Christmas at Trerice

Tudor Father Christmas in the Great Chamber at Trerice

Warm yourself by the fire, make decorations for the tree, celebrate with good food and visit a very special Father Christmas. Your guide to the festive season at Trerice.

Tudor Father Christmas

It wouldn’t be Christmas at Trerice without a visit from Tudor Father Christmas. Visit him in the Great Chamber to hear tales and traditions of Christmas on 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23 December. There’ll be five thirty minute performances daily, tickets are £4 for children, £3 for adults. Admission applies and tickets are available online with a limited percentage available on the day.

Craft activities

Make the tree more personal this Christmas and add festive finishing touches to decorations at a craft activity. Take inspiration from a sky of golden stars in the barn restaurant and paint plaster shapes on 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23 December. At £1 for 1, £1.50 for 2 and £2 for 3 it’s perfect for the whole family to make a set together.

Whether it's a Christmas present or a decorative treat, make a beeswax candle on 1, 2, 8, and 9 December, suitable for all the family, £2 per candle.

Gold stars hang in the barn restaurant
Plaster stars in the barn restaurant at Trerice
Gold stars hang in the barn restaurant

Eat, drink & be merry

On 23 November and 21 December travel back in time to Tudor Trerice and join Sir John Arundell for a festive Christmas banquet in his new manor house. It’s an evening of laughter, song and festive food inspired by the Tudor era. Suitable for groups, booking is essential £32.00 per person.

Call 01637 839910 for more information and booking these events.


Wind down this winter with carolling performances at Trerice. Under a sky of golden stars hung in the rafters, enjoy a chorus of festive song and treats in the barn restaurant.

Trerice Volunteer Choir: 1, 9, 15 and 23 December 
Washaway West Gallery Choir: 2 and 16 December 
The Perraners: 22 December