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    The magical, after-dark, illuminated trail 

    1 - 24 December*
    5 - 10pm 

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas when the trees and formal gardens of Dunham Massey are all aglow for a magical after dark experience.

    For the very first time, Dunham Massey is transformed into a winter wonderland – a one mile sparkling path winding through the historic woodland with plenty of surprises along the way. Wander beneath tree canopies illuminated in seasonal shards of light, larger-than-life snowflakes and baubles. Father Christmas sees you on your way through twinkling tunnels and a swaying lawn of colour reflected in the water. In the distance, glimpse the flickering plumes of the scented Fire Garden. As you duck between sparkling hedgerows, discover the Singing Trees rising high into the night sky and venture on into Pealight Heaven, a canopy of over 100,000 fairy lights. Pause at the festive finale as brightly coloured water jets dance in time to much-loved Christmas classics.

    Complete your stroll under the stars with spiced cider, mulled wine or hot chocolate whilst the aroma of roasting chestnuts fills the air. Gather to toast your own marshmallows at one of the fire pits, ride the vintage carousel* in the courtyard and enjoy other traditional fare before finishing your Christmas shopping in Dunham Massey’s shop.

    *Please note that the trail is closed between 4 - 7 & 11 - 13 December. 

  • FURTHER INFORMATION

    TICKET INFORMATION

    Prices in advance
    Adult                     £16.00
    Adult NT Member   £14. 50
    Family                   £48.00
    Family NT Member £42.00
    Child (5-16)          £10.00
    Child (5-16)
    NT Member           £8. 50
    Carers/Under 5s    Free

    Prices on the day (incl. NT Members)

    Adult   £18.00
    Family £56.00
    Child (5-16) £12.00
    Carers/Under 5s Free

    All tickets are subject to a single transaction charge. £2 per transaction for print-at-home tickets, £2.50 for tickets sent by first class post. £1 when booking tickets in person at Dunham Massey. See www.nationaltrust.org.uk/dunham-massey for further information and full terms and conditions. On the day prices apply from 00:01 on the day prior to your visit. Family ticket: 2 adults and 2 children (aged 5-16)

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