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Win Draper Tools advent calendar

Thank you for entering to win a Draper Tools advent calendar and a family ticket to the Beaulieu attraction!

The four winning entries will be drawn at random and the winners will be notified by email. If the winners cannot be contacted after two weeks from the competition closing date we reserve the right to redraw the winners.

Victorian christmas

Travel back in time and visit the Victorian Montagu family home this festive season.

Visit us on 7 &8 December, 14 & 15 December and 21 December - 1 January* to see what the Montagu family members would have been doing during the festive season of 1889.

Sip a glass of warming mulled punch while you soak in the festive atmosphere of Palace House, with stunning decorations, welcoming log fires and a Christmas tree in each room - including a 20ft tree at the foot of the main staircase!

*Please note the Beaulieu attraction will be closed on Christmas Day.

Christmas pantomine rehearsal

Christmas Panto rehearsal

He's behind you! Watch the Montagu family, played by costumed actors, hold a pantomime rehearsal.

Christmas craft activities in Palace House

Christmas Crafts

Get creative! Join in with festive craft activities.

Victorian characters cook in the Victorian Kitchen

Victorian cooking

Christmas wouldn't be complete without a feast! Talk to Lord Montagu's cook and her kitchen maid as they prepare festive food in the Victorian Kitchen.

Piano, carol singing and festive decorations in Palace House


Warm up the vocal chords and get that Christmassy feeling! Gather around the crackling log fire and piano in the Lower Drawing Room to join in with traditional Christmas carols.

Dressing up in period accessories

Dressing uP

Dress up in period-perfect accessories for a selfie opportunity. Perfect for next year's Christmas card!

Punch ingredients

Mulled PUNCH

Sip a glass of mulled punch while warming yourself in front of the roaring log fire.

Find the mouse in Palace House

Find the christmas mice

'Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house...not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.' There are a few hiding in Palace House - can you find them all?

Hand-painted Palace House Christmas bauble

christmas GIFTS

Indulge in a spot of Christmas shopping with local produce and beautiful souvenirs in our two on-site gift shops. From homemade goodies to motoring gifts, there's something for everyone.

Timings and content may vary. We reserve the right to amend the programme without warning as circumstances dictate.

Victorian Christmas in Palace House

Tickets & Information

Our Victorian Christmas activities are included in your general admission ticket, which allows entry to The National Motor Museum, World of Top Gear, Palace House and Beaulieu Abbey .

Ticket prices & information


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