The Alnwick Garden
Winter leaves most gardens bare, but here at Alnwick leaf fall reveals the underlying structures that form the elegant bones of this wonderful site. We have a fantastic season of events to help you get in the Christmas spirit.
The Snow Lion
From the Forests of Eternal Snow pads the giant white lion, a mythical emblem of the season celebrating the light of human kindness in the depths of winter’s darkest days. Accompanied by the White Queen and her servant, the lion offers protection to this powerful female. Come forth and witness the mystery and majesty of the largest lion to walk the earth, be certain to step forward for a photo with these magical characters.02 - 03 December
From across the tundra rides the North Pole Postal Service, starring Crumpet the elf and Blitsen the reindeer.
Celebrate the wonder of Christmas by getting up close and personal with these festive characters. Find out if you are on the list of those who have been good. Dance to their magical music and be certain to step forward for a photo with these colourful, comic characters.09 - 10 December
Lock up your fish!
Meet Crumpet the Elf and his friends the penguin family. With a passion for fish these larger than life, inquisitive birds follow Crumpet wherever he goes. Interact with these beautiful creatures, give them a stroke and pose for a photo. Banter with Baby Egbertah and Urving Mackerel, the talkative fish supper : they are certain to put you in the festive spirit.16 - 17 December
Disco Party Night
Gather for drinks at 7:30pm in the Atrium overlooking the stunning Grand Cascade, then enjoy the party atmosphere and dance the night away with our resident DJ8th & 15th December
Gather for a sparkling drinks reception at 7:30pm in the Atrium, overlooking the stunning Grand Cascade, which will be illuminated with Christmas lights. Then enjoy the live band and dance the night away with our resident DJ.9th & 16th December
Disco Mixology Party Night
Gather at 7:30pm in the Atrium, overlooking the stunning Grand Cascade, which will be illuminated with Christmas lights.2nd December
New Year Family Fun
Celebrate the New Year in style with some old fashioned family fun!
With adventure golf, skating rink, winter fairy tale trail, street entertainment, music and many food and drink stalls to keep you and your little ones entertained!31st December
Enterprise Christmas Market Takeover
The Alnwick Garden will be hosting our 3rd Annual Christmas Takeover in Partnership with Virgin Money and their “Make £5 Grow Project”.20th December
Enjoy a superb four course festive lunch with a glass of our delicious house wine in the atmospheric Pavilion Café overlooking the stunning Grand Cascade.Every Mon-Fri in December
All stall holders have been hand-picked by The Alnwick Garden and are sure to delight. Enjoy seasonal singing and live music played by talented performers from the region in the warmth of the beautiful marquee.Every Weekend from 18th November to 17 December
The most picturesque spot in the North East for skating, The Alnwick Garden will come alive this Christmas with a fun and laughter with our own skating rink. Skating tickets include entry to The Alnwick Garden and a half an hour skate on our rink at a selected time. Please note this is a synthetic skating rink.Buy Tickets
As Christmas arrives at The Alnwick Garden the magic, excitement and Christmas cheer fills the air. The elves have made a trail card to send you on a magical journey. Could you be the one to solve the clues?Everyday from 18th November to 31 December