A roaring fire at Christmas is bliss. With all the family around, the fire usually becomes a focal point, with everyone gathering around the fireplace. With Christmas just around the corner, we thought we’d share some of our favourite pastimes to do around the fire.
Play a good board game!
Whether it’s a traditional game such as Scrabble or monopoly, or a slightly messy one such as, ‘pie face’ - get all the family involved, it will be sure to bring a lot of laughter and fun for all, plus you’ll be nice and snug by the fire.
Snuggle up and watch a film
Grab a hot chocolate or a glass of red, light a few candles and snuggle up and watch a classic film with the fire roaring - cosy!
Chestnuts roasting on an open fire
Roasting your favourite foods doesn't just have to be outside over a campfire. Have a look at our winter cooking recipe ideas for how to roast Chestnuts with all the family.
If chestnuts don’t take your fancy, why not roast marshmallows and make S’mores - all you need is marshmallows, digestive biscuits and milk chocolate - a sweet treat for all the family to enjoy.
Get ready for Father Christmas
It may be a little early now, but the night before Christmas this is great to do with the little ones. Be sure to put out a glass of sherry, a mince pie and not forgetting a carrot for the reindeer!