What better way to spend the festive season than by experiencing the magic of one of our historic castles?

Enjoy the taste of festive food, get crafty on one of our workshops, or enjoy a sing-a-long at a carol concert.

There’s so much festive fun to be had so grab your friends and family and celebrate Christmas in style.



Step back in time to a Christmas gone by. 

At our Luxury Castles, enjoy carol singing, falconry, storytelling and toymaking throughout the day with Christmas at the Castle. 

Take in the atmosphere of a Tudor Christmas at Walmer Castle, and find out what the festive season was like during the Second World War with a WWII Christmas at Dover Castle.

Have you been good this year?


It wouldn’t be Christmas without meeting the man in red himself. 

This year, children can meet Father Christmas at sites all over England, including at Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire, Kenilworth Castle in Warwickshire and Dover Castle in Kent. 

You’ve probably spent weeks—okay, months—counting down the days until it became socially acceptable to do all those Christmas activities and winter activities you love so much: putting up your favorite wreath, shopping for fun gifts until you drop, making lots of Christmas crafts, and generally getting in the Christmas spirit in every way imaginable. Now that your favorite time of the year is finally here, don’t squander it! Make the most of your holiday season Book with Luxury Castle Hire and let the team get everything ready for you.

with our list of the best Christmas activities for kids and grown-ups alike. We’ve gone way beyond “prep your holiday menu” and “decorate your castle room.


Rent a castle for Christmas