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Christmas Light Trail Experiences in Cheshire 2023

13 November, 2023 - 6 January, 2024

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An illuminated light trail is a magical experience to finish the year.  Find them all the light trail experiences in Cheshire for 2023. These events are already booking up quickly, just click on the links below for more information.

For more festive experiences, check out the guide to where to visit Santa in Cheshire & Greater Manchester 2023.

2023 Christmas Light Trails in Cheshire

Land of Lights

Brand new for 2023, Land of Lights magical lantern festival is a twist on the usual Christmas light trails.  Lighting up Gulliver’s World Resort in Warrington there will be 12 dreamworlds to discover. Early bird tickets go on sale from 1st September.

Lightopia  Manchester

Returning for the fifth year in a row to light up Heaton Park once more. Brighter than ever with brand new installations and routes.  Explore interactive exhibits, immersive light installations, and the magical illuminated trails at this family friendly award-winning and visually spectacular lantern and light festival.

Chester Zoo Lanterns

Explore new captivating light installations and be transported into enchanting lands filled with colour and festivity, where you can meet orangutans, lions, dolphins and woolly mammoths as you make your way along the trail! Wonder at the colour changing displays stretching as far as the eye can see, while birds and stars adorn the zoo’s winding paths and trees. Take a walk through the spectacular Winter Cathedral tunnel of lights and even catch a glimpse of Father Christmas in his sleigh.

Christmas Lights at Magical Woodland

Featuring Mr & Mrs Claus, festive lights, sounds and interactive fun, in the beautiful Cheshire Countryside.

Dunham Massey Christmas Lights

Masses of twinkling lights and giant glowing deer welcome you to the beautiful and iconic atmosphere of Dunham Massey after dark. Discover new light and sound installations for 2023 as colour-changing batons of light stretch out into the far distance and winding paths pass tunnels of stars. Watch lights dance along the lawn and discover larger than life flowers that tower overhead.

Christmas Lights at Bolesworth

Bolesworth is bathed in seasonal colour, our beautiful grounds lit with thousands of stunning lights and effects, projections and interactive installations creating an unforgettable seasonal experience for children and grown-ups alike.

Luminate at Walton Garden

A captivating light trail complete with incredible lighting elements, fabulous light play and ambient music.

Enchanted at Knowsley Safari 

As the sun sets each evening, join us on a spectacular night-time adventure as our foot safari comes alive with an enchanting animal trail and forest lights, not forgetting toasted marshmallows to complete your festive fun.

Lights In The Woods at Alderford

Wander through the woods beneath the glistening trees with your friends and family and discover a trail of intrigue, immersion and awe.

Christmas Lights Switch Ons

Find out where the Christmas light switch ons  are happening in towns and cities across Cheshire – event guide coming soo.  Follow Red Kite Days Cheshire on Facebook for the latest updates.



13 November
6 January, 2024
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