Houses decorated for Christmas in the East

Our houses are all dressed up for Christmas in the East of England. Take in the sounds and scents of the festive season and learn about the traditions of some of the interesting characters that once called these places home.

Long Gallery at Christmas

We'll be decorating the house at Blickling 

Christmas is coming to Blickling and we'll be open more days than ever before this December. Enjoy the colours, smells and sounds of Christmas across the estate. Begin your visit with the iconic tree-lined driveway before stepping inside to explore the house in its festive splendour. Then head out into the spectacular garden of lights.

Visitors participating in a Christmas craft activity

A Victorian Christmas at Flatford 

Step back in time and experience Valley Farm decorated for a Victorian Christmas. You can also enjoy warming festive food in the tea room, discover gifts for family and friends in the shop or get creative with some festive crafts.

A bottle of sherry and glasses on a tray in front of the Christmas tree

A Victorian Christmas at Oxburgh 

Come and see the ground floor rooms of Oxburgh Hall and the King's Room decorated for a Bedingfeld family Christmas. Uncover the history of Christmas traditions, be greeted by Victorian house staff and enjoy the sights, scents and sounds that fill the air this festive season.

Child decorating a Christmas tree

A community affair at Peckover 

Selected rooms of Peckover House will be decorated for Christmas with festive floral arrangements. Enjoy Christmas trees brought in by community groups, reflecting and continuing the Peckovers’ legacy of involvement in the community, and music by local choirs and musicians.

A family admiring decorations on a Christmas tree

Christmas at Wimpole 

Celebrate Christmas at Wimpole with a Georgian twist this year. There will be seasonal music, singing, food, decorations, walks and craft activities. Step inside to see several of the showrooms, bedecked with Christmas decorations, then head below stairs, which are more humbly decorated.

Thank you

Wishing you a Merry Christmas

Season's greetings and a heart felt thank you from all of us. Your support is helping us care for special places like this, for ever, for everyone.