Come and enjoy Christmas with us

Christmas at Hestercombe is a special time with fun events and activities for all the family. Kicking off with our Christmas Market in November, we have Christmas events running right the way through the festive period and into the New Year.

Enjoy our ‘Christmouse’ garden trail, meet Father Christmas, try your hand at crafts at one of our Christmas workshops and enjoy festive theatre, carol concerts and more! 

See below for the full line-up of Christmas events at Hestercombe.

What’s On this Christmas

Father Christmas by the open fire

Until Sun 5th Jan

Follow Holly and Jolly through the winter gardens – join in and let them teach you some classic Christmas tunes using hand bells, xylophones, tambourines and more!

Find out more about the trail

Skates at Hestercombe's indoor skating rink

21st Dec

Folksy Theatre bring this much-loved Christmas tale to life using live performers, puppetry, music and downright silliness – the perfect event to kick-start the Christmas holidays.

Book The Elves and the Shoemaker tickets


Skates at Hestercombe's indoor skating rink

7th, 14th, 15th, 22nd & 23rd Dec

The whole family will love this magical storytelling experience, where your imagination transports you to a world where anything is possible…

Book Christmas Storytelling tickets

Skates at Hestercombe's indoor skating rink

Selected dates from 7th – 24th Dec

Visit Hestercombe this Christmas to enjoy a magical experience where every child can meet the man in red and receive their own special gift. Watch this space… we are hoping to be able to open up some more sessions soon.
Book Father Christmas tickets

Winter Lates

New for 2019! Join us each Saturday in December in our Nordic-inspired Christmas Courtyard beneath a twinkling canopy of fairy lights for an evening of live music, pizza and drinks inspired by the festive season.

Our pizza menu will have a seasonal twist: Pigs in blanket, Cheeseboard, and Turkey, cranberry & stuffing – with vegan and gluten-free options available on request. Perfect for all the family! Read more about Winter Lates 

Saturdays in December: 7th, 14th & 21st

Christmas Gift Ideas from Hestercombe

Looking for the perfect Christmas present ideas? Hestercombe is here to help with your Christmas present conundrums. Annual membership, afternoon tea for you or a voucher for one of our many workshops throughout the year… 
You’re welcome!

Dine at Hestercombe this Christmas

Join us this Christmas at Hestercombe for some delicious festive food, including sumptuous Christmas Suppers with Live Pianist, Christmas Lunches and Afternoon Teas, and group Christmas food bookings. Find out more about our Christmas food.