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Five Magical Christmas Ideas for You


Enjoy the Christmas fun on the toboggans at Tamworth Snowdome

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

There’s much to do this Christmas in Staffordshire, with a host of events to enjoy with your loved ones, from a magical winter wonderland to a Victorian Christmas experience.

Here are our top five suggestions for a magical festive season. For more information visit our Christmas events page.

Start your family Christmas adventure, with guaranteed real snow!

Santa’s Winter Wonderland runs at the SnowDome until Wednesday 31 December.

Enjoy some serious festive fun with Santa’s show featuring ‘Gobby the Goblin got the Xmas Factor’, where you can meet reindeer and explore the festive trail!

The kids will love Christmas at Thomas Land!


Christmas is coming early for Drayton’s Magical Christmas at Thomas Land, running until Wednesday 31 December.

With over 21 rides and attractions to enjoy, get into the seasonal spirit with Polar Express screened in 4D or enjoy a truly special meeting with Father Christmas in his ‘Castle of Dreams’, the perfect early present for kids.

Or why not discover your Christmas spirit at Newcastle’s Winter Wonderland, running until Tuesday 6 January?

Pay Santa a visit in his grotto, discover the best gifts, enjoy festive sounds from choirs and bands and have a go at ice skating with all the family!

Visit Conkers and meet Santa and Rudolph!


Children of all ages can have a merry time at Conkers with a visit to the Lakeside Winter Wonderland, from Saturday 29 November.

Meet Santa’s chief elf and his team and be led through an enchanted forest of twinkling lights until you reach Santa’s woodland grotto. Sure to raise Christmas spirits along the way, meet reindeer, sip on some mulled wine and sample mince pies.

For a magical Victorian Christmas experience visit the Children’s Christmas Santa Trail at Tamworth Castle, on the weekends of 13 & 14 and 20 & 21 December.

As the castle prepares for Santa’s visit help the servants make the Christmas pudding, decorate the castle and receive a surprise gift from the grotto.

For more information please contact the Enjoy Staffordshire Press Office on 01743 234 224 or email

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