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Burton Agnes
Twilight Weekend
7 December 2018 - 9 December 2018

The family and team at Burton Agnes Hall invites everyone to join them during the weekend of the 6th, 7th and 8th December for a truly magical Christmas twilight experience.

Enjoy the bountifully decorated Hall with an extended opening until 9pm on Friday and Saturday evenings. Every visitor during the weekend will receive a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival.

Simon and Olivia Cunliffe-Lister, with the keen help of their five children and a small army of local supporters, decorate their Elizabethan home to create a wonderland with traditional and contemporary handmade decorations. Discover how the stunning walled garden provides some of the loveliest natural decorations imaginable. 

Young visitors are especially welcome, and are encouraged to find homemade felt snowman dolls, hidden in each room by the Cunliffe-Lister children, and to discover the magical woodland village that has appeared as if by magic within the historic woodland. Seek enchanting little homes hidden among the trees and imagine the lives of the fairies and elves within! Little ones can also visit Father Christmas in his courtyard grotto during the weekend.

When dusk falls, Christmas cheer abounds: with Christmas-light-strewn topiary bushes, the Great Hall’s fire glowing warmly and twinkling lights throughout, visitors will be infused with the many joys of Christmas.

Visitors can delight in festive carolling throughout out the weekend and take newfound inspiration to the courtyard, enjoying festive treats in the café and unusual decorations and Christmas presents in the courtyard shops.


Normal Hall admission applies. No booking necessary



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