Christmas at Danby Lodge

Christmas is coming to Danby Lodge National Park Centre

Nestled within the heart of the North York Moors, along the banks of the River Esk, Danby Lodge is the perfect place to start exploring the National Park.

Home to walking trails, relaxing gardens, café, shop, adventure playground and changing exhibitions in our Inspired by… gallery, this is the place where stories are told, ideas are sparked, and where Christmas comes to life. Join us at one of the many festive events hosted at Danby Lodge National Park Centre, and get into the Christmas spirit.

Enjoy 10% off when you spend £30 or more* in our National Park Centres, every Tuesday until Christmas. Join us to celebrate #ChristmasAtDanbyLodge, get in the festive spirit and shop our seasonal gifts!

Saturday 4 November
Christmas at Danby Lodge, Wire Wreath and Robin craft workshop

Create a charming Christmas wreath decorated with pine, berries, holly and mistletoe sprigs designed to be treasured and brought out every year. The workshop, led by Anna Roebuck, is a good way to learn basic wirework skills and Anna will guide you step by step through the making process.        

You’ll get a handout to remind you of how to do the basics as well as suggestions for suppliers so you can make more at home.

Find out more and book your place here

Sunday 5 November
Christmas at Danby Lodge, Crochet Christmas Decorations craft workshop

In this festive workshop Angela Myers will demonstrate three different crochet techniques and you will be able to use them to make a colourful Christmas  bauble and Christmas Tree motif for your Christmas tree at home.

Find out more and book your place here

Saturday 11 - Sunday 12 November
Christmas at Danby Lodge, Christmas Craft Fair 

Join us at Danby Lodge and be inspired for Christmas with a range of stalls selling handmade craft and produce. Support independent small businesses whilst buying a unique Christmas gift.

Also on the Saturday is the Winter Social at the Inspired by… gallery. Browse our newest exhibition and collections. Complimentary drinks and nibbles. Drop in any time between 11am - 3pm.

Find out more here

Saturday 11 November - Friday 5 January
Merry Mouse and the bedtime stories trail at Danby Lodge 

Join us for our annual Merry Mouse Children’s Christmas Trail. The creatures of the wood are feeling sleepy as it is time for them to hibernate through the winter. Help Merry Mouse discover the story that will put the woodland to sleep.

No booking required, please check visitor centre opening hours.

Find out more here

Saturday 25 - Sunday 26 November
Christmas at Danby Lodge, Christmas Shopping Weekend

Enjoy a relaxed Christmas shopping experience at Danby Lodge! 10% off a £30 spend, tastings, music and more. Seasonal treats in the tea room.

Find out more here

Explore Christmas at Inspired by... and Christmas at Sutton Bank.

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