Book your tickets for Trengwainton’s Lantern Walk 2018

Candlelit white withy and tissue paper lanterns

For hundreds of families Christmas starts with the annual Lantern Walk at Trengwainton Garden. Taking place from 5.30-8.00 on Friday 7 and Saturday 8 December, this year admission to the garden and visits to Father Christmas will be by pre-booked tickets only.

Hugely popular

Now in its ninth year, the Lantern Walk has proved so popular that we have to limit the numbers to make sure it retains its magic for those who come along.

Members and non-members alike will need to book for admission to the garden and there’ll also be separate bookings for visits to see Father Christmas.

A special atmosphere

On the Lantern Walk nights the garden takes on a magical atmosphere with the lower drive, walled gardens and orchard decorated with hundreds of fairy lights and scores of withy lanterns, plus flaming bamboo torches.

The lanterns are made by local schools with the help of a dedicated team of National Trust volunteers and each school has its own section of the garden in which to show off their creative talents.

Visit Father Christmas

Father Christmas will be in his bell tent grotto ready to read a special Christmas story to his young visitors. He’ll be dressed in the older tradition of green robes to match his garden setting.

Make sure you book your timed-tickets to reserve a space at £3.00 per child.

Music, food and drink

You can keep the chill out with the hot food and drink for sale supplied by the team from Trengwainton’s tea-room, the Little Wonder café and a hog roast from Roseworthy farms.

Completing the atmosphere will be festive music brought to you by local choirs and bands.

How to book tickets

Tickets for entry to the Lantern Walk and visits to Father Christmas are available to book via our website or by calling: 0344 249 1895

Remember, tickets will be limited and everyone will need to reserve one in order to gain entry, including members.

Admission for National Trust members is free, but please reserve a free ticket and bring it on the night along with your membership card.  For everyone else, the cost is half our normal admission prices.

You can access our central box office for your admission tickets here or click here for tickets to visit Father Christmas.