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

Saturday 24 November 2018 - Wednesday 2 January 2019

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 and games, soak up the atmosphere as the Gibbs family and their servants prepare for the festivities.

Pre-bookable tickets to visit the house during Christmas will be released on a week-by-week basis, you can find the release dates in the table below:

Ticket release date

Ticket dates

Friday 16 November

Saturday 24 – Friday 30 November

Friday 23 November

Saturday 1 – Friday 7 December

Friday 30 November

Saturday 8 – Friday 14 December

Friday 7 December

Saturday 15 – Friday 21 December

Friday 14 December

Saturday 22 – Friday 28 December

Friday 21 December

Saturday 29 December – Wednesday 2 January

Please note, tickets to visit the house can only be pre-booked over 24 hours in advance - you can't pre-book tickets on the morning of your visit.

Tickets to visit the house at Christmas will also be available from the Ticket Office on the day on a first come, first served basis.

A full accessibility statement for 'A very Victorian Christmas' at Tyntesfield is available here: 'A very Victorian Christmas' at Tyntesfield accessibility statement (PDF / 0.2MB) download   If you have any further queries, please email us at tyntesfield@nationaltrust.org.uk.

Father Christmas at Tyntesfield

Father Christmas has stopped by Tyntesfield in the lead-up to his busiest night of the year with plenty of presents and festive cheer for young and old.

This year, he's staying in Chaplain's House, which is only accessible via steps. If this causes an obstacle for you or someone in your group please email us at tyntesfield@nationaltrust.org.uk before making your booking and we will discuss other options with you.

A full accessibility statement for 'A very Victorian Christmas' at Tyntesfield, including our Father Christmas events, is available here: 'A very Victorian Christmas' at Tyntesfield accessibility statement (PDF / 0.2MB) download

Sorry, tickets to 'Meet Father Christmas' and 'A carriage ride to see Father Christmas' are now sold out.

 

Christmas carriage rides

You can catch a festive ride in a horsedrawn carriage this Christmas at Tyntesfield

Spaces are limited so we'd recommend booking a space:

Evening opening at Tyntesfield

From Christmas mysteries and late night shopping to tranquil walks through the garden and chances to visit the house after dark, you can see Tyntesfield in a whole new light this December.

Tickets to visit the house and for the Christmas mystery event do sell out, so booking is recommended.

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.

You can either choose to book a £30.00 ticket that includes a Christmas dinner (please email us on tyntesfield@nationaltrust.org.uk if you require a vegetarian meal or have any other dietary requirements we should know about), a mince pie and a hot drink, or a £15.00 ticket that includes a mince pie and a hot drink.

Afternoon concerts start at 5pm, please arrive at 4.15pm for your mince pie and hot drink. The concerts last approximately one hour.

Evening concerts start at 7.30pm. If you have booked a Christmas dinner, please arrive at 5.45pm. If you have not booked a Christmas dinner, please arrive at 6.30pm. The concerts last approximately one hour.

Tickets do sell out so we'd recommend booking your space:

 

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.

Festive food

You can expect a whole host of festive 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.

 

Video

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

TYNTEtots: The Enormous Turnip

Wed 21 Nov 2018
10:00-11:45
Storytelling, crafts and games for 2-5 year olds and their families inspired by the classic fairy tale of The Enormous Turnip.

House site pass: November 2018

Wed 21 Nov 2018
11:00-12:00
Things are different at Tyntesfield this year as we work on a major conservation project in the house, and give you the chance to see behind the scenes.

Fire and wire at Tyntesfield

Wed 21 Nov 2018
11:00-15:00
Spark your curiosity at Tyntesfield house this year as we go behind-the-scenes during a major conservation project to replace our fire alarm system and protect this unique site for ever, for everyone.

A very Victorian Christmas house tickets

Sat 24 Nov 2018
11:00-12:00
This year, pre-bookable tickets to visit the house during 'A very Victorian Christmas' are being released on a week-by-week basis a week in advance. Tickets will also be available from the Ticket Office every day on a first-come, first-served basis.