Festive events and illuminations

See places in a new light; here's what's on in Devon in the run up to Christmas

Winter illuminations at Knightshayes Court

Be sure to see Knightshayes' illuminated winter wonderland this Christmas

The illuminations are back again this year, and they're set to look more magical than ever. Find out when you can see this beautiful display.

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.

Girl talking to Father Christmas

Christmas at Castle Drogo

Join us for festive fun including meeting Father Christmas and taking advantage of shopping away from the crowds.

Killerton House framed by twinkling Christmas trees.

Christmas at Killerton

Christmas is over for another year.

Arlington Court dining room decorated for Christmas

Christmas at the Court

Join us at Arlington as we celebrate a traditional Victorian Christmas with wreath workshops, family activities and of course Father Christmas will be making a stop at the harness room.

Visitors watching a film in Greenway's pop-up cinema

Gather the family for a classic Christmas film

The 1950's pop-up cinema is back this December and with it one of our favourite Christmas films, 'It's a Wonderful Life'. Why not grab some popcorn and snuggle in for a feel-good movie?

Christmas illuminations at Dunster Castle, Somerset

Dunster by Candlelight - the Castle

Kick off the festive season at Dunster by Candlelight.

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

Enchanted Christmas at Saltram 

Brighten up dark winter nights with a stroll around the enchanted illuminated gardens and see the house magically decorated throughout, taking inspiration from well-known fairytales. Open until 30 December, 12-8pm (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day).

Greenway cinema seats facing the screen

A night at the movies with Sophie Hannah

Join Sophie Hannah, the bestselling author of crime fiction and guest curator of the film collection screened at this year's 1950s pop-up cinema, for a night at the movies at Agatha Christie's holiday home.