Goodness, we've so many workshops and crafts on offer at Ickworth this festive season. From Christmas baking days in our historic kitchen, to wreath making workshops with our head gardener. Also, our drop-in craft activities aren't just for children, there's lots for grown-ups too.
Will the hall boy get his special present? Why is the cook in such a bad mood? Who has been at the sherry? The servants’ basement is full of activity as staff from kitchen maids to the housekeeper are busy making sure everything is festive for the 4th Marquess and Marchioness.
Step back in time and experience Valley Farm decorated for a Victorian Christmas. You can also enjoy warming festive food in the tea room, discover gifts for family and friends in the shop or get creative with some festive crafts.
We've got a packed programme of performances at the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds in the lead up to Christmas. Join us for our traditional family pantomime and the ride of a lifetime, as young Dick Whittington sets off to London to make his fame and fortune!
With a huge range of high quality local products, crafts and gifts, the annual Sutton Hoo Christmas Fayre is the perfect place to start your Christmas shopping. Browse gorgeous crafts and gifts, sample Suffolk produce and enjoy festive music whilst you're here.
Light up your Christmas early by coming along to Lavenham's magical three-day Christmas Fair, set in the lovely old Market Place and historic Guildhall. Enjoy craft and food stalls, rides and entertainment.
You'll no doubt work up an appetite after your walk at Ickworth, so pop into our restaurant for a traditional Mince Pie Scone, which we recommend you wash down with an orange hot chocolate or gingerbread latte.
Winter walks around Sutton Hoo become particularly beautiful when the frost covers the burial mounds. Discover the warmth of the yule log in the courtyard and find out more about the winter traditions of the Anglo-Saxons, whilst your here.
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.
It wouldn't be Christmas without a trip to see the twinkling Christmas trees lining the front drive at Blickling, or the giant tree beautifully decorated in the Great Hall. Why not visit one of our places in Norfolk this festive season?