Throughout the festive season, visitors can see the house dressed for a traditional Christmas. Trees, trinkets and garlands will decorate the rooms and the dining room table will be set for a celebratory festive feast.
Experience what life was like for the MacGeough Bond family and their servants as they prepare for the festive period. See the house in a whole new light and hear how the family celebrated Christmas in the 1800s.
Suitable for children if accompanied by an adult.
- Meeting point
Meet at the visitors reception. You may need to wait to enter the house as we are extremely busy and must ensure safe numbers inside so everyone has a safe, enjoyable visit.
- What to bring and wear
No prams or buggies in the mansion house. Buggies will have either have a pop up monitored by staff or be left in in a locked area.
Not all electric wheelchairs or accessibility scooters can be used in the mansion, and we have a house wheelchair that can be used instead. This is judged on an individual basis, and we try to accommodate everyone as far as possible.
Large bags need to be left in a secure area during tours for security and protection of collection this includes baby bags and backpacks. You may need to wait to enter the house as we are extremely busy and must ensure safe numbers inside so everyone has a safe, enjoyable visit.
Christmas is not complete without a visit to The Argory. We are excited to introduce a new winter experience, where you will discover the grounds of The Argory in a new light while getting into the festive spirit with your friends and family.