Christmas in Cambridgeshire

Our places in Cambridgeshire are ready to share their festive traditions with you. Father Christmas, carols, houses decorated for the season, crafts and seasonal treats; there's plenty of things to do. Plus every time you visit you're helping us to look after these special places. So why not make us part of your Christmas?

Visitors admiring the Grand Dining table at a Wimpole Christmas

Christmas at Wimpole 

Celebrate Christmas at Wimpole with seasonal music, singing, food, decorations, walks and craft activities. Wimpole Hall opens several of its stunning show rooms, bedecked in Christmas decorations while the basements are more humbly decorated.

Christmas is coming...
Anglesey Abbey

Winter Lights at Anglesey Abbey 

Anglesey Winter Lights has become a must-see spectacle. It's become so popular that we're afraid tickets have now sold out for 2017! We hope those who have booked enjoy this year's 1.2 mile route through the garden, which is illuminated at night. You'll also be able to enjoy the shadow theatre and glow performers.

1960's Christmas at Anglesey Abbey

Winter in an English Country House at Anglesey Abbey 

From 11 December, step back in time to experience winter in Lord Fairhaven’s household, focusing on preparations for Christmas and his interest in country sports.

Child decorating a Christmas tree

A community affair at Peckover 

Selected rooms of Peckover House will be decorated for Christmas with festive floral arrangements. Enjoy Christmas trees brought in by community groups, reflecting and continuing the Peckovers’ legacy of involvement in the community, and music by local choirs and musicians.

Meet Father Christmas
Snowy scene of Father Christmas at Wicken Fen

Father Christmas at Wicken Fen 

Come and visit Father Christmas in the traditional Fen Cottage at Wicken Fen. You’ll find him next to the roaring fire, before making Christmas crafts with the elves in Wicken’s wonderland.

Christmas gift ideas
Christmas carols and crafts
Felted soaps and stars made at Chirk Castle craft activities

Felt decorations at Wicken Fen 

Fancy escaping the festive hustle and bustle to spend a few hours exploring your creative side? Looking for something a bit more natural than your standard Christmas bauble? Learn how to make unique felted decorations, beads and baubles for your home or Christmas tree.

A volunteer helps with crafts

Willow decorations at Wicken Fen  

Join one of the festive workshops at Wicken Fen and learn to craft your own decorations for house, tree and table. You’ll be guided by expert basket-maker Nadine Anderson, who will show you how to use rushes and willow branches to make stars, hearts and other traditional rustic decorations.

Snowmen on the  Skyline

Make your own snowman at Wimpole 

If you're coming to our Christmas Craft Fair why not have a go at making your own log snowman, with the expert tuition of our gardening team? These appealing characters can add festive charm to your home both indoors and out.

Wimpole's Chapel from the Gallery

A Baroque Christmas in the Chapel at Wimpole 

Back again for the third year running, Eboracum Baroque bring you a unique seasonal experience in the very appropriate setting of Wimpole Hall's baroque Chapel. Don't miss this popular annual event - it always sells out!

Festive walks

Thank you

Wishing you a Merry Christmas

Season's greetings and a heart felt thank you from all of us. Your support is helping us care for special places like this, for ever, for everyone.