A very Victorian Christmas

We're turning the clock back over a hundred years for a very Victorian Christmas at Tyntesfield...

A very Victorian Christmas

This special time of year gets off to a magical start as we step back into a Christmas past. Join us as we take the season's best loved traditions and bring them to life with our immersive Victorian experience.

With stockings full of festive family fun, traditional decorations, storytelling, dancing and games, soak up the atmosphere as the Gibbs family and their servants prepare for the festivities.

Pre-bookable house tickets are now sold out but there will be tickets available on the day from the Ticket Office on a first come, first served basis.

Tyntesfield Christmas

Festive storytelling

For our Christmas TYNTEtots sessions, with storytelling and games for under fives and their families, we'll be exploring Beatrix Potter's classic story of 'The Tailor of Gloucester'.

You can create your very own tree decoration, test your tailoring skills and play some festive games. It's a great way for your tots to experience the festive season in a traditional Victorian setting.

Evening opening at Tyntesfield

On Friday 15 December, you can visit the ground floor of the house to experience a calm, peaceful atmosphere with our knowledgeable volunteers on hand to answer any questions you may have.

You can book your ticket on our events page:

On selected evenings throughout December, the garden at Tyntesfield will be open for you to explore after dark.

You can book your ticket on our events page:

Christmas concerts in the Chapel

Come all ye fathful.. and enjoy the very best in Christmas music in Tyntesfield's glorious chapel. This year we're welcoming a range of local choirs throughout December, perfect for sparking that festive feeling.

Each ticket includes a glass of mulled wine and mince pie, book your place on our events page.

Christmas shopping

Our Cow Barn shop will be beautifully decorated for the season and is the perfect place to pick up presents and decorations this Christmas.

To really get into the festive spirit, why not come along to our Christmas market on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 December, where local stallholders will be bringing the very best in food and gifts.

Festive food

You can expect puff pastry mince pies, reindeer cakes and other tasty treats in our Cow Barn restaurant this Christmas.

In the Pavilion cafe, at the bottom of the estate, you can warm up your toes by the woodburning stove and enjoy hot drinks and sweet treats.

 

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A very Victorian Christmas

Whoop! It's that festive time of year again, can't wait for you all to join us for a very Victorian Christmas.

Upcoming events

Great Dickensian trail

Sat 25 Nov 2017
10:00-15:00
Complete the Great Dickensian trail around the estate to uncover the tale of 'A Christmas Carol' written by Charles Dickens, one of the greatest novelists of the Victorian era.

House Tickets: November 2017

Sat 25 Nov 2017
11:00-12:00
In 2017 the house at Tyntesfield will be open in some way, every day (except Christmas day) and from 25 November will be ready for a very Victorian Christmas.

The estate horse and cart makes some deliveries

Sat 25 Nov 2017
11:00-15:00
It's not only the maids and butlers in the house working all hours of the day, the estate workers are grafting hard as well to make Christmas an extra time for the Gibbs family.

Trust 10

Sun 26 Nov 2017
09:00-11:00
Run 10k for free at Tyntesfield Please note: Tyntesfield has a pay & display car park: £3 per vehicle. National Trust members with in date car sticker park free.

Feel Good Friday: Tyntesfield run (2017)

Fri 01 Dec 2017
10:00-11:00
Blow the cobwebs away with a morning run round the Tyntesfield estate, enjoying spectacular scenery along the way.

House Tickets: December 2017 (sold out)

Fri 01 Dec 2017
11:00-12:00
In 2017 the house at Tyntesfield will be open in some way, every day (except Christmas Day) and from 25 November will be ready for a very Victorian Christmas.