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.

ICE PALACE NEIGHBOURHOOD CINEMA IN BEACONSFIELD

Neighbourhood Cinema has discovered an enchanted Nordic ice palace hidden deep within a 100 yr old Church in Beaconsfield. Journey through a secret passage way and enter the forgotten ice kingdom as they invite you on a magical adventure into your very own winter wonderland. Enter the enchanted palace and snuggle up under blankets amongst snow capped trees, visit the ice bar and sample their signature frozen mulled wine and enjoy one of your favourite Christmas movies! Films include: Elf, The Santa Claus, Home Alone, The Polar Express, The Holiday, The Muppets Christmas Carol, Miracle on 34th Street, The Grinch, It’s a Wonderful Life and Love Actually. Find out more here.

CHRISTMAS FUN AT THE NATIONAL TRUST

With Cliveden, Hughenden, Stowe, Ashridge and Waddesdon National Trust on our doorstep, there’s lots of fun activities to keep you busy this Christmas including a new 12 days of Christmas map with big displays in the landscape at Stowe, a Nutcracker themed trail at Ashridge and a dazzling light trail at Waddesdon. Find out more here.

VISIT FATHER CHRISTMAS
Santa MeadfarmMeeting Santa is a magical experience for children and adults alike, see where you can visit him here.

HOGWARTS IN THE SNOW
HarryP5Discover 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! Find out more hereYou can also read our top tips for visiting the studio here.

PANTOMIME


There’s still time to book your tickets for a great family day out to the theatre. Click here for details of local pantomimes.

ICE SKATING
IceSkating NHMGet your skates on and have fun at one of the many ice rinks that pop up over Christmas. Click here for details.

WINTER WONDERLAND
Winterwonderland16There’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.

CHRISTMAS AT LEGOLAND

Wrap up warm and head along to Legoland in Windsor to experience the ultimate LEGO Christmas. Wonder at twinkling lights, snow dusted pine trees, exciting seasonal festivities and see the park as you have never seen it before… all with a sprinkling of festive LEGO magic. To find out more about whats on and when click here.

KIDZANIA
KidzaniaXmasKidZania 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