Christmas in Surrey

All across Surrey we are bringing festive traditions to life at our country houses, atmospheric gardens and wintery countryside.

New for 2021 is Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail. Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand at Hatchlands Park, Polesden Lacey and Claremont Landscape Garden.

At Hatchlands Park the house is decorated for a traditional family Christmas, open Tuesdays to Fridays and Sundays, 12pm to 3pm.

The house at Polesden Lacey decorated for Christmas with evergreens and enchanting woodland animals scenes.

A family walking in the woods at Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

Latest visiting update 

Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops, countryside locations and many houses are open. You no longer need to pre-book at many places. Some still require booking ahead, so please check the property webpage before you travel.​

Christmas tree at Hatchlands Park

Hatchlands Park 

There’s festive family fun this Christmas at Hatchlands Park. Follow Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail in the beautiful parkland. The house is decorated for a traditional family Christmas, while the Kitchen Café in the courtyard is open for festive treats and hot chocolate. House open Tuesdays to Fridays and Sundays, 12pm to 3pm.

Percy the Park Keeper

Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail 

This winter, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Polesden Lacey, Claremont Landscape Garden and Hatchlands Park on Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail. Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand.

The house at Polesden Lacey at dusk, lit up with Christmas lights

Polesden Lacey 

Follow the new Percy the Park Keeper winter wander trail at Polesden Lacey (until 3 January). See the house dressed for Christmas (until 26 December) with each room transformed by the evergreen beauty of the festive season. Look out for woodland creatures having their own Christmas fun and games whilst no one is looking. Join the trail around the house and see what animals you can spot along the way.

A white bench looking down on the amphitheatre and lake in the frost

Claremont Landscape Garden 

Beautiful winter vistas and sparkling lights make Claremont a very special place to visit. This year we're inviting you embark on Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail from 4 December to 3 January. Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand.

The boathouse at Winkworth

Winkworth Arboretum 

Tis the season for crisp winter walks, days out with the family, festive decorations and warming drinks. Winkworth's wintry woodland is the perfect spot for a quiet walk in the crisp, clean air.