THE Christmas countdown starts in earnest in the Haigh Stables Courtyard on Saturday (December 1).
Visitors are invited to a traditional family Yuletide celebration between 11am and 3pm with a large range of Christmas stalls and festivities.
There will be a Christmas lights switch on complete with musical entertainment.
While younger members of the family can visit Santa in his grotto as well as enjoying taking part in National Tree Dressing day by making decorations to dress the tree.
Tickets are priced at £5 per child for a visit to Father Christmas (gift included) as well as a small charge for take away crafts. Haigh Hall starts mid week Special Christmas lunches on Friday, December 14 plus Thursday, December 20 and Friday, December 21.