Christmas magic awaits with The Vyne’s house and gardens sumptuously decorated to tell the story of The Nutcracker. Enjoy off-peak visits before the school holidays begin (around 16 December). Families can follow indoor and outdoor festive trails by purchasing a Nutcracker house and garden trail sheet for £1.50 from Visitor Reception. Parking is free and picnics are welcome. Alternatively, in the Brewhouse tea-room you can order from the hot lunch menu before 2.30pm or simply grab some top-up snacks. You’ll find a range of festive gifts in the shop. Wellies at the ready, Morgaston Woods offers three circular waymarked routes where you can blow away the cobwebs.
Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.Check admission prices
- Meeting point
Enter the gardens via Visitor Reception and collect your trail sheets for a suggested donation.
- What to bring and wear
You'll need practical outdoor clothing and shoes.
All points of interest and activities are within sight of hard gravel paths, and the visitor ground floor route in the house.
Explore top rated places for days out with dogs. Visit six participating places between 1 September 2023 and 29 February 2024 to collect your free treat. For terms and conditions, visit nationaltrust.org.uk/pooch-passport
25 Nov - 1 Jan, 10am-4pm: Circling The Vyne’s magnificent lake, young explorers can keep their eyes peeled for swans, ballerinas and the North Lawn full of nutcracker soldiers. Trail sheet available at Visitor Reception for £1.50. Closed 24 & 25 Dec.
25 Nov - 1 Jan, 11am-3pm: All ages can explore the ground floor of the house lavishly decorated to tell this much-loved Christmas tale. Trail sheet available at Visitor Reception for £1.50. Closed 24 & 25 Dec.