This December, Hardy’s Cottage will be decked with natural decorations of evergreen collected from the cottage garden and surrounding woodlands. Come and warm your toes by the warmth of the fire and get into the festive spirit.
A festive welcome awaits you with the house decked out for a Victorian Christmas, craft activities for children and seasonal treats. Musical and theatrical performances on Sat 1, Fri 7, Sun 9, Thu 13, Sat 15, Sun 16, Fri 21 and Sun 23 Dec
Tickets to visit the house at Kingston Lacy at Christmas are very popular, please pre-book to avoid disappointment. Discover festive arrangements in the Entrance Hall, Saloon, Spanish Room, Dining Room and Servants' Hall.
Christmas is a magical time at Corfe Castle. Take in the festive atmosphere with our contemporary lanterns, braziers, beacons and lighting as you explore the castle grounds. The castle will be open until 7pm, weather permitting.
Join us this Christmas to enjoy the 'Gift of Stourhead'. Christmas is a time for families to get together and enjoy traditions old and new, and the house will be opening its doors once again to the beautifully decorated showrooms. Beyond the...
Father Christmas has been very busy throughout the year, and treated himself to a grand tour of Europe, visiting places recommended to him by Henry the Magnificent. Can you find all the postcards that he has sent to Stourhead sharing his travels...
You're invited to explore the ground floor rooms and experience Christmas through the ages. Mince pies and mulled wine will be served in the garden tea-room and the 1950s-inspired shop will be open with a range of gifts for family and friends.
Spend some exclusive time with Father Christmas in his snuggly study. Booking essential. Booking lines open at the end of October. Tickets £9.50 per child to include an individual audience with Father Christmas and quality gift.
The court house and gardens will be sparkling and festive with music, dancing, games and activities for all. Enjoy the more relaxed ambiance on Fridays and Mondays, or family fun on Saturdays and Sundays throughout December.
Visit on a milling day and see our team of volunteer millers in action as they harness the power of the River Itchen to turn waterwheels, gears and millstones to produce Winchester City Mill's traditional wholemeal flour.
An opportunity to walk in the footsteps of our ancestors in this iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy these wide open spaces by challenging yourself to complete all eight walks - once done you'll have walked 50km.
Find festive cheer at Avebury as you discover the story of Saint Nicholas. From his origins in Turkey to his transformation into the modern day Santa Claus, explore the traditions and stories associated with this much loved Christmas character.
Winter time in a seventeenth century inspired garden is one of the best seasons to drink in the structural planting, clipped formal topiary and evergreens such as variegated Holley, Yew, Bay and Cedars.
Meet just outside the Visitor Reception building to join our experienced ranger guides on a free tour of the park as they share how we care for our historic landscape, with a glimpse of the deer too, if you're lucky.