Festive Fun at Ormesby Hall

Children enjoying the sparkle of the Christmas tree lights

Looking for some festive fun with the family? Then head to Ormesby Hall to enjoy some family time with us and discover what we have to offer the entire family this Christmas.

Christmas activities

In the Victorian Kitchen on Sundays children can make a salt dough decoration to take home and add to the ever growing paper chain or make one to take home in the Laundry. In the Entrance Hall children can enjoy a dance to the music, before writing a Christmas wish in a Christmas card upstairs. 

Christmas crafts in the Family Room 

Families can enjoy some play time and relax in the new family room besides the Victorian Kitchen and make a Christmas finger puppet and Christmas bookmark to take home.

House Christmas trail

Children can enjoy the Christmas decorations as they look for the mischievous elves hiding in the rooms, be on the lookout for some clues including the elves secret doors and even their washing!

Model railway layouts

This Christmas two permanent model railway layouts will be open; including a Thomas the tank engine and his friends interactive layout. Head to the model railways and push the buttons to make Thomas and friends go, then watch as you control them.

Explore the Garden

Head into the garden and help us decorate the wisteria branches by choosing and hanging a bauble, don't forget to make a Christmas wish as you place it. Christmas meals can be prepared in the mud pie kitchen, so have a look on the ground for some seasonal ingredients for your recipe and enjoy some play time in the natural play area. If it's raining or snowing then wrap up warm, put on your wellies and go looking for some great muddy puddles or make a snowman.

Servants' Hall tea-room

Enjoy a bite to eat in the intimate setting of the tea-room, which is housed in the old servants hall. Warm up with a hearty soup, latte or hot chocolate with whipped cream and marshmallows, with lunch boxes available for children. This Christmas for the first time ever there will be a second food and beverage kiosk in the courtyard, besides the warmth of the fire pit.

Normal admission applies to visit this Christmas, please see the prices tab on the website for more information.