'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.
Wrap up warm, lace up your boots and take a hike to Whitelady waterfall. A circular walk takes around an hour or can be extended with a rest in the bird hide to watch the wildlife. A perfect route on a day out between Christmas and New Year.
Want to walk off that extra mince pie? Join a ranger for an invigorating ramble on the Holnicote Estate and learn about the estate, its wildlife and how we look after it. Return to Horner Wood for a warming bowl of soup at the end of your ramble.
That magical time of year between Christmas Day and New Year's Eve, where opportunities for days out are endless. Take a look at what was going on in 2019, with ideas to help you get outside and enjoy the last bit of the festive season.
Whether you’re looking for fuel to kick-start a chilly ramble on the coast, or are returning from a gentle stroll in the woods, you’ll find that these cafés and tea-rooms are great places to warm up and enjoy a treat or two.