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Christmas events in Somerset

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November 2, 2023 · 10 MIN READ

Are you looking for some plans to enjoy during the festive season in Somerset this year?

If so then you are in the right place, whether you are from the area or you’re planning a holiday to Somerset this blog is for you. We’ve done all the research and put together this handy list of different events that are on during November and December this year. Perfect for families, couples, and groups of friends, have a read and see which events take your fancy the most.

Christmas events

in Somerset for 2023

Longleat House Light Display

where? Longleat House, Longleat House, Warminster, BA12 7NW

when? 11th November 2023 – 7th January 2024

time? 11am – 7.30pm

how much? adults £34.95, children £26.20

other info:

  • access to the stunning lantern scenes
  • festive attractions to enjoy
  • perfect family day out

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Christmas Reindeer Round-Up at Montacute House

where? Montacute House, Montacute, TA15 6XP

when? 25th November 2023 – 1st January 2024

time? 10am – 4pm

how much? adults from £11, children from £5.50, family from £27.50, 1 adult family from £16.50

other info:

  • make your way around the garden this festive season
  • discover 9 specially designed reindeer
  • perfect outdoor activity to enjoy

Bath Christmas Market 2023

where? Bath Street, Bath

when? 23rd November – 10th December 2023

time? 10am – 8pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • over 170 chalets with some of the best South West crafters
  • handmade jewellery, homeware, personalised gifts and more
  • a great experience when visiting Bath

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Grinch Grotto Takeover

where? The Grand Pier, Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, BS23 1AL

when? 16th December – 22nd December 2023

time? 11am – 3.30pm

how much? standard tickets £15, platinum tickets £17.50, adult tickets £3.50

other info:

  • selected dates between 16th & 22nd December
  • tickets include a wrapped gift
  • meet the Grinch who has taken over Santa’s grotto!

Father Christmas at Hestercombe

where? Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8LG

when? 2nd December – 24th December 2023

time? 10am – 4pm

how much? adults £7.23, children £14

other info:

  • meet Father Christmas and receive a present
  • get entertained by the friendly Hestercombe elves whilst you wait
  • enjoy the Christmas Trail in the gardens

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Christmas Decoration Making at Barrington Court

where? Barrington Court, Ilminster, TA19 0NQ

when? 9th December – 24th December 2023

time? 10.30am – 2.30pm

how much? adults from £11, children from £5.50, family from £27.50, 1 adult family from £16.20

other info:

  • head to the Design Shed and get creative
  • various Christmas decorations to make
  • plenty of choices suitable for all ages
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