The Christmas Experience at Lotherton Hall

We were honoured to be invited to the launch of the Lotherton Hall Christmas Experience. This is the girl’s first Christmas in the UK. As I mentioned in a previous post, my aim is to make sure that this is the most magical Christmas ever. And so far, Yorkshire has not disappointed! 

I’ve updated this review for 2019 as we were invited to go again, and it was even more amazing as they have added an ice-skating rink. Most of the images in this post are from 2018 but a lot of what’s there in 2019 is the same, such as the 12 days of Christmas walk, the North Pole experience with Santa, and the Elf Village layout.

Lotherton Hall is a beautiful Edwardian country home set in the Yorkshire countryside. I also just happens to be 10 minutes down the road from where we live. I have shared many pictures of our visits there over the past 18 months. We love it there. We were super excited to be going to their Christmas Experience event. 

I’m not going to go on too much about all the different things to do, I’m going to show you in pictures. 

Lotherton Hall House

The house itself is stunning inside and out. Here is a video of the light show from the front of the house. 

The Lotherton Hall Christmas Trees! 

The Christmas trees inside the house at Lotherton Hall are just perfect! Every single one is decorated so well it instantly gets you into the festive spirit and makes you want to go home and redecorate your own tree to within an inch of its life.

Santa’s North Pole 

The crafts in Santa’s North Pole at the Lotherton Hall Christmas Experience are slightly different for 2019. The good news is that they are less messy!

The 12 Days Woodland Walk 

The 12 Days of Christmas Woodland walk is themed around the song, “The 12 Days Of Christmas”. From the leaping Lords to the milking maids, and the 5 golden rings, every single one was perfect. The lighting takes your breath away. I would definitely recommend starting with this because if you leave it until the end of the evening you might not finish. 

Top Tip: pack your wellies, it can get a bit muddy. 

The Elf Village

The Elf Village has a number of different stalls selling a variety of different products all perfect ideas for Christmas gifts. They also have a few craft stalls where kids can make their own plates, listen to a Christmas story, and other various Christmas themed activities. 

Ice-Skating At Lotherton Hall, new for 2019.

As I mentioned above, they have added an ice-skating rink to the Christmas Experience at Lotherton hall for 2019. It’s a 596m2 ice-rink and can hold up to 198 skaters per session. They have penguins for the kids to hold on to, and the girls had the best time! They have since declared that they are definitely good at ice-skating. lol

The Christmas Experience at Lotherton Hall has something for everyone. I’d recommend taking warm clothes, and wellie boots because it’s also quite muddy in places. It also takes at least 3 hours, minimum, to see all the attractions and participate in all the activities so give yourself plenty of time, or make a day of it.

There are a number of different pricing options, depending what exactly you want to do so please do check out The Christmas Experience Tickets page for the various pricing & ticket options. 

More pictures from the 2019, the Christmas Experience at Lotherton Hall, Yorkshire.

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Last night we were invited to the Press preview evening of The Christmas Experience at Lotherton Hall! . . We had such a lovely time. Here are a few of the things you can do there: 🎅🏼 Visit Father Christmas in the North Pole with craft activities led by his elves, and a gift for each child. ☃️ ‘Snow’ machine. – The elf village full of crafting stalls, some craft stalls and a lovely seating area to enjoy a light bite to eat and a cup of hot chocolate. .🏡 The House, decked out in all the festive finery transporting you back in time to Christmas in Edwardian manor glory! . .🧚🏼‍♀️ The magical Fairy Dell 🎄 The epic 12 Days of Christmas Walk through the woods. ❄️ And new for 2019 is the Ice-Skating rink! . The ice-rink was the highlight for my girls! They had a ball and now insist they are ‘really good at it actually’! The rink is 586m2 and they have penguins to help the more inexperienced skaters too. . I would allow at least 3 hours to get through everything. Wear your wellies or waterproof shoes for the walk. And if you haven’t booked yet hurry up and get booking as Santa’s schedule is filling up fast! . Lotherton Hall is one one our favourite places! Thank you to the organisers for inviting us! We are definitely in the Christmas spirit now. . Check out the website for more details on tickets at: www.thechristmasexperience.co.uk. . . #GIFTED #giftedexperience #thechristmasexperience #lothertonhall

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If you are looking for a great family day out and Christmas experience in Yorkshire, this one is perfect for the whole family. 

Disclaimer: My family were gifted entry to the launch evening. All pictures, thoughts and opinions are my own. 

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  1. Oh wow this looks so magical. Perfect way to get into the festive mood x #MixItUp

  2. Wow this looked like a ton of fun! Experiences like these are some of my favorite kinds of blog posts. And your pictures looked really great!

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