plymouth, and see the house magically decorated throughout with a fairy tale twist.

The kitchen table at Buckland Abbey

Elizabethan Feast and Festivity

Visiting the Abbey this Christmas is like taking a journey back in time, with the sights, sounds and smells of a Tudor household.