Things to do in Northamptonshire this Christmas

Rushton Hall is getting ready for the Christmas season. In our latest blog, we share some of the festivities you can enjoy should you wish to spend your Christmas in Northamptonshire.

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 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. This year, the National Trust property will host Five Centuries of Christmas, an event on selected dates that explores Christmas festivities Tudor treats to familiar 20th-century traditions.

Victorian Christmas at Rockingham Castle

Between the 19th and the 23rd 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 anticipated Christmas festivities will launch on the 29th November in Kettering with the Switch on of the Christmas lights. Why not 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.

There are lots of things to do in Northamptonshire this Christmas and this is only a short list. To make your visit memorable, why not stay at Rushton Hall, one of the most opulent hotels Northamptonshire has to offer? Should you need to find a gift for someone special then do consider our Gift Vouchers with experiences including Afternoon Tea, Dinner, Spa Membership and Stays.

We hope you consider spending your Christmas in Northamptonshire. To find out more, call us directly on 01536 713001.