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Enchanted events 2018
Share an after-dark adventure with your friends and family this winter. Discover an enchanting world of light and colour as you and your children experience the themed garden trail.
Find hidden fairies, meet the magical talking trees and get hands-on with our interactive lighting. Perfect for festive family pictures.Buy tickets today
Christmas through the ages for all ages
This Christmas we’ve got lots of festive treats for you to unwrap.
Browse our range of Christmas events, get hands-on with craft ideas and traditional Victorian recipes, and discover all the historic places you can explore over the season.What's on
Our picks this season
Things to do in December
The festive season is here and our historic places are filled with carols, crafts and Christmas cheer. Enjoy a traditional carol concert at Rievaulx Abbey, experience Christmas on the home front at Dover Castle and meet Father Christmas himself at historic places all over England.
A month of winter magic starts here...
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RECENT STORIES FROM OUR BLOG
7 ‘MAGIC POTIONS’ GROWN BY MEDIEVAL MONKS
Step aside Harry Potter – our monks’ garden at Mount Grace Priory is like a real-life version of a Hogwarts herbology classroom.
Our gardeners have been busy planting herbs and flowers that the Carthusian monks could have grown here in the 15th century. But you can’t buy these herbs in the supermarket.
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