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Victorian Christmas at Gawthorpe

Enjoy the Hall decorated for the festive season and the Dining Room set for Christmas dinner. Visit the kitchen to learn about festive fare, plus craft activities for children, music and Father Christmas will be here.

  • Booking essential
  • Admission applies

Get into the festive spirit with a visit to Gawthorpe Hall's Victorian Christmas. See the Hall trimmed and decorated in a traditional style and discover how the Kay-Shuttleworth family feasted at Christmas in the Dining Room.

The Victorian kitchen is open where you can meet the housekeeper and find out the secrets of a real plum pudding.

There will be festive music from the Crickmore Crewe, craft activities for children and you can meet Father Christmas (please book in advance).

Plus there will be lovely handmade gifts on sale from the Friends of Gawthorpe Group and you can warm up with a hot drink from Coffee Vintage Citroen van.

Everyone must pay admission for this special opening of the Hall, including National Trust members. £6 adults, £4 concessions, under 16's free

Please book in advance to see Father Christmas on 01282 771004.



Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult Event ticket price£6.00
Child Under 16s free£0.00
Concession Event ticket price£4.00
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The basics

Booking details

Call 01282 771004 Booking required to see Father Christmas (1 adult per child). No booking needed to visit Hall only.


Family friendly event


Gawthorpe Hall has a lot of stairs, included steps to the entrance. A full accessibility statement is available by contacting the Hall direct. Unfortunately, due to the historical nature of the building, there are no lifts.

Contact info

Lancashire County Council