Christmas at Rufford Old Hall

Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire The South Lawn in snow

Start a new tradition at Rufford Old Hall this Christmas by joining us for a festive day out filled with traditional decorations, warming treats in the tea room and winter strolls through a garden steeped in history.

We're open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between 3–19 December. Entry is free for National Trust members and under 5s, admission fees apply for non-members.

Percy the Park Keeper

Go on a winter wander with Percy the Park Keeper

Families can explore the Percy the Park Keeper trail throughout Rufford's garden and woodland. Join Percy and his animal friends to give nature a helping hand this winter.

Pick up a trail sheet from the Coach House for £2 each and get exploring at your own pace. Don't forget to pick up your reward at the end.

Step inside the decorated house

Christmas decorations in the Great Hall

Magical decorations

See the Tudor Great Hall transformed by a magical mix of a glittering Christmas tree, fresh garlands and a tempting Elizabethan yuletide feast.

1920s Christmas at Rufford Old Hall

Experience a 1920s Christmas

Journey through the ground floor of the house to experience how Christmas was celebrated in the 1920s. Step into the dining room to see the table specially laid out and the tree decked in feathers.

Minces pies, National Trust

Warm up in the tea room 

Escape the cold and step in the Victorian tea room for a warming drink and a festive treat. Whether you bring a friend or the whole family, it's the perfect place to hibernate and get into the Christmas spirit.

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