Castle Howard

Christmas is coming…

If you’re planning a visit to Helmsley over the festive season, why not explore and enjoy some of the great festive attractions and events taking place locally?

Things to see & do…

November

7th – 8th – NSPCC Christmas Fair – Castle Howard
Lose yourself in the Christmas Spirit and the luxurious surrounds of historic Castle Howard. Each year the NSPCC Castle Howard Christmas Fair offers a range of stalls and gift ideas with something different, something a bit special, to kick start your Christmas shopping. Click here for more information.

29th & 30th, 6th & 7th, 13th & 14th December – 1920’s Christmas Experience – Nunnington Hall
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30th November – Santa Specials, North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Join Santa and his special helpers for some festive fun this Christmas at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, with the Santa Express shuttle service departing from Pickering, Grosmont or Whitby stations. Click here for more information.

December

6th & 7th December – A Fireside Audience with Father Christmas – Castle Howard
There is no better way to capture the excitement of this special time of year for little ones than by meeting Father Christmas.You can join him and his wizard friend for festive stories, singing and magic tricks in front of the roaring fire in the Grecian Hall at Castle Howard. Click here for more information.

6th – 7th – Christmas Weekend – Ryedale Folk Museum
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6th – 7th – Nerina Pallot in concert at Nunnington
Nerina Pallot, a firm favourite at Nunnington will play two nights of her soulful and melodic music in the unique setting of the Old Hall. Click here for more information.

6th & 7th, 13th & 14th, 20th, 21st & 22nd December – Santa Specials, North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Pickering
Join Santa and his special helpers for some festive fun this Christmas at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, with the Santa Express shuttle service departing from Pickering, Grosmont or Whitby stations. Click here for more information.