It wouldn't be Christmas without visiting a hidden London gem to see traditional festive decorations, meet Father Christmas, sing carols or go on a wintery walk. Explore enchanted grottos or try your hand at Christmas crafts. Experience the festive cheer at our places across the capital from Richmond to Rainham, and when you come to see the Christmas sparkle you keep our places shining.
From merry meanders through Morden Hall Park to rambles by the river at Ham House and Garden, all our winter walks in London are bursting with festive charm. So muster up your family and friends, grab a hat and scarf and head off to embrace the outdoors.
As we reach 80 years since St Paul’s Heights was first introduced to protect views of this London landmark. ‘Points of View’ aims to revisit the subject of London views and explore where they are, and what makes them important.
Many of you have already enjoyed visiting our Partner attractions in London and getting 50 per cent member discount on entry. The scheme has been so popular that it has now expanded to include twelve independent heritage attractions in London.
Escape the high street, burn off some festive calories, and enjoy views of the South Downs, the woods of the Surrey Hills or many of the parks and gardens we look after. Afterwards, warm up with something hot.
All across Surrey we are bringing festive traditions to life at our country houses, atmospheric gardens and wintery countryside. Come on our new Christmas trails and share in the festive spirit as we bring in boughs of winter greenery and make handmade decorations at Polesden Lacey, Hatchlands Park and Claremont Landscape Garden.