Christmas Attractions

Here you will find the finest festive attractions around Kent – with lots of places to purchase local produce as gifts, celebrate all things Christmas and generally have a merry time!

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Ashford’s Christmas Markets

Visit Ashford Farmers’ Market for your chance to snap up some Christmas gift ideas and stock up on your favourite festive treats. Pop down to the lower High Street on Sunday 2nd December between 10am and 2pm. ashford.gov.uk/farmersmarket

Christmas at Brogdale

Sunday 2nd December 11am-3pm. Eat, shop, drink & be merry. Join the family fun as kids hunt for elf doors & meet the festive owls or take a ride on the Christmas miniature railway. There’s plenty of family entertainment and much more, so get into the Christmas sprite with Brogdale. FREE ENTRY. brogdalecollections.org

 

Edible Culture

Edibleculture Christmas ‘pop up’ shop at the Abbey School, Faversham. Selection of unique hand made gifts, locally produced craft items and original decorations. Also Kent grown Christmas trees, natural wreaths and horticultural gifts for the green fingered! edibleculture.co.uk

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Kent & East Sussex Railway

Meet Santa at one of Kent’s best loved attractions this Christmas when you take a festive steam train ride on the Kent & East Sussex Railway’s popular Santa Specials. We’ve created magical memories for children and adults for 38 years! kesr.org.uk

 

Kent Life

Join in the festive fun! Take a festive farm ride with the head elf, meet Santa in his magical grotto and take home a special gift. Pay a visit to our farmyard friends and see the reindeer! Grown ups can enjoy a cheeky mince pie and sampling of cider. kentlife.org.uk/event/meet-santa/

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Macknade Fine Foods

Macknade Fine Foods is hosting two Late Night Christmas Shopping Events in December, giving customers the opportunity to experience the shop in full festive swing, outside of the store’s regular hours. As well as being able to stock up on Christmas goodies, there will be special offers, product tastings and carol-singing from local primary schools. macknade.com

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Rare Breeds Centre

Come to the Rare Breeds Centre for lots of Christmas fun and good cheer – and home-made mince pies from our Granary Restaurant! Book tickets to meet Santa at www.rarebreeds.org.uk/events

 

 

Christmas Wreath Masterclass at Simpsons

Avoid the hustle and bustle and retreat to The Glass House Tasting Room for an afternoon of Christmas Wreath making and sparkling wine. Delicious locally-sourced treats will be served alongside Simpsons’ sparkling wine. Tickets: £55 per person available at: www.simpsonswine.com/collections/events

 

Terlingham Vineyard

Join us this festive season for a jolly winter wine tasting. The day includes a glass of our very own mulled wine, a brisk vineyard walk, a behind-the-scenes-view of how we make our natural wine and a wine tasting in our cosy winery. Groups very welcome! terlinghamvineyard.co.uk