Make the most of the festive season and really get into the spirit of Christmas with a magical family day out. There’s lots to see and do this Christmas.
There’s plenty of choice when it comes to visiting one of the many amazing Christmas markets. Wrap up warm, sample steaming hot drinks and find unique gifts for your loved ones. Here’s a few that have caught our eye: St Albans Christmas Market, Christmas in Leicester Square, Oxford Christmas Market, and Tate Modern Christmas Market.
VISIT SAVILL GARDEN FOR FREE
There’s FREE entry to The Savill Garden for the whole of December and with lots going on your family will thoroughly enjoy a day out in Windsor. Take part in a range of seasonal activities including the Gingerbread Trail, watch a classic Christmas cartoon at the FREE pop up cinema, take a ride on the vintage carousel or get crafty with free daily activities at the Gallery Café Bar. Click here for details.
CHRISTMAS AT KEW
A new sparkling winter trail winds its way through the world-famous botanic gardens in a magical after-dark experience. Expect lights, festivities, vintage fairground rides and plenty of photo opportunities. Click here for details.
VISIT FATHER CHRISTMAS
Meeting Santa is a magical experience for children and adults alike, see where you can visit him here.
HOGWARTS IN THE SNOW
Discover how special effects experts make snow that never melts, how set dressers transform locations for Christmas scenes and how flames are created without fire as Hogwarts open the doors on their most magical makeover yet! www.wbstudiotour.co.uk/the-tour-experience/ You can also read our top tips for visiting the studio here.
There’s still time to book your tickets for a great family day out to the theatre. Click here for details of local pantomimes.
Get your skates on and have fun at one of the many ice rinks that pop up over Christmas. Click here for details.
CHRISTMAS AT THE ROALD DAHL MUSEUM
Weekly Christmas themed workshops, storytelling and drop-in craft activities every day. Website: www.roalddahl.com/museum. Plus make sure you print of your 2 for 1 entry ticket here.
There’s something for everyone at Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park. Ice skating, Circus shows and Santa’s Grotto for the little ones, plus a Christmas Village and countless rides for thrill seekers. Website: www.hydeparkwinterwonderland.com.
KidZania London is set to be a truly magical affair filled with fabulous festive fun and entertainment for all the family. Website: www.london.kidzania.com