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York at Christmas – Festive things to do in 2019

York at Christmas – Festive things to do in 2019

York at Christmas – York is a truly enchanting place at Christmas. With our lovely cobbled medieval streets providing a backdrop to the festive lights festooning every tree it really is a magical place to visit at Christmas.  Have a look below for lots of […]

Scarborough’s new six-week Christmas ‘variety show’ extravaganza

Scarborough’s new six-week Christmas ‘variety show’ extravaganza

Scarborough will become a Grinch-free zone for six weeks from 14 November, as a cast of magicians, musicians, street performers, famous panto characters – and Father Christmas – assemble to help bring glitter, glee and glam to the town’s streets and stores as part of […]

8 Magical Christmas Events in Manchester 2019

8 Magical Christmas Events in Manchester 2019

8 Magical Christmas Events in Manchester 2019 – Here are Yorkshire Wonders we are massive Christmas fans.  We are often in Manchester over Christmas, so I thought I would put a list together of some of the fabulous Christmas events going on this year!  There […]

Christmas Events and Attractions in the UK 2019

Christmas Events and Attractions in the UK 2019

There are so many fabulous Christmas events and attractions in the UK.  Here is a list of the best of the Christmas attractions, Santa’s grottos and Festive Events! Also see my Christmas Events in Yorkshire post for more Yorkshire based festivities!   Lapland UK We […]

Festive Christmas in the Lake District 2019 – What’s On?

Festive Christmas in the Lake District 2019 – What’s On?

Christmas in the Lake District 2019 – Looking for Christmas events in the Lake District/Cumbria?  Looking to visit Santa, or a Christmas market in the Lake District?  See our list of fantastic Christmas events in the Lake District with kids.  Also have a look at […]

10 Santa Express and Polar Express Train Rides – UK

10 Santa Express and Polar Express Train Rides – UK

10 Santa Express and Polar Express Train Rides – UK – I think there are few things more seasonal and exciting than a special train ride at Christmas!  With that in mind I have compiled a list of fabulous, festive Santa Train rides around the […]

Castle Howard Christmas 2019 – A Christmas Masquerade

Castle Howard Christmas 2019 – A Christmas Masquerade

Castle Howard Christmas 2019 -A Christmas Masquerade at Castle Howard runs from 16 November to 5 January 2020.  Tickets are on sale now. Enjoy a truly magical day out as Castle Howard is transformed for the festive season. Experience the magnificent decorations as you journey through […]

Christmas Markets Yorkshire – Dates and Locations 2019

Christmas Markets Yorkshire – Dates and Locations 2019

Christmas Markets Yorkshire – Christmas in Yorkshire means lots of fantastic festive Christmas Markets.  So if you are looking for gifts and decorations or just an atmospheric Christmassy day out, the Christmas Markets in Yorkshire have plenty to offer!  As well as Christmas Markets, there […]

Lightwater Valley at Christmas 2019 – Alice in Winterland

Lightwater Valley at Christmas 2019 – Alice in Winterland

Lightwater Valley at Christmas 2019 – Discover a fantastical new seasonal adventure at Lightwater Valley this Christmas with the enchanting Alice in Winterland (Selected dates from Friday 22nd November – Monday 30th December). Click here for other Christmas activities in Yorkshire. Families can delight in the festive […]

York Christmas Market 2019 – What’s on and When?

York Christmas Market 2019 – What’s on and When?

What’s on and when at York Christmas Market 2019? – York Christmas market runs from the 14th of November to the 22nd of December in 2019.  St Nicholas Fair used to be just the last weekend in November but over recent years it has expanded […]