Kaffe Fassett has brought his much loved colour in design to Standen, from the Winter Tree in the Courtyard to an exhibition of his works in the house. See Kaffe's Winter Tree from 26 November, with his full exhibition launching 7 January 2017.
Make some treasured memories this Christmas at Standen as we bring you traditions, both old and new. Take in the Winter Tree designed by Kaffe Fassett in the courtyard before visiting the decorated house with all the enchantment of a Beale family Christmas through the decades.
Visit Petworth for a spectacle of mischief and disguise, from 3 December to 2 January 2017. Inspired by the Italian paintings of the Petworth collection discover four state rooms of the mansion dressed for an Italianate Christmas Masquerade.
Father Christmas is at the seaside at Birling Gap on 10 and 11 December, plus there's bracing clifftop walks, family craft activities, festive wreath making, yummy food and much more during the festive season.
Crafts, carols and Christmas trees will get you in the festive mood at Sheffield Park and Garden this December. Spend time with friends and family in a relaxing atmosphere surrounded by beauty and charm.
This Christmas sees the medieval hall at the Clergy House decorated festively as it would have been in the middle ages. Discover the stories behind Christmas traditions today that were first celebrated in the 1300s.
Enjoy a festive family day out at some of our most stunning places in Sussex where you can get into the Christmas spirit by exploring enchanting trails. There's even a special trail in the parkland and house at Petworth, which is dressed for a masquerade ball.
Need to blow the cobwebs away on Boxing Day or New Year's Day? From the views across the South Downs to the frosty trees and lakes of Sheffield Park and Garden, there's lots of places to unwind on a post-Christmas walk in Sussex.
Our places in Surrey are getting ready to share their festive traditions with you this December. Polesden Lacey invites you to a glittering Edwardian Christmas party. Hatchlands Park has Father Christmas in his vintage grotto and donkeys in the parkland. And you can even cut your own Christmas tree at Hindhead Commons.