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Fantastic Festive Events in Northumberland

09th December 2021

There's snow place like Northumberland at Christmas time! Market towns are strung with fairy lights, reindeer graze on the nearby hills and there is a hint of festive magic in the air.

This Christmas, there is a wide array of festive events and experiences in Northumberland, suitable for all ages and preferences. Check out our selection of Northumberland's top festive events this Christmas - we guarantee you're sure to find sleigh-loads of fun!

Fantastic Festive Events in Northumberland

See the Gardens come to life at Alnwick Gardens for the North East's biggest and brightest Christmas Light Trail. Venture into the grounds after dark and experience a sound, light and music extravaganza that is guaranteed to fill your soul with festive spirit. Santa is also due to visit the gardens in December; receive a magical warm welcome from the mischievous elves, before visiting Santa in his festive Garden Grotto. There's something for everyone at Alnwick Gardens this season!

Experience spectacular Saints & Angels at Bamburgh Castle this Christmas. Step into the castle's staterooms and discover a celestial paradise, with angels and other faithful beings flying overhead. See the castle decked out in dazzling décor with giant Christmas trees adorned with decorations - there's no better way to get into the festive spirit in Northumberland! There will also be real reindeer grazing in the West Ward, as well as opportunities to meet Father Christmas himself.

Step into the Kielder Winter Wonderland and discover true festive joy this Christmas. Help Mrs Christmas and the elves get ready for the busiest time of the year, before venturing into the winter wonderland forest to find Mrs Christmas' enchanted kitchen. There are several interactive activities to enjoy, with excitement around every corner; providing plenty of Christmas sparkle to brighten your day.

Enjoy all the Festive Feels at Wallington Hall. Admire the courtyard Christmas tree and thousands of twinkling icicle lights that adorn the grounds. Step inside the house and meet Mrs Christmas, whilst listening to live festive music. Take part in family Christmas crafts in the Servants' Parlour, before meeting the big man himself. Finally, let Percy the Park Keeper take you on an outdoor Christmas adventure through the trees. The possibilities are truly endless!

Embark upon Santa's Enchanted Elf Journey at Whitehouse Farm Centre. This VIP Christmas experience features a jam-packed festive programme for all to enjoy. Arrive at elf check in and ride the festive tractor to the enchanted forest, where you will meet the elves and begin the hunt for your personalised Christmas bauble. Help the elves feed Santa's reindeer before heading off to visit Santa. Each child will receive an elves toyshop voucher, as well as a personalised letter from Santa.

Step back in time at Cragside this Christmas. Explore festively decorated rooms and discover how the Victorians celebrated Christmas. Admire the giant Christmas tree in the decorated dining room, before witnessing some fun after-dinner games in the cosy library. Head outside to the garden alcove and uncover a true winter wonderland, before embarking upon the Percy the Park Keeper Trail. There's plenty of fun to be had for all!

Enchanted New Year's Breaks at Village Farm Cottages

Escape to Village Farm Cottages and enjoy a luxury self-catering staycation this Christmas. Wool Cottage (sleeps 5), Brooks Cottage (sleeps 2), Pine Chalet (sleeps 6) and Kielder Chalet (sleeps 4) are still available over the festive season. Click here to book your Christmas holiday in the heart of Northumberland today!