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Enjoy a Christmas walk with the family at Kedleston | © National Trust/Darren Cresswell

Christmas in The Peak District and Derbyshire

With frosty landscapes, twinkling trees and visits with Father Christmas, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the festive season near you around The Peak District & Derbyshire.

Top Christmas days out near The Peak District and Derbyshire

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Christmas at Calke Abbey 

From Christmas light and illuminations to meet and greets with Father Christmas and Mrs Claus, find out how you can celebrate the festive season at Calke Abbey in 2023.

Lanterns lined up in the entrance hall for visitors to pick up when they journey through the hall.

Christmas at Hardwick Hall 

Experience magical memories at Hardwick Wintertide in 2024.

An advent box on a tree

Christmas 2023 at Kedleston 

Visit Kedleston Hall for a traditional Christmas. Enjoy a festive walk around the parkland, visit the Hall or try some seasonal festive food. There's fun for all the family.

A giant cracker in front of a fireplace decorated for Christmas with presents in it.

Christmas at Lyme 

Get into the festive spirit with a visit to Lyme this Christmas. For the first time the house was open every day from 1 - 24 December where families were invited help Mr. Fox celebrate christmas with magnificent and unusual beasts sheltering from the rain.

All Christmas days out in The Peak District and Derbyshire

    A blue and purple sky reflected in a large expanse of water with a small silhouetted jetty jutting into the water on the bottom left and a silhouetted twiggy tree branch in the top left. In the distance are snow-capped hills, bathing in morning sunlight.

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