Christmas at Trelissick

The sun sets on the illuminated Trelissick house at Christmas

As always, Trelissick will have a fantastic array of festive events and experiences for you to enjoy this Christmas. Meet Father Christmas with his reindeer and explore the illuminated house and garden after dark. Here you can find out what dates and times these events will be running.

Enjoy the house and garden as they open late during December for the illuminations on the evenings of Friday 6 to Sunday 8, Friday 13 to Monday 23 and Friday 27 to Tuesday 31 December, 4pm to 7pm.

The property is open normal winter hours outside these dates - click here for opening times.

See below for specific times and dates for our various events and activities. For more information on each, click the title. 

Illuminations light up the garden at Trelissick, Cornwall

Trelissick illuminated 

Friday 6 to Sunday 8 December and daily from Friday 13 to Monday 23 December, 4pm to 7pm. Also Friday 27 to Tuesday 31 December. See the garden in a new light as it becomes an illuminated wonderland. Wrap up warm and explore new pathways showered with light as a new illuminated route of the garden is revealed this December.

 close up picture of reindeer

Meet the reindeer  

Saturdays 7, 14, 21 December, 11.45am to 2.45pm. The reindeer fly in for a festive visit to the stable yard this Christmas.

Father Christmas surrounded by festive decorations in the stables at Trelissick, Cornwall

An audience with Father Christmas 

Friday 6, 14 and Monday 16 to Thursday 19, 3.30pm to 6.30pm Saturday, Sunday 7, 8, 14, 15 and Friday 20 to Monday 23 December, 11am to 6.30pm Gather round as Father Christmas tells his festive story in the stables. £6 per child; booking essential, call 0344 249 1895 or book online.

A Christmas pudding

Christmas lunches

More details on this year's dates and menu will follow.

Trelissick lights up for Christmas

Open between Christmas and New Year

'Twixmas' - the period between Christmas and New Year - a time best spent enjoying the refreshing outdoors after all that festive indulgence. From 27 - 31 December the illuminations will continue and there's storytelling in the stables.