Festive fun at Stourhead
- 07 November 2023
Experience the magic of Christmas this winter at Stourhead, with wonderful activities and a spectacular lights trail after dark.
24 November - 23 December
Feel the festive spirit come to life as you wander through the grand rooms of Stourhead house, decorated with twinkling lights, festive floral arrangements, and showstopping trees.
Engage with the different themes in each wonderful room, inspired by the history, nature, and beauty of Stourhead and it's heritage.
Storytime with Father Christmas
2-22 December, booking essential
Create cosy Christmas crafts and jingle all the way up the drive with hobby-reindeer, before snuggling up for a festive story with Father Christmas in his magical grotto.
Christmas wreath workshop
25-26 November & 5-6 December, booking essential
Learn wreath-making from a professional in this relaxing and creative workshop. Everything you need to create a beautiful wreath is provided for you, including materials from Stourhead.
As the season frost begins to sparkle on the leaves, it is the perfect time to take a winter walk through Stourhead and it's wider estate. Explore the landscape as the scenic views and heritage trees are transformed into a winter wonderland.
Christmas at Stourhead, the illuminated trail
1-31 December, multiple timings, pre-booking required
Christmas at Stourhead has everything you need for an unforgettable time with friends and family. Gaze in wonder as you walk through a sea of lights stretching out into the distance, larger-than-life crystals suspended in trees, and many other stunning displays.
A million twinkling lights are set to bring the garden to life as the Christmas at Stourhead illuminated trail returns in 2023.
Many of the houses and buildings in our care that will be transformed with colour this Christmas. Find out more about our winter illuminations and lights trails and book tickets for your visit.
Find out the family-friendly things to do at Stourhead, from events in the garden to exploring the house.
Stourhead House was one of the first Palladian-style villas to be built in England. Find out more about the Hoare family's home and why they decided to make this their main residence outside of London.