14th November - 22nd December

Please be advised that due to a private event, we will be closed during the day on WEDNESDAY 27th NOVEMBER. Apologies for any inconvenience, and we will be back open on Thursday 28th as usual.

No booking required


A deliciously enchanted wonderland…


New for 2019, enjoy a magical visit to York Mansion House, brimming with Christmas wonder as it is transformed into a spectacular Gingerbread House, at the heart of the beautiful Gingerbread Square…

Escape the packed shops and busy streets, and step into another world, immersing yourself in incredible displays and decorations that will inspire and delight. From the cosy Historic Kitchens, to the decadent, glittering State Room, experience a feast for the senses as delicious seasonal aromas envelope the whole Gingerbread House, in the ultimate celebration of festive frivolity and feasting.

As you experience this spectacular transformation, all ages are invited to make our home their own. With our Gingerbread Trail and dressing up for little ones, and delicious mulled wine* and gingerbread for an indulgent spin on your visit, surround yourself with treats and let this enchanted wonderland wrap you in Christmas joy.


 This event takes place during usual opening hours, and normal entry charges apply.

*Non-alcoholic. Additional charges apply for food and drink.