Christmas at Blakemere - Festive fun and your shopping done!

Blakemere feels magical at Christmas, its twinkling lights welcoming visitors to explore its independent shops, relax in its cosy eateries, and enjoy festive activities.

This year we are delighted to welcome back Pete Waterman’s Making Tracks model railway, and the award-winning Christmas at the Magical Woodland.

Start your day with some Christmas shopping

When it comes to Christmas shopping, Blakemere is a a winter wonderland of unique and sentimental gifts, especially for those that are difficult to buy for. Enjoy shopping for unique gifts including artisan crafts, children’s clothes and toys, jewellery, homeware, houseplants, chocolate and confectionary, antiques and collectables, plus golf, cycling and running equipment.

Refuel and enjoy traditional festive fayre
For a cosy and delicious dining experience, look no further than
The Village Restaurant, the perfect spot to warm up and enjoy a delightful Christmas lunch or festive afternoon tea.

Looking for something lighter?
Make time for a delicious cup of coffee at Steve’s Artisan Experience, where you can savour the rich aroma and cosy atmosphere and enjoy their signature festive toasties!


Festive crafting

Enjoy Christmas-themed pottery painting at Cheshire Craft Workshop or have some festive fun crafting or decoupaging at Crafts in the Corner. Lots of fun for all the family!
Prices range from £12
(please allow 7-10 days to kiln fire pottery)
Prices from £7.50

After lunch visit the Pete Waterman’s ‘Making Tracks’ installation

4th December 2024 –
5th January 2025
£6 per person, children under 5 free
Remember a magical childhood Christmas when you woke to find Santa had left you a toy train set? This festive season, revisit those happy memories of yesteryear with a 64ft long model railway installation, including interactive elements for children and adults and a few hidden surprises! It’s fun, educational, and awe-inspiring.

End your day with a visit to Christmas at The Magical Woodland

Tickets from £18.95 per person
29th November – 24th December 2024
As the sun sets enjoy a truly magical Christmas celebration for all the family in 15 acres of woodland, incorporating cutting edge lighting and sound effects to bring a touch of wonder and magic to this stunning location.

Please visit blakemerevillage.com/groups for further information or email info@visitblakemere.co.uk where one of our dedicated group advisers will be happy to help you plan and book your next group visit.

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