Here in Bucks we are in a great location, surrounded by so many amazing towns, cities and National Trust sights. We’ve compiled a list of some of the top shows and markets nearby for that special christmas day out. We’ll also be compiling a list of free light-switch ons and other shows too so keep an eye for that blog coming soon.
Illuminations at Missenden Abbey
The 12th century abbey and its 10acre grounds will be lit up this year in its Christmas Festive- Illuminations.
Thursday 18th Nov – Thursday 23rd Dec 4pm – 8pm (Last entry time at 7.30pm)
Tickets from £7.
Tickets are available here.
Christmas at Waddesdon Manor
With a light trail, Christmas Market, and options to dine, Christmas at Waddesdon is a true extravaganza. The house isn’t open this year but it will be lit up and the grounds will be totally festive.
Sat 23rd Nov- Thurs 23rd December 12-7pm.
Mon 27th Dec – Mon 3rd Jan 12-9pm.
Tickets from £5.
You have to book tickets to enter the grounds but there are discounted tickets for RHS, National Trust and other card members.
You can find more and book here.
Christmas at Kew Gardens
“Journey through the mesmerising flickering flames in the Fire Garden, spot larger-than-life illuminations and say hello to Father Christmas along the way.”
Weds 17 Nov 2021 – Sun 9 Jan 2022, 4-10pm.
Tickets from £21.50, family tickets available and discounts for Kew Members too.
You can get tickets here.
Christmas at Blenheim Palace
With a Christmas Market, Illuminated Path outside and The Story of the Nutcracker tour in the palace, there is something for everyone in this spectacular event at Blenheim.
Various dates between 19th November 2021 and 2nd January 2022. 4pm-8.30pm times available.
Tickets from £16 and available here.
Silverstone Lap of Lights
A 3.5mile race track with LED lights all around in a fantastic light display, this is a light show like no other! Silverstone also have an illuminated ice rink and the Lodge for food and drink. Santa might also make an appearance….
1st December-3rd January 2022
Tickets from £30.
You can find out more and book your tickets here.