Running from Friday, November 15th until Saturday, January 4th*Christmas at Longleat brings together all the magic of the holiday season in one amazing day out.
From Santa trains, ice skating and a giant singing Christmas tree to pantomime dames, a winter safari and penguins. There’s a world of festive fun just waiting to be discovered.
Visitors to the award-winning Wiltshire attraction can enjoy the experience of skating on real ice on the huge Outdoor Ice Rink. Sessions will run daily throughout Christmas and there will be special appearances on the ice by Longleat’s very own skating Snowman character.
There’s the opportunity to hop on board the hugely popular Santa Express for a magical journey and unforgettable meeting with Father Christmas himself in his snowy woodland grotto. Don’t forget to say hello to his trusty reindeer.
The unique, giant 50ft Singing Christmas Tree, which has over 300,000 individual lights and is the only one of its kind in the Europe, forms the centrepiece of Christmas celebrations in the Stable Yard.
Fairytale favourites Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf will be joining a host of other characters including Jack and the Beanstalk, Peter Pan, Aladdin, Cinderella, Prince Charming and The Fairy Godmother inside Longleat House bringing the enchanted world of Pantomime Tales magically to life.
The adorable inhabitants of Longleat’s newest attraction Penguin Island will also be waiting to amaze and amuse visitors with their underwater acrobatics.
Many of Longleat’s other attractions are also open throughout the festive season. Visitors can embark on the Winter Safari, get up close to the animals in Jungle Kingdom, take the Deadly Challenge, explore the Adventure Castle andlots more!
For full details of Christmas at Longleat and to book online visit www.longleat.co.uk/christmas
Day tickets to cost £15 per adult and £11per child. Additional charges apply for the Santa Train and Ice Skating and can be booked online.
Longleat Christmas open dates- Friday to Sunday only: Friday 15th Nov – Sunday 8th Dec. Daily: Friday 13th Dec – Saturday 4th Jan (excl. Christmas Day).