Travel through the ages this Christmas

Places across the South West are celebrating their heritage by recreating a historic Christmas.

Tudor Christmas at Corfe Castle

A magical Tudor Christmas at Corfe Castle

Tudor traditions and magical lighting effects combine to make Christmas at Corfe Castle a feast for the senses.

The decked hall at Christmas at Tyntesfield

A very Victorian Christmas

Once again we're turning the clock back over a hundred years for a very Victorian Christmas at Tyntesfield. New for 2019, we'll be opening late, giving you extra hours of festive magic.

Christmas postcard from Kingston Lacy

The history behind Christmas at Kingston Lacy

At this busy time of year, we all make lists to prepare for the festivities. Over 100 years ago Henrietta Bankes, did just the same. Discover more about this special time of year at Kingston Lacy in Edwardian times.

Coleton Fishacre aglow with Christmas illuminations

Coleton Aglow

Wrap up warm and explore Coleton Fishacre after dark this Christmas at this special event. The garden is merry and bright and the house beckons to Christmases past, with a 1920’s festive party in full swing.

Saint Nicholas

Discover the story of Saint Nicholas at Avebury

Why not leave the bleak mid-winter outside and find Christmas warmth and cheer at Avebury? You can join in with one of our Christmas events, visit Avebury Manor to see it decorated for the festive season, discover the story of Saint Nicholas, be tempted by the aromas at the café or pick up some festive treats from the shop.

The cottage front door with a festive wreath

A very merry Hardy Christmas

Experience a traditional Christmas at Max Gate and Hardy's Cottage this festive season.

Children with Father Christmas

Christmas at Greenway

Christmas at Greenway will be like no other. Christmas Puddings have taken over as the house and gardens are inspired by Agatha Christie's 'The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding'. There'll be fun and games for kids big and small, and Father Christmas is popping by.