A Merry Cheshire Christmas

Cheshire is simply beautiful during the festive season and our 1000 acre estate is perfectly situated for you to explore Christmas at our local attractions.

Colourful lights projected onto a bridge, trees and castle

Christmas Lights Trail at Bolesworth

Explore Bolesworth Estate (just 10 minutes drive from Carden Park) as it’s transformed into an illuminated winter wonderland with a dazzling after-dark experience for all the family. Wind through the woods and cross bridges on the beautiful grounds as you discover the spectacular 1.2 mile lights trail. You may even meet a reindeer or two.

Enjoy an unmissable ice skating experience with the beautifully lit castle as your backdrop. Children can meet Father Christmas where they can leave their list with him and capture the memory with a photo with the man himself.

Wander through the Christmas market as you discover festive gifts and treats.

For anyone looking to add a touch of glamour to their evening, discover the VIP Champagne Island.

All who visit the Christmas Lights Trail are welcome to book a magical overnight break at Carden Park with breakfast the following morning.

Christmas Lights Trail at Bolesworth opens from 26th November to 24th December.

A light up lion lantern

Chester Zoo Lanterns

Escape to fantastical worlds as Chester Zoo is transformed into a spectacular wonderland. This magical, immersive event will dazzle and excite children and adults alike.

Let your imagination run wild and discover the incredible colourful lanterns, spectacular costumed characters and magical, festive scenes.

Chester Zoo Lanterns open on select nights from 12th November to 23rd December

Nigh time at Cheshire oaks designer outlet

Cheshire Oaks Christmas Shopping

At the UK’s largest designer outlet with over 140 stores, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for the ones you love. With designer brands such as Barbour, Mulberry, Armani, Burberry, Hugo Boss and Polo Ralph Lauren, this large shopping complex is a must for Christmas shopping and shopaholics.

Don’t forget to make a trip to discover their incredible walk-in Christmas tress.

As a special extra treat for all our resident guests, we offer a 10% discount voucher for Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet, Just ask at reception for your voucher during your stay.

Christmas market stalls with a Christmas tree in the middle of the stalls

Chester Christmas Market

Explore the traditional wooden chalets surrounding the sparkling Christmas tree in the heart of Chester City. Discover unique gifts, locally made produce, handmade crafts, jewellery, accessories and stocking fillers.

Chester Christmas Market open from 18th November to 22nd December

A Carden park hotel room with a garden view

Warm winter stays at Carden Park

We’re your home away from home after an evening of festive fun for a peaceful night’s sleep in one of our beautiful bedrooms.

Extend your stay with us and enjoy a round of golf on our Championship Cheshire course, a heavenly spa day, or an adventure with Pursuits at Carden.

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