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Christmas at Barrington Court

A girl and a boy looking at a Christmas tree, covered in lights at Ickworth in Suffolk.
Children looking at a Christmas tree | © National Trust Images/Rob Stothard

We invite you to join us for festive fun at Barrington Court this Christmas. Enjoy the new Christmas trail, self-led crafts and seasonal story telling in the farm buildings. Wrap up warm for a wintry walk in the garden and parkland then head to Beagles cafe for some festive treats.

Mrs Christmas is trying to get her baking done. Look around her Christmas kitchen to find the ingredients that she needs for her delicious biscuit recipe. But what's this? The naughty elves have hidden her cookie cutters...can you follow the trail around the grounds and help her find them?

Christmas decorations making

Wrap up warm and make your way down to the farm buildings where there will be various Christmas decorations to make, with choices suitable for all ages. Once you have finished your masterpiece, you can hang it on our Christmas tree.

Christmas storytelling

Wrap up warm in your winter woollies and head down to the farm buildings to listen to some festive stories.

Christmas cake decorated with holly shaped icing
A decorated Christmas cake | © National Trust Images/John Millar

Festive food and drink

Stop by Beagles cafe and choose from a selection of festive hot and cold drinks, light lunches, sandwiches, sausage rolls, cakes and bakes.

Christmas shopping at Barrington Court

You'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to ideas for Christmas gifts when you visit Barrington Court.

Shop for a range of handmade goods, gardening-inspired gifts and cosy homewares for your friends and family in the National Trust shop.

Or, for something truly unique, discover bespoke gifts at the artisan workshops – perfect for that special someone.

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Visitors exploring the Christmas decorations inside the house at Killerton, Devon

Get into the festive spirit

From wreath-making workshops and carol concerts to winter illuminations, find Christmas days out near you.

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