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Well-decked halls: historic homes to visit for a taste of Christmas Past

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Crackling fires, fir boughs and spiced wine conjure up a festive atmosphere in these venerable homes and museums, with special events over the holiday period National Trust properties up and down the land put on a decent show for the festive period, but some feel particularly special under the twinkle of Christmas lights. Ightham Mote, a stunning 14th-century moated and half-timbered home, is one, where room after room captures that old-fashioned festive vibe. The Great Hall's open fires, wood panelling and soaring ceilings are decorated in Victorian style, with garlands of pine and red...
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