Christmas at Russell-Cotes

Event Date: 23rd November - 3rd January

Step back in time and discover the magic of a traditional Victorian Christmas. The halls of the historic house are decked with boughs of holly and other truly Victorian decorative delights.

If you are looking for a warm welcome, and a chance to step back in time to a more traditional Christmas, then the Russell-Cotes is the perfect place for you. Follow the Christmas Trail and find out more about Christmas traditions and collection items linked to this magical time of the year.

There’ll also be a magical nutcracker for families to enjoy.

If you’re coming to see the decorations why not spoil yourself or someone special by pre-booking a tasty and festive Christmas Afternoon Tea.


  • Venue: Russell-Cotes Museum and Art Gallery
  • East Cliff Promenade
  • Bournemouth
  • Dorset
  • BH1 3AA