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Festive things to do in Northumberland and Cumbria

Are you ready to plan a fun-filled Christmas in Northumberland and Cumbria?

Use our calendar and fill the festive season with events, stories from history, and traditional recipes and crafts.

More to explore

  • English Heritage Gift of Membership

    Gift of Membership

    Wrap up 6,000 years of history for friends or family with the Gift of Membership this Christmas and enjoy days out together.

  • Christmas Shop

    Get stocked up now with some Christmas essentials or buy the foodie in your family some mouth-watering treats. Browse our shop for a feast of festive inspiration.

  • See which English Heritage sites are opening this festive season and plan a visit between Christmas and New Year

    Festive Opening Times

    See which historic places are open over the holidays and spend the festive season exploring England's story.

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