Start: 7th December 2019
2:00 pm
End: 8th December 2019
4:00 pm
Please note, this event has now passed

Event Venue

Dinmore Hill Leominster HR6 0PY

GPS: 52.159742, -2.722343

Gather up the children and get in the Christmas Spirit at Queenswood this December.

Kicking off with their Christmas Light Switch on & Carol singers on Saturday 7th, starting at 4pm. Saturday & Sunday there will be a Christmas Grotto, daytime drop in sessions or pre-booked enchanted evening visits!

A ticket is £7 per child and you get the reindeer trail up to the orchard/grotto, the chance to make a wish for wildlife, a visit with Father Christmas, a present & a mulled apple juice!

Timings of evening grotto slots (pre-booked) run from 5pm-7pm.

Daytime drop in times (no pre-booking) on Saturday are 2pm-4pm & Sunday 11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm.

Full details below:

Sat, 07/12/2019 – 2:00pm – 7:00pm

Christmas Light switch on (Saturday) or visit Father Christmas in his Grotto (Saturday & Sunday – daytime & evening options)!

Lots of festive activities going on across the weekend – see below for details:

Saturday 7 December 4pm-5pm the Queenswood Christmas Lights Switch On!

Watch the light up at the woodland gate at 4.15pm. Drink mulled apple juice and cider & enjoy a festive sing-along with carol singers 4.20pm-5pm!

This is free to attend & you don’t need to book! 

Saturday & Sunday – Day time ‘drop in’ visits for Father Christmas! (No need to pre-book!)

These drop in sessions are available on Saturday between 2pm & 4pm or Sunday between 11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm.

Starting at the visitor centre: purchase your ticket. Start your journey making a wish for wildlife in our woodland gate. Follow the trail of reindeer to the old orchard. Meet and greet with father Christmas & receive a present! Return to the woodland gate to enjoy a warm mulled apple juice or cider! (One warm mulled apple juice is included in your ticket.)

Saturday and Sunday 5pm-7pm –  ‘Enchanting Evening Visit to Father Christmas!’

(Pre-book only)

Take along a torch or lantern and enjoy this enchanting, magical experience! Head to the visitor centre on arrival to hand in your tickets (don’t forget your printed/e-ticket).
Follow the trail of reindeer and twinkling Christmas lights to the old orchard where you will meet & greet with Father Christmas, of course receiving a present too! Return to the woodland gate to enjoy a warm mulled apple juice or cider! (One warm mulled apple juice is included in your ticket.)

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