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Christmas at Packwood

Christmas decorations at Packwood House, Warwickshire
The house is beautifully decorated for Christmas | © National Trust/Amy Bromage

Historic decorations, winter walks and Christmas food and drink, there is so much to explore this festive season at Packwood.

A 1920s Christmas at Packwood

It's December 25th, 1923, the dining table is set, the presents are ready to be opened and there is a party in full swing. Join us this Christmas at Packwood House to explore as guests and personal friends of the Ash Family.

The house and grounds will be celebrating a 1920’s theme this year in honour of the Ash family Christmas parties with decorations being fully up from the 2nd December 2023 - 7th January 2024. The Kitchen Garden will take on a 1920’s sports theme with ice skates and a sledge. The Carolean Garden will feature wreaths and lanterns which will also feature in the walled garden. The Christmas tree in the Barnyard will be decorated with baubles containing free dog treats.

Don't miss the carol singers who will be at Packwood on Saturday 16 December between 11.00am and 3.00pm.

Art deco baubles on the Christmas tree at Packwood, Warwickshire
We have our own 20s inspired art deco baubles | © National Trust/Amy Bromage

Christmas Breakfast Tours

Christmas Breakfast tours will be running on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 5 & 21 December. Join us for a delicious breakfast in the Garden Kitchen Café followed by an early tour of the house beautifully dressed for a Christmas party.

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The Garden Kitchen Café will be open all day offering lots of Christmas treats.

Winter walks with all the family

Winter is the perfect time to wrap up warm, throw on some wellies and head out for an invigorating walk. Blow away the cobwebs along blustery canal paths or take a frosty Boxing Day stroll across the Warwickshire countryside. Enjoy the outside Christmas trees and decorations in the barnyard and get into the festive spirit on a stroll around Packwood this Christmas.

Christmas shopping made easy

Browse the shop at Packwood for the perfect Christmas gift. From beautiful scarves to woolly mittens and colourful throws to a huge range of cookbooks, you'll find the ideal gift, even for your pickiest friend or family member!

Mince pies with star-shaped lids
Have a delicious Christmas treat in the café | © National Trust Images/William Shaw

Christmas food and drink

Indulge in a delicious hot chocolate and mince pie from the café which will be serving a selection of hot and cold food, drinks and light snacks. Indoor and outdoor seating will be available as well as takeaway – perfect for refreshments after a stroll around the gardens in the winter sun.

So come and get into the festive spirit here at Packwood and enjoy the decorations followed by a delicious treat from the café and a walk around the Warwickshire countryside this Christmas.

The house seen from across a lawn at Packwood House, Warwickshire

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The café with indoor and outdoor seating is open and serving a range of hot and cold food and drinks. Stop by the shop to pick up gifts, souvenirs and plants.

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Visiting the house at Packwood 

Packwood House is the culmination of a single man's vision of Old English country hospitality. Step inside and discover a cow barn transformed into a Great Hall, a 1930s Long Gallery filled with 16th-century tapestries, and much more.

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Exploring the garden at Packwood 

Explore Packwood’s garden and its seasonal delights. Flamboyant flower borders in a ‘mingled’ style, magnificent yew trees and a bountiful kitchen garden all wait to be discovered.

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From winding paths through woodland to wide open spaces, Packwood is the perfect place for a family day out in the great outdoors.

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