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Christmas York 2016


The Great Festive Escape

Venture beyond York to explore magnificent castles and historic houses, which are even more enchanting when embellished with ornate decorations. Flamboyant figures will add to the dramatic surroundings of Castle Howard, as spectacular angels descend upon the grand state rooms. Tuck into festive feasts and join Father Christmas in his cosy library at Beningbrough Hall. See Harlow Carr in a different light as special lighting effects bring a touch of magic to the most northerly RHS garden in Harrogate or celebrate a little further afield at the Enchanted Brodsworth Hall near Doncaster, where illuminations will transform the gardens into a special seasonal spectacle.

A Christmas Adventure - Visit Santa’s village at Murton Park to find out how the Elves are getting on at Yule School and dive to see Finderella at The Deep, a Christmas panto with a fishy twist. Let your imagination run wild in the illuminated Enchanted Forest and get lost in the only illuminated maze in Yorkshire at Stockeld Park’s Christmas Adventure. Savour breakfast with Santa at the Web Adventure Park and head to the charming nearby market town of Helmsley for a quintessential English Christmas, where you can cosy up by a log fire and tuck into delicious festive food.

The Santa Express - Make magical memories on a journey with Santa and his little helpers aboard the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. During the Santa Specials you can set sleigh through the national park from Pickering, Grosmont and Whitby and meet the legendary man himself in his on board grotto.

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