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60+ UK Christmas days out with kids in 2024

60+ UK Christmas days out with kids in 2024

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Caught for what to get your youngsters this Christmas? Why not give them a Christmas expertise slightly than one other toy! On this publish I’ve included a number of the finest UK Christmas days out with youngsters in 2024.

Ticket gross sales for a number of the hottest Christmas days out are already reside. Don’t delay in reserving these confirmed Christmas occasions taking place in 2024. They’re certain to get snapped up quick.

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I do love Christmas occasions for teenagers. That’s why you’ll discover loads of them listed right here on Tin Field Traveller.

Under I’m pointing you to the place to search out some favourites like Christmas markets and light-weight trails. Scroll a bit additional and I’ve ordered what’s on in 2024 alphabetically by county and metropolis.

Christmas markets within the UK

Visitors experience Winchester Christmas Market
Image credit score: Go to Winchester

If you happen to’re after the guess locations to take pleasure in a Bavarian sausage and choose up some distinctive presents check out my information to the very best UK Christmas markets.

Christmas gentle trails within the UK

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And in the event you want some sparkle in your winter, illuminations are the place it’s at. Right here’s my information to Christmas gentle trails across the UK.

Discover extra days out in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Eire in my huge spherical up of 101 UK points of interest for households.

Extra Christmas household days out close to you in 2024

Right here’s the place you’ll discover snowy white winter wonderlands, superb Christmas reveals and glowing Santa’s grottos close to you in 2024 (sorted alphabetically by space)!

For updates and inclusion of your occasion please contact me.

What’s on this Christmas in Bedfordshire

Right here’s the place to search out festive cheer in Bedfordshire this 12 months:

Father Christmas at Wardown Museum

This 30 minute expertise features a festive story with Miss Christmas, whimsical elves, and a particular present from beneath the tree if you meet Father Christmas. Plus, you’ll be handled to exploit and cookies within the cozy café afterwards.

Wardown Museum, Luton, from 7 to 21 December 2024

Days out this Christmas in Berkshire

Right here’s a number of the hottest Christmas days out in Berkshire this 12 months:

The UK’s REAL Santa – SOLD OUT

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Picture credit score – PODCast

Lapland UK is an immersive Christmas expertise close to Ascot and among the best Christmas days out within the UK. No marvel it’s already offered out for 2024!!

Discover out what it’s wish to expertise Lapland UK.

Signal as much as the Lapland UK mailing record to listen to find out how to snap up any cancelled tickets and about bookings for Christmas 2025.

LaplandUK, Ascot, SOLD OUT

The magic of Christmas at LEGOLAND

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Households can have a festive expertise at LEGOLAND this Christmas with rides, characters and LEGO builds all going for a seasonal spin.

Spot tiny festive scenes in Miniland, see the DUPLO Puppet pantomime and see Father Christmas as he roams the park on his magical sleigh.

It’s also possible to have a Santa Sleepover in a themed household room on the resort lodge together with breakfast, night leisure and a day in LEGOLAND.

Christmas at LEGOLAND*, Windsor, chosen dates from 23 November 2024

Christmas days out in Birmingham in 2024

Right here’s some concepts for Christmas days out in and round Birmingham:

Christmas at Cadbury World

Father Christmas will likely be spreading festive cheer at Cadbury World in his tree-mendous stage present all through the day.

Full of festive enjoyable and toe-tapping Christmas jingles, alongside a sleigh crammed with chocolatey presents for all little helpers on the present, the Santa Present is crammed with leisure for the entire household.

Hold a watch within the Cadbury World web site for full particulars of this 12 months’s occasion.

Christmas at Cadbury World*, Birmingham, chosen dates TBC in 2024

Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor

Christmas enjoyable returns to Drayton Manor this 12 months with Father Christmas himself making an look.

It’s also possible to discover the superb 15-acre zoo, and the 4D cinema, that includes Thomas & Buddies Effervescent Boilers. There’s additionally no fewer than six model new Christmas experiences together with a grotto, a celebration present and Mrs Claus’ kitchen.

Right here’s a taster of what to anticipate on this overview of Drayton Manor’s yule-tide expertise from a earlier 12 months by Natalie at Plutonium Sox.

Join on the Drayton Manor web site for occasion particulars as they’re introduced.

Drayton Manor’s Magical Christmas, dates TBC in 2024

Listed here are some extra nice household days out within the Midlands.

Christmas experiences in Buckinghamshire in 2024

Right here’s a festive occasion in Buckinghamshire you gained’t wish to miss:

Christmas at Waddesdon – the Rothchild home

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Expertise a world of festive, musical splendour, because the gardens and exterior of Waddesdon – the Rothschild home in Buckinghamshire – is remodeled for Christmas.

This 12 months the Manor could have shows in the home impressed by the basic fairytale Sleeping Magnificence. The sunshine projections on the façade will return for one more 12 months in addition to a light-weight path and Christmas market.

Christmas at Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire, 15 November 2024 to five January 2025

Discover Christmas occasions in Cambridgeshire 2024

Right here’s some concepts for Christmas days out in and round Cambridge:

Christmas at Wimpole

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Tree Stars. Credit score: Richard Haughton, Sony Music

Go to Wimpole Nationwide Belief property in Royston and see its path of magical lights illuminating the gardens. There are even new shows in 2024.

Lights, lasers and seasonal sounds will fill the air with festive enjoyable, making essentially the most fantastic time of 12 months much more magical.

Plus, the Mansion Home will likely be adorned for Christmas, with festive foods and drinks within the restaurant and cafés, and native choirs singing Christmas carols.

Christmas at Wimpole, Royston, 22 November 2024 to 1 January 2025

Days out this Christmas in Carmarthenshire

Try these household points of interest in Carmarthenshire to search out out what they’ve in retailer for you this Christmas.

Christmas days out in Cheshire in 2024

Take your choose from these Christmas days out in Cheshire:

Christmas at Dunham Massey

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Image credit score: Andrew Ogilvy

Tickets are on sale now for this well-liked illuminated path which is returning for a seventh 12 months to this historic Nationwide Belief property.

Uncover colour-changing batons of sunshine, step into tunnels of stars, watch lights dance alongside the garden and uncover bigger than life flowers that tower overhead.

Tickets promote out quick annually, due to this fact early reserving is crucial.

Dunham Massey, Altrincham, 15 November 2024 to 1 December 2025

Christmas at Tatton Park

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In 2024 Tatton Park is holding three Christmas experiences supplying you with loads of alternatives to benefit from the season in its home and grounds.

Step inside Tatton Park home and discover a fantastic World of Oz. Within the backyard there’s illuminating backyard path with a distinction and Santa is returning to the farmyard.

All occasions together with the Christmas Mansion and light-weight path are ticketed individually.

Tatton Park, Knutsford, chosen dates from 16 November to 29 December 2024

The Lanterns at Chester Zoo

The lantern pageant at Chester Zoo is a spotlight in its occasions calendar. This 12 months there will likely be new fascinating gentle installations that can transport you into enchanting lands crammed with color and festivity.

Meet orangutans, lions and elephants in addition to a glowing tunnel of sunshine. You would possibly spot Santa alongside the way in which too.

The paths is accompanied by a Christmas meals market so you possibly can high up on festive treats.

The Lanterns at Chester Zoo, Chester, 15 November 2024 to 1 January 2025

Additionally skip to the part about what’s on within the Peak District this Christmas.

Christmas days out in Cornwall in 2024

Right here’s the place you will discover the very best festive occasions in Cornwall:

Night time Gardens on the Misplaced Gardens of Heligan

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Illuminations at Misplaced Gardens of Heligan

Enter the Heligan Night time Gardens and luxuriate in a fascinating lantern expertise set amidst the atmospheric Misplaced Gardens.

Discover the Gardens as they’re fantastically lit by quite a lot of conventional paraffin lanterns and uncover a breath-taking show of natural world lanterns, illuminated inside Heligan’s much-loved and iconic areas.  

Extra particulars about this 12 months’s occasion are coming quickly!

Heligan Night time Gardens, St Austell, chosen dates from 15 November 2024 to five January 2025.

Christmas on the Eden Undertaking

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Image credit score: Eden Undertaking

Extra particulars about Christmas on the Eden challenge are coming quickly. Join on the attraction’s web site for extra particulars as they’re launched.

It’s also possible to count on the Eden ice rink to open within the autumn.

Reserving for the ice rink is crucial and don’t overlook you’ll have to have tickets for the Eden Undertaking in addition to Christmas occasion tickets.

Christmas on the Eden Undertaking, St Austell, dates TBC

Extra Christmas occasions in Cornwall 2024

I’m updating a separate publish about what’s on in Cornwall this Christmas with extra occasions as they’re introduced.

2024 Christmas in County Antrim

Try this festive occasion in County Antrim:

Enchanted Winter Backyard at Antrim Citadel Gardens

With greater than a decade of magical Christmas experiences on the Citadel 2024’s is definite to host one other.

Particulars of this 12 months’s occasion are coming quickly however the dates have been confirmed.

Enchanted Winter Backyard, Antrim, 23 November to 18 December 2024

What’s on this Christmas in County Durham

Right here’s an occasion to not be missed in County Durham:

Forest of Gentle at Beamish Corridor

Count on an immersive theatrical expertise laid out throughout Beamish’s historical woodland. This illuminated expertise is accompanied by music, interactive props and projections to dazzle and amaze. 

Christmas at Beamish Corridor, Stanley, chosen dates from 23 November 2024 to five January 2025.

Christmas in Derbyshire in 2024

Skip to the part about what’s on within the Peak District this Christmas.

Christmas days out in Devon 2024

If you happen to’re searching for extra inspiration for days out in Devon this December I’ve written about Christmas occasions in Devon together with cruises with Father Christmas, Santa trains and occasions taking place at household points of interest.

We love the Christmas expertise at Pennywell Farm.

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Piglet cuddles are normal at Pennywell Farm

The Crealy Christmas Spectacular ia one other of our favourites and is again in 2024 with new options (examine the Crealy web site for this 12 months’s occasion particulars):

Christmas days out in Dorset this 12 months

There’s a great deal of issues to do in Dorset with youngsters all 12 months spherical and Christmas is not any exception.

Christmas at Kingston Lacey

Go to this historic Nationwide Belief property in Dorset the place Kingston Lacy Want Makers have been busy reworking the home with lovely decorations to fulfil each Christmas want. 

Are you able to assist discover some tough needs which have escaped into the backyard?

Kingston Lacey, Wimborne Minster, chosen dates 30 November 2024 to five January 2025

Christmas experiences in Edinburgh 2024

Right here’s the place to e-book a Christmas expertise in Edinburgh in 2024:

Christmas on the Botanics

Now established as a agency household custom in Edinburgh, the path for 2024 will showcase a botanical world festooned with seasonal cheer. 

Royal Botanic Backyard Edinburgh, 21 November to 30 December 2024.

Christmas Expertise at Conifox Journey Park

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Conifox Journey Park elves

Conifox Journey Park sees the return of its sell-out Christmas expertise which will likely be larger and higher than ever this winter.

Embark on a journey to the North Pole to Meet Santa and his associates with loads of festive actions and experiences alongside the way in which together with a publish room, reindeer flying faculty and make a teddy manufacturing facility.

Advance reserving is crucial. Extra data is approaching the Conifer web site quickly.

Conifox Journey Park, Kirkliston, chosen dates TBC.

Discover extra Christmas occasions in Scotland as collated by Jenny from Monkey and Mouse.

Christmas days out in Essex 2023

Right here’s the place to take pleasure in a Christmas expertise in Essex:

Miniature Santa Specific at Audley Finish

Journey the Santa Specific at Audley Finish Miniature Railway for a magical festive expertise.

Annually the woods are remodeled right into a winter wonderland compete with a craft space the place you possibly can write a letter to the Massive Man beneath the steering of cheeky elves.

Children can even get to fulfill Santa and obtain a present and see a Christmas fairy storytelling present.

A Magical Christmas Expertise, Audley Finish Miniature Railway, 21 November to 24 December 2024

Christmas days out in Gloucestershire in 2024

Have a magical Christmas is Gloucestershire with as of late out:

Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt Arboretum

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Enchanted Christmas for Westonbirt © [email protected]

The Enchanted Westonbirt illuminated path is among the most magical Christmas actions taking place in 2024.

This 12 months’s path could have model new shows designed by the producers behind Christmas at Kew, Christmas at Bedgebury and Christmas at Blenheim.

Westonbirt Arboretum, Gloucestershire, chosen dated from 29 November to 31 December 2024.

See my publish about much more Christmas lights trails across the UK.

Days out this Christmas in Hampshire

Right here’s a number of the locations to examine for occasions in Hampshire this Christmas:

Festive gentle path at Marwell Zoo

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Glow at Marwell Zoo

Glow Marwell 2024 goes to be larger and higher than ever with model new illuminations and interactive parts.

Benefit from the enchanted tree, a tremendous gentle tunnel, playful moon chairs and interactive light-up stepping stones.

For an extra cost you too can meet Father Christmas in his grotto and have your face painted with vibrant UV designs which come to life beneath particular lights across the path.

Marwell Zoo, Winchester, chosen dates from 29 November to 30 December 2024.

The Magical Christmas Journey at 4 Kingdoms Journey Park

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Image credit score: 4 Kingdoms Journey Park and Farm

Santa is coming to 4 Kingdoms Journey Park in Headley which hosts the UK’s largest indoor Christmas expertise.

The Magical Christmas Journey is a spectacular 2.5-hour storytelling journey crammed with immersive experiences.

Guide tickets to your kids to expertise a personal viewers with the massive man himself earlier than exploring his magical North Pole village of Sparkle Copse.

From toys to teddies, snowballs, and sleighs, immerse your self in a seasonal extravaganza; take plenty of unbelievable photographs and are available away laden with goodies and crammed with Christmas cheer.

4 Kingdoms Journey Park, Headley, chosen dates from 23 November to 24 December 2024.

Christmas Area Mission at Winchester Science Centre

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Step inside an intergalactic wonderland this Christmas at Winchester Science Centre.

Particulars of this 12 months’s festive mission are nonetheless coming collectively. Go to the Science Centre’s web site for extra data.

Winchester Science Centre, 7 December 2024 to six January 2025.

Christmas at Paultons Park and Peppa Pig World

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Picture credit score: Peppa Pig World

Guests to Paulton’s Park close to Southampton will be capable to see Peppa Pig World adorned for the season in addition to Santa’s Storytime, a Christmas tree gentle present, festive character meets and illuminations across the park.

Paultons Park, Romsey, 6 to 23 December 2024.

Check out my full information to greater than 20 Christmas occasions in Hampshire.

Christmas days out in Kent in 2024

Right here’s some seasonal experiences to hunt out in Kent this 12 months:

Illuminations at Bedgebury

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This family-friendly one-mile magical festive path within the coronary heart of the Excessive Weald AONB countryside will as soon as once more be awash with color. 

Uncover a glowing flock of jolly robins, large luminous seed pods floating excessive into the evening sky, neon gallopers peeping out behind bushes, glowing tunnels of sunshine and the forest crammed with all the colors of the rainbow.

Bedgebury Nationwide Pinetum & Forest, Kent, 15 November 2024 to 1 January 2025.

Festive enjoyable at Kent Life heritage farm

A bunch of Christmas actions occurs at Kent Life, from a reside nativity with actual animals to a WWI House Entrance Christmas expertise.

Dates have been confirmed for the Christmas occasion at Kent Life however full particulars are nonetheless to be printed. Examine the web site for updates.

Kent Life heritage farm, Maidstone, 29 November to 24 December 2024.

Santa’s grotto at The Reindeer Centre

Meet Santa and his reindeer at The Reindeer Centre’s grotto.

This 12 months’s occasion is within the planning and ticket will likely be launched in August. Examine the Reindeer Centre’s web site for updates.

The Reindeer Centre, Bethersden, on chosen dates TBC.

Christmas occasions in Leicestershire in 2023

All aboard for a Christmas practice experience in Leicestershire:

Santa Steam Trains at Nice Central Railway

Santa has swapped his sleigh for a enjoyable crammed journey on a fascinating steam practice.

Journey on board this award successful Santa Particular and let Father Christmas shock you with an thrilling current at your seat and a chat with the person himself!

There’s additionally a festive drink and mince pie for adults.

Nice Central Railway, Loughborough, chosen dates from 1 to 24 December 2024.

Christmas in Lincolnshire in 2024

Right here’s what’s on this Christmas in Lincolnshire:

Christmas at Belton

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Picture by Richard Haughton © Sony Music

This 12 months guests will see a brand new illuminations at Belton Nationwide Belief’s magical Christmas gentle path.

Uncover a meadow of sunshine, colour-changing larger-than-life neon string flowers, candles floating excessive into the sky and batons of sunshine shining all the colors of the rainbow.

Belton Home, Grantham, chosen dates from 22 November 2024 to 1 January 2025.

Christmas days out in London in 2024

We do love visiting London with our children – there’s a stunning quantity you possibly can slot in, even if you solely have a weekend to discover. Right here’s all of the issues to do in London with youngsters that we fitted into our final quick go to.

If you wish to give a particular somebody a London-themed present to take pleasure in after Christmas then Crimson Letter Days have lot of experiences in and across the capital. Bag a cut price with these Crimson Letter Days voucher codes.

And right here’s what’s on in London this Christmas:

Wishmas

The Wishmas walkthrough Christmas expertise in central London could return in 2024.

Join on the web site for updates about this 12 months’s occasion as they’re introduced.

Wishmas, Waterloo, TBC in 2024

Shrek’s Christmas Journey

Shrek’s Journey! London is internet hosting a particular seasonal expertise with a grotto impressed by DreamWorks Animation’s beloved Christmas particular, Shrek the Halls.

Meet Shrek santa, pose for an image with him and take away a Christmas card.

Shrek’s Christmas Journey*, Westminster, 30 November to 24 December 2024.

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

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Christmas in Hyde Park

This well-liked London occasion returns in 2024 with all of the enjoyable of spectacular reveals, fairground rides, a Christmas market and Santa experiences within the coronary heart of the capital.

Examine the web site for extra data as its introduced over the autumn.

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park, dates TBC in 2024.

Ice skating at Queens Home, Greenwich

The Queen’s Home Ice Rink will return to South London this season.

Take pleasure in unbeatable views of the River Thames and Greenwich Royal Park as you weave (or wobble) your method across the rink.

Signal as much as the Royal Museums Greenwich publication for updates.

Queens Home Ice Rink, Greenwich, dates TBC in 2024

Santa Steam Specific from London Victoria

Climb on board a classic steam practice at London Victoria and listen to the squeals of pleasure and pleasure as you’re taking a magical journey and meet Santa and his helpers.

Kids will likely be welcomed on board with a drink and candy deal with earlier than assembly Santa and his helpers with their bag of presents.

Signal as much as the Santa Specific for extra data because it’s launched.

Santa Steam Specific, London Victoria, chosen dates TBC in 2024.

Kingdom of Winter at ExCel

Kingdom of Winter will return in 2024. This all-encompassing winter expertise boasts an ice rink, conventional fairground rides and an ‘Ice Expedition’ designed for picture-perfect moments.

Signal as much as the occasion’s publication to listen to about this 12 months’s dates actions as they’re introduced.

Kingdom of Winter, ExCel, dates TBC in 2024.

Extra festive concepts

If you happen to’re searching for extra concepts why not spend a complete weekend in London within the run as much as Christmas.

Christmas enjoyable in Manchester

The easiest place to search out out about is to learn this information to what’s on in Manchester at Christmas by We’re Occurring an Journey. Colette is the professional!

Wish to make a date with the massive man? Right here’s additionally the place to fulfill Santa within the Manchester space.

Christmas days out in Newcastle 2024

Right here’s a few of what’s on in and round Newcastle this Christmas:

Christmas at Gibside

Particulars of this 12 months’s Christmas occasion at Gibside are nonetheless within the works. Examine the Gibside webpage for updates within the autumn.

Gibside, Gateshead, TBC in 2024.

See my publish about much more Christmas lights trails across the UK.

Fenwick’s magical window

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For occasions in Newcastle and the North East there’s no higher place to seek for festive days out than North East Household Enjoyable. Right here’s the household’s go to to see Fenwick’s window revealed.

Fenwick, Newcastle, early November 2024 onwards.

Festive Planetarium Present on the Life Science Centre

Lookup within the North’s largest planetarium to see Santa’s world journey internationally on Christmas Eve.

This world first present by the Life Science Centre workforce and contains specifically tailor-made relaxed periods for these with sensory wants.

Following this starry journey, go to Santa’s dwelling for an unforgettable encounter and luxuriate in an array of festive demonstrations.

What Santa Sees, Newcastle Life Science Centre, chosen dates from 23 November to 23 December 2024.

Days out this Christmas in Norfolk

Right here’s a few of what’s on in and round Norfolk this Christmas:

Christmas Spectacular at Thursford

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The Christmas Spectacular returns in 2024 with magical environment of mechanical organs and fairground carousels, with a forged of 130 skilled singers, dancers and musicians making it the largest present of its variety in Europe.

The three hour efficiency delivers an extravaganza of continuous singing, dancing, music, humour and selection.

It’s a fast-paced celebration of the festive season that includes an eclectic mixture of each seasonal and year-round favourites, with well-known and much-loved chart toppers being carried out alongside conventional carols.

Thursford Christmas Spectacular, 8 November to 23 December 2024.

A Sparkly Gentle and Panto Path at BeWILDerwood

Discover model new areas of BeWILDerwood as you observe The Sparkly Gentle and Pants Path by the woods.

Extra particulars will likely be printed within the autumn.

BeWILDerwood Christmas, Hoveton, chosen dates in December 2024 TBC.

The North Norfolk Pole Expertise at Pensthorpe

Father Christmas is organising store in Norfolk for 9 days this December to kick-start the Christmas celebrations.

Be a part of Santa and his playful elves as they unfold the vacation spirit, singing merry tunes and sharing yuletide tales within the Grotto’s storytelling periods.

There will likely be festive crafts, creating Christmas-themed decorations and the chance to bask in some sizzling chocolate and cookies earlier than heading over to the current room.

The North Norfolk Pole, Pensthorpe, Fakenham, chosen dates from 30 November to 23 December 2024.

Christmas experiences in Northumberland in 2024

Right here’s a few of what’s on in Northumberland this Christmas:

Christmas Kingdom at Bamburgh Corridor

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Image credit score: Phil Punton

Be the primary to listen to about this 12 months’s Christmas occasion at Bamburgh Citadel by signing as much as its publication.

Christmas at Bamburgh Corridor, Bamburgh, dates TBC in 2024.

Christmas actions in Nottinghamshire in 2024

Right here’s a few of what’s on round Nottinghamshire this Christmas:

Christmas at Wollaton Corridor

Wollaton Corridor’s park will likely be remodeled into a fascinating gentle spectacle once more in 2024.

Extra particulars are coming quickly however right here’s a taster of what you possibly can count on:

Wollaton Corridor, Nottingham, dates TBC in 2024

Christmas days out in Oxfordshire in 2024

Right here’s the place to have fun Christmas in Oxfordshire this 12 months:

Christmas at Blenheim

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The Palace’s gardens will likely be illuminated by one million lights, whereas inside you’ll discover rooms remodeled into Neverland.

Observe Tinkerbell for a swashbuckling journey contained in the Palace as she sprinkles fairy mud over baubles and Christmas bushes.

Open air you’ll additionally discover Blenheim’s famed Christmas market within the Nice Court docket.

This occasion is supporting Nice Ormond Avenue Hospital Kids’s Charity.

Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, 15 November 2024 to 1 January 2025.

Christmas within the Peak District in 2024

Check out this good information on Peak District Children to what’s taking place within the Peak District this Christmas together with occasions at Chatsworth Home and Poole’s Cavern, plus Christmas markets.

Christmas occasions in Shropshire

Right here’s a festive occasion to not missed:

Santa Island Expertise at Alderford Lake

Take pleasure in an unconventional Santa go to involving an influence boat experience to ‘Santa Island’ within the centre of Alderford Lake.

Particulars of this 12 months’s occasion are nonetheless within the works. Examine the Alderford web site for updates this autumn.

Santa Island, Alderford Lake, chosen dates TBC in 2024.

Christmas in Somerset

Right here’s the place to search out Christmas enjoyable in Somerset:

Winter Wonderland at The American Museum & Gardens

This Georgian Home will get a Christmas makeover this December with a powerful 18-foot tree in the principle corridor, adorned with 9000 twinkling lights.

On supply for guests will likely be Christmastide workshops and actions, the chance to take advantage of the prolonged opening hours (open till 5pm) with a frost lined stroll within the in depth grounds and a go to to the LEGO exhibition, Brick America.

Regular admission applies.

Discover out extra about visiting The American Museum.

Winter Wonderland at The American Museum, Tub, 1 to 31 December 2024

Christmas days out in Staffordshire in 2024

Right here’s a few of what’s on in Staffordshire this Christmas:

Christmas days out at Alton Towers

Make magical Christmas recollections at Alton Towers and CBeebies Lands this winter. In addition to all the same old rides and points of interest there will likely be some further seasonal sparkle with particular reveals and loads of festive spirit.

Why not make an additional particular journey of it and e-book a Santa Sleepover. This features a go to to Santa’s grotto and an all new pantomime.

Join the Alton Towers publication to obtain extra data.

Christmas at Alton Towers*, Staffordshire, 22 November to 31 December 2024.

Winter Wonderland at Snowdome

Santa’s magical winter wonderland returns to Snowdome this 12 months with a Santa present, snow path and Christmas Village.

Snowdome, Tamworth, from 16 November 2024 to five January 2025.

A North Pole Journey at Nationwide Best Journey Farm

Immerse yourselves in a festive expertise on the Nationwide Forest Journey Farm this Christmas.

Signal as much as the Farm’s publication for pre-sale data because it’s launched.

Right here’s a overview of earlier go to to The North Pole Journey by Otis & Us to provide you a taster.

The North Pole Journey, Nationwide Forest Journey Farm, chosen dates TBC in 2024.

Additionally see the part above about what’s on within the Peak District this Christmas.

Christmas occasions in Surrey

Right here’s the place to search out festive enjoyable in Surrey:

Christmas at Chessington World of Adventures

This Christmas Chessington presents its Winter’s Tail occasion full with elves, reindeer, Father Christmas’ grotto and a panto.

Extra particulars are coming within the autumn.

Christmas at Chessington*, Surrey, chosen dates from 23 November to 31 December 2024

Christmas at Kew

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©RBG Kew.

Christmas at Kew, a much-loved spotlight of London’s festive calendar, returns for its twelfth 12 months this November.

The 2024 gentle path will illuminate Kew Gardens’ UNESCO World Heritage panorama with vibrant bursts of color and over one million twinkling lights.

Immerse yourselves in glowing tunnels of sunshine, dancing waterside reflections, glitter balls and bushes drenched in jewel-like color in your option to the panoramic Palm Home gentle show.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 13 November 2024 to five January 2025.

Christmas days out in Sussex in 2024

There’s some good days out with youngsters in Sussex. Right here’s what’s on this Christmas:

Christmas at Drusillas

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Deliver your little elves to fulfill the massive man himself within the Drusillas grotto,in addition to meet huskies and pose for loads of festive picture alternatives across the park.

Santa’s grotto ticket have to be purchased along with park entry.

Drusillas Park, East Sussex, chosen dates from 23 November to 23 December 2024.

Christmas days out in Warwickshire in 2024

Right here’s a few of what’s on in Warwickshire this Christmas:

Christmas on the Magic Alley

This 12 months’s immersive occasion on the Magic Alley is known as As soon as Upon a Time.

Beginning in a snow lined enchanted forest you’ll make your method by the magical rooms finishing a Christmas quest and fixing puzzles on the way in which.

There are age focused and SEN periods that can assist you choose the very best expertise for your loved ones.

The Magic Alley, Stratford, chosen dates from 23 November to 23 December 2024.

Christmas at Warwick Citadel

Regulate the Warwick Citadel web site for particulars of this 12 months’s Christmas occasion.

You may learn overview of earlier Christmas celebrations at Warwick Citadel on the Plutonium Sox and Mummy Travels blogs.

Christmas at Warwick Citadel*, dates TBC in 2024.

Issues to Do at Christmas in West Sussex 2024

Right here’s the Christmas occasions to take pleasure in in West Sussex this 12 months:

Leonardslee Illuminated Spectacular

Lake scene of a country estate garden with illuminated lilypads and birdsLake scene of a country estate garden with illuminated lilypads and birds
Picture Credit score; Ray Gibson

With the occasion in its fifth 12 months, the historic 240-acre Grade I Listed property will transport guests right into a magical world because the gardens are remodeled with illuminations, large-scale installations and atmospheric soundscapes.

Friends are welcomed with a Victorian funfair, a small Christmas market, a number of seasonal foods and drinks and different leisure earlier than getting into the mile lengthy path.  

Leonardslee Illuminated, Horsham, chosen dates from 22 November to 30 December 2024.

Christmas days out in Wiltshire 2024

Right here’s a few of what’s on in Wiltshire this Christmas:

Longleat Pageant of Gentle

Longleat House illuminated for Land of Light, Christmas event in 2020Longleat House illuminated for Land of Light, Christmas event in 2020

In it’s tenth 12 months now, Longleat’s Pageant of Gentle in 2024 is themed round Journey’s By means of Time.

Count on show-stopping scenes depicting the evolution of the earth from the age of the dinosaurs to current day with with kings and queens, an enormous 12 metre clock, the spectacular colors of The Arabian Nights or with the spectacular Home gentle present.

The Pageant of Gentle, Longleat, from 9 November 2024 to five January 2025.

Christmas actions in Worcestershire in 2023

Right here’s what’s on in and round Worchestershire this Christmas:

Winter Glow at Three Counties Showground, Malvern

Family picture of 2 adults and 4 children with Father ChristmasFamily picture of 2 adults and 4 children with Father Christmas
Picture credit score: Mikal Ludlow Pictures

Winter Glow invitations you to embrace all issues seasonal, with a powerful line-up of actions and pleasure on supply this Christmas.

The sunshine path showcases buildings, installations, and illuminations created particularly for Winter Glow by our groups of native inventive artists, lighting designers and craft-persons.

There’s additionally an ice rink, Santa expertise and festive fairground. Ice skating and Santa have to be booked individually.

Winter Glow Illuminated Gentle Path, Malvern, 22 November to 31 December 2024.

Victorian Christmas Fayre

This effectively liked occasion has been working for greater than 30 years with Victorian themed characters, treats and various avenue meals on Worcester’s historic streets.

This 12 months there will likely be greater than 200 stalls and festive chalets, showcasing an array of Christmas delights, artisanal crafts, native merchandise, and worldwide delicacies.

Alongside the stalls, there will likely be a lineup of leisure, together with Victorian performers, stilt walkers, expert musicians and vigorous buskers.

Victorian Christmas Fayre in Worchester, chosen dates from 28 November to 1 December 2024.

Christmas days out in Yorkshire in 2024

Right here’s the place to have fun Christmas in Yorkshire:

Christmas at Mom Shipton’s

Two young boys sat in a Christmas sleighTwo young boys sat in a Christmas sleigh
Image credit score: Mom Shipton’s

Mom Shipton’s magical Christmas expertise returns this winter with storytelling, reindeer meals making and a go to to fulfill Santa in his grotto.

Tickets are launched within the autumn,

Christmas at Mom Shipton’s, Knaresborough, 30 November to 24 December 2024.

Winter Illuminations and Christmas Journey at Stockeld Park

Illuminations at Stockeld ParkIlluminations at Stockeld Park
Stockeld Park. Image credit score Richard Walker

Stockeld’s Christmas journey will return in 2024 with all of the magic of the season.

Signal as much as the Stockeld publication for extra particulars as they’re launched.

Winter Illuminations and Christmas Journey, Stockeld Park, chosen dates TBC in 2024.

Santa Particular at North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Santa is stepping into the driver's cab of a vintage train at North Yorkshire Model RailwaySanta is stepping into the driver's cab of a vintage train at North Yorkshire Model Railway
Image Credit score: Charlotte Graham

Hop aboard a heritage steam engine on the fantastically adorned Pickering Station for a magical Christmas journey.

Mr Claus and his jolly helpers will go by the heritage carriages, giving kids an opportunity to fulfill the legendary man himself on board the practice.

There will likely be a particular tender toy for all the youngsters onboard, offering they’ve managed to maintain themselves off the naughty record this 12 months.

North Yorkshire Moor Railway Santa Specials, chosen dates 30 November to 24 December 2024.

Check out Yorkshire Tots to Teenagers for a full information to issues to do that Christmas in West Yorkshire.

The place else for Christmas days out within the UK?

Don’t overlook to take a look at my publish about Christmas markets taking place in 2024.

Carrie at Flying with a Child has all the information on Santa’s Grottos in Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Rutland.

Nonetheless searching for the right Christmas current? Right here’s some extra concepts for presents for the entire household and for teenagers who’ve every part.

If you recognize of a beautiful Christmas time out with youngsters that must be included in my publish get in contact.

Discover extra days out in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Eire in my huge spherical up of 101 UK points of interest for households.

I’ve additionally bought posts on what’s on in England and Wales at Easter and issues to do in England within the autumn.

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