Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire
Country house mansions nestled into rolling hills, riverside meadows, grand gardens and mature woodland can all be found here. Discover what to see and do - there's something for all the family.
Gardening on the grandest scale in this Georgian landscape garden and park
Country home of the Victorian statesman Benjamin Disraeli
An estate saved from almost certain demolition and lovingly revived
Glorious gardens and woodlands overlooking the River Thames
A family home, delightful gardens and an idyllic setting
A beautiful French Renaissance-style château with an extensive art collection, landscaped gardens, aviary and woodland playground.
Discover the myths and memories of an ancient country house, a compelling time capsule of 400 years of family life
The beloved home of one of the most prolific philanthropists of the 20th century
Plan your 2023 Christmas in Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire. This year is shaping up to be a vintage event at our places with all the candlelit glow and festive sparkle you could wish for.
Enchanting scenes from the famous carol 'The 12 Days of Christmas' come to life at Hughenden. See swans-a-swimming on a cascade of baubles in the garden, giant gold rings and lots of crocheted characters to spot in the house. There's a 12 Presents of Christmas trail for active kids in the garden, plus storytelling and crafts sessions. From 20 November.
Inspired by local author Kenneth Graham, there a Wind in the Willows theme breezing through the decorated trees, garlands and twinkling fairy lights at Basildon Park. The magical atmosphere extends outdoors where you'll find woodland creatures and whimsical decorations in the garden. From 18 November.
We can't guarantee snow in the gardens, but we can guarantee a fun-packed wildlife trail through them with giant bird sculptures, puzzles, clues and a search for the elusive fox. There are decorations inside and out at New Inn and Christmas choirs on select days in December. From 18 November
Take a trip down memory lane to Christmases past at Greys Court. The family house is full of warmth, nostalgia and the smell of Lady Brunner's gingerbread baking in the kitchen. There's a children's trail around the garden and candelight tours to book on select evenings. From 25 November.
Explore this magical season on a self-led autumnal trail. Grab your wellies and spot the signs of autumn; stomping and squelching your way round the grounds.
Uncover a dozen delightful surprises as you roam through the enchanting Hughenden Gardens on our family Christmas trail.
What will you find on this seasonal wildlife trail? Match tails to their owners, spot giant bird sculptures, find clues, solve puzzles and look out for the elusive fox tail!
Join us at Basildon Park for A Wind in the Willows Christmas, 18 November to 5 January, and take part in a children's trail around the gardens.
Embark on a whimsical Christmas adventure at Basildon Park, where the enchanting world of Kenneth Grahame's 'The Wind in the Willows' comes to life!