This year is flying past. We have arrived in August and venues have started planning and preparing for their Christmas events in Northamptonshire.
Taking the kids to a Christmas event is really exciting so you want to make sure you take them to the one they will love the most. But how do you choose when there are so many amazing choices?
Here is a list of Christmas Events in Northamptonshire for kids that are guaranteed to be a magical day out.
At the time of writing, not all venues have released the details of their events this year. Make sure you save this post and check back for updates.
West Lodge Rural Centre
Make your own reindeer food, go to Elf school, write a letter to Santa, meet the man himself, have a chat and get your photo taken with him. Take a walk through the magical 3D Christmas wood, get a toy from the elves shop and also enjoy the rest of the farm.
You can check out my full review of when we visited West Lodges Christmas experience last year here.
Find out more and book here: https://westlodgeruralcentre.digitickets.co.uk/event-tickets/35492?catID=35604&
Everything from the Christmas experience plus a 2-course meal and carols around the Christmas tree,
Follow the elves through the candy cane maze then on to the magical forest to make your wish in the well.
Check out what the elves are up to in the elf village. Have a snack then write your letter to Santa. You can then meet him and choose a gift.
Find out more and book here: https://www.minimeadowsfarm.com/2021/07/30/christmas-experience-2021/
Santas Grotto at Grendon Hall
Each child will enjoy an experience with Santa, receive a special Christmas present and have the opportunity for a photo with Santa too – the perfect memento from the day!
Find out more here: https://www.grendonhall.co.uk/christmas
Lap of Lights at Silverstone
Drive along the world-famous race track and experience the incredible light displays. This year you can also visit the winter-themed lodge where there will be an illuminated ice rink
snaking through the Formula 1 garages and pit lane. There will also be a children’s cinema and activities such as curling, axe throwing and DJ Santa on the
Find out more here: https://www.silverstone.co.uk/events/lap-of-lights
Explore the sensory Winter room and Christmas train. Decorate a gingerbread man, paint a Christmas tree decoration, meet Father Christmas in his grotto, enjoy some popcorn or candy floss and have fun throughout the rest of the Hub.
Find out more and book here: https://www.riversidehub.com/about-our-events
Find out more and book here: https://whiltonlocksgardenvillage.com/product/santas-grotto/
Afternoon tea with Elsa and Anna
Find out more and book here: https://whiltonlocksgardenvillage.com/product/afternoon-tea-with-elsa-and-anna/
Breakfast with Santa
Find out more and book here: https://whiltonlocksgardenvillage.com/product/breakfast-with-santa/
Find out more and book here: https://whiltonlocksgardenvillage.com/ice-skating/
Find out more and book here: https://whiltonlocksgardenvillage.com/product/toddler-skate/
Tea with Santa
Find out more and book here: https://whiltonlocksgardenvillage.com/product/tea-with-santa/
Toddler Santa visit
Find out more and book here: https://whiltonlocksgardenvillage.com/product/toddler-santa-visit/
A Christmas variety show including lunch.
Find out more and book here: https://wicksteedpark.org/events/christmas-extravagansa-show/
There are 3 different Christmas packages to choose from at Gullivers Land.
Find out more and book here: https://www.gulliverslandresort.co.uk/christmas-at-gullivers
Write a letter to Santa and post it in the special postbox amongst the trees, set sail to a wishing leaf, enjoy hot choccie with Father & Mother Christmas and make sparkling reindeer food.
Enjoy either an afternoon tea or breakfast with Santa.
Find out more here: https://www.bellplantation.co.uk/events/
Enjoy a day of your favourite animals as well as meeting Santas elves and the man himself!
Find out more here: https://tidd.ly/2XUxkR5
There are a number of events happening at Waddesdon Manor this Christmas including light displays, food, drink and shopping.
Find out more here: https://waddesdon.org.uk/whats-on/christmas/
Have you been to any Christmas events in Northamptonshire? Let us know what they were like in the comments below.
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