Christmas at Nunnington Hall

Presents under the Christmas Tree at Nunnington Hall

Visit Nunnington Hall this holiday season and celebrate Christmas from 18th century through to the war years. Enjoy festive activities for all the family, with a visit to Father Christmas, carol singing, joyful decorations throughout the house, as well as a Winter Wonderland exhibition created by the Ryedale Embroiders Guild.

Discover the Hall as it could have been throughout history, from the 18th century to the memorable war years. You’ll be welcomed to the 1920s by the Butler with a tot of sherry to enjoy by a roaring fire, before stepping back to an indulgent feast of the 18th century, to the memorable rationed years of the war.

A Georgian feast for the eyes
A Georgian feast at Nunnington Hall

A special visitor is on his way
Saturday 25 November - Sunday 17 December (weekends only)

Christmas is on its way and we have a special visitor coming to Nunnington Hall. You'll receive a personalised invitation for your visit, before enjoying a festive story, carol singing and receive a gift from Father Christmas. Normal admission prices apply. £7 per child, booking essential, call 01439 748283.

Whisper your wish to Father Christmas
Young girl telling Father Christmas what she wants for Christmas

Winter Wonderland by the Ryedale Embroiderers Guild
Saturday 18 November – Sunday 17 December (weekends only)

The Ryedale Branch of the Embroiderers' Guild will be presenting their exhibition of winter and Christmas themed work to celebrate the season. Showcasing a variety of 2D and 3D needlework and textiles. Join us each Sunday to meet some of the artists and have a go at making your own embroidery decoration. No previous experience necessary. 

Festive handmade creations
Nunnington Hall embroidery guild

Joyful carol singing 
Sunday 10 December from 12.30pm

Celebrate the lead up to Christmas with the Driffield Middle 8 Singers, while they bellow out festive carols in the hall for all to delight in. There’ll be plenty of opportunities to get involved before enjoying the hall's festive decorations.

Hear festive tunes from the Middle 8 Carol Singers
The Middle 8 Carol Singers

Festive treats in the tea-room
Warm up in the tea-room and enjoy a delicious homemade lunch and sweet hot pudding. There’ll be freshly baked mince pies and orange and cranberry scones.

Enjoy a warming drink or festive snack in the Tea-room
Visitors enjoying a cup of tea in the Tea-room

Stocking fillers in the shop

Head to the shop for a fantastic range of Christmas decorations, seasonal food and special gifts. Treat someone to a selection to locally sourced products, including Yorkshire made wine.

Find the perfect gift in the shop
Children looking at Christmas story books in the shop