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The Christmas Experience

The Christmas Experience
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24 Nov 2017 - 23 Dec 2017

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Lotherton Hall and Estate

Lotherton Lane, Aberford, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS25 3EB

Presenting the ultimate festive day out, steeped in Christmas magic and tradition.

Twelve Days of Christmas Woodland Walk,
Stroll on our magical woodland walk, follow our twinkling lit paths and discover the enchanting interactive installations of the Twelve Days of Christmas.

Santa’s North Pole
Journey into the North Pole, our tree-lined home where Santa and his helpers have taken up residency. Meet the head elf, help in the workshop, take home a souvenir, write to Santa, and meet big man himself.

Elf Village
Wander down to the Elf Village where young ones can join the elves in making craft activities or listen to stories, and everyone can enjoy a cup of hot chocolate or warm snack under our twinkling canopy.

Enchanted Fairy Dell
Uncover our secret fairy hideaway, tip-toe through the dell to catch a glimpse of our fairies in their new village and listen to their giggles and whispers.

The House and Edwardian Selfie Studio      
Visit the house and revel in the beauty that is Christmas in the Edwardian stately home, with its fabulous decorated 12ft trees and a table spread fit for a king.. Drop into the Edwardian Selfie Studio and take a completely different type of selfie!

The Christmas Courtyard
Visit our undercover courtyard to top up on your decorations with a delightful assortment from our shop, or enjoy a mulled cider or hot chocolate, or a delicious hot meal in the café.

Weekend Events: Christmas Markets and Magic Shows
During the weekends we have special activities to enjoy as part of the admission price. A Christmas Market on 25 & 26 Nov, and 16 & 17 Dec. Family Magic Shows in the Drawing Room on Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30, 13:00 and 14:30.

Wreath making outside the House every weekend, £5 per wreath.

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Please check times with event organiser for any last minute changes.

Admission - advanced booking for the day and Santa via the link above strongly advised.

General admission includes: Estate Grounds, Bird Garden, House, Twelve Days Walk, and Fairy Dell.

Child £2.70 (age 5-17)
Adult £5.50
Concession £4.40
Family Ticket £16.50 (2 adults and up to 3 children)

The Elf Village (Santa) £10.00 per child (age 2+)

  • Family friendly
  • Market
  • Outdoor
  • Workshop
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