Things to do in Northamptonshire this Christmas

Taking pride of place as the most luxurious of all the hotels in Kettering, Rushton Hall is getting ready for the Christmas season.

From beautiful decorations to an incredibly warm atmosphere, the festivities are potentially one of our preferred times of the year. Thanks to our central location in Northamptonshire, we are in easy distance of many events that have been planned to get you into the Christmas spirit. Here is our selection of unmissable activities that will surely bring Christmas a bit closer every day.

Christmas Decorations at Canons Ashby

Canons Ashby is a beautiful country house surrounded by stunning gardens, located less than one hour away from Rushton Hall. As part of the National Trust, the venue is set in a lovely environment and stands out around Christmas time when the festive decorations go up. At the end of next week, join the Canons Ashby team and get crafty by creating your own Christmas decorations with traditional materials.

Victorian Christmas at Rockingham Castle

Between the 20th and the 24th of November, Rockingham Castle will take you back in time with its Victorian Christmas gatherings. From the mouth-watering meals to the traditional decorations and period costumes, you will have the chance to partake in a truly historical experience. What a beautiful way to explore with your nearest and dearest how Christmas was celebrated during this rich period of English history!

Christmas Lights in Kettering

Arguably an undeniable sign that Christmas is almost here, the much looked forward to Christmas festivities will launch on the 30th of November in Kettering with the BIG Switch on of the Christmas lights. On the 14th of December, wander around Kettering’s Christmas market for last minute inspiration for Christmas presents. From Christmas delicacies to beautiful gift ideas and entertainment, this will definitely get you into the Christmas spirit.

Christmas Fair at Boughton House

Between the 1st and the 17th of December another of Northamptonshire’s famous country houses will host its traditional Christmas fair. Expect a magical setting with a gorgeous selection of handmade decorations, gifts and delicacies. If you are looking for that last gift to finish your Christmas shopping or long to taste typically festive food then you are in the right place.

There are lots of things to do in Northamptonshire this Christmas and this is only a shortlist. From fairs to Christmas decoration making and lights, you won’t fall short of ideas to get into the Christmas mood. To make your visit memorable, stay at Rushton Hall, one of the most opulent hotels Northamptonshire has to offer.

Book your stay now or contact us for more information. If you have any questions about our Christmas offering, call us directly on 01536 713001.