Christmas at Lightwater Valley

Christmas at Lightwater Valley

CHRISTMAS IS COMING...and so is our Festive Family Fun event this December!

Treat the family to a magical afternoon/evening of Christmas cheer on selected dates this December and experience festive fairground rides, a Sing-a-long Santa Show and a our magical Elf Express Christmas Train which will take you on a journey through a fantasy land of twinkling lights, Candy Cane Woods and the Gingerbread Land.

Festive Fairground & GO Safari rides include;

Skyrider, Carousel, Young Fun rides, Savannah Express, Jungle Jump, Monkey Drop, Elephant Flight, Animal Carnival, Soft Play, Jester’s Jungle Fun.

Jurassic Adventure Golf – Special Festive Offer – only £2.00pp/per round.

Sing-a-long Santa Show

Sing-a-long and dance in your seats as Santa and his two cheeky elves take to our indoor stage in The Show Barn. This 15 minute interactive show is guarenteed to put you in the Christmas spirit as you laugh and sing-a-long! Please select a show time when purchasing tickets online.

Elf Express Christmas Train

Sit back, relax and enjoy a magical journey through a fantasy land of twinkling lights, Candy Cane Woods and the Gingerbread Land. Don’t forget to spot the elves in the Whistle Stop Workshop, getting all the toys and presents ready for Santa.

Virtual Reality elf experience*

Enter the world of virtual reality and experience a winter wonderland filled with Santa's little helpers! *additional charge applies

Photo with Santa!

We're very lucky to have the man of Christmas come to see us this year at Lightwater Valley. So head along to Santa's cosy North Pole cabin and pose for a pic...the perfect magical memento to take home with you. *additional charge applies for photo.

Snowflake House

Pop along to Snowflake House to see Trixie the Elf and post your Christmas golden coin through the magic letterbox to receive a special chocolatey treat.

Festive Food & Drink

We have plenty of Christmassy food and drink on offer! Tuck into our Festive pizza family meal deal or enjoy a traditional Bratwurst. For a winter warmer enjoy a luxury hot chocolate or mulled wine, followed by a selection of sweet treats including yummy Christmas crepes.

Christmas Shopping

Enjoy some Christmas retail therapy and browse our beautiful Christmas stalls selling a selection of local, homemade sweets, treats and crafts! Or…pop along to our gift shops to find the perfect stocking fillers.

Elf Hunt

Go on an elf hunt around the park to help Santa find his mischievous elves. Find all twelve of them and you could be in with a chance of winning 2022 Park tickets. Winners picked every day.


Adult 12 years+ £14.50

Child 2 – 12 years £14.50

Under 2’s – Free

Season Pass Holders - please note Festive Family Fun is a special event and is not included in your annual season pass. 


COvid-19 Measures

The health and safety of our guests and staff is our absolute priority. So please read the following before visiting.

Please postpone your visit if you or anyone from your household displays any symptoms of Covid-19. If you need to rearrange your visit due to Covid-related illness or isolation, please contact our box office team on 01765 635321 or email [email protected]

Face coverings 

  • Face coverings are compulsory in our retail stores for guests age 11+, unless exempt under government guidelines.
  • Face covering are recommended in indoor and high footfall areas. You will see some signage stating “Face coverings recommended” which will be displayed at entry points into our indoor attractions or high footfall areas.


Sat 4 December & Sun 5 December - 3.30pm - 7.30pm

Sat 11 December & Sun 12 December - 3.30pm - 7.30pm

Sat 18 December - Wed 22nd December - 1.30pm - 7.00pm

Dates for Christmas at Lightwater Valley

11th Dec 2021 Book Tickets
12th Dec 2021 Book Tickets
17th Dec 2021 Book Tickets
18th Dec 2021 Book Tickets
19th Dec 2021 Book Tickets
20th Dec 2021 Book Tickets
21st Dec 2021 Book Tickets
22nd Dec 2021 Book Tickets