Let’s Go Have Festive Fun!

Let’s Go find Festive Fun!

It’s November, Halloween has passed, and naughty and nice kiddies are preparing their Christmas lists for Santa. The countdown to Christmas can officially begin!
With so much excitement building, the possibilities for family festive fun across the UK are endless. Our little elves have been hard at work to bring you inspirational ideas that are bound to spark up long-lasting memories in the run-up to Christmas. We’ve also thrown is some spectacular offers and competitions well worth noting.


PINOCCHIO at The Blackpool Tower Circus, Lancashire

Have your heartstrings pulled and experience this classic story as you’ve never seen it before, with Mooky the Clown as the little wooden boy who dreams of springing to life! His cheeky antics and funny jokes will have you laughing out loud as you watch his journey to becoming a real boy…

Jaw-dropping stunts, hilarious comedy capers and the world-famous water finale combine to create the only must-see show in town. The perfect place to enjoy some festive family fun!

When? Saturday 23rd November – Sunday 19th January


The Blackpool Tower Dungeon, Lancashire

Journey through Lancashire’s darkest and funniest history, it’s so much fun it’s scary! Perfect for all those festive scrooges!

The Blackpool Tower Dungeon is a uniquely thrilling attraction for the whole family to enjoy, where you’ll live and breathe Lancashire’s ‘orrible past. Discover the ultimate thrill-filled journey through 1,000 years of the region’s murky past, with 10 awesome live shows and a 60-minute tour filled with laughter, theatre, jokes, history, special effects and hilarious new seasonal shows every year.


Madame Tussauds Blackpool, Lancashire

Madame Tussauds Blackpool invites you to a special Christmassy adventure when you will guess the Elf Names of famous faces as you mingle with the stars! Celebrities have been renamed with their Elf names and a specially-designed Elf Trail Guide has been created to help you identify them! There’s a special festive prize for everyone who completes the trail quiz!

When? Weekends from Saturday 7th December. Every day from Saturday 21st December – Sunday 5th December.


Sea Life Blackpool, Lancashire

A magical, festive adventure awaits the whole family at SEA LIFE Blackpool! Your opportunity to make it onto Santa’s Nice List by completing a Festive Trail past the Rockpool, under the Ocean Tunnel, and through the Rainforest! With a special festive prize for all visitors, bring the whole family down for some special festive fun at SEA LIFE Blackpool.

When? Saturday 23rd November 2019 – Friday 3rd January



Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire

Make memories this winter at Anglesey Abbey in Cambridgeshire. New for 2019, the grounds will transform into a board game, with various parts of the estate up for ‘purchase’. You can also join them for their spectacular Winter Lights or brand new Christmas event Tinsel and Tweed, there is plenty for everyone to enjoy.


South East

Jump In Trampoline Parks, Berkshire

Jump In Trampoline Park has plenty of festive fun and it starts now! From Jumptastic Christmas Party Packages and leaping Christmas Gifts to a Christmas Eve Pajama Party! Jump in your PJ’s and take home everything you need to leave out for Santa!

Note: Jump In Trampoline also have parks nationwide.

Save 15% at Jump In Trampoline Parks with code 15LETSGO


Guildford Spectrum, Surrey

Get set for a day of fun, thrills and excitement at Guildford Spectrum, with exciting shows to book; ‘Peter Pan on Ice‘ and things to do; ten pin bowling, ice skating, four pools including a leisure pool, a soft play area, indoor climbing wall, Scalextric track,  and more all under one roof. Spectrum has something for everyone in the family.


father christmas and elves and reindeer

Paradise Wildlife Park, Hertfordshire

There is plenty of fun to be had at Paradise Wildlife Park this Christmas. Join in on the annual carol concert! Be greeted by the Reindeer, treat yourself to a mince pie and a glass of mulled wine and join in the sing-along. They will also be host to a local school’s children’s choir.

When? Saturday 14th December at 2 pm in the Jungle Theatre.


Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire

Plan something truly festive and head to the Christmas Family Raceday at Ascot Racecourse. It’s guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit. Enjoy the richest Jumps race card and an array of entertainment for the whole family, including a visit from Father Christmas, free fairground rides and heart-warming carols.

When? Saturday 21st December


Four Seasons Hotel, Hampshire

Enjoy skating in the heart of the Four Seasons estate, overlooking the beautiful Hampshire countryside. The spectacular rink guarantees a fun-filled skating experience whatever your skating skills. Enjoy delicious food and drink options from the restaurant Wild Carrot which will ensure you’re suitably fuelled.


Camberley Theatre

A thrilling adventure for all the family – Robin Hood returns home to Sherwood Forest to find the greedy Sheriff of Nottingham starving the local people, raising taxes and ruling a very unhappy kingdom.

Following Camberley Theatre’s biggest selling panto ever (Sleeping Beauty 2018) join another fantastic cast for an unforgettable pantomime adventure full of sing-a-long songs, breath-taking choreography, side-splitting jokes and a sprinkling of magic! Fun for all the family!

When? 9th – 31st December


City Cruises, London

If you’re looking for something truly special on the big day itself, ask Santa for a trip on one of City Cruises’ Christmas Day Traditional Lunch cruises. Take your place on the Traditional Lunch cruise for the finest festive dining. This is certainly Christmas Day with a difference on the River Thames. See the heart of London from a river cruise, with lots of big-name sights and open vistas as you go from Big Ben to Tower Bridge and beyond!

When? Christmas Day


Leeds Castle, Kent

Let your Christmas wishes take flight at Leeds Castle as the beautiful staterooms are transformed into a magical kingdom of birds and festive feathers.

Start your journey through the magnificent Castle rooms, experience a lavishly dressed banqueting table, write your Christmas dream on a feather in a room of winged wishes and experience shimmering duckling eggs ready to hatch under the tree. This Christmas experience is a gateway into an enchanted, feathery world.

When? Saturday 23rd November to Sunday 1st January.


South West

Cheddar Gorge & Caves, Somerset

Visit Cheddar Gorge & Caves with the whole family, including your dog! Children can see the elves preparing for the big day from within Gough’s Cave. Meet Father Christmas, receive a present, sing some songs and marvel at the magic of Christmas at Cheddar. Book online and save 15%, dogs receive a treat too!

When? Selected dates from Saturday 16th November


Longleat, Wiltshire

Join a thrilling odyssey at Longleat, where myths and legends will be illuminating the ornate Estate. Discover ancient gods and goddesses, mythical creatures and mischievous beings as you explore the iconic lantern displays.

When? Selected dates from Saturday 9th November

Book online for a 10% discount on Festival of Light tickets at Longleat.



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For more fantastic festive ideas don’t miss our other articles:
Let’s Go out this November
10 Terrific Toddler Days
Let’s Go and get ready for Christmas!

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Coronavirus Notice

National lockdown once again…Let’s Go with the Children is here to help and support families with ideas and information during this period. When we can start planning family outings, the Let’s Go Team will be inspiring you with ideas and inspirations but until then, stay safe and well.