Christmas in Derbyshire

This Christmas at our places in Derbyshire you can enjoy traditions old and new. It might be the essential visit to see Father Christmas, a festive sing-song, decoration ideas, mulled wine, a walk to get away from it all or seeing the houses sparkle, it’s all here.

A boy look at Christmas cards on the billiard table at Calke Abbey

It wouldn't be Christmas without Calke Abbey 

Come to Calke Abbey and celebrate Christmas. We have festive activities for all the family to enjoy. From fun in the Stableyards, a starlit trail, beautiful decorations in the church and house; even Father Christmas will be visiting Calke Abbey!

Christmas Tree at Eyam Hall

Something special this Christmas... 

As winter closes in, Eyam Hall comes alive with festivities. Enjoy the Hall with its traditional Christmas decoration, join in one of our festive events, or visit the Craft Centre for unique, handcrafted gifts.

Christmas presents underneath a decorated tree

Hardwick, the perfect Christmas gift 

Celebrate at Hardwick this festive season with “The Perfect Gift”. Discover the traditions of Hardwick’s past as we reveal some of the gifts given to the estate over 400 years.

Child making Christmas Crafts helped by a woman

Christmas at Longshaw 

We're selling Christmas trees, making natural decorations and singing Christmas carols

Christmas tree sales at Ilam Park and Longshaw

Christmas comes to Ilam Park 

Ilam Park is open for winter walks everyday through the winter months. Top sights are frost on the Italian Garden, wildlife tracks along Paradise Walk and sheep in the parkland.

Kedleston Hall

Christmas at Keldeston

Spectacular 18th-century mansion with Adam interiors and parkland

Sudbury Hall

Christmas at Sudbury

Late 17th-century house with lavish interiors and the Museum of Childhood