Make your Christmas even more magical this year and experience one of the magical Christmas lights trails in the Cotswolds.

Blenheim Palace Christmas Lights Trail

Blenheim Palace Christmas Lights Trail  17 November 2023 to 1 January 2024

Blenheim Palace, OX20 1UL

Blenheim Palace is a place where new memories are made as a multitude of twinkling lights and seasonal sounds fill the air with festive fun. Firmly positioned as unmissable within the UK’s seasonal calendar, this has everything you need for an unforgettable time with friends and family, including a magical glimpse of Father Christmas along the way. Discover heart-shaped arches glittering in the moonlight, glowing tunnels filled with stars and an 8 metre sphere filled with over 20,000 moving LEDs , just some of the new displays to see this year. You will also see the return of the ever-popular dancing reflections in the colourful Cascades and magical Lakeside walk.

Alongside the lights trail you’ll be able to grab a festive bite in the East Courtyard, experience the story of Sleeping Beauty in the Palace rooms and browse the Christmas Market in the Great Court.

Spectacle of Light

Spectacle of Light  24 November to 30 December 2023

Sudeley Castle, GL54 5JD

Explore the beautiful new night-time trail around Sudeley Castle’s stunning grounds, marvelling at the majestic trees and romantic ruins all lit under the stars.

New and exciting for 2023 - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz! Follow Dorothy, the Lion, Scarecrow and Tinman as they try to find the Emerald City without encountering the Wicked Witch!

Gaze at the sparkling water features and the mesmerising Garden of Fire. Ziggurats, Light beams, lanterns and much much more. Enjoy the magical sounds as you experience each new secret of this romantic environment.

Enchanted Christmas

Enchanted Christmas  24 November to 23 December 2023

Westonbirt Arboretum, GL8 8QS

Don’t miss Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt Arboretum, where the magic of the festive season comes to life in spectacular illuminated fashion!

Westonbirt’s captivating landscape and stunningly lit trees create an enchanting world full of wonder and imagination – the perfect place to create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Prepare to be dazzled by an enthralling winter wonderland, filled with sparkling lights, festive sounds, and mesmerising installations.

Before and after your trail experience, soak up some more seasonal cheer exploring the traditional fairground rides, food and drink stalls in the Christmas Village.

On Saturday 25 November & Saturday 02 December, 4-5pm, the trail will be adapted to suit those with additional needs, such as autism. For example, strong flashing lights, loud sound effects and smoke effects will be temporarily deactivated. All usual functions will resume ready for the general public to enter the trail at 5pm. 


Enchanted Light Trail

Enchanted Light Trail   24-26 Nov, 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 20-23 Dec 2023

Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park, GL54 5FL

Cotswold Farm Park believe in creating unforgettable moments and their 'Enchanted Light Trail' does just that! What magic lies beyond their gates? That’s for you to discover!

The family-friendly illuminated light trail is a wonderous night-time experience, showcasing marvellous creations, installations and illuminations created especially for the Enchanted Light Trail by teams of local creative artists, lighting designers and craft-persons.

The Enchanted Garden

The Enchanted Garden By Night   7 December 2023 – 6 January 2024 (selected dates)

Painswick Rococo Garden, GL6 6TH

Painswick Rococo Garden is a hidden gem in the Cotswolds. Designed in the eighteenth century as a garden to enthral and delight. This year the attraction is extending its opening hours for a brand-new light trail – The Enchanted Garden By Night. This is a unique opportunity to explore, after-dark, and discover beautiful, fairy-tale willow-sculptures charmingly lit up. As you wander along the Garden's paths, you will be transported to a realm of pure magic, where every corner holds a surprise and every moment a memory.

Christmas Fairytale

Christmas Fairytale  2 December to 24 December 2023

Fairytale Farm, OX7 5QH

This year’s Christmas Fairytale event at Fairytale Farm, near Chipping Norton, will be bigger and better than ever before, with a whole new area featuring a range of new festive experiences. All the best elements from previous years will remain, such as the cosy and atmospheric Grotto, the Castle walk-through and spectacular Christmas illuminations.

Into the Woods Light Trail

Into The Woods Light Trail  15 – 17 December 2023

The Old Shed, OX7 3JH

Let us take you on a festive adventure of light and sound. Immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit as you step into our illuminated woodland trail full of magical trees, sparkling lights and much more. On completing the trail enjoy delicious winter warmers at The Old Shed Cafe.





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