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Festive Afternoon Tea and Guided Tour

Date: 27th November 2019 - 19th December 2019

Every day

Location: Lydiard House and Park, Lydiard Tregoze
Swindon
SN5 3PA
Telephone: 01793 466664
Email: lydiardpark@swindon.gov.uk

Indulge in an exquisite afternoon of festive treats at Lydiard House this winter...

Festive tea

Lydiard House is offering a delicious festive afternoon tea menu throughout November and December. Join us for a Festive Afternoon Tea and Guided Tour, and discover how Christmas was celebrated on the Lydiard Estate.

For just £19.95 per person, you can enjoy:

-        A selection of hand-cut sandwiches

-        A warm mince pie with clotted cream

-        A selection of festive cakes

-        A pot of tea or glass of mulled wine

-        Entry to Lydiard House and Walled Garden, including a fascinating guided tour

All guests will be invited on a guided tour of Lydiard House, giving you the opportunity to experience the beautifully decorated halls for the festive season. Lydiard House was home to the St John family for 500 years, and visitors will hear their fascinating history. The tour will last approximately 45 minutes, after which guests will be served three tiers of stunning festive treats.

The historic State Rooms of Lydiard House will be beautifully adorned with traditional foliage, a kissing ball, and a decorated Christmas tree. Floral decorations will also line mantle-pieces and doorways, adding splendour and festivity to the house.

Reservations are available on Wednesdays and Thursdays, between 27 November and 19 December.

Advance booking is essential, please see below for available dates and times. To make a reservation, please call 01793 465270. Full payment over the phone is required to secure your booking and a minimum of 24 hours’ notice is required.

Dates Available:

Festive Afternoon Teas and Guided Tours of Lydiard House are available on the below dates.

Please choose between a 1pm or 2pm tour.

Wednesday, 27 November

Thursday, 28 November

Wednesday, 4 December

Thursday, 5 December

Wednesday, 11 December

Thursday, 12 December

Wednesday, 18 December

Thursday, 19 December

On the day of your visit, please make sure you arrive at Lydiard House Museum at least five minutes early to be ready for the guided tour. The tour will last approximately 45 minutes, after which your delicious festive afternoon tea will be served.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation must be made by telephone at least 48 hours in advance of the scheduled booking for a full refund. Please call 01793 465270 between 10am and 4pm to cancel your booking.

Cost: £19.95 per person