Christmas at Brockhampton
Christmas is a magical time no matter where you spend it; however, you'll find Brockhampton is a rather unforgettable place at this time of year.
Temporary Weekend Only Opening
Please note: Brockhampton will be closed from 6 November, Monday to Friday, and open only on weekends while drive repairs are underway. Check our opening times for detailed information and our Christmas offering.
The night before Christmas at Brockhampton
This year you can step back in time and discover how Christmas was celebrated through the ages at Brockhampton, from medieval feasting to Georgian party planning, wartime Christmases to 1950’s cocktail hour. See the house in all its festive splendor, adorned with greenery from the estate, with musicians performing on select dates.
Enjoy a frosty, winter walk around the estate, see the fairy lights around the courtyard, take a photo under the big bauble tree, and warm up with a coffee or hot chocolate in the Granary kiosk.
Enjoy Brockhampton's Christmas with no need to book.
Twelve days of Christmas trail
Families can also take part in our Twelve Days of Christmas trail, exploring the orchards and finding all twelve gifts 'my true love gave to me'. 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.
Walking in winter
The lead-up to Christmas is a lovely time to go on a long family walk, followed by a warming hot chocolate. Pick up a map from the car parks or visitor reception to check which walk would best suit you and your family.
The shorter walks include the orchards, which provide a level space to run around, and the woodlands which are very atmospheric on a drizzly day. The longer walks here are between three and four miles and offer panoramic views of the estate; these are hillier than the shorter walks and can get very muddy in winter.
See if you can spot some festive surprises as you walk around the orchards this Christmas...
Warm up at the Granary
Once you’ve explored the outdoors head to the Granary kiosk for some light refreshments and a hot drink to warm you up. We will be serving hot and cold drinks, light lunches, cakes and some festive treats throughout the Christmas period.
Christmas opening dates:
The estate will be open from 10am to 4pm, and the manor house 11am to 3.30pm on the following dates.
- Saturday 18 November – Saturday 23 December
- Wednesday 27 December - Sunday 7 January
Please note that Brockhampton will be closed on 24, 25, and 26 December
At the heart of the estate lies Lower Brockhampton Manor house, a late 14th century timber-framed house, surrounded by a moat and entered via a timber-framed gatehouse.
Find out the places you can rest and refuel or treat yourself to a pre-loved book to take home at Brockhampton. From classic favourites in the café to pre-loved stories in the second-hand bookshop, every penny spent in the café or shop helps us to look after Brockhampton for future generations.
Plan your festive day out and find lots of things to see and do with all the family.