Christmas at Speke Hall

Make some new Christmas memories and have festive fun this year at Speke Hall. Take a winter stroll through Speke's magical gardens and estate, enjoy festive treats at Home Farm or go on a winter adventure with Percy the Park Keeper.

Percy the Park Keeper

Go on a winter wander with Percy the Park Keeper

Between 4 December – 2 January, families can explore the Percy the Park Keeper trail throughout the gardens and woodland. Join Percy and his animal friends to give nature a helping hand this winter.

Visitors to Speke Hall

Enjoy a winter stroll 

Grab your scarf and gloves and escape to Speke Hall's gardens and woodland for a refreshing walk as this special place is transformed into a winter wonderland. Climb up the Bund path to spot migratory birds and catch the early sunsets, stroll around the South Lawn to admire a frosty Speke Hall or grab a hot chocolate to-go from Home Farm before exploring the magical ancient woodland.

Fresh garlands made using natural materials

Garlands galore

For over thirty years, we've been welcoming talented volunteers to create fresh garlands to decorate Speke Hall at Christmas. The garlands are made using leylandii, holly and other traditional natural materials from around the estate. This year, their garlands are adorning the Hall's courtyard, Great Hall, restaurant, second-hand bookshop and visitor reception.

Eating and shopping

Children enjoying hot chocolate drinks

Tuck into warming treats

Escape to Home Farm restaurant to take a seat and enjoy delicious festive treats every day of the week, 10.30am-3.30pm. Tuck into warming scones, sip festive-flavoured hot drinks or fill up your belly with a tasty meal. Every bite supports the work we do to care for Speke Hall for everyone, for ever.

Interior of the second-hand bookshop at Speke Hall

Gift a book this Christmas

Our second-hand bookshop, Speke's Volumes, is a treasure trove of pre-loved stories and located just opposite Home Farm restaurant. You're bound to find a book or two you'll love or that could make the perfect gift for someone special this Christmas. The bookshop is run by volunteers and is usually open every day for a few hours in the early afternoon.

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Visitors walking in the Winter Garden at Dunham Massey, Cheshire

Christmas days out in the North West 

Make the most of the festive season and enjoy Christmas days out as a family at these very special places in the North West.

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