If you're looking for something a bit different this year, why not come and see beautiful winter gardens in a new light? As darkness falls they’ll come alive with thousands of sparkling lights, which are sure to put you in a festive mood.
Wander through the ruins of Fountains Abbey, lit up with bright and colourful lights each weekend this December. As the afternoon light starts to fade, you can enjoy a unique way to ring in the season.
At Waddesdon in Buckinghamshire, this Christmas the grounds will come to life with a dazzling light trail through the gardens combining colour, sound and movement and from dusk the Manor's façade will be bathed in light. Enter a light installation in the Coach House at the Stables and tuck into delicious festive food.
The winter nights might be long, but they’re a great excuse to come and experience historic houses and gardens covered in spectacular illuminations. From gardens covered in twinkling fairy lights to houses lit up by illuminations, there’ll be plenty of festive magic to discover in the South West this Christmas.
Dyffryn will be illuminated after dark with a walk around the gardens to experience Dyffryn in a whole new way. See our trees and gardens lit up and go on a magical walk around part of the grounds. Visit the house and see the decorations glowing against the night sky.
Brighten up a dark winter’s night with a stroll around our illuminated garden. Explore the Formal Garden, Terraces, Orangery and Courtyard which will all be spectacularly lit in a rainbow of colours and glittering with festive cheer.
See historic houses illuminated against the dark skies or stroll through frosty winter gardens covered in sparkling lights. Wherever you go, you’ll find that it’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas.
Experience unique Christmas celebrations at National Trust places in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Explore houses and gardens transformed by festive lights and decorations, find present and festive food inspiration or take the kids on a magical trip to meet Father Christmas.
Christmas markets and fairs are the perfect antidote to the high street this festive season. Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of a traditional Christmas in special surroundings near you, and pick up some gifts for your loved ones.
Join in with much-loved traditional carols and songs in surroundings beautifully dressed for the season. We’ll also be welcoming local choirs and musicians to our halls and courtyards for some special Christmas concerts.
Find the perfect Christmas gift, game or experience for all your loved ones. Whether you’re ahead of the crowds or searching last-minute, explore a wide range of unique gifts for that statement present or something small to fill their stocking.