Dates for the diary, Christmas days out

Are you starting to think about Christmas? It’ll be here before we know it; here are some Christmas day out ideas near by for inspiration, so you can start planning the festive season.

Two people stand in the porch of Saltram house infront of a big christmas tree

This Christmas we're feeling enchanted 

Something magical is happening this Christmas at Saltram...

Gardener placing a flower into the dried flower Christmas garland in the Great Hall at Cotehele, Cornwall

Christmas at Cotehele

Christmas is a magical time at Cotehele. There are loads of things to see and do with plenty of eating and shopping choices to keep everyone happy. The garland in the Great Hall is on display daily until 6 January 2018 (except 25-26 December).

Paper Christmas trees

Christmas Craft and Food Fair

The perfect place to get into the festive spirit; Buckland's annual fair returns on 11 and 12 November. Find out all you need to know here.

Lanhydrock Christmas wreath

How the Victorians made Christmas 

Lanhydrock is reopening it's doors on the 1st December for a Victorian Christmas. Explore selected rooms and magically decorated garden to discover the Victorian traditions we still celebrate today.


You can find exotic gardens, ancient houses and mining history encircled by a much-loved coastline.