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Festive Northumberland: Enchanted Belsay and Kielder Winter Wonderland


Step into a truly festive Northumberland this winter where two major events for the family will take place. Get ready to be enchanted as English Heritage Belsay Hall, Castle and Garden and Kielder Water and Forest Park sprinkle their seasonal magic. Northumberland is within easy reach of Newcastle and Gateshead and a drive worth taking to explore the beauty of our nearby and expansive countryside.  

Enchanted Belsay Hall

Belsay Hall, Castle and Garden, Belsay, Nr Morpeth, NE20 0DX

5 - 22 December

Make the most of the dark winter evenings this December with an enchanting experience of light, colour and sound at Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens. Explore the transformed, illuminated world of the gardens around the English Heritage attraction. Grab the winter woollies and revel in this enchanting, festive event for all the family.

Please note: this year all event parking will be onsite at Belsay. 



Kielder Winter Wonderland 

Kielder Water & Forest Park, Northumberland, NE48 1BT

From mid-November to mid-December

Deep in the Northumberland countryside, discover a slice of pure festive magic when you venture into Kielder Winter Wonderland. The whole family are invited to explore a world transformed by elves and festive friends. Meet Father Christmas and Mrs Christmas. Get hands on with activities in the Elves' Workshop and say hello to Rudolph and friends. Kielder Winter Wonderland is a full Christmas day out with the children which will leave visitors of all ages feeling enchanted. 


Opening Times

Kielder Winter Wonderland (check availability of dates and times within this period) (16 Nov 2019 - 23 Dec 2019)
Enchanted Belsay Sessions at 4.30pm, 5.30pm, 6.30pm & 7.30pm (5 Dec 2019 - 22 Dec 2019)

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Enchanted Belsay Family Ticket£37.50 per ticket type
Kielder Winter Wonderland£39.50 per person per day

Please check respective websites for more information about pricing.



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