Christmas at Lightwater Valley

Christmas at Lightwater Valley

Join us this winter at Lightwater Valley for a truly unforgettable Christmas experience.

Selected dates from Friday 4th December – Wednesday 23rd December 2020.

We suggest allowing up to 3 hours to enjoy the full experience of our Festive Family Fun event

Please note the full theme park is not open during this event.

Festive Family Fun

Join us this winter at Lightwater Valley for a truly unforgettable Christmas experience. The park will be bursting at the seams with holiday spirit, packed full of family entertainment and seasonal fun.

Discover our Festive Fairground with its twinkling lights and traditional rides, hunt around the park to find Santa’s mischievous missing elves, before taking a journey through the magical Workshop of Wonders.

Be dazzled on stage by Santa’s glowing helpers in our Christmas Magic puppet show, followed by a special appearance of the main man himself and a small chocolatey surprise for the little ones…so be good for goodness sake! As daylight falls the park will become illuminated with even more lights as the enchanting characters of Alice in Wonderland come aglow.

Travel on an adventure to meet the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts and of course, Alice herself in a stunning giant lantern display. You will also find lots of festive feasts and treats of offer to suit the whole family.

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Alice in Winterland

Lantern Display

Follow Alice on a fantastical seasonal adventure for all the family with the enchanting light display

Festive Food & Drink at Lightwater Valley

Tasty Treats

Stop at one of the food outlets and indulge in some tasty festive fayre.

Fairground rides at Lightwater Valley

Festive Fairground

Families can take a magical spin on the carousel as the sun sets, or soar above the lanterns on Skyrider.

Festive Food & Drink at Lightwater Valley

Tasty Treats

Stop at one of the food outlets and indulge in some tasty festive fayre.

Fairground rides at Lightwater Valley

Festive Fairground

Families can take a magical spin on the carousel as the sun sets, or soar above the lanterns on Skyrider.

Alice in WINTERLAND Giant Lanterns

As the day becomes curiouser and curiouser, meet the Mad Hatter, the infamous Queen of Hearts and of course, Alice herself as you explore our giant lantern display. See all your favourite childhood characters, set amongst massive mushrooms, towering tulips and even a flamingo or two.

Festive Fairground

Rides open:

Skyrider

Carousel

Eagle’s Creek Farm

Human Cannonball

Noah’s Ark

Space Pirates

Lady Bug

Outdoor Play – closes at dusk  

Soft Play – timed sessions – no need to pre-book.

Please note: the full theme park is not open. Preferential wristbands not available for this event.

Elf Hunt

Whilst at the park, families can also go on the hunt for the mischievous missing elves who need rounding up and returning to Santa's workshop! How many will you find?

Workshop of Wonders

It’s a busy time of year for the elves getting all the toys ready for Christmas - take a journey through their magical Workshop of Wonders.

Christmas Magic Puppet Show

Be entertained on stage by Santa’s little helpers in our Christmas Magic Puppet Show, followed by a special appearance of the main man himself and a small chocolately surprise for the little ones…so be good for goodness sake!

Please note: the Christmas Magic Puppet Show is open-air so please come wrapped up warm and dressed for the weather.

Market Stalls

Browse the small selection of stalls and get some Christmas present inspiration of your own. Pick up festive stocking fillers and tempting treats from a range of local crafters. Please note: not all stalls accept card payments.

Jurassic Golf 

During our Christmas opening, families can enjoy a round of 'roarsome' golf for a special offer price of just £1.50pp - under 3yrs are free. 

Tasty Treats

Stop at one of our food outlets and indulge in some tasty treats! Then, later on, why not warm up with a seasonal glass of something tasty including a luxury hot chocolate. We have a variety of food outlets open offering hot food and drink.

Treat yourself - it's Christmas!

Opening Times

The event starts at 11am - 7pm, except Fridays where we will be open from 4pm - 8pm.

Last admission 6pm. 

Festive Family Fun will be open on the following dates;

Fri 4th, Sat 5th & Sun 6th December

Fri 11th, Sat 12th & Sun 13th December

Fri 18th, Sat 19th & Sun 20th December

Mon 21st December

Tues 22nd December

Wed 23rd December

Ticket Prices

Tickets are £12.50 per person. Under 2 years free. Tickets MUST BE pre-booked online as there are a limited number of tickets each day.

Some ride operation is weather dependant.  

Limited tickets available per night so book online early to secure the date of your choice

Dates for Christmas at Lightwater Valley

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