Come and be transported to a magical forest full of mirth, live music and marvellous creatures!

Festive shopping


Vibrant and eclectic, and with a focus on arts and crafts, there’s a huge range of gifts to browse at The Cider Press Centre!

the nutcracker


Discover the enchantment of ballet with this sparkling festive treat for the whole family.

The Great Hall Winter Craft Fair


Browse over 40 stalls showcasing a selection of contemporary craft and design including jewellery, ceramics, prints, textiles and more!

Christmas craft 

A series of fabulous day and half-day experiences with highly experienced tutors. This is a chance to gain new skills and get hands-on – whilst enjoying a twinkly, Christmassy day out.

grace allardyce wreath

musical treats

The superb Lady Maisery will be joining us to give us their own folk twist on Christmas.  Plus, two annual favourites return: The Nutcracker will bring seasonal sparkle to The Barn Cinema, and Dartington Community Choir and Dartington Playgoers present A Christmas Cracker! in the Great Hall.

The Nutcracker

family theatre & workshops

We’re thrilled to be welcoming the award-winning Little Bulb Theatre to Dartington this year to present their gorgeous family show, Hibernation.

And if you’re looking to kick off December with some festive family craft, we have four delightful workshops to choose from.

pom pom garland

the Great hall winter craft fair

A wonderful gathering of makers and designers from the South West and across the UK, showcasing jewellery, ceramics, prints, textiles and much more!

grace allardyce wreath

gifts galore

Vibrant and eclectic, there’s a huge range of gifts at The Cider Press Centre, including the Devon’s Finest Hamper for that extra-special someone (pictured below).

Look out, too, for music and kids’ entertainments at our Christmas Shopping Weekends in December!

The Devon's Finest Hamper

christmas parties

Join us for a mouthwatering Festive Lunch or one of our epic Christmas Party Nights, hosted in our cosy private dining rooms and White Hart restaurant.

Festive Christmas dining 2

a gift with a difference

With our customisable vouchers, you can gift a sum of your choice which can be redeemed against our Short Courses, Barn Cinema film, concerts and much more.

You can also gift Dartington Membership (from £25) – which includes Gardens access, a range of benefits, exclusive events and more.

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