Blimey, you're keen! We apologise if your favourite search engine has brought you here, sometimes they're not as clever as they think they are!
Our award winning Christmas displays and retail areas will be back under construction in the Autumn and ready for action around early October, see you then! In the mean time if you want to look around last years site please feel free;

Please note you can't access this part of our site from our main web site at this time of year, despite what your search engine seems to think!

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For generations we have been celebrating Christmas like no other retail establishment; our Winter Wonderland and Grotto are unrivalled in the UK. Our displays of decorations and lights are envied far and wide, gathered from all over the world, assembled into collections of colours and style to captivate and inspire. This years themes are sure to get your imagination up and running for some truly inspired Christmas decorating. New themes this year include the Winter Garden and the Grand Cafe, and many more, all set in mind boggling displays to stimulate the senses. There's plenty of festive candles, ornaments and knick knacks. There are special decorations and Christmas toys for the children as well as all the usual tinsels garlands and baubles. Our lights have a wow factor to be seen to be believed. There's also plenty of festive food from two restaurants and a huge selection of gifts for all the family (including the pets). And of course we have Santa's Reindeer, the real ones.


Garden Centre Opening Times:

Mon - Sat 9.00am - 5.00pm
Thursdays (7, 14 and 21 Dec. only) 9.00am - 8.00pm
Sunday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Throughout January Sundays are 10.00am - 4.00pm

Christmas Eve and New Years Eve we close at 4pm prompt.

Please note; The Restaurant and Coffee Shop close one hour before the Garden Centre.

Late night Thursdays are for Christmas Decoration, Trees and Lights and Giftware only the remaining departments including the Restaurant are closed

On the following dates the Garden Centre will remain open until 6.30 pm to allow Panto ticket holders access to the theatre. The Garden Centre and Shop is closed during this time, however the Winter Wonderland will be open ONLY for tickets holders; no general admission is available.
December 11, 12 15, 18, 19, 20 and 22.

We are closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Winter Wonderland Opening Times:

Santa arrives at 2pm on Sat.4th Nov.

Open every day from Nov 4th to Dec 24th
Mon - Fri 11.00am - 5.00pm
Thursdays (Dec. only) 11.00am - 8.00pm
Saturday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Open at 9.00am on Sundays in December

Christmas Eve we close at 4pm prompt.

Please note; to avoid disappointment please arrive in good time to allow yourself plenty of time to journey through the Winter Wonderland. Note: Weekends during late November and December can be exceptionally busy with queues up to 2 hours we strongly recommend arriving early or avoiding these days.

Late night Thursdays are a great time to visit, the night time atmosphere seems to add to the occasion and to date, these evenings have been relativly crowd free!

Group bookings by appointment (school parties etc.) 01406 372828 No pre booking for the general public is available

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