Get into the Christmas spirit: Winter Wonderlands 2023

Get into the Christmas spirit: Winter Wonderlands 2023

As the holidays begin, see where you can enjoy the festive magic with your loved ones:

Heligan’s Night Garden

Under 5s go free, (Local’s Pass – pay once get in free for a year.) 17 Nov to 2 Jan: Heligan’s Night Garden is absolutely enchanting! The whole panorama of the Lost Gardens is beautifully lit with installations and lanterns. As you journey along the magical trail through atmospheric
woodlands and gardens, you happen across wonderful, very different, themed installations including huge butterflies, a family of pigs, a gorgeous child-sized squirrel, a magical owl, a host of giant snowdrops and more!

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The Eden Project

The Eden Project is has a host of magical happenings this festive season. Explore the biomes in stunning lights and have a skate on the ice rink which promises plenty of festive family fun.

Find about all that they have in store at

Shipwreck Treasure Museum – Charlestown

The dazzling Tunnel of Lights returns to Charlestown. Step into the BRRR-illiant Snow Globe and explore.

From 15 to 24 Dec you might even spot Santa at Charlestown!

Trevena in Breage

From 2 to 23 Dec: the fabulous, infamous Santa’s Grotto is returning for the first time since 2019! Take a magical journey through a snowy forest, encounter a wonderful winter wonderland, and meet Santa in his grotto; £10 child, includes gift. Pre-book at 

All December you can take festive photos with Christmas props, animatronics & snow. There will be a fabulous Christmas-themed shop, weekend festive food & drink markets and £25 Christmas trees. Wheelchair accessible.

Enys House, between Mylor and Penryn.

From 16 to 23 Dec, the House will be transformed into a magical enchanted woodland wonderland filled with magic, crafts & a very special story from Father Christmas himself. Back by popular demand – last year’s reviews were amazing!

The Christmas Grotto experience takes 45 minutes in small groups with limited places so booking essential; early bird tickets £20 adult+child includes a momento.

For more festive activity suggestions read the Christmas magazine here: