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  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • Historic Houses Association Member
  • The Treasure Houses of England
  • Event data supplied by Leeds Inspired

Exhibition, from 24 Nov 2017

VAQAS HISTORIC HOUSES ASSOCIATION

Victorian Christmas at Harewood

Victorian Christmas at Harewood

Details

This winter, join us for a truly spectacular Victorian Christmas in the house.

For the first time in 5 years, Harewood House and grounds will open for a special Christmas season. You will be able to explore state rooms and kitchens in the house which will be dressed by Michael Howells, award winning Set Designer from ITV’s _Victoria_ series, which used Harewood House as a major location.

Discover how the Victorians shaped the Christmas traditions which we know and love today including Christmas Dinner, Boxing Day, Christmas carols and present giving. See the house come to life with beautiful decorations which will transport you back in time to the Victorian Christmases of Harewood’s past.

In the state rooms, Michael’s designs will bring a feeling of celebration to the house with lavish Christmas dinners, present giving and trees filling the opulent rooms. Display highlights will include loans from Ilkley Toy Museum including Victorian board games, dolls houses, toy soldiers and rare dolls from the era.

Below stairs in the kitchens, you will be welcomed into the hustle and bustle of life as a servant, as the house prepares the Christmas food. Enjoy the sights and smells of the busy country house kitchens, cooking for this beautiful, festive time of year.

Additionally, visitors will have the rare opportunity of exploring the award-winning gardens, which although usually closed throughout the winter months.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberSpanish signs/guidesWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 24 Nov - Sat 23 Dec 2017 10:00 to 18:00
Wed 27 - Sun 31 Dec 2017 10:00 to 18:00

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Events at this Venue

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Fri 24 Mar - Sun 29 Oct The Plaster Bust Re-imagined, Kathy Dalwood
Fri 24 Mar - Sun 29 Oct Victorian Harewood
Sun 29 Oct Emmerdale Village Tour
Fri 24 Nov - Sat 23 Dec Victorian Christmas at Harewood
Wed 27 - Sun 31 Dec Victorian Christmas at Harewood

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    Contact

    Harewood House

    Address

    Harewood House,
    Harewood,
    LS17 9LG

    Location

    Directions

    See location of Harewood House and Gardens on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 311445  Lat: 53.89647 Long: -1.52736

    By Road:
    Brown-signed from motorway and A1 dual carriageway. On the A61 between Leeds and Harrogate.

    By Public Transport:
    From Leeds catch the 36 bus from Leeds Bus Station to Harrogate/Ripon. From Harrogate catch the 36 bus to Leeds. Half-price admission for anyone arriving by public transport with a valid bus ticket.

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport: 7 miles from Leeds station

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
    • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
    • Welcome HostWelcome Host
    • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality