Christmas Lights Near Me

Tea lights…fairy lights…what’s the best kind of lights? Christmas lights, of course! Admire the twinkling in the black sky, feel the anticipation of the festive season approaching and listen to the buzz of excitement filling the air from everyone around you.

Kick off the merry season the right way and find a sparkling festive lights display or light trail to visit. You might be thinking where can I find Christmas lights near me? Check out our list below.

Regent Street at Christmas

Christmas Lights In Wales

Christmas parade

Swansea Christmas Parade

The return of the annual Christmas Parade brings lots of seasonal cheer to Swansea and of course the all important Christmas lights switch on. This will illuminate the city in festive jewel like colour! A wonderful time will be enjoyed by all with dancers, floats, light-up characters, superheroes and even fireworks to watch. Afterward Santa will appear on his sleigh to switch on Swansea’s Christmas lights!
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East Burrows Road Pay & Display
E Burrows Rd, Swansea SA1 1RE

Opening Times

18th November 2023

Cardiff Christmas Lights

Cardiff City Centre Christmas Light Event

Head into the city centre to buy Christmas gifts and see the magical lights switched on, starting Cardiff’s festive season.

The Cardiff Winter Wonderland opens on the 16th November too with fun fair rides, ice skating and festive food to enjoy

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City Centre
Cardiff

Opening Times

Thursday 16th November 2023

Christmas light trail

Bute Park Light Trail

One of Cardiff’s most popular light displays, this magical trail takes you around Bute Park. You can see a dazzling display of seasonal colour among the magnificent trees. Walk through tunnels of light and be amazed with lights, lasers, sculptures. Furthermore there’s some impressive special effects! Also, many brand new light installations are planned for this year.
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Bute Park
North Rd, Cardiff CF10 3ER

Opening Times

24th November 2023-1st Jan 2024

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Christmas Lights In The North West

Christmas Lights

Bolesworth Castle

New light trail for 2023 that will transform the castle grounds and offer a beautiful festive light experience. As a result of Bolesworth Castle incorporating the lake in the light trail there will be some sparkling water features with a unique water display.
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Bolesworth
Old Coach Rd, Tattenhall, Chester CH3 9JJ

Opening Times

December 1st-31st December 2023

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Christmas Lanterns

Winter Illuminations, Yorkshire Wildlife Park

The annual Winter illuminations is back. See giant lanterns and explore a fairytale kingdom. Plus animal adventures, Under the Sea and much more! This magical evening trail will be sure to bring sparkle to even the darkest winter night!
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Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Hurst Ln, Auckley, Doncaster DN9 3HQ

Opening Times

24th November 2023-31st December 2023

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Christmas trees with lights

Stockeld Park Illuminations

See the award winning Enchanted Forest come to life after dark and experience on of the UK’s largest Christmas light shows.
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Stockeld Park
Wetherby Rd, Wetherby LS22 4AN

Opening Times

18th November 2023-8th January 2024

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Christmas Lights In The North East

York Street at Christmas

York St Nicholas Fair and Christmas Market

Spend time with family with all day entertainment across the city centre to signal the start of Christmas in York. Listen to festive music with live performers and choirs. Then, browse the stalls of the Christmas market and see York lit up for the festive season.
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City Centre
York

Opening Times

16th November-22nd December 2023

Christmas Lights In The Midlands

Light installations

Land of Lights Light Trail Milton Keynes

Embark on a magical journey exploring 12 dreamworlds within this enchanting trail. You can listen to ambient music to really set the scene for an evening glowing with colour. Inspired by animals you will see awe-inspiring illuminations with parrots, butterflies and other creatures.

Then, a spectacular lantern trail will ensure the dark winter nights are brightened up for any visitors.

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Gullivers Dinosaur & Farm Park
Livingstone Dr, Milton Keynes MK15 0DT

Opening Times

22nd November 2023-28th January 2024

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Man and child looking at Christmas Lights

Christmas at Warwick Castle

As you enter Warwick Castle you will marvel at the majestic trees and stunning light elements of the Christmas illuminated light trail. An enchanted Christmas experience for all the family as you walk around the historic grounds.
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Warwick Castle
Warwick CV34 4QU

Opening Times

25th November 2023-7th January 2024

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Christmas lights in a city

Birmingham Christmas Light Switch On

There’s no place like Birmingham to celebrate the Christmas festivities. The city will once again be hosting a Frankfurt German Christmas market from 3rd November -23rd December 2022. Also, the city will hold a Christmas lights switch on event at the cathedral.

Birmingham’s City Centre will once again be brimming with merriment and yuletide cheer. Christmas lights illuminating the out-stretched street, the smell of melted chocolate and German sausage will be filling the night.

It will be a wonderful time for all the family. We recommend finishing your evening drinking a glass of mulled wine, indulging in glorious festive food and watching the glimmering lights above.

Opening Times

15th November

National Trust Christmas Lights

Belton House Lincolnshire

The formal gardens surrounding National Trust property Belton House come alive with a jewel like colour this Winter. When you walk the illuminated Christmas lights trail you will discover colourful majestic trees glistening against the night sky, creating an enchanted forest feel. Furthermore, sparkling light tunnels and and the stunning flower light effects from The Rose Garden illumination will have you amazed!

Don’t miss a chance to glance across the pond to admire waterside reflections of the Winter lights. You can finish your evening with delicious festive treats from the food vendors located in the grounds of Belton House. Toasted marshmallows with hot chocolate are the perfect winter warmers!

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National Trust - Belton House
High Rd, Belton, Grantham NG32 2LW

Opening Times

24th November-31st December 2023

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Trees lit up with lights

Wollaton Hall Nottingham

Wollaton Hall and gardens are transformed into a festive wonderland with a winter lights spectacle. The winter illuminations display is a stunning multi-sensory experience with ambient music to create a magical atmosphere.
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Wollaton Hall, Gardens and Deer Park
Wollaton Rd, Nottingham NG8 2AE

Opening Times

1st December 2023-1st January 2024

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Christmas tree and lights

Lincoln Castle

This magical and much loved popular event returns this Christmas. See Lincoln Castle grounds lit up with beautiful coloured lights and get in the festive spirit with family and friends.

Why not take a ride on board the Mini Polar Express? Then, enjoy all the fun of the fair at the traditional fairground.

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Lincoln Castle
Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA

Opening Times

8th -23rd December2023

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Christmas Lights In The South East

Leeds Castle lit up at night

Leeds Castle Light Trail

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Leeds Castle
Broomfield, Maidstone ME17 1PL

Opening Times

24th November -31st December 2023

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We hope you find some Christmas lights from our list to brighten your festive season.

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