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Discover Your Perfect Christmas in the Harrogate area

With so much happening in our corner of North Yorkshire this festive season, we don’t want you to miss a thing so to help you plan how to make the most of your Christmas break in our beautiful part of Yorkshire, we have highlighted some of the must-see and dos to give you some exciting ideas for all the family.

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Stockeld Park

Christmas at Stockeld Park is an enchanting experience for all the family. The park transforms into a mesmerising wonderland, with winter illuminations in the enchanted Illuminated Forest. Get your skates on and have fun on the ice rink, and after a magical experience at the Christmas Adventure, warm yourself with a hot chocolate in the cosy log cabin café.

If you don’t already have your tickets, make sure you get them before they’re all snapped up! This is an enchanting experience for all ages, that must be seen to appreciate its true beauty and magic!

Winter Illuminations & Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park
Harrogate
18th Nov 2023

Winter Illuminations & Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park

When winter arrives, Stockeld Park transforms into a mesmerizing wonderland of twinkling lights and festive cheer. The winter illuminations and Christmas adventure season is a celebration of all things magical. Take a stroll through the enchanting Illuminated Forest, where you'll be greeted by illuminated sculptures, dazzling pathways, and shimmering lakes. Glide across the ice at the ice-skating rink, or warm up with a cup of hot cocoa in the cozy log cabin café. Experience the...

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Late Night Shopping and Christmas Markets

Late Night Shopping in Boroughbridge
Boroughbridge
6th Dec 2023

Late Night Shopping in Boroughbridge

The beautiful Boroughbrough kicks off the festive season with a big Christmas tree switch-on in the town square, accompanied...

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Pateley Bridge
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Late Night Christmas Shopping In Pateley Bridge

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Great Festive Events

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Goldsborough Hall

With so much to do in the Harrogate area over Christmas, why not turn your day out into a festive mini break? A break at Goldsborough Hall will provide you with that perfect retreat to escape to after a busy day exploring, shopping, or enjoying a winter walk in North Yorkshire’s beautiful countryside. Goldsborough Hall also have a fantastic range of festive events leading up to the big day, from wreath-making workshops and indulgent festive lunches, to a Michael Bublé Swing evening or even a Murder Mystery Dinner, meaning you’ll be spoiled for choice for a fun, festive break this year.

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Christmas at Stump Cross Caverns

Step into a world of wonder at Stump Cross Caverns this Christmas. From cave adventures and meeting Santa to entertaining cinema experiences, Stump Cross Caverns have a host of magical events to make your Christmas truly unforgettable.

Go on a mystical journey through the caves, visit Santa’s special grotto in the cosy cinema room, and make sure you’ve got some food for Rudolf and make your own Reindeer food.

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Elf Antics at Beningbrough

Santa has booked a pre-Christmas Day holiday at Beningbrough Hall this December at the Victorian Laundry. While he’s there, why not take the children and join him for a brand new tale called Elf Antics? See what the elves have been up to in a magical story session. Have chance to have a chat, get a gift and take a few photographs in this unique and memorable shared experience in the stunning surroundings of Beningbrough Hall.

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Christmas at How Stean Gorge

Escape to Nidderdale and enjoy a break in the breathtaking landscape of How Stean Gorge. Their Tinsel and Turkey Midweek Breaks in their Chalet Lodges are perfect for an adventurous start to the festive season. Snuggle and get warm by the log burner or in the wood-fired hot tub of your cosy wooden lodge, enjoy delicious food in the unique glass floored café, and get ready for an action filled day with adrenaline-fuelled activities before exploring the beautiful countryside of Nidderdale. If you prefer something more creative, why not try one of their Christmas wreath-making workshops to give your Christmas decorations that personalised touch this year?

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