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Top Festive Activities For Christmas 2017

An image of a tree lit up with lights at a popular festive activity.

In the run up to Christmas, there’s plenty of ways to fill your days with holiday cheer. Take a look at our list of festive activities, fun for all the family.

Dickensian Festival – Grassington, Yorkshire Dales National Park

2nd – 10th December

Transport yourself back in time with the Dickensian Christmas festival, nestled in the picturesque village of Grassington. Become wrapped up in the festive joy brought to you by live bands and buskers, Victorian entertainment and tasty cups of hot chocolate or mulled wine.

Santa Express – Ravenglass, Cumbria

2nd – 23rd December

The magic of the Santa Express is sure to get you into the festive spirit this year. Meet the man himself and explore the beautiful grotto at the foothills of England’s highest mountains. With 14 miles of uninterrupted steam travel, you can explore the beauty of the Western Lake District.

Hug a Husky – Alfriston, near Eastbourne

18th November – 1st January

Santa’s reindeer are often too busy preparing for their big journey on Christmas Eve, however, along with huggable huskies they come to Alfriston for a rare meet and greet. You and your family can marvel at the wonders of the light show, synchronised to music, whilst being enchanted by the Winter Wonderland illuminations.

Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt Arboretum – Tetbury, Gloucestershire

1st December – 18th December

A sensory trail with heaps of fun for the whole family. Take a wander through the glittering tree’s, perfectly illuminated in kaleidoscope colour and dotted with festive surprises. Santa will be on hand to greet all children in his traditional green suit, whilst Christmas choirs and seasonal food and drink stalls will fill you with festive cheer.

Get to all festive activities near and far with the help of reliable coach hire from Guideline Coaches. Whether you require a mini coach for a few close friends and family members or something a little bigger, we can help. Contact us today on 01959 533 543.

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