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Christmas at Castle Howard

Alice's Christmas Wonderland

Curiouser and curiouser! Tumble down the rabbit hole into a Christmassy wonderland like no other.
15th November - 5th January

Alice is planning a huge Christmas party, and she invites you to follow the White Rabbit through Castle Howard’s grand halls and regal rooms with each twist and turn revealing fanciful festive surprises. 

Don’t be late for this very important date, as you immerse yourself in a psychedelic world that will leave your smile as wide as the Cheshire Cat’s.

Complete your experience with an elegant Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea, select special mementos from the Bauble Emporium, toast giant marshmallow by the Christmas Tree, and stock up on delicious seasonal essentials from our Farm Shop and Garden Centre.

New for 2024: discover The Chess Club, a secret dining room for grown-ups only, serving Wonderland-themed cocktails and sharing platters.

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Bettys pop-up shop at Castle Howard

Castle Howard is hosting a pop-up Bettys shop in their historic Stable Courtyard this Christmas. Synonymous with Yorkshire and celebrated internationally, Bettys is known for mouthwatering confectionary, chocolates, teas and coffees and has never before created a pop-up shop.

Bettys will bring its own Christmas magic to proceedings. The new shop interior has been designed by their aesthetic team and visitors can also expect to see a stunning Bettys Christmas window display.

Much-loved treats, including the famous Fat Rascals, fondant fancies, hampers and Christmas gifts, will all be available from the Bettys shop. A bespoke Alice-themed fancy will also be featured.

The Bettys pop-up shop is open 14th November 2024 – 5th January 2025, excluding the 25th and 26th December, and 1st January.

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