Seasonal days out in the North East

Get into the Christmas spirit and join us for magical days out full of festive fun. Soak up the seasonal atmosphere with live music at Gibside, refresh with a winter walk on the Northumberland Coast or make a festive wreath at Cragside.

Choir singers at a Christmas concert

Festive music by candlelight at Gibside 

Soak up the atmosphere of a candlelit Gibside chapel as you listen to the festive music courtesy of The North East Concert Band and the North East Gospel Choir. Tuck in to mulled wine and mince pies in the cafe during the interval.

Delicious homemade mince pies at Cragside

A winter wonderland at Cragside 

Celebrate the festive season at Cragside. Cosy up by the fire in the tea-rooms with a hot chocolate, book a delicious Christmas lunch, make a fresh festive wreath, or simply wrap up warm and enjoy a walk by the magical frozen lakes.

Christmas lights

Wallington by twilight 

On Friday evenings and weekends throughout December admire the beautiful decorations across the house and gardens and soak up the special Christmas atmosphere. In the house there'll be Christmas music, festive crafts and stories with Mrs Christmas.

Christmas greenery for wreath making

Wreath-making at Seaton Delaval Hall 

Forego the tinsel and head to Seaton Delaval to make your own seasonal decorations. We'll provide the stickyback plastic and keep you fuelled up with mulled wine, mince pies and hot drinks, just bring along your creative talents!

Craster to Low newton walk

Try a coastal walk in Northumberland 

There's nowhere better than the Northumberland Coast for blowing away those post-festive cobwebs. The Craster to Low Netwon walk offer empty beaches, miles of sandy bays and picturesque fishing villages en route.