Festive days out with children this December
With the first snow fall of the season upon us, it’s Christmas time!
If you’re looking for things to do with the kids this festive season across the UK, we’ve got you covered. From meeting Santa and his magical elves to decorating delicious gingerbread (and even meeting reindeer!) snow matter how you imagine your Christmas holidays, there is something for everyone at children’s farm parks near you this December.
So put on your mittens, grab a warm coat, and read on for some of the best Christmas family days out.
Various Events | 20th November-4th January
This fantastic family day out in Yorkshire is brilliant at all times of the year, but Christmas time is particularly magical! Stockeld Park offer everything from a beautiful light trail after dusk to meeting Santa himself in his cosy cabin. We particularly like Santa’s Panto Breakfast. Join the man in red himself for a delicious breakfast before watching an incredible performance of The Snow Queen pantomime. Don’t be too hot choco-late to booking this once-a-year family Christmas treat!
Roar Dinosaur Adventure
Jingle All The Day | Every weekend from the 27th November- 19th December plus 20th-24th December
Roar Dinosaur Adventure in Norwich, Norfolk can’t wait to take the entire family on a festive journey with their Jingle All The Day event this festive season. Begin your Christmas day out following the Magical Elves before meeting Mother Christmas where your little dinosaurs can tuck into a tasty gingerbread. Next, travel through the festive forest, stopping off for a candy cane break, before meeting Father Christmas! Don’t forget to take a photograph with Santa before tucking into a scrumptious hot chocolate! Every child will get a golden ticket to swap for a toy at the Elves Toyshop too at this perfect family farm day out.
Cattle Country Farm Park
Make it a Cattle Country Christmas | 4th-5th and 20th-24th of December
Something snowman, woman or child can rule out is this festive farm park. From enchanting sleigh rides to decorating gingerbread with Mrs Claus, there’s so much festive fun to discover. Write a letter and post it to the North Pole before toasting delicious marshmallows over the fire pit with the cheeky elves. Continue the adventure by uncovering your inner detective- can you find all the reindeer on the trail around the farm? Cattle Country Farm Park is completing this family Christmas package with super specials at the Graze café – yum!
Father Christmas at Godstone Park | Selected dates throughout December
Get set for stacks of festive family fun at Godstone Park this December. A magical Christmas family farm day out for the whole family, meet Father Christmas and his elves before exploring the enchanted forest, don’t forget to visit the elves magical toy shop to choose your very own special Christmas gift. This experience sparkles like a Christmas bauble and are why Godstone Park remains one of the premier days out for kids in Surrey.
Mrs Dowsons Farm
Christmas at the farm | Selected dates this December
Last, but by no means least, Mrs Dowsons Farm near Blackburn is a fantastic Christmas day out for kids. Explore the stunning secret immersive experience with the whole family at this children’s farm park. Discover the spellbound forest, meet Father Christmas, and receive a magical teddy bear heart before visiting the elf workshop to make an adorable teddy bear to take home. This great value family farm Christmas adventure is perfect for kids, with plenty to keep them busy all day!
Please Note: information included in this article is correct at time of publishing. Due to current government guidelines related to COVID-19 some attractions and facilities may differ. Please check each individual attractions website before you visit