Discover Yorkshire’s very best festive events and activities with loved ones this winter.

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Whether you are looking for a traditional Christmas experience or something a little different to entertain the family this winter, Yorkshire Attractions have plenty to keep everyone entertained!

Highlights this Christmas season include Unlocking the Magic of Christmas at Harewood House, Wreath Making at Bronte Parsonage Museum, Flamingo Land Resort Yorkshire’s Winter Zoo, A Christmas Coral at The Deep, and descending 100 metres underground at National Coal Mining Museum to meet Santa Underground.

The ever popular Christmas Markets will be returning to Magna Science Adventure Centre and Yorkshire Wildlife Park, whilst Xscape Yorkshire hosts their annual Santa’s Parade. Experience a festive treat at Diggerland as the Yorkshire Attraction showcases some classic festive films during their Drive in Cinema event. Or, experience a festive feast with a difference during Cannon Hall Farm’s Santa Specials, enjoying breakfast or lunch with Father Christmas.

Follow a festive trail during Santa’s Sweet Adventure at York’s Chocolate Story, or Tropical Butterfly Houses’ Christmas Trail. Illuminated by magical lantern displays, Lightwater Valley Theme Park’s Alice in Winterland is not to be missed!

Join City Cruises York and cruise along the Ouse with Father Christmas during their Santa Experience. Or, meet Father Christmas and his elves during Winter Season at Eureka! The National Children’s Museum. Celebrate Christmas at William’s Den as visitors are greeted by Father Christmas’s elves before meeting the man himself! Or, help Mango the meerkat spread Christmas cheer at Tropical World.

For a magical day out, join Royal Armouries Museum for their latest MAKE: Believe exhibition, revealing the magic behind the movies. Or, head to The Emmerdale Studio Experience to discover the secrets behind the gripping storylines. Immersive experience JORVIK Viking Centre will be open throughout the winter season for all the family to enjoy a fantastic day out.

Yorkshire is home to an impressive number of original and exciting attractions, with 20 of them now part of Yorkshire Attractions. Ranging from magnificent museums and incredible heritage sites, to awe-inspiring animal attractions and thrilling theme parks; each member of the Yorkshire Attractions group is truly unique.

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