Christmas 2018

Find out what's happening at Stanwick Lakes this December

Christmas 2018 at Stanwick Lakes

Join us this December for a host of Christmas events to entertain all the family and get you into the festive spirit. Enjoy a brisk, bracing walk in the beautiful surroundings of Stanwick Lakes and, afterwards, come into the welcoming warmth of the Visitor Centre to relax and enjoy tasty treats.

Santa at Stanwick Lakes

Bring the little ones along to meet Santa this Christmas in his new, cosy barn workshop. Wander through twinkly, snow-dusted fir trees to meet him sitting by the fire. The cost is £6 per child, which includes present, Christmas trail and craft making in the Visitor Centre. Book online or ring Reception on 01933 625522. He will be visiting on Sat 8th, Sun 9th, Sat 15th, Sun 16th, Fri 21st and Sat 22nd December.

Christmas Celebration

Join us for our Christmas Celebration on Saturday 8th December from 11am – 4pm. Browse our Christmas stalls for gifts, enjoy festive treats from Cafe Solar and make children’s crafts. Big About Singing choir will be performing and there will be special discounts in the shop for Stanwick Lakes’ members. More information.

Winter Solstice Walk

Wrap up warm on the shortest day of the year (Friday 21st December, 5.30-7.30pm) for a magical walk around the Visitor Centre Lake, followed by carols in the Outdoor Theatre with Raunds Temperance Band. Bring a lantern or torch to light your way! Refreshments will be on sale in the Visitor Centre afterwards to warm you up and Big About Singing Choir will be continuing the festivities with rousing songs to get you in the Christmas spirit. Advance tickets only – £4 for adults and £3.50 for children. Book here or purchase at Reception.

The Christmas Gift of Membership

This Christmas, what better way to show your friends and loved ones what they mean to you than buying them an annual membership for Stanwick Lakes allowing them unlimited free entry to the site and other benefits. Ask at Reception for more information.

Family Boxing Day Bird Walk, 26th Dec, 10am -12noon

Spot and identify local wildlife whilst walking off the excesses of the season. Free thanks to the RSPB. Meet outside the rangers’ cabin.

Christmas Opening Times

23rd December: 10am – 5pm

24th December: 10am – 4pm

25th December: CLOSED

26th December: Buildings CLOSED but car park and outdoor toilets open to the public

27th December: 10am – 4pm

28th December: 10am – 4pm

29th December: 10am – 5pm

30th December: 10am – 5pm

31st December: 10am – 4pm

1st January: 10am – 4pm

2nd January onwards: open as usual