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Christmas at Berrington Hall

A gold pineapple in the centre of a decorated dinging room table, lit with small candles and a Christmas tree in the background
Discover a traditional Georgian Christmas at Berrington Hall | © Fran Hawkeswood

It’s that time of year once again when we invite you to enjoy Christmas in true 18th-century style. So why not step back in time and indulge in some very Georgian festivities?

Gather for a Georgian Christmas in the mansion

Berrington Hall is taking you back to the Georgian era this Christmas. Discover traditional decorations, atmospheric evening lighting, fireplaces brimming with dried flowers, magnificent Christmas trees and a unique 'below stairs' experience.

Saturday 18 November – Saturday 23 December

  • From Monday 6 November, Berrington will move to winter opening. This means that on weekdays the house will be open for guided tours only. The house will be open as usual on weekends.

Wednesday 27 December - Sunday 7 January

  • From Wednesday 27 December, the mansion will be open daily. There will be no guided tours of the house during this time.
  • Berrington Hall will be closed on 23, 24 and 25 December.

family in a carriage being pulled by grey horses along the drive with the parkland in the background
Horse and carriage rides at Berrington Hall | © National Trust Images / Eleanor Dobson

Horse and carriages rides

Experience a triumphant arrival as our special guests this Christmas at Berrington Hall with a horse and carriage ride up to the mansion.

On Saturday, 18 November, and Sunday, 26 November, immerse yourself in the true Georgian experience with scenic views across Capability Brown's final landscape, leading you right up to the neoclassical mansion.

Make a Christmas wreath

Indoors, the Senior Gardener is hosting wreath-making workshops using materials and fresh greenery from the garden. Each workshop last an hour and a half, and will be taking place on the following dates:

  • Saturday 2 December
  • Thurday 7 December
  • Wednesday 13 December
  • Saturday 16 December

Click here for more information and took book your place

'Deck the halls' childrens trail

Step back in time and find all the Georgian decorations needed to deck the halls at Berrington Hall this Christmas. This trail will be running from 18 November to 7 January. Trails cost £3 per person and include a bag, colouring sheet, colouring pencils, and a prize.

Festive food and drink

Pop into the Old Servants' Hall tea-room for your favourite light refreshments and snacks, including hot chocolate, sandwiches and warming one-pots. Don't forget to try the festive menu.

Group of visitors in the grounds with Berrington Hall in the background, Herefordshire

Discover more at Berrington Hall

Find out when Berrington Hall is open, how to get here, the things to see and do and more.

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Christmas Day might be over, but there's still plenty to do at the places in our care. We'll be adding details of our Christmas 2024 events later in the year, so please check back closer to the time.