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Visitors walking through a corridor at Nostell with Christmas tree in the foreground
Christmas tree decorations | © National Trust Images/Freya Raby

Christmas in Yorkshire

For Christmas 2023 the houses, gardens and parklands around Yorkshire were transformed for the festive period. Find out about our Christmas and winter days out and the things to see and do with the family that took place. This page will be updated for Christmas 2024 nearer the time.

Top Christmas days out in Yorkshire

A mother with her baby enjoying the annual Music and Lights Christmas event at Fountains Abbey
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Christmas at Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal 

Christmas is seeing the abbey sparkle. As the afternoon light starts to fade, make your way to the abbey and wander through the ruins aglow.

Visitors walking through a corridor at Nostell with Christmas tree in the foreground
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Festive days out at Nostell 

Our Christmas opening for Nostell has now finished. Read this article to find out what took place in 2023.

Silver Christmas wreath hanging on a wooden door at Barrington Court, Somerset
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Things to see and do at Wentworth Castle Gardens 

Discover the must-sees when visiting Wentworth Castle Gardens and exploring its centuries of history.

Head and shoulder of Father Christmas telling a story surrounded by lights and festive decorations
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Christmas at Beningbrough 

Find out what Father Christmas is planning and how you can book to see him this year. Plan your day including where to go for refreshments, a spot of shopping and what else to expect on a winter visit.

East Riddlesden Hall and formal gardens in winter
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Christmas at East Riddlesden Hall 

Our Christmas opening for East Riddlesden Hall has now finished. Read this article to find out what took place in 2023.

Keighley, West Yorkshire

Fully open today
House and garden in spring at Ormesby Hall with colourful tulips
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A Christmas fairytale at Ormesby Hall 

Our Christmas opening for Ormesby Hall has now finished. Read this article to find out what took place in 2023.

Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire

Fully open today
View through a large hall with decorated columns and a large Christmas tree
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Christmas at Treasurer's House 

Our Christmas opening for Treasurer's House has now finished. Read this article to find out what took place in 2023.

Family enjoying the roses in Nunnington Hall's garden
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Christmas through the ages at Nunnington Hall 

Our Christmas opening for Treasurer's House has now finished. Read this article to find out what took place in 2023.

near York, North Yorkshire

Fully open today

All Christmas days out in Yorkshire

    Couple walking through the grounds of Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire

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