Christmas Days Out in Somerset

Find out how we celebrated Christmas across Somerset in 2021. Check back here nearer the time to plan a festive visit to your favourite place in 2022.

Visiting this winter

We’ve reopened the places you love, safely and in line with government guidance. You no longer need to pre-book at many of our places in England, although some smaller places may still require booking ahead. Please check the property webpage before you travel.

Face coverings are required in indoor areas, except in cafés and tea-rooms, unless you're exempt. Thank you for making this a safe experience for everyone.

Christmas highlights from Somerset and Wiltshire

Percy the Park Keeper

Take part in Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail 

We're inviting you to embark on Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail at Arlington Court, Avebury, Buckland Abbey, Castle Drogo, Coleton Fishacre, Cotehele, Dunster Castle, Dyrham Park, Fyne Court, Godolphin, Greenway, Hidcote, Killerton Estate, Kingston Lacy, Knightshayes, Lacock, Lanhydrock, Montacute House, Newark Park, Parke, Prior Park, Saltram, Stourhead, Studland Bay, Trelissick, Trerice and Tyntesfield.

Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand as you make your way around beautiful gardens and parks - who will you come across on the way?

Winter illuminations

Snow in the parkland at Montacute House

Walks in Somerset 

There are few better ways to enjoy the outdoors than by exploring the countryside around Somerset on foot. We've put together a few of the top winter walks for you to explore- there are plenty to try.

Early misty morning on the Holly Walk at Tyntesfield, Somerset

Gardens in and around Somerset 

The Somerset area has some wonderful gardens, filled with fountains, lakes, terraces and a splash of winter colour. Here are the perfect places to get some fresh air and explore this season.