LET’S GO and Have Some Festive Family Fun!

It’s definitely safe to talk about Christmas now – with festive decorations transforming shop floors all over the UK, it’s difficult to think about anything else at the moment! We’re bringing you festive fun this month with all sorts of holly jolly things to do with the family over the Christmas period.

Whether you want to take the kids to visit Santa or fancy a spot of ice-skating this year, we’ve got something for all merry-makers!

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Cheddar Gorge & Caves, Somerset

This winter, Father Christmas is at Cheddar Gorge & Caves! He’s stopping off at his special outpost in Gough’s Cave. Have a merry old time as you sing songs and listen to a festive fairytale. Your children will also receive a special gift from Father Christmas himself. More…


Paradise Wildlife Park, Hertfordshire

Visit Santa in his Grotto at Paradise this Christmas. You can meet his reindeer & animal friends at Hertfordshire’s leading zoo, where there is lots of festive fun to have this Christmas! Enjoy Ginger bread and bauble decorating – the bauble is yours to keep! There is Christmas arts and crafts and the opportunity to write your letters to Santa – so make sure you bring your Christmas lists with you! More…

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Guildford Spectrum, Surrey

From 14th -16th December, Guildford Spectrum’s ice rink will be transformed into a magical wonderland as our Ice School performs the breath-taking Snow White on Ice.
One of the region’s best value Christmas shows, this adaptation of a classic story promises to have all the ingredients of a truly spectacular family treat. More…

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Tunbridge Wells Ice Rink, Kent

From Friday 16th November, Calverley Grounds will be transformed into the ultimate winter destination, signalling the start of the festive season. The Tunbridge Wells ice rink returns for 2018 with stylish skating, festive food and drink, music and Christmas shopping inspiration.

By day or night, visitors can skate in the beautiful splendour of Calverley Grounds’ amphitheatre, decorated for Christmas with twinkling festive lights. More…


Roald Dahl Museum, Buckinghamshire

Christmas at the Roald Dahl Museum is all about lickswishy letters, crackling cards and sparkling sessions for families to enjoy together. Drop in to the pop-up Post Office and post your creations in the magical make-believe letter box. Have a look at www.roalddahl.com/museum/whats-on/december-2018 for details of all Christmas holiday events. More…

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Doctor Dolittle The Musical, Multiple UK Locations

You’ve never seen anything like it! Doctor Dolittle returns to the stage in Leslie Bricusse’s acclaimed family musical. Join the eccentric Doctor, his human companions and his exotic menagerie of animal friends on an extraordinary adventure. Visiting 22 venues across the UK and Ireland, it’s time to book your tickets!  More…

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Whitehouse Farm, Northumberland

Christmas 2018 is set to the be most Magical yet at Whitehouse Farm Centre, with two festive events running – The Santa Experience and Winter Wonderland.

Winter Wonderland is a fabulous festive event for the whole family to enjoy and The Santa Experience offers entry to Winter Wonderland PLUS exclusive time with the elves! There are so many lovely festive activities, including time with Santa and a present too. More…

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G Live, Surrey

Santa Claus and The Night Before Christmas: 12th – 24th December 2018

It’s Christmas Eve and whilst most children are hanging up their stockings, there are a few boys and girls who aren’t! They don’t believe in Santa and with Christmas morning fast approaching, cheeky elves Charlie and Kara must help Santa prove that he is indeed real! Experience the joy of Christmas with live music, stories, joining in and a magical dusting of snow. Meet Santa after the show and if you’ve been extra good this year you might even get a present! Don’t forget to bring a camera. More…


Chessington World Of Adventures, Surrey

Celebrate Christmas with the Gruffalo, visit Father Christmas in his magical grotto, plus enjoy some family favourite rides, including Vampire and meet our amazing animals at Chessington’s Zoo and SEA LIFE centre. Join us for a full day of festive fun, or visit us for our new Twilight opening. More…

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Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, London

Winter Wonderland returns to London’s Hyde Park on 22nd November 2018, with a host of awe-inspiring new attractions including Ice Sculpting Workshops, Peter Pan On Ice, Teletubbies Christmas Show and the return of The Magical Ice Kingdom. Merry-makers can also expect the UK’s biggest outdoor ice rink (now even bigger), the return of Zippos Circus and Cirque Berserk with all new shows, and stand-up comedy ‘lates’ at the Circus MegaDome. More…

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West Somerset Railway

Join the West Somerset Railway for one of our festive specials, we can offer Santa Services from Bishops Lydeard, Carol Trains from Bishops Lydeard and Minehead, trips to Dunster By Candlelight and the ever popular Winter Steam Festival between Christmas and New Year! Book today, to avoid disappointment. More…

Psst…WIN BIG This Christmas!


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Keep an eye out for the Let’s Go With The Children Christmas Countdown, which will be live on our site from 1st December…with fantastic new prizes to be won each day, from Alton Towers, Venture Photography, Snozone and more, Christmas has come early!