Magical wonderland

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Surround yourself with sparkle this Christmas as the beautiful after-dark illuminated trail in the forest lights up for its third year.
You’ll find new moments to share with friends and family and brand new magical lights for winter nights.
Last entry on to the trail:
7.45pm – Fri 20, Sun 22, Thu 26, Fri 27 Nov, Wed 9 & Thu 10 Dec
7.15pm – Thu 24, Sat 26 & Thu 31 December
8.15pm – All other dates
The ice rink will once again be transforming Tunbridge Wells’ Calverley Grounds into a Winter Wonderland from Friday 13 November 2020 to Sunday 3 January 2021

The Reindeer Centre Bethersden
Visit the magical Christmas Grotto for festive fun for everyone. Father Christmas and his Elves will arrive on 14 November to meet all the good boys and girls, who will receive a quality gift.
The 150ft grotto will be open for everyone to enjoy, and there will be a trail to follow which will include Animal Corner.
As part of the safety measures, this will be a ticket only event.

A Bluewater Christmas
Enjoy the magic at the shopping centre from 20 November until Christmas Eve with a brand new immersive festive experience.
Meet Santa’s Christmas Spirit Elves and their ‘believe jars’ and see the Well of Wonder. Tickets:

Take a heritage train ride for a festive family day out this Christmas. An impressive steam engine will take you on a picturesque journey through countryside, with the opportunity to see Father Christmas from the comfort of your seats while on board on the train.
The two-hour experience includes:
• A Steam and Heritage Diesel train ride from Eridge to Tunbridge Wells West and return
• A chance to see Father Christmas, who will have a present for every child
• A photo opportunity with Father Christmas
• A mince pie for every adult and child,
pre-boxed and on the train
Trains depart from Eridge Station at
10am, 12.30pm & 3pm on:
28 & 29 November
5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 & 24 December
Prices: Adult £18, Child £16 & Baby £5.
Premium Santa Specials are also available for up to six people in a carriage. Book at:
Visit the working heritage farm museum to meet Father Christmas in his magical grotto and take home a special gift. You can decorate some festive gingerbread, too! While grown-ups can enjoy a cheeky mince pie and cider.
The farmyard friends love to see guests, and you can send a letter to Father Christmas in the Post Office, visit Cuddle Corner and have a splashing good time the Paint A Pot Studio.
Subject to booking early enough in advance, each child will receive a personalised letter in the post from Father Christmas ahead of their visit. Ticket prices include all-day access.
Father Christmas will be visiting on:
Sunday 29 November
Friday 4 December
Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 December
Friday 11 December
Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 December
Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 December
Monday 21-Thursday 24 December
Please allow at least 30 minutes for the whole experience. Activities are limited after 4pm.