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Images shows a young boy adding a star decoration to a Christmas tree at Attingham Park
Adding a festive decoration to the Christmas tree | © National Trust Images/Yannick Lalardy

Christmas around Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

Find out how the grand homes and gardens around Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds celebrated Christmas in 2023.

Top Christmas days out near Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

Two woman adjust decorations on a large lit indoor Christmas tree at Dyrham Park

Christmas at Dyrham Park 

In 2023 we took visitors back in time on a journey on Christmas through the ages. The house was adorned with decorations from five different eras, there was a family present trail, and golden pears and Christmas trees were dotted around the 270-acre site.

Silver Christmas decorations hang on a tree at Petworth House and Park, West Sussex

Christmas at Newark Park 

For Christmas 2023, we invited you to enjoy a traditional Christmas at Newark Park, with festive decorations adorning the house, wintry walks in the garden, and a visit from Father Christmas himself.

A decorated Christmas tree at Chastleon House, West Oxfordshire

A 1960s Christmas at Chastleton 

Enjoy the nostalgia of a 1960s-style country Christmas, reminiscent of the chaotic yet cosy parties hosted by last owners Barbara and Alan Clutton-Brock.