Highclere Fort, referred to as “the true Downton Abbey,” bustles with process all Yr spherical, however it’s by no means extra alive than at Christmas. This e-book is a glance at the back of the scenes at the workouts and rituals that make the Fort essentially the most magical position to be all over the festive season. Woman Carnarvon will information you via Introduction, Christmas arrangements and Christmas Eve, all over to the day itself, and past. Find out how the manor and grounds are remodeled through decorations, together with the elevating of a 20-foot tree within the saloon and the collection of holly and mistletoe from the grounds. This e-book additionally tells the tale of historical Christmases at Highclere—of prominent visitors warming themselves through the hearth after a protracted adventure house during the snow, surprising knocks at the door, and, at all times, the enjoyment of bringing circle of relatives—and workforce—in combination after a hectic Yr. In addition to telling the tales of Highclere Christmases prior and provide, Woman Carnarvon supplies recipes, guidelines and thought from her kitchen in order that readers can carry a quintessentially British festive spirit to their very own house. The festive feeling is carried via to Highclere’s Boxing Day traditions, the restorative heart days and the New Yr’s Eve celebrations. Lavish, celebratory and totally mesmerizing, Highclere at Christmas is the easiest present for any Downton Abbey fan.