Magical Lantern Festival Yorkshire

Santa’s Grotto

Santa's Grotto for Children
Experience a grotto like no other as you enter Santa’s Magical Tipi, filled with festive wonder to wow every member of the family. Keep yourself cosy by the real-flame fire as you wait to meet the man from Lapland and put the magic back into everybody’s Christmas this year. The grotto is beautifully decorated with lights and presents to add to the festive feel. Every child will be given a Christmas present to take away with them. Santa’s Magical Tipi will be charged separately at £10 per child (including a gift). It is recommended that you book in advance, however for during quieter times bookings can be made at the Tipi.

Lantern Trails

Explore the 75 Minute Lantern Trail

The Magical Lantern Festival is a spectacular fusion of art, heritage and culture. A stunning outdoor event, a festival of light and illumination. Visitors will follow a trail around the park and gardens exploring amazing giant lanterns in all shapes and sizes from wildlife and nature to animals and architecture!


International Food and Drink

Mouth watering international cuisine and traditional street food will be on offer at this year’s festival. From traditional Spanish Churros and authentic jerk chicken to sticky rice and dumplings, there will be something for everyone to tuck into!