December Events in the New Forest

Tue 01 Dec 2015

December Events in the New Forest

5th - 24th December - Longdown Farm Christmas Barn - Come and see some of the best-loved elements of Longdown Activity Farm, all under one festive roof, in the Longdown Farm Christmas Barn.  An animal magical Christmas experience for children.

12th November - 3rd January 2016 - Bournemouth Christmas Market - Tradition festive fun. Inspired by the “Weihnachtsmarkt” traditional German Markets it features quaint little Alpine Chalet stalls, decorated with twinkling lights and decorations, selling seasonal gifts, handmade crafts and festive food. Open daily from 10am, except for Christmas Day.

12th December-4th January Aladin at the Mayflower SouthamptonAladdin will be everything you have come to expect from Mayflower Theatre’s pantomime - a spectacular show, led by a star cast with stunning special effects and lots of laugh-out-loud comedy. 

19th November - 3rd January - Winchester Ice Rink - Don your hat and gloves and head to Winchester's Christmas ice rink. Experience an exhilarating skate against the magnificent backdrop of Winchester Cathedral. With an adjoining café offering stunning views of the cathedral, there's fun to be had on and off the ice.

19th November - 20th December - Winchester Christmas Market Recognised as one of the best in Europe and renowned for its spectacular location, the Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market brings high quality exhibitors, wonderful Christmas gifts and an abundance of festive foods. 

19th November - 3rd January 2016 - Christmas Celebrations at Beaulieu Children can dress up in period costumes while in the Lower Drawing Room there will be carol singing around the grand piano for everyone to enjoy.  Visitors can warm themselves in front of the yule log in the hearth of the great fireplace whilst enjoying a glass of hot fruit punch. The splendid Victorian-style decorations around the house and the magnificent Christmas tree in the Upper Drawing Room add to the flavour and charm of the season.

21st November - 24th December Christmas at Marwell Zoo Let us take you on a magical journey through Marwell hall to meet Santa, Mrs Claus and their attentive elves!



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