Plan an extraordinary day out this Christmas and step into history together as a family.
Prepare for dazzling new light trails at some of our most popular sites and meet Father Christmas himself as he tells festive stories around the Christmas tree.
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Gather your friends and family this winter and experience the past in a spectacular new light. Celebrate Christmas with brand new, interactive light trails at some of our most popular properties. Brought to you by our event partner Kilimanjaro Live in association with English Heritage, get ready for colour, lights and play this December.
Marvel at the historic buildings being bathed in light as you warm up with a glass of mulled wine and toast a marshmallow under the night sky. You can also stock up on Christmas gifts and tasty treats in our shop.
Christmas at Kenwood
Delight in a dazzling light display within the grounds of Kenwood House and celebrate Christmas at one of the most iconic houses in London.
Christmas at Eltham Palace
Experience Eltham Palace with all the spectacle that Henry VIII might have with a host of light installations designed to fit in with the surroundings.
Christmas at Wrest Park
Explore Wrest Park's renowned garden and grounds in a new light and be captivated as you enjoy an enchanted Christmas with family.
Christmas at Walmer Castle
Enjoy historic grounds bathed in festive light at this Tudor fortress as you explore an immersive experience guaranteed to thrill the senses.
Festive Stories with Father Christmas
Father Christmas is taking time out of his busy festive schedule to tell some of his favourite seasonal stories around the Christmas tree, in our group storytelling sessions. Then, you and your children will get the chance to meet the man himself, take photographs and make memories to treasure, as children receive a traditional present to unwrap.
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