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Enjoy a magical Christmas in Yorkshire

There’s plenty to enjoy this Christmas in Yorkshire. Although a lot of events of cancelled or changed in some way there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy the local area and all it has to offer, whether you’re just escaping to your holiday home for a winter break or treating yourselves to a stay in a glamping pod there’s lots to see and do for Christmas in 2020.

Below are some of our top picks in the Yorkshire area.

Santa waving surrounded by Christmas lights
Meet Father Christmas at Bolton Abbey

Enjoy the outdoors at Fountains Abbey

Make the most of the outdoors this winter! Explore the grounds of Fountains Abbey where you can see the wild deer being fed, warm yourself up with a creamy mug of hot chocolate or watch the Abbeys annual music and lights event where you can see the Abbey aglow with colour. Their shop even sells some festive decorations for your tree!

Something for all the family at Lightwater Valley

Throughout December Lightwater Valley holds it’s Christmas events. From the twinkling lights of the fairground to the giant Alice in Wonderland lanterns there’s something to keep even the biggest of kids happy this winter. With puppet shows, crazy golf, an elf hunt, market stall and lots of tasty treats to be had it makes for a great fun filled day!

Meet Father Christmas at Bolton Abbey

Although a little different this year, you can still take the kids to meet the man himself! Father Christmas will meet his visitors outside his cabin, surrounded by toasty fires and lots of Christmas trees with twinkly lights so the kids really don’t have to miss out this year! Afterwards you can explore the Abbey and treat yourself to a nice hot chocolate.

View of park with people in Harrogate
Enjoy a spot of Christmas shopping in Harrogate

Christmas shopping in Harrogate

Treat yourself and your family this Christmas by taking yourself for a day shopping in Harrogate, stop by Betty’s for some afternoon tea for some real indulgence before shopping until you drop. With a wide range of shops, you’re sure to find gifts for all the family whilst enjoying a nice day out in beautiful Harrogate.

Make the presents this Christmas

For rainy days where exploring the outdoors isn’t on the cards why not set yourself the task of making this years Christmas presents. With a range of paint your own pottery places you could make gifts for all your loved ones and keep yourself busy at the same time. Great for those loving indoor activities.

Relax in a cosy Yorkshire pub

There’s nothing better than a traditional Yorkshire pub! Find yourself one with a lovely warm fire and your favourite beverage on tap and waste away the hours reading your favourite book or playing a board game with the family.

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