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  • Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member
  • Historic Houses Association Member

Children's Activity Event, from 7 Dec 2019, £8.20-£39.50


Kentwell's Dickensian Christmas

Kentwell's Dickensian Christmas


Long Melford,
CO10 9BA


Kentwell's Dickensian Christmas is truly a wonderful festive family day out.
* Visit Father Christmas
* Train to be an Elf at the Elf Training School, plus assault course
* Enter the magical world “Beyond the Wardrobe”
* Find out what happened to turn “Christmas upside Down”
* Enjoy the Music Hall & Magic Show
* Mr Dickens reads “A Christmas Carol” plus Victorian special effects
* The house is set in 1869 - meet the Victorian family and their staff
* Meet the Victorian Villagers
* Visit the Victorian Tavern
* All join in making traditional Christmas crafts
* Meet Lavenham Falconry’s Winter Birds; Snowy, Great Grey and Siberian Owls
* The finale of the day is the Lantern Procession and Carols by Candlelight
The Tea Room and Grill will be open all day
Free on-site car parking
Children under 18 months are free

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitalityHelicopter landing

Children welcomeDisabled access

Open house & gardens. Re-creations (Tudor, Through the Ages, WWI), musical & family events held throughout the year. Tours & Groups welcome. A stunning venue for weddings, corporate hospitality and team building.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 7 Dec 2019 10:00 to 16:00
Sun 8 Dec 2019 10:00 to 16:00
Sat 14 Dec 2019 10:00 to 16:00
Sun 15 Dec 2019 10:00 to 16:00


Please visit for full details of admission prices and timings.

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 2 Oct - Sat 2 Nov Scaresville - The Haunted Village
Sat 19 - Sun 27 Oct Halloween Family Festival
Sat 7 Dec Dickensian Christmas
Sun 8 Dec Dickensian Christmas
Sat 14 Dec Dickensian Christmas
Sun 15 Dec Dickensian Christmas



See location of Kentwell Hall and Gardens on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 863479  Lat: 52.09844 Long: 0.71892

Kentwell Hall is situated just outside the village of Long Melford on the A134.

Kentwell Hall is just under an hour from Cambridge (A14), one hour 45 minutes from London, 20 minutes from Bury St Edmunds (A134) and 7 minutes Sudbury.

London Stansted Airport is 45 minutes away and Harwich International Ferry Terminal is approx 1 hour's drive.

The nearest train station is Sudbury, Suffolk.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Open house & gardens. Re-creations (Tudor, Through the Ages, WWI), musical & family events held throughout the year. Tours & Groups welcome. A stunning venue for weddings, corporate hospitality and team building.