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Castle Ward Christmas Village

Get ready to experience the magic of our Christmas village at Castle Ward!

  • Booking essential

Take a trip to the elves workshop where little ones can make magical reindeer food in festive style. You will also have the chance to decorate gingerbread men in Mrs Claus' kitchen, the perfect treat for any Christmas gathering.

Be sure to stop off and pick up some locally crafted gifts at our mini market in the decorated farmyard. Sip warm mulled wine while you explore the stalls, finding the perfect Christmas gifts. And don't forget to toast marshmallows by the firepit.

Father Christmas himself will also be making a grand entrance by tractor to the village. Accompanied by his merry helpers, he will meet and greet all the children, spreading Christmas cheer and listening to their heartfelt wishes.

Enjoy a wide range of captivating performers, including stilt walkers gracefully gliding through the crowd, magicians creating moments of astonishment, and elf fire breathers who will dazzle you with their mesmerizing skills, igniting the night with bursts of enchanting flames. Immerse yourself in the joyous sounds of live music, filling the air with melodies that evoke the spirit of Christmas time.

Get up close and personal with charming alpacas as they make a special appearance at Castle Ward. Their fluffy coats and gentle personalities are sure to bring a smile to your face. Additionally, be sure not to miss the captivating displays of majestic hawks.

Join us this festive season and create special Christmas memories at Castle Ward.



Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult 17+£12.00
Child Ages 0-2£0.00
Child Ages 3-16£15.00
Family 2A 2C£50.00
Family 1A 3C£55.00
Family 2A 3C£65.00
All 1A 2C£40.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895


All ages

Meeting point

Main Castle Ward carpark. Follow the festive lights down to the farmyard, our staff will help guide.

What to bring and wear

Suitable walking shoes, warm clothing.


Some uneven terrain and steep gradient.

Upcoming events


Georgian Christmastide at Castle Ward 

This festive season, we invite you to step inside Castle Ward and experience the Mansion dressed in tableau for a traditional 18th century Christmas.

Event summary

1 Dec to 17 Dec 2023
12:00 to 18:00
+ 8 other dates or times

Christmas Artisan Market at Castle Ward 

Join us from 1-3 December for our Christmas Artisan Market. Pick up your local crafts and gifts from the stable yard before heading round to our decorated mansion house where you can experience Christmas just as the Georgians did.

Event summary

1 Dec to 3 Dec 2023
13:00 to 20:00
+ 2 other dates or times