From pumpkin painting, ghost trains and ghost tours, to Christmas fairs, rides with Santa, and Grandma Claus - there's plenty to excite!
Waddesdon Manor have an epic line up of events running from October 21st-29th that is bound to make you mwuuuhaaaaahhhhaaaaa! Events include pumpkin painting and the annual 'Fete Worse Than Death' ghoul gathering.
Chinnor & Princes Risborough Ghoulish Bistro
Enjoy a Halloween-inspired feast on the Ghoulish Steam and Scream Bistro at Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway on October 28th. The menu includes Pulped Intestines with Morsels and Witches Fingers, Ghostly Goo and Monster Mash.
Looking for something a little more adult? How about a ghoulish ghost tour with Wycombe Paranormal? Between October 27th-31st, Buckinghamshire Ghost Tours will visit Amersham, Beaconsfield & High Wycombe and look into some of the more unpleasant goings on in these towns' past.
Christmas is coming!
Christmas Fair: November 15th - December 10th
The 2017 Christmas Fair will, for the first time, be set against the enchanting backdrop of the floodlit North Front of the Manor.
Soak up the sights, smells and sounds of Christmas with 80 hand-selected exhibitors all housed in charming wooden chalets. There's an exciting variety of high-quality, unique gifts, decorations, crafts and festive foods to delight you and your loved ones.
An Enchanted Menagerie in the house: November 11th - January 2nd 2018
While Waddesdon’s main rooms are ‘put to bed’ for cleaning and conservation, parts of the house are opened specially for Christmas, with decorations that celebrate the weird and wonderful animals of Waddesdon, from an elephant parade inspired by an 18th-century musical automaton to a life-sized zebra and trees decked with colourful birds and mythical beasts.
Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway
Santa's Steam Specials were enjoyed by thousands of happy families last year and some of his trains do fill up quickly near to the departure date - so don't leave it until it's too late!
Santa works continuously throughout the year to try and make sure everything is just right. Santa has said that he is absolutely delighted that there will be extra trains this year (including on Christmas Eve). They will fill up very quickly so grab your seat with Santa!
Exclusive 1940’s Christmas dinner experience on December 13th, 14th and 20th. Find the events on the What's On page for more details.
Visit Bletchley Park with your group this festive season and experience a 1940s Christmas.
This year groups can enjoy a delicious 2-course private lunch in the Mansion which includes all the yuletide favourites including turkey and Christmas pudding.
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
Grandma Claus - December 10th.
Kick start your Christmas with a light hearted, magical and fun family show that will bring out the excitement in children and adults alike. There will be a meet and greet with the Claus’s after the show!
For more information visit www.grandmaclaus.com.