Where To see Illuminated Trails and Christmas Lights Near me

There’s something magical about illuminated trails and Christmas Lights, as the sun sets and the darkness falls, stunning light displays and illuminated trails can make any building or area look stunning.

If you are wondering are there any Christmas Lights near me, then read on to discover all of the illuminated trails and lights (not just for Christmas) that you can explore.

Illuminated Trails and Christmas Lights Near Me

Anglesey Abbey Winter Lights 2021

Location : Quy Rd, Lode, Cambridge CB25 9EJ

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Nature by Night. Nature by Light. Come and help celebrate the tenth year of Winter Lights, combining iconic favourites such as the Silver Birch Grove and Riverside Path, with new sensory experiences, making sure the ‘Nature by Night, Nature by Light’ theme is a magical experience for everybody involved.

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Audley End House & Gardens

Location : Audley End Rd, Audley End, Saffron Walden CB11 4JF

Gather your friends and family to banish the dark winter nights and experience the past in a spectacular new light this December. Explore the grounds and gardens to discover a magical world of illumination, sound and colour, from giant lilies in the river to a fairy garden, and from a tunnel of light to awe-inspiring projections on the house itself.

Warm up with a glass of mulled wine, toast a marshmallow under the night sky or hop on a traditional fairground ride. The shop will be open for you to stock up on a range of Christmas gifts, from traditional toys to award-winning food and drink.

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Belton House Christmas Lights

Location : High Rd, Belton, Grantham NG32 2LW

Christmas magic returns to Belton House, as it’s dressed in glitter and sparkle, as you discover sparkling tunnels of light, dancing waterside reflections and trees drenched in jewel-like colour.

For a moment of reflection pause at mesmerising flickering flames in the fire garden, gaze up at larger-than-life illuminations and don’t forget to glimpse Father Christmas along the way.

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Belvoir Castle Enlightened Light Trail

Location : Grantham NG32 1PE

At Belvoir Castle this Christmas you can take a tour of the Enlightened Belvoir, an enchanting light trail which runs through the beautifully manicured gardens. This magical walk is 1.3km long and will take approximately 75 minutes to complete. Throughout your extraordinary journey, your path will be illuminated by literally thousands of lights as you pass talking trees, interactive stepping stones, enchanted woodlands and illuminated displays. This is a delightful, multi-sensory experience suitable for all the family.

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Blenheim Palace Christmas Lights

Location : Woodstock OX20 1PP

It’s the most wonderful time of the year when over a million lights, lasers and seasonal sounds fill the air with festive fun through the Palace’s picture-perfect gardens. Look forward to some together time with family and friends as you discover glittering tunnels of light, dancing lakeside reflections and trees drenched in jewel-like colour. For a moment of reflection pause at mesmerising flickering flames in the fire garden, gaze up at the larger-than-life illuminations and don’t forget to catch a glimpse of Father Christmas along the way.

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Chatsworth House Illuminated Walk

Location : Bakewell DE45 1PP

Enjoy an illuminated walk around the garden with atmospheric lighting bringing a festive sparkle to your visit to Chatsworth. Let our lights guide your way past the Emperor Fountain, around the Ring Pond and into the Rock Garden, before enjoying the Cascade lit by hundreds of glowing lights.

Some areas of the walk will be darker than others and we recommend you bring a torch. The illuminated walk is on generally flat, wide paths, but it does include an incline. Paths in the Rock Garden are narrower but all are wide enough to be accessed by manual wheelchairs and standard pushchairs. The entrance to the Rock Garden tunnel is too narrow to fit electric wheelchairs and wider pushchairs, but there is an alternative entrance to the area, please ask one of our colleagues on the evening and they will be happy to direct you.

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Cotswold Farm Park Enchanted Light Trail

Location : Guiting Power, Cheltenham GL54 5FL

Let the lights guide you on an enchanted stroll through the farm park after hours.

Join us for our Enchanted Light Trail, a spectacular night time journey of magical lights and sounds around the farm park. There is a set trail to follow which takes you from the visitor centre area right the way to the park’s boundaries and back. There will be crackling fire pits, a festive shop perfect for present buying and hot food and drink will be available at various points along the route.

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Dunham Massey Christmas Lights

Location : Dunham Massey, Altrincham WA14 4SJ

It’s the most wonderful time of the year when over a million lights, lasers and seasonal sounds fill the air as you enter beside glittering deer, discover sparkling tunnels of light, dancing waterside reflections and trees drenched in jewel-like colour. Pause at mesmerising flickering flames in the fire garden for a moment of reflection, marvel at larger-than-life illuminations and don’t forget to glimpse Father Christmas along the way.

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Eden Project Christmas

Location : Bodelva, Par PL24 2SG

Don’t miss the magic of Christmas at Eden. Discover our twinkling Med Biome and fill up on festive cheer with our Big Band playing all your seasonal favourites. Wander round the enchanting Rainforest which will be awash in colourful lighting and marvel at our beautiful illuminated waterfall.

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Enchanted Eltham Palace

Location : Court Yard, London SE9 5QE

Gather your friends and family to banish the dark winter nights and experience the past in a spectacular new light this December. Explore the grounds and gardens to discover a magical world of illumination, sound and colour, and see the outside of the Great Hall bathed in light.

Warm up with a glass of mulled wine, toast a marshmallow under the night sky or hop on a traditional fairground ride. The shop will be open for you to stock up on a range of Christmas gifts, from traditional toys to award-winning food and drink.

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Garden King Festive Woodland Walk

Location : Park Rd, Newhall, Swadlincote DE11 0TX

Join us on a lit winter woodland walk through our woods. Children get an activity sheet where they can find the 12 days of Christmas hidden around the trees. You may also come across a naughty elf or two!

NEW FOR 2021! Our pathways have been redone so we’re expecting a lot less mud! A lit walk-through tunnel has been added for an even more magical atmosphere.

Lit from above, our woodland looks spectacular with many twinkling lights and brilliant Instaworthy photo opportunities.

Why not grab an orange hot chocolate to walk around the woods with from our new barista ‘Hosta Coffee’.

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Gibside Christmas Lights

Location : near Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE16 6BG

Light up the dark winter nights with a festive after-hours experience at Gibside and be amazed by a new, Christmas themed illuminated trail this December. Admire the splendour of the Georgian landscape garden as you wander through twinkling lights.

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Hever Castle Christmas Light Trail

Location : Hever Rd, Hever, Edenbridge TN8 7NG

The magical Christmas Light Trail experience starts at 16:00 when you can wrap up warm and enjoy a walk under the stars. Witness the enchantment of the Castle, gardens and lake festooned with fabulous colours and twinkling lights, capturing the spirit of Christmas.

Bring torches and pop on your wellies to see the spectacular, after-dark, illuminated trail and Hever Castle’s much-loved landmarks lit up with glorious colour washes.

This year the light trail will include new areas of the grounds not previously lit before.

It takes around 1.5 hours to follow the Christmas Light Trail.

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Kew Gardens Magical Winter Trail

Location : Entrances at Victoria Gate, Brentford Gate and Lion GateTW9 3AE

Join us for the most wonderful time of the year at Kew Gardens as our magical winter trail lights up the evening skies for 2021.

Enjoy our annual after-dark festivities with family and friends, as you discover sparkling tunnels of light, dancing waterside reflections, and trees drenched in jewel-like colour on your way to the panoramic Palm House light display.

Journey through the mesmerising flickering flames in the Fire Garden, spot larger-than-life illuminations and say hello to Father Christmas along the way.

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Killerton Christmas Lights

Location : Broadclyst, Exeter EX5 3LE

Visit by day to see the traditionally decorated festive house, whilst little ones can get into the festive spirit with Percy The Park Keeper and his animal friends on a winter wander trail.

Visit after hours for a brand new, after-dark illuminated trail through festive gardens at Killerton. They’ve added a dash of sparkle and a sprinkle of seasonal cheer to over a million lights, larger-than-life illuminations and a warm, welcoming atmosphere.

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Kingston Lacy Christmas Lights

Location : Kingston Lacy, Wimborne BH21 4EA

Kingston Lacy in 2021 will be bringing you all the sparkle of this most magical time of the year. Join them for a winter wander in a festive wonderland.

There’ll be an after-dark illuminated trail through festive gardens this Christmas at Kingston Lacy. Spend time together and create everlasting memories as you make your way through the mesmerising trail.

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Nymans Ignite Fire and Fantasy

Location : Nymans, Handcross, Haywards Heath RH17 6EB

This winter, experience the enchanting effects of fire, light and lanterns throughout the garden at Nymans.

Set against a gloriously romantic backdrop, Nymans, West Sussex, has a garden made for garden lover’s. It’s a place where creativity has flourished and quirkiness is celebrated. So it’s no surprise that the cherished grounds form the perfect setting for this new, after-dark illuminated trail, where you wander between flickering flames and majestic trees – from one amazing space to another.

*Please note this illuminated light trail is taking place in February and March 2022

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Polesden Lacey Christmas Lights

Location : Polesden Rd, Great Bookham, Leatherhead RH5 6BD

As twilight falls, the magic begins – Expect the unexpected – glimpse fleeting fairies, spot fiery fish and dragons ablaze. Spot woodland wildlife sculpted in willow with fairies dancing in the trees as you stroll through the walled garden into an enchanting landscape filled with wonder.

Lit by lanterns, wander between flickering flames and majestic trees – from one amazing space to another. The hour-long discovery trail has been specially designed for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

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Reindeer Lodge Light Trail and Reindeer Safari

Location : Black Meadows Farm, Leeswood, Mold, CH7 4SQ. For Sat Nav use: CH7 4SB

An enchanted drive-thru lighting trail and Reindeer Safari adventure that’s not to be missed.

Our elves are busy creating an unforgettable immersive drive through experience that will indulge children’s and adult’s imaginations alike, with a Drive-in Theatre show and over 1.3km of enchanted Christmas lighting trails surrounded by paddocks of gorgeous reindeer herds, stunning countryside views, magical woodland, a hidden elf village with drive-thru Toy Workshop and meet Father Christmas himself with a gift for every child, all from the warmth and safety of your car.

And we’re not stopping there, with lots of enchanted lighting effects, falling and settled snow and a great photo opportunity to be had for the family album. There’s also Christmas stalls, Fairground Rides and festive hot food and drinks to enjoy in an optional walk around area after your drive-thru. All ages are welcome, both with and without children.

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Rufford Abbey Spectacle of Light

Location : Rufford Abbey Country Park, Ollerton Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF

Enjoy the brilliant Illuminated highlights along this magical trail around Rufford’s stunning grounds. Gaze at the garden of Glowing spheres. Walk through the kaleidoscope of Colour and marvel at the Flickering Field of Fire!

Captain your own ship and scale the castle walls as you explore the night-time wonder of the amazing Adventure Play Area.

Surprising sculptures, meteors, Moroccan lanterns and much, much more!

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Stourhead Christmas Lights

Location : near Mere, Wiltshire, BA12 6QD

Discover sparkling tunnels of light, dancing lakeside reflections and trees drenched in jewel-like colour. For a moment of reflection, pause at mesmerising flickering flames in the fire garden, larger-than-life illuminations and don’t forget to glimpse Father Christmas along the way.

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Tyntesfield Ignite Fire and Fantasy

Location : Wraxall, Bristol, North Somerset, BS48 1NX

The gothic extravaganza of this Victorian home is surrounded by heritage trees and picture-perfect parkland at the National Trust’s Tyntesfield, near Bristol.

It’s the ideal setting for this new, after-dark experience. Wander between flickering flames and majestic trees – from one amazing space to another. Expect the unexpected with fairies dancing in the trees, fiery fish and woodland wildlife sculpted in willow as you stroll down Holly Walk and into a winter landscape filled with wonder.

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*Please note this illuminated light trail is taking place between Friday 4 and Sunday 20 Feb 2022

Waddesdon Manor Christmas Lights

Location : Waddesdon, near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0JH

Christmas at Waddesdon is back with magical lights and the gardens aglow. As twilight falls, see the gardens sparkle even more brightly with spectacular light displays bringing the extraordinary landscape to life.

The Winter Light trail will transform the Pleasure Grounds with dramatic colour and playful installations. Stroll under the stars beneath magically illuminated tree canopies transformed by moving light. See the Manor’s facade bathed in light set to music .

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Westonbirt Arboretum Enchanted Christmas

Location : Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Tetbury, GL8 8QS

Weather the storm to help to reunite Father Christmas with his lost reindeer and experience mesmerising light displays and stunning spectacles along the way!

Set out on an adventure through the illuminated trees of the arboretum, speak to the trees and tree elves for clues, but watch out for the storm and don’t get lost! If you manage to locate all the Reindeer you may catch a glimpse of Father Christmas himself!

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Wimpole Christmas Lights

Location : Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston SG8 0BW

Make Christmas 2021 extra special at Wimpole Estate. By day, get into the festive spirit with Percy the Park Keeper and his winter trail and celebrate ‘A Wimpole Christmas’ in the Hall during December weekends. By night, and new for 2021, join them as they light up the gardens and showcase Wimpole Estate’s biggest Christmas yet. Lights, lasers and seasonal sounds will fill the air with festive fun at Wimpole, making the most wonderful time of year even more magical.

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Looking for more Christmas events, check out Christmas Farm Parks, Christmas at the Zoo, Christmas at Theme Parks, Christmas Shows and Pantomimes, Polar Express Train Rides and Santa Trains

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