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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.

Mother and daughter tying a ribbon on the Yule Log in the High Great Chamber

Christmas at Hardwick Hall 

Share a special winter with the family at Hardwick Wintertide this year, chase lights and shadows around the hall as you tour by lantern light.

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Christmas 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.

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Christmas at Longshaw 

From traditional wreath-making sessions to children’s craft activities and the launch of our Christmas Tree Festival, there’s lots at Longshaw to get you and your family feeling Christmassy in 2023.

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. Step into the house where Christmas has been interrupted by an animal takeover, go on a winter walk through the estate and enjoy a hot drink from the café while listening to some Christmas carols in the Timber Yard.

A mum and dad outside with their young girl who is holding up a leaf and wearing a Christmas dress

Christmas at Ilam Park 

From a super festive and beautiful family trail, to wreath-making and bauble needle felting workshops, to family trails and crisp winter walks, there’s lots at Ilam to get you and your family feeling Christmassy in 2023.

All Christmas days out in The Peak District and Derbyshire

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