Too early for the C word? Well not if you’re planning a festive day out to one of the following events. Tickets are already available to book so make plans and get booked up before they’re sold out!

CHRISTMAS AT KEW GARDENS

Head along to Kew Gardens for their annual after dark festivities. The magical winter trail lights up the skies, discover sparkling tunnels of light and be mesmerised by the panoramic Palm House light display. Open 17thNovember 2021 0 9th January 2022. 

Website: www.kew.org/kew-gardens/whats-on/christmas

LEGOLAND AT CHRISTMAS

At Christmas time the park transforms into a winter wonderland, with snow dusted trees, twinkling lights, festive activities and of course some LEGO magic. The event runs on selected dates from 27th November – 3rd January. 

Website: www.legoland.co.uk/explore/special-events/legoland-at-christmas/

CHRISTMAS AT WADDESDON

Christmas is back at Waddesdon for 2021. With magical twinkling lights and the garden aglow, this is set to be an enchanting outdoor event. There will be a Christmas Fair and as the sun sets you’ll see the manor illuminated with dancing lights and a Winter light trail. Open 13th November – 3rd January 2022. 

Website: waddesdon.org.uk/whats-on/christmas/

GLOW AT RHS GARDEN WISLEY

See the garden come alive at night with dazzling light displays, illuminated enchanting trails, fire candles, fountain displays and more lights than before. Food and drinks are available at the Terrace Restaurant, plus the Garden centre will be packed with decorations and gift ideas. Open from 19th November – 4th January 2022. 

Website: www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/wisley/whats-on/glow-at-wisley

CHRISTMAS AT BLENHEIM PALACE

There will be over a million lights, lasers and seasonal sounds filling the air through Blenheim Palace’s picture perfect gardens this winter. Independent street food vendors will bring you tasty treats and don’t miss out on catching a glimpse of Father Christmas along the way. Inside the Palace rooms have been transformed into a fairy-tale world with the toymaker’s workshops, a glittering Land of Snow and a candy-cane Kingdom of Sweets. Opens 19th November 2021.

Website: www.blenheimpalace.com/whats-on/events/christmas/

LAPLAND UK

Tickets for Lapland UK go on sale on Monday 27th September. A visit to Lapland brings the magic of Christmas alive. Set in a secret world of elves with story-telling, a visit to the toy factory, Mother Christmas’ Kitchen and meeting the Father Christmas, this experience is truly unique. 

Website: portal.laplanduk.co.uk

 

FESTIVE ILLUMINATIONS AT MISSENDEN ABBEY


It’s the most wonderful time of the year when the magic of the Abbey awakens…Take a journey through Missenden Abbey’s woodlands where their trees and stream come alive with twinkling lights, projection tunnels, giant swings and dazzling lasers.
Free parking. Dates available from 18th November, 4pm – 8pm

Website: www.ticketsource.co.uk/missenden-abbey

CHINNOR & PRINCES RISBOROUGH RAILWAY

Bookings are now open for the Santa Steam Specials at Chinnor & Princes Risboroough Railway. Operating from late November and throughout December. Take a train journey with Santa to his North Pole station where you can visit his workshop, enjoy refreshments and see Santa as he passes through the carriages with his elves on the return journey. 

Website: www.chinnorrailway.co.uk