Full of atmosphere and tradition, the Christmas Gardens of Light unclude an outdoor ice rink, Alpine Christmas Market, and historic gardens draped in lights.
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
Whether it is gift buying you are there for or just simply to take in the festive atmosphere, the Shrewsbury Winter Festival has it all on offer.
Location: Sherwsbury, Shropshire
Visit Father Christmas in his secret woodland home, help the elves prepare for the big day, meet Snowy Owl and enjoy a magical theatrical experience.
Location: Kielder Water & Forest Park, Northumberland
Take a trip to Eastbourne for Christmas events galore with live concerts, fun activities and lots of festive cheer guaranteed.
Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex
Take a trip on Swanage Railway in the run up to Christmas and get the chance to meet Santa. Fun for all the family with each child getting a present.
Location: Swanage, Dorset
Get into the Christmas spirit with a trip to Grassington Dickensian Festival with stalls, entertainment, local food and crafts.
Location: Grassington, Yorkshire Dales National Park
New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate, and the Winter Festival presents one of the biggest events across the country on New Year’s Eve.
Location: Newcastle, Tyne and Wear
Go ice-skating, visit Santa, sip on mulled wine and spend the weekend celebrating all things festive in the beautiful city of Chester.
Location: Chester, Cheshire
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