'Twixmas' is a time to get together and enjoy traditions old and new; Stourhead house will be opening its doors to the beautifully decorated showrooms. Beyond the house, a walk around the winter garden offers tranquillity and festive cheer, with many of the garden buildings adorned with wreaths and festive decorations.
Godolphin is only closed on the 24 & 25 December and there's plenty to do from enjoying a family Christmas show to going for a winter walk on the estate before warming up in the Piggery tearoom. Follow the link to find out what's going on over the festive season at Godolphin.
Keep the spirit alive at 'Twixmas' with a visit to see this year's Christmas tree festival in the cloister of Lacock Abbey. Each tree has been decorated by a local community group or charity, so look out for their ideas and inspiration.
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.
Christmas is has been and it's landed in places across the South West. Take a look at the top places to go from 2018. From enchanted houses, to fairytale stories and handmade garlands, did you make one of these places part of your Christmas traditions?
Peaceful wide open spaces, far reaching views, crisp air and the crunch of frosty grass make walking at this time of year magical.
After over-indulging on Christmas Day, a refreshing Boxing Day or new years walk is exactly what's needed.