Decorations galore in 2018

The Christmas decorations unpacked at places in 2018, the places we care for have were transformed with festive feeling.

The Watermill illuminated

Dunster by Candlelight at the Watermill

Milling by candlelight

The music room in Stourhead House dressed for Christmas

Festive celebrations at Stourhead

As Christmas arrives there’s a lot to discover, from the beautifully decorated house, to the tranquility of the winter garden.

The house at Kingston Lacy is transformed by winter illuminations throughout December

Christmas to New Year at Kingston Lacy

Make the most of the festive season at Kingston Lacy as we celebrate the creativity of Christmases old and new. Enjoy winter walks around the spectacular illuminated garden, experience the enchanting decorations in the house or blow out the cobwebs on a winter walk on the estate. Plan your festive visit this Christmas…

View showing the Commemortaion Garland and artwork in the Great Hall at Cotehele

Christmas 2018 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 Commemoration Garland in the Great Hall is on display daily until 6 January 2018 (except 25-26 December).

Greenway cinema seats facing the screen

Greenway's 1950s pop-up Christmas cinema

A pop-up 1950s cinema will be opening its doors once again at Greenway this December. The vintage-styled cinema in a cosy marquee in the garden, complete with red velvet seats and uniformed ushers, will be screening classic films selected by guest curator Sophie Hannah.

The house at Coleton Fishacre lit for Christmas at Coleton Aglow

Coleton Aglow

The garden at Coleton Fishacre will be aglow this Christmas. On selected days in December, you can see the exotic and dramatic garden filled with festive light, and explore the house decorated for a 1920s Christmas party at Coleton Aglow.

Killerton House framed by twinkling Christmas trees.

Christmas at Killerton

Christmas is over for another year.

A child doing a bark rubbing against a tree

Winter family fun at Greenway

On December weekends Greenway has lots for families to see and do. You could explore the garden, complete a spotter trail or even meet Father Christmas.

Tudor Father Christmas in the Great Chamber at Trerice

Christmas at Trerice

Warm yourself by the fire, make decorations for the tree, celebrate with good food and visit a very special Father Christmas.

The cottage front door with a festive wreath

A very merry Hardy Christmas

Experience a traditional Christmas at Max Gate and Hardy's Cottage this festive season.