Christmas at Polesden Lacey

15 November 2019 - 6 January 2020. Join us for a magical Christmas at Polesden Lacey. Visit the house to see rooms transformed with festive sparkle, horse and carriage rides, a festive family trail and lots more.

Replica Greville tiara glittering at Christmas in the Gold Room at Polesden Lacey

Visit the house, transformed with festive sparkle 

This Christmas, see Polesden Lacey transformed with festive sparkle. Working with contemporary artists Neon and inspired by Mrs Greville’s amazing collection of diamonds, pearls, emeralds and more, see the rooms in the house brought to life as never before.

A brother and sister enjoying Christmas outdoors

Christmas for families at Polesden Lacey 

Join us this Christmas at Polesden Lacey for a family day full of festive fun. Visit the house transformed with gemstones and sparkle, meet Father Christmas, enjoy a horse and carriage ride in the grounds, then warm up in the cafe with some delicious festive food and drink.

A young man taking part in a Christmas cooking demonstration in the kitchen

Christmas craft workshops 

Create a unique gift this Christmas - a piece of resin jewellery, a vintage bauble, or your own stained glass snowflake. We have many Christmas craft workshops this November and December so you can enjoy creating something a bit special - for a loved one, or for yourself. Prices vary.

Father Christmas walks with a child

Meet Father Christmas  

Children will be enchanted by the bejewelled grotto where they will meet Father Christmas. Watch small eyes light up as each child receives a marvellous present from Father Christmas’ toy shop. Booking essential. Normal admission applies.

A horse wears a Christmas hat in front of Polesden Lacey house

Horse and carriage rides 

Our ‘reindeer’ are back and this year they’ve got some extra sparkle. They’re actually horses pretending to be reindeer, but please don’t say anything because they’re very sensitive about it. 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20–23 Dec. Most bookable tickets have sold out but don't worry, there will be tickets will be available to buy on the day. £4pp.

Visitors enjoying a Christmas meal in the Café at Polesden Lacey

Christmas lunch 

Enjoy a delicious Christmas lunch with your friends and family at Polesden Lacey this Christmas. Choose two or three courses, plus tea or coffee and a mince pie. Booking essential. Lunches begin at midday in the café.

Mince pies

Festive high tea 

A selection of dainty sandwiches, cakes and biscuits, plus fruit scones with cream and jam, served with tea or coffee. £18 per person – half price for children (12 and under).

Wreath making

Make a Christmas wreath 

Join our ranger team in our festive Christmas yurt to make a beautiful Christmas wreath from the natural foliage around Polesden Lacey and the Ranmore Estate. Each session lasts 2 hours, with a maximum of twenty people and the price includes a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie.

A selection of Christmas decorations found in our gift shop

Christmas gifts you won't find on the high street

Find unique gifts for your favourite person this Christmas. We stock a range of charming stocking fillers in the gift shop, including delicious nibbles, unique homeware, a range of beautiful books and selection of toys. Or - why not give the gift of National Trust membership.

Younger visitors enjoying Polesden Lacey in winter

Join us this Twixmas 

Keep the holiday spirit alive at Polesden Lacey between Christmas and New Year. Visit the house for more sparkle, enjoy Polesdenopoly - our life-size version of the classic board game - or simply enjoy an invigorating walk across the estate.

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