All Dressed Up with Places to Glow!

Deep, dark nights are once again here, and what better to light the way than a winter light trail. Christmas is becoming synonymous with twinkling lights, and over the years these illuminated displays have become more and more popular with families and individuals alike.

Of course, you can find these works of art all year round, but there’s something so other-worldly about bright lights winking in the trees as you walk the route, breath coming out in cold puffs before you. Winter is a magical time, no matter who says otherwise! The soundtracks to accompany the trails are designed to lift the spirits, and they always add to the experience — alongside the scents of open fires, delicious sweet treats, and hot food from local traders.

All around the UK, these types of events are taking place and each one will bring their own unique spin to the occasion. Take a look at an event near you, and prepare for the festive season with an illuminating evening out!

Christmas at Belton

Keep an eye out for Santa Claus as you walk this sparkling trail full of all the sights and sounds of Christmas!

Christmas at Bedgebury

There’s lasers in this one! And a show in the water! And a fire garden!

Christmas at Gibside

An unmissable outdoor experience, come on down and enjoy some delicious festive treats!


Relax in the ambient music as you amble through this trail full of wonder and intrigue.

Christmas at Delamere Forest

Accompanied by fairground rides and of course, tasty food from local vendors, this is an unmissable event for the festive calendar.

Christmas at the Botanics 2022

One mile long and celebrating the works of a world-renowned artist, Christmas at the Botanics is a breathtaking adventure for everyone.

Find your nearest Illuminated Trail here!

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