Kelburn’s Enchanting Christmas Forest: 7th & 8th | 14th & 15th | 21st and 22nd December

Festive Cheer with Kelburn

Our ever popular Christmas event is now on sale!  Make sure you have a visit to Kelburn at the top of your Christmas to-do list! Come along to enjoy our glittering trail through the magical Secret Forest. This is an interactive experience for all, with some wonderful characters to meet along the way. If you’ve made it onto the Nice List this year, you’ll be welcomed into the Grotto to meet Santa himself!

Wrap up cosy and take a short hike through our wider grounds, using our Seasonal self-led trails. Then warm up with hot chocolates and toasted marshmallows!

It’s sure to spark the Christmas spirit in both adults and children.


Main Event: 11am – 3pm
Kelburn’s Christmas Forest:   £7.00/adult     £12.00/child     £5 /2 and under & child members
Adult tickets include a complementary tea/coffee*/mince pie in our Courtyard Cafe.
*not applicable to our full coffee range.

Top up ticket: 11am – 3.30pm
Enjoy our special fun activity in our play barn.  Tickets only valid with a Kelburn’s Christmas Forest ticket.
Elf on The Shelf: £3/child including 1 accompanying adult.  £1.50/additional adult
This ticket is valid from 11am til 3.30pm on you chosen date. Make sure you leave enough time to enjoy this treat before or after the Christmas Forest.

5 or more people in your group? Get 10% discount on your tickets by using promo code XMAS10%
Sorry our discount is not applicable to Elf on the Shelf top up tickets.

Event details
  • Your ticket includes a magical trail through Santa’s Secret Forest.  Your help will be needed to assist Santa as he prepares for Christmas.
  • Entry to the forest is in 15 minute intervals, please select a time slot when booking.
  • Short queues may form and our staff will ensure your wait is not long. The main experience will be approximately 30 minutes plus a visit to Santa
  • Top up with a ‘Elf on the Shelf’ ticket which  will take you on a fun adventure in our Christmas themed playbarn. A child ticket for this includes 1 adult.  Additional adults can purchase a ticket. This activity is expected to last 15 minutes.
  • Kelburn’s  grounds, gardens, woodland trails, adventure play park* and saloon play* area are all open to all our customers. *weather permitting.
  • 5 or more people in your group? Get 10% discount on your tickets by using promo code XMAS10%
  • Advanced tickets are non refundable. Tickets can be printed or presented on phone screens.
  • Season ticket holders, this event is included in Adult and Concession memberships. Children of family memberships and child only members have a small fee of £5 per person.  Please purchase the child 0-2yrs/child member ticket and show season ticket on arrival. Maximum of 3 child tickets on a family season pass.
  • Please remember uneven terrain and steps make certain areas throughout Kelburn difficult for pram use.