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Celebrate Christmas in Cheshire and Greater Manchester | © National Trust Images/Yannick Lalardy

Christmas around Cheshire and Greater Manchester

Celebrate Christmas in Cheshire and Greater Manchester on a festive day out with events and activities to enjoy with family and friends. From houses dressed for the season to Father Christmas and winter light events.

Top Christmas days out near Cheshire and Greater Manchester

A giant cracker in front of a fireplace decorated for Christmas with presents in it.

Christmas at Lyme 

Get into the festive spirit with a visit to Lyme this Christmas. Step into the house where Christmas has been interrupted by an animal takeover, go on a winter walk through the estate and enjoy a hot drink from the café while listening to some Christmas carols in the Timber Yard.

A child greeting Father Christmas with a high five

A magical family Christmas at Quarry Bank 

This Christmas bring the whole family to enjoy the magic and wonder of the festive season.

A herd of deer gather in the snow in the Dunham Massey Park.

Dunham Massey at Christmastime 

Celebrate Christmas time with a family day out at Dunham Massey. Enjoy festive events and winter walks or pre-book a Christmas Lunch in the Stables Restaurant.

A jester, dressed in yellow and black with matching hat and astride a red hobbyhorse, greets visitors at Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire

Christmas at Little Moreton Hall 

Experience Christmas traditions of the past in rooms decorated for Christmases of different eras at the moated Tudor manor house of Little Moreton Hall, on three December weekends.

A child and mother looking at the decorations on a Christmas tree at Tatton Park, Cheshire

Tatton Park at Christmas 

Head into the Gardener's Cottage tearoom at Tatton for a Wonderland themed afternoon tea, or meet up with friends in the Stableyard for a special Christmas carols event.

Knutsford, Cheshire

Partially open today

Christmas at Dunham Massey

Giant deer with sparkling lights stand in front of an illuminated Georgian House. A silhouette of a family are in the centre of this celebratory winter lights event image.

Christmas at Dunham Massey 

The festive light trail at Dunham Massey features beautiful walk-through light installations, joyful Christmas music, and seasonal food and drink. Ideal for all ages and abilities, this iconic trail is the perfect place to share special moments with those you love.

Christmas days out further afield

Detail of a Christmas tree, decorated with baubles and dried oranges

Christmas days out in Liverpool and Lancashire 

Plan a Christmas day out in Liverpool and Lancashire with lots of festive events and things to do. See a Tudor house adorned with festive decorations, have breakfast with Father Christmas, or enjoy a winter walk with friends and family.

View of the house lit up at Sizergh from the courtyard, with two fir trees decorated in Christmas lights

Christmas in the Lake District 

Plan your festive day out around places in the Lake District and find lots of things to see and do with all the family.

Visitors in the Blue Drawing Room at Christmas at Powis Castle in Powys, Wales

Christmas in Wales 

Whether you’re looking for castles bursting with ornate decorations, places to meet Father Christmas, a day out at a Christmas market or simply enjoy a crisp winter walk, we have plenty of places in Wales for a festive day out.

Visitors walking through a corridor at Nostell with Christmas tree in the foreground

Christmas in Yorkshire 

Celebrate Christmas in Yorkshire this year with festive days out. See decorated houses twinkly with seasonal sparkle and lights, enjoy a winter walk and tuck into festive food and drink.

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