Home > Culture > Life > Things To Do In UK This Festive Season. Post author By The Mum Club Post date 23 November 2021 Things To Do In UK This Festive Season. The Mum Club23 November 2021 Christmas is nearly here! We can’t wait! Here are our favourite recommendations for family fun days out this festive season… Winter Wonderland – Hyde Park, London The Winter Wonderland event in Hyde Park runs for 6 weeks from 19th November – 3rd January. It’s one of the biggest Christmas attractions in the UK and there is something for all the family to enjoy. “Mornings are great for families, where you can enjoy Winter Wonderland at a leisurely pace. When the evening comes around, Hyde Park is transformed by thousands of sparkling lights so grab your mulled wine, hot chocolate or stein of Bavarian beer and join in the festive fun!” Tickets from: entrance is free during off-peak periods and costs £7.50 for peak times. You must pre-book tickets. Book Now Nightfall – A Stellar Rainbow – Middlesborough Nightfall is on from December 2nd-December 5th at Stewart Park in Middlesborough and would be the perfect way to kick start the festivities this Christmas! “Nightfall is a magical family-friendly outdoor event which includes a self-guided trail of wonderful light-based artworks complemented by music, storytelling and performance. It also features beautifully decorated dwell areas where children and families can relax with some warming refreshments and take part in hands-on workshop activities. It’s the perfect place for families to connect and share a magical evening experience together in the wintertime.” Tickets from: £7.50 Book Now Christmas at Chatsworth House – Derbyshire Chatsworth House is magnificent stately home, and it is truly splendid at Christmas time. This year Chatsworth House celebrates 20 magical years of their Christmas celebration at the estate. The displays are inspired by the last two decades of spellbinding decorations and have nostalgic references to Christmases of years past. They also have an impressive Christmas market with over 100 stalls, outdoor bars and restaurants and live music – guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit! Tickets from: £15 Book Now Skate at Somerset House – London Time Out magazine said that ice-skating at Somerset House is “the very definition of festive fun” and we have to agree! It’s one of the most popular winter experiences in London. “The magnificent ice rink transforms the neoclassical courtyard into the essential winter destination, complete with a glorious 40ft Christmas tree, with specially curated decorations from Moët & Chandon, providing perfect picture moments.” There’s also a Kid’s Skate Club for children aged 6-10 so they can have their own special session on the rink and take their first glides on the ice in a safe, friendly, and fun environment. Tickets from: £9 Book Now Gower Fresh Christmas Trees – Swansea, Wales Gower Fresh Christmas Trees is the perfect destination for festive fun. The family-run farm grows over 500,000 Christmas trees, is home to the largest reindeer herd in Wales and has the most spectacular Santa’s Grotto! “From wandering through the acres of Christmas trees to meeting Father Christmas and his elves, this will be a place you’ll want to visit every year.” Tickets from: £5.99 Buy Now Lapland UK – Berkshire Lapland UK is located in Ascot, Berkshire. It truly is one of the most magical and unique Christmas experiences available in the UK and sells out every single year! Personal invitations from Father Christmas are delivered to the children requesting their help at his secret Elf Toy Factory in his Arctic wonderland. When families arrive at Lapland UK, they then meander through the enchanting snowy woodland pathways and stop off at the Toy Factory, Mother Christmas’ Kitchen, The Elves’ Village and Father Christmas’ house. “LaplandUK is an award-winning immersive and theatrical Christmas experience for children, offering a tailor-made three-and-a-half-hour journey through the magical Arctic homeland of Father Christmas and his elves.” Tickets from: Fully Booked for 2021 but sign up for email notification of tickets for 2022! Buy Now Frozen The Musical, Theatre Royal – London Disney’s Frozen is coming to London’s West End at the Theatre Royal on Drury Lane. Children will be mesmerised by watching Elsa and Anna on stage in this special theatrical production. “With incredible special effects, jaw-dropping scenery, and all the songs you know and love, it’s going to be an unmissable experience that will stay with you long after the curtain falls.” Tickets from: £20 Buy Now Hogwarts in the Snow – Warner Bros. Studios – Hertfordshire The annual Hogwarts in the Snow experience is back for another year! It will be on from Friday 12th November – Sunday 16th January 2022 and promises to turn the Hogwarts set into a wintery wonderland. You can experience all your favourite sets in the snow – the trees and woodland in the Forbidden Forest, Diagon Alley, Hagrid’s Hut and the Hogwarts castle model are all draped in snow and have been given a festive makeover. The magical Great Hall is also dressed for the occasion with wreaths and garlands. Tickets from: £38 Buy Now The Lanterns at Chester Zoo – Chester “Together with some of our favourite animal lanterns and characters from Christmases gone by, The Lanterns will fill you with Christmas joy and plenty of precious memories, as well as delicious festive food. And remember to keep an eye out for Father Christmas…he could be just around the corner…” The Lanterns at Chester Zoo are back for 2021 and are enchanting as ever. The Zoo is transformed into a spectacular winter wonderland, full of twinkle, sparkle and lots of festive cheer! Tickets from: £11 Buy Now The Mum Club23 November 2021 ← Expert Tips from The Sleep Doctor on Getting a Good Night’s Rest → Why Are My Periods So Painful After Giving Birth?