Book your winter break away with us at Tilford Woods Lodge Retreat and explore Surrey at the most magical time of year. Surrey is home to a wide range of Christmas markets for you to discover while basing yourself in the sheer luxury of our lodge accommodation at Tilford Woods. With such a variety of markets to visit, there will be a perfectly festive day out for all!
Farnham christmas lights switch on
When: 16th Nov / Where: Gostrey Meadow
This fabulous event kicks off the festive season in Farnham so pop along and and enjoy a fun filled day out for all the family.
- stalls selling hot food and drink
- santa’s grotto
- fairground rides for all ages
- arts and crafts for the children
- stage with live performances
- shows by local theatre groups, school choirs and local bands
christmas craft fair
When: 16th Nov / Where: Rural Life Centre / Times: 11am – 4pm
Stroll around the stalls of handmade gifts and unique presents this festive season. All the craft creators are out in force for you to marvel at here.
- Rural Life Centre turned into Winter Wonderland
- Old Kiln Light Railway will take you through the woods
- visit the Elves workshop
- live animals will be in stalls
- Father and Mother Christmas in their magical grotto
- stalls filled with handcrafted goodies
Dorking’s christmas festival
When: 24th Nov / Where: Dorking centre / Times: 12 – 6pm
Head to Dorking for a family friendly festival where local businesses team up with musicians and artists for the fabulous lights switch on and Christmas event.
- li>retailers in town will be open late</li
- produce on offer
- special Christmas themed market in town
- lots of entertainment to enjoy
- live music and games
- face painting and Santa’s Grotto
RGS christmas fair
When: 28th Nov / Where: Royal Grammar School, Guilford / Times: 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Enjoy a spectacular Christmas shopping night at the Royal Grammar School where you can buy a special gift for that special someone. The event is in aid of charity.
- over 40 stalls
- local crafters
- handmade gifts from artisan makers
- in aid of Shooting Star Chase, Cancer Research and Water Aid
santa’s christmas wonderland
When: 28th Nov / Where: Chessington Garden Centre / Times: 9am – 6pm
Pop along to Chessington Garden Centre and stroll around the shop for the ultimate gift this festive season, while marvelling at the stunning festive wonderland around you.
- journey through santa’s grotto
- santa’s elves will take you through the experience
- join in with the craft workshop
- there will be photo points and interactions
- Santa’s Grotto
- pick a present straight from the Toy Factory