Celebrate the Christmas season at Scotney Castle

This Christmas, celebrate the season with a visit to Scotney Castle. Step back in time and see the house decorated as the Hussey family would have enjoyed it in the Victorian era. Admire the sumptuous feast awaiting the family in the dining room and the tall Christmas tree in the Drawing room. Why not arrange a Christmas lunch date with friends in our tea-room or browse the shop for some stress-free Christmas shopping? We've plenty going on mid-week so you can enjoy Scotney at a more relaxed pace.

Christmas wreath making at Llanerchaeron, ceredigion

Sign up to a wreath-making workshop this Christmas

Join us for a couple of hours to make your own, unique wreath, perfect to welcome in the start of the festive season.

The library at Scotney looking very atmospheric with low lighting, a giant Christmas tree, children's traditional Victorian toys scattered over the floor and a fire glowing in the grate

Join the Hussey family for a Victorian Christmas Eve

Saturday 23 November - Sunday 5 January, 11am-3pm. Celebrate the Victorian Christmas that the Hussey family would have enjoyed. Play with children’s toys under the Christmas tree, dance in the hall and see the dining room getting ready for Christmas celebrations.

Scotney old castle with a dusting of snow

Christmas lunch at Scotney Castle  

Are you looking for the perfect venue for a Christmas lunch with friends? Look no further we have it covered with a delicious two or three course menu in our tea-room. Bookings being taken now.

A choir singing carols at Christmas time

Carols at the Castle

Soak up the Christmas atmosphere and enjoy carol singing in front of the Old Castle on Sunday 15 December at 11.30am and 2pm. This year we are joined by a local Victorian carol singing group who will lead the sing along to all of your festive favourites.

A family walk through Studley Royal Deer Park

Festive walks to enjoy at Scotney Castle

Sometimes you just need to get out the house and enjoy some fresh air. At Scotney Castle, we've got 780 acres of estate for you to explore, as well as the formal garden, so pull on your boots, grab a scarf and get outdoors.