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Christmas at Greenway

Wooden sign with words Merry Christmas from Greenway with green foliage and red berries.
Explore the twelve wreaths of Christmas around the garden | © National Trust / Lauren Hutchinson

Step into Christmas this year at Greenway with a special outdoor trail, traditional decorations and festive crafts.

Christmas at Greenway

This winter prepare for 'A Wreath Encounter' on a brand new trail around the garden at Greenway, while inside see the house trimmed in traditional decorations.

Christmas opening dates

Greenway will be open from 11am to 4pm on:

  • Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November
  • Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 December
  • Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December
  • Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 December
  • Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 December
  • Daily from Wednesday 27 - Sunday 31 December

Twelve Wreaths of Christmas

Explore the winter garden and follow the trail of 'The twelve wreaths of Christmas'. Each wreath has been inspired by a different well loved Christmas movie. Can you guess which one? On your winter wander, why not pose for a family Christmas photo at one of the selfie stations?

Christmas decorations

Greenway House was the holiday home of Agatha Christie, and all the family would gather here to celebrate the season. They would dress the rooms with traditional decorations and play family Christmas games. This time of year was also usually when Agatha would release a new novel, and her devoted fans would always make sure to purchase one, prompting the phrase 'a Christie for Christmas'.

This Christmas soak up the seasonal cheer as the ground floor of the house will twinkle and sparkle with traditional decorations, vintage carols play softly on the wireless and try your hand at festive wreath crafts in the House Kitchen.

Knitted stocking hangs over the edge of a sofa with a lit Christmas tree twinkling in the background.
Fill your cup with cheer this Christmas at Greenway | © National Trust / Lauren Hutchinson

Festive food and drink

Heading off round the garden on the Christmas trail, or coming back from a winter stroll? From takeaway options or sit down and relax, don't forget to stop by the Barn Cafe at Greenway,

We've got decadent hot chocolates, spiced lattes and warming cups of tea to keep those mittens toasty, or treat yourself to festive mince pies and gingerbread biscuits. There’s something for every appetite.

Shelves stocked with Christmas items and decorated with fairylights
The shelves stocked full of sustainable gifts | © National Trust / Gaynor Fitzgerald

Christmas shopping at Greenway

Why not leave the busy high street behind and let us help with the Christmas shopping this year? Whether you're looking for stocking-fillers or something special to put under the tree, you'll find the perfect gift at the National Trust shop.

There's plenty for food lovers too, from tasty biscuits to handmade jams, indulgent chocolates and quaffable wines. Pick up a treat or two, or choose a combination of things to go in a festive hamper. You can also transform your home into a winter wonderland with a range of decorations available, from festive garlands to handmade ornaments.

A tree-lined path leads to Greenway House in Devon, the white exterior Georgian house, with visitors walking outside the front.

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