Everyone loves a castle. While perhaps most of us don’t go as often as we think we probably ought , there is something quite reassuring in knowing that these historic buildings dot the beautiful British landscape.
Castle’s tend to go all out over the Christmas period, so to give you a flavour of some of the fun and creative things they are getting up to, Snaptrip have put together a list of castles you might consider visiting this festive period.
Enjoy some fabulous attractions at one of England’s most popular castles. Highlights include a 20ft high Christmas tree in the Great Hall, A Winter Wedding in The Princess Tower and Story Time with Santa in the Red Drawing Room.
Also in Warwickshire, Kenilworth Castle has an enchanting programme of Christmas events. Children will love the crafts and storytelling, there will be festivities suitable for all the family.
It regularly catches the unsuspecting out that Leeds Castle is some several hundred miles from the Yorkshire city with which is shares a name. The Kent fortress this year is embracing the festive season with wreath making, a Christmas market and a winter trail.
Edinburgh really goes all out for New Years Eve, but certainly does not neglect Christmas during the winter season. This Christmas at Edinburgh Castle you can two different types of Christmas lunch, or attend the Christmas Wine & Dine event.