Christmas Events

The South of England and East Anglia offers a wide range of award winning attractions, activities and events to keep the children entertained during the Christmas school holidays. From Activity Days – to reading events in Santa’s Grotto on the run up to Christmas.


Christmas at Biddenden Vineyards

08/11/2019 – 24/12/2019 @ Biddenden Vineyards

Producing award-winning wines, ciders & juices, Biddenden Vineyards has everything you need for the festive season.  Whether you’re searching for the perfect sparkling wine to toast to Christmas & the New Year, a mulled cider to keep everyone warm & merry throughout the party season or a crisp, full flavoured juice as a non-alcoholic option, […]

Christmas Fair 2019

16/11/2019 – 22/12/2019 @ Waddesdon Manor

Our spectacular fair at the front of Waddesdon Manor is a Christmas shopping experience not to be missed. The fair will be set against the backdrop of the floodlit North Front of the Manor with its 20ft Christmas trees. Soak up the sights, smells and sounds of Christmas with our hand-selected exhibitors all housed in charming […]

Winterland MK 2019

22/11/2019 – 04/01/2020 @ Towcester Racecourse

Welcome to Winterland MK at Towcester Racecourse the place where magical memories are made.  We hope you are as excited as we are about the region’s biggest Christmas event! The team at Winterland set out to create a unique and truly unforgettable festive experience for the region’s residents and after making a list and checking […]

Christmas Market

23/11/2019 – 15/12/2019 @ Leeds Castle

Visit the Christmas Market on the lawn overlooking the Castle to discover a splendid array of seasonal gifts, toys, festive decorations, specialist food and drink. In the centre of the market, visitors can enjoy nostalgic fairground rides on the Victorian carousel or take a leisurely trip on the big wheel for a spectacular view of […]

Magical Birds and Festive Feathers

23/11/2019 – 01/01/2020 @ Leeds Castle

Let your Christmas wishes take flight at Leeds Castle as the beautiful state rooms are transformed into a magical kingdom of birds and festive feathers. Start your journey through the magnificent Castle rooms with a magical forest of owls to red breasted robins surrounded by glittering snowdrops. Experience a lavishly dressed banqueting table, laid for […]

Illuminated Garden Trail

23/11/2019 – 08/12/2019 @ Helmingham Hall Gardens

Our magical Illuminated Garden Trail is back and is bigger and better than before! An unmissable event to start off the festive season, see the grounds adorned with thousands of lights transforming the gardens into an enchanted winter wonderland. Start the trail off by crossing Helmingham Hall’s famous drawbridge (pulled up every night since 1510) […]

Christmas Bauble Trail

30/11/2019 – 05/01/2020 @ Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden

Hunt for the colourful Christmas baubles in the woodland garden and enjoy the fun activities, as you find out about the birds that live here during the winter. Included in garden entry charge: adult £6.85, concessions £6.60, child (5-16) £3.95, under 5 free. – N.B. closed Christmas Day

Christmas Tree Festival

30/11/2019 – 07/12/2019 @ IP23 7ET

CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL All Saints Church, Stoke Ash, IP23 7ET will be holding a Christmas Tree Festival on: Saturday November 30th 10:00am – 4:00pm Sunday December 1st 11:00am 4:00pm Saturday December 7th 10:00am – 3:00pm (Followed by Christmas Carols at 4:00pm) There will be a Grand Draw and refreshments will be available including homemade cakes. […]

Santa Claus And The Night Before Christmas

03/12/2019 – 24/12/2019 @ Watford Colosseum

A MAGICAL CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE WITH SONGS, STORIES, A MEET & GREET WITH SANTA, AND A FREE GIFT FOR EVERY CHILD! It’s Christmas Eve and whilst most children are hanging up their stockings, there are a few boys and girls who are not! They don’t believe in Santa and, with Christmas morning fast approaching, cheeky elves […]

Santa Steam Trains at the Leighton Buzzard Railway

04/12/2019 – 05/12/2019 @ Leighton Buzzard Railway

Come and ride the Vintage Steam train winding round the town of Leighton Buzzard, then visit Santa in his Sparkly Grotto and receive a quality present. Adults get hot punch and a mince pie. Scheduled trains mean shorter queues to meet the great man. For an even more special experience  come on one of our […]