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Where: Royal Pavillion, Royal Victoria Park, Bath, BA1 2NR
About: Bath on Ice is returning to the city in 2022 and is bringing with it a host of magical Christmas lights to their hidden winter wonderland. Although not a stand-alone Christmas light trail, Bath On Ice features a selection of bright illuminations, whilst their Glow Golf feature sees you take a tour through a festive light trail experience as you play some crazy glow-in-the-dark golf.
Dates: 17th November 2023 - 3rd January 2024
Christmas Features: Ice skating rink, Glow Golf, Christmas lights and The Moguls Alpine Bar.
Price: Various prices for each activity, click HERE to find out more.
How to book: Book tickets online by clicking the button below.
Where: Westonbirt Arboretum, Westonbirt, Tetbury GL8 8QS
About: Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt Arboretum is a magical family-fun experience full of Christmas lights, illuminated trees, Xmas activities and more. This Christmas light trail is just one junction up from Bath on the M4 and is a great way to experience nature whilst also getting in the festive spirit. Tickets must be pre-booked for this exceptional Christmas light trail featuring an Xmas adventure where you will meet playful Elves creating Westonbirt’s spectacular illuminated trail. This is hugely popular with visitors from Bath and Swindon so book your tickets early to avoid missing out.
Dates: 24th November - 23rd December 2023, 16:00-21:30
Christmas Features: Magical light trail, Find Santa adventure, Talking trees and tree elves.
- Adults: £19*
- Concessions (students & job seekers): £17*
- Children (aged 3 - 16 years): £11*
- Infant (aged 0 - 2 years): Free, but will require a ticket
- Access: Personal assistant goes free
How to book: Buy tickets online for Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt Arboretum HERE.
Where: Milsom Street
About: This Christmas, Bath’s most iconic streets and buildings will be brought to life with magical illuminations as part of the Bath Christmas Light Trail.
Dates: These illuminations will run throughout December
Christmas Features: Thursday evening late-night Christmas shopping will see many retailers staying open well into the evening. There will also be lots of pop-up entertainment around the city centre, and the Bath Abbey Chamber Choir will be there to sing some festive favourites.
How to book: No need to book, download an official Christmas light trail map HERE.
Where: Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7NW
About: Longleat's Festival of Light is returning for 2023-24, where families can immerse themselves in a magical Christmas event! This Festival of Light is biggest and better than before, featuring a Winter Safari, featuring lifesized lanterns inspired by many exciting stories; including Wizard of Oz, Cinderella & The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.
This light trail includes a 15-metre Enchanted Christmas Tree Show, a Santa Train and a fountain display.
Dates: 11th November 2023 - 7th January 2024
Christmas Features: Encahted Christmas Tree show, Santa Train and lights trail.
Price: Prices start from £18.70, with a variety of ticket types. View here.
How to book: Book here.
Where: Avon Valley
About: Follow and interact with Avon Valleys light trail around the park as they use the lake and trees to create a spectacular backdrop. Once again, Avon Valley have collaborated with an award winning event lighting specialist to illuminate your Christmas!
With stunning light installations and play areas creatively lit up we are bringing you a family focused, fun light trail to be enjoyed by all ages.
Dates: From Friday 1st December 2023 to Sunday 31st December 2023
- The Elf Express
- The Grinch's House
- Dinosaur Valley
- Food & Refreshments
Price: Various prices available
How to book: Click HERE!
Where: Pick up signs near Mere, Wiltshire, BA12 6QD
About: The Stourhead Christmas light trail is one of the South-West’s most popular festive experiences with their illuminated light trail attracting thousands of visitors from Bath and Somerset. The National Trust property is under an hours drive from Bath city centre and is a great Christmas light trail to explore featuring illuminated magical lights, lasers, decorative trees, and much more. Put a visit to Christmas at Stourhead in your December diary and enjoy an evening visit to one of the best Christmas light trails near Bath.
Dates: 1st-31st December 2023
Christmas Features: Illuminated light trail, Lasers, Festive music, Christmas adventure activities.
Price: Adults £21.50pp Children £15pp Parking £8 (Free for national trust members when booked in advanced)
How to book: Buy tickets online for Christmas at Stourhead 2023 HERE or by clicking below.