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Attention families everywhere! Do you wish you could celebrate Christmas every day...? Well, we're about to blow your minds because Lilidorei at The Alnwick Garden is a magical Christmas village. And it's now open!!

About Lilidorei at The Alnwick Garden

This magical play village captivates the hearts of all who enter. With its enchanting atmosphere and whimsical charm, it is a place where imagination takes flight and adventure awaits at every corner!

At the heart of Lilidorei lies a world of play, where nine clans come together to celebrate the joy and wonder of Christmas all year round. Ruled by the wise and benevolent Lord Elfwin, this mysterious village is a haven for children and adults alike. Did you know it's the world's biggest play structure?! 

Things To Do At Lilidorei at Alnwick Garden

Wander through Lilidorei and explore the intricate clan villages and wooden houses that are each adorned with unique decorations and symbols representing their individual traditions and beliefs. With sparkling ornaments, thick wreaths decorating houses and twinkling fairy lights everywhere you look. It's truly out of this world. 

You can also explore the village by crossing rope bridges and suspension bridges, immersing yourself in the magical ambience. For those seeking a moment of relaxation, covered seating areas offer a chance to admire the whimsical surroundings. Children can race down tube slides, climb the tall tower ropes, and navigate suspended bridges, all while discovering the secrets that this magical village holds!

But the true highlight of this magical village is the world's largest play structure, a towering masterpiece that offers endless possibilities for fun and excitement. Whether you're a brave explorer, a curious wanderer, or a devotee of interactive storytelling, a visit to Lilidorei promises an unforgettable experience for the whole family.

You'll also find daily activities in Lilidorei invite young and old to immerse themselves in its enchanting realm! From interactive storytelling sessions that transport children into captivating tales, bringing them to life through state-of-the-art soundscape technology, from the morning session to the tea time slot! You can also get stuck into creative workshops, an experience that engages all the senses and fosters creativity.

There's always something new and exciting happening in this extraordinary place! There is no shortage of things to do at Lilidorei, making it a truly magical and unforgettable destination.

So, if you're seeking a day trip filled with wonder and adventure, make sure to visit the mystery village of Lilidorei at The Alnwick Garden.

Let your imagination soar with the grandeur of Elfwin Drin, as you discover the secrets of the clans. Let loose on the largest play structure in the world, and create lasting memories in this one-of-a-kind magical village.  Lilidorei celebrates the spirit of Christmas in a way that is bound to captivate and inspire visitors, leaving them with a lasting sense of joy and wonder.

Food & Drink

Visiting Lilidorei at the Alnwick Garden is not just about the adventure and excitement, but also about indulging in delicious food and drink options. From savoury delights to sweet treats, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

For those craving savoury bites, Lilidorei offers a variety of huts serving mouthwatering options. The Groggery savoury huts entice all with the sensational aroma of BBQ sausages, gourmet mac 'n' cheese, and crispy spiral potatoes. These hearty options are perfect for refuelling before continuing the day's adventures. And to warm you up in the winter!

If you have a sweet tooth, the sweet hut is the place to be. Here, you'll find tempting treats such as churros, waffles, and ice creams with magical toppings. These delectable desserts are sure to satisfy any cravings and add a touch of sweetness to your visit!

When it comes to beverages, a must-visit spot is The Magic Muffin. There's a whole range of hot and cold drinks here, as well as their speciality: magical muffins. These whimsically inspired pastries will transport your taste buds to a realm of flavours and enchantment.

For those who prefer to bring their own food, picnics are allowed in the village. With plenty of picturesque spots throughout Lilidorei, it's the perfect opportunity to enjoy a leisurely meal amidst the magical surroundings.

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Opening Times

Regular Times
  • Monday, 12:30 - 18:30
  • Tuesday, 12:30 - 18:30
  • Wednesday, 12:30 - 18:30
  • Thursday, 12:30 - 18:30
  • Friday, 12:30 - 18:30
  • Saturday, 09:00 - 18:30
  • Sunday, 09:00 - 18:30
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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
  • Child (4-17) : £16.50
  • Adult (17-18+) : £16.50

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Yes there is parking.

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Contact Details

The Alnwick Garden, Gardeners Cottage, Greenwell Rd
NE66 1FJ

Tel: 01665511350

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