Christmas lights around Britain

10th November 2019

The Christmas magic begins once they’re on. Be dazzled by the spectacular light displays Britain has to offer during the festive season

Be dazzled by the spectacular light displays Britain has to offer during the festive season. Each year millions of people take over squares and high streets for a chance to feel Christmas come alive with the lights on and festive activities.
You don’t have to worry about travelling far to see them, each major city has their own displays, but for some of the more unmissable displays, plan your trip now.

Big events this season:
Syon Park's Enchanted Woodland 

When: 15th November 2019 – 1st December 2019.
Price: Adults from £10, children £5
Closest station: Syon Lane

Christmas at Kew Gardens 

When: 20 November 2019 - 5 January 2020 
Price: Adults from £18, children from £11, under 4s free
Closest station: Kew

This is when you can catch the lights in the city from:

  • Oxford Street – 21st November
  • Covent Garden – 12th November
  • Marylebone – 13th November
  • Regent Street – 14th November
  • Carnaby Street – 7th November
  • Seven Dials – 14th November
  • Manchester – 14th November
  • Edinburgh – 17th November
  • Winchester – 14th November
  • Swansea – 17th November
  • Eastleigh – 16th November
  • Portsmouth – 21st November
  • Glasgow – 23rd November
  • Liverpool – 15th November
  • Lincoln – 22nd November
  • Canterbury – 15th November
  • Deal – 22nd November
  • Faversham – 23rd November
  • Ramsgate – 24th November


Get out there and experience all the lights Christmas has to offer! 

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