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22 Christmas holiday family days out

What could be better than a festive family day out to really get you in the mood for Christmas! Well, lucky for you, we have gathered together 22 of the best family days out across the UK.
If you want to find out what the fantastic Facebook competition prize is for today have a scroll to the bottom of this page!

22. Lantern Magic 2014 at Chester Zoo

Why not bring all the family and friends for an unforgettable journey through the wonderful world of life sized animal lanterns. You are sure to have a roaring time!

(source www.chesterchronicle.co.uk)

(source www.chesterchronicle.co.uk)

 

21. SS Great Britain in Bristol

With a Dickensian Christmas Dinner and Christmas Party Night on in early December this is the perfect place for a festive family day out!

(source ignitebristol.net)

(source ignitebristol.net)

 

20.Father Christmas at Bodiam Castle

This popular Christmas event has returned to Sussex for another year! Have a wander around this glorious castle and meet the man himself.

(source www.impressivemagazine.com)

(source www.impressivemagazine.com)

 

19.Ice Rink at Brighton’s Royal Pavilion

Opened at the beginning of November this ice rink uses the Royal Pavilion as its backdrop, definitely an opportunity not to be missed!

(source www.brightonstarling.com)

(source www.brightonstarling.com)

 

18.Christmas at Tatton Park

Tatton Park in Cheshire has really pulled out all the crackers this year. You can visit Santa’s farm, The Nutcracker Mansion, the lantern parade and get a whole array of Christmas gift ideas.

(source www.knutsfordtimes.com)

(source www.knutsfordtimes.com)

 

17.Christmas at LegoLand

Everything is truly awesome at LegoLand this Christmas with a Father Christmas Meet and Greet where kids can receive their very own Lego gift for Mr.Claus.

(source www.llfblog.com)

(source www.llfblog.com)

 

16.Real Reindeer at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

Come visit Britain’s only herd of 50 reindeer, roaming around the Cairngorm Mountains in Scotland. Feed and stroke them before they take off to deliver some very important presents!

(source  www.scotsdalegardencentre.co.uk)

(source www.scotsdalegardencentre.co.uk)

 

15.European Christmas Market in Edinburgh

This marvellous event has been happening for the last 20 years and runs until the 4th January 2015. Find everything from artists to gourmet food, definitely give it a go!

(source www.nileguide.com)

(source www.nileguide.com)

 

14.Wallace and Gromits favourite place: Wensleydale Farm

Why not take a cheese filled visit to Wensleydale Farm, don’t forgot the crackers though Gromit!

(source www.farminguk.com)

(source www.farminguk.com)

 

13.Dickensian Christmas 2014

Rochester becomes a blast from the Victorian past on the 6th – 7th December, with everything from characters from Dickens’ novels to an amazing array of shopping stalls.

Dickens market www.parentingwithouttears.com

 

 

12.Christmas at Peppa Pig World

The perfect place for all the family this year, with giant Christmas trees, illuminations, 4D cinema and reindeer. Come on down to Peppa Pig World!

(source www.dailyecho.co.uk)

(source www.dailyecho.co.uk)

 

11.Christmas films at the cinema

Feeling like you need a festive boost well there are always new film releases out at Christmas! If that isn’t enough then the kids club at Odeon shows films on weekends for as little as £2.50.

(source www.docheads.org)

(source www.docheads.org)

 

10.Christmas Festivities at Belton House

There is a tonne of Christmas fun to be had at Belton House. You can enjoy meeting Santa, finding the perfect Christmas presents and freshly-made Christmas cuisine.

(source www.porcelainagaric.blogspot.com)

(source www.porcelainagaric.blogspot.com)

 

9.Winter Wonderland – Hyde Park

In the heart of the city of London you will find this magical wonderland full of festive cheer.

(source www.hydeparkwinterwonderland.com)

(source www.hydeparkwinterwonderland.com)

 

8.Christmas Shopping at Westfield Stratford

Getting your Christmas presents can be stressful enough, especially when you have to drive around to all the different shops, well come to place where the shops are all under one roof.

(source  www.gsmnation.com)

(source www.gsmnation.com)

 

7. Winter Walks

What could be more enjoyable than getting out in the fresh brisk winter air with the family!

(source www.visitbritainsuperblog.com)

(source www.visitbritainsuperblog.com)

 

6.Christmas Wreath-Making at Cardiff Castle

Create a festive wreath for all the family to enjoy at Cardiff Castle this winter.

(source  www.fr33styl3r.wordpress.com)

(source www.fr33styl3r.wordpress.com)

 

5.Babbacombe Model Village

Take a day out in Torquay to get festive with a trip to this miniature wonder. Christmas illuminations light up the park from December 13th with everything from Christmas trails to a mini Christmas panto.

(source www.talkforbay.com)

(source www.talkforbay.com)

 

4.Christmas Maze at Stockeld Park

With a snow flake maze, ice skating rink, enchanted forest and Nordic ski trail, there is no reason to not visit this tremendous Christmas extravaganza!

(souce www.little-vikings.co.uk)

(souce www.little-vikings.co.uk)

 

3.Llangollen Railway

Santa makes a special visit to this railway every Christmas. Everyone on board this special train will get a gift, so make sure you are on it!

(source www.llanblogger.blogspot.com)

(source www.llanblogger.blogspot.com)

 

2.Santa’s Grotto at Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Take the festive red Christmas train in the underground tunnels to find Santa and his elves, this year you can even bounce around on huge trampolines built in the caverns!

(source blog.hellofresh.co.uk)

(source blog.hellofresh.co.uk)

 

1.Christmas at The Eden Project

Come see the iconic Eden Project like you’ve never seen it before, Adam and Eve must be a bit cold though!

(source www.cornwalls.co.uk)

(source www.cornwalls.co.uk)

Do you think we have missed out any top days out? Or would like to win our prize today? We’re giving away some tickets to a cinema of your choice to take the family out!
Pop on over to our Facebook to enter – good luck!

 

Comments
  • Wendy Moss

    Tatton Hall is in Knutsford, Cheshire, in the north west, not down in Hampshire!

    • Opps! What are we like – thanks for letting us know! 🙂