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Christmas at Mompesson House

The exterior of Mompesson House, Wiltshire, in winter, dusted with a light covering of snow.
Snow covering Mompesson House | © National Trust / Emma James

This 2024, fairy-tales will come alive at Mompesson House as we take you back in time for a magical Victorian Christmas.

Christmas 2024 at Mompesson House

Please find information below for your visit to Mompesson House this Christmas time.

What is Christmas at Mompesson?

Mompesson will be open upstairs and downstairs for Christmas. Fairytales meet a Victorian Christmas in this immersive storytelling experience, perfect for both the young and the young at heart.

Discover the three bears' Christmas feast, follow Hansel's trail to the tea-room and listen to some fairy tales in the Library.

Family fun at Christmas

Throughout Christmas we'll have a free activity sheet to keep little minds occupied.

On weekends we'll have free storytelling sessions in the second-hand bookshop in the morning and afternoon.

Our rooms will be decorated and suitable for all ages. Suggested age range 4+.

Eating and shopping at Mompesson this Christmas

The tea-room and second-hand bookshop will be open as usual at Mompesson this Christmas. Get cosy with a blanket and hot drink or festive treat in the tea-room and pop in to the bookshop to find a quirky Christmas present.

A large wreath made of greenery and pinecones on the front door at Mompesson House, Wiltshire
Wreath on the front door at Mompesson House | © National Trust / Emma James


Christmas at Mompesson includes two of the rooms upstairs and the Library, which is not accessible to motorised wheelchairs. Printed guides to these rooms will be available as well as a video walkthrough.

Our Studio bookshop has seating and is a quiet zone. We also have children's ear defenders available to borrow at the front door.

There is seating throughout the house available for visitors.