Christmas at Trentham

Celebrate Christmas and join your loved ones with a host of magical experiences and activities.


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Meet Father Christmas

Join Father Christmas and his loveable elf at Trentham’s North Pole in his grotto for a magical and unforgettable experience.

The grotto is open every Saturday and Sunday from 16 November to 24 December including 20 and 23 December.

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Shopping Village Light Switch On

Join us for an unmissable evening of twinkling lights, festive delights and spectacular sights as Christmas arrives at the Shopping Village on Thursday 14 November.

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Christmas Makers Markets

A special series of Christmas themed Makers Markets showcasing award-winning local food & drink, art, craft producers, and vintage artisans will be at Trentham Shopping Village. On 23 & 24 November, 30 November & 1 December, 7 & 8 December and 21 December, enjoy festive fun and find fantastic gifts for everyone.

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Mental Elf Run

North Staffs Mind returns to host a Mental Elf 5km family fun run event at Trentham Gardens on Sunday 1 December suitable for all the family and abilities.

You can choose to walk or run our 5km route to help raise awareness and support mental wellbeing in Staffordshire at Christmas time.

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Enjoy festive food and drink

Celebrate Christmas with your loved ones and book your festive get-together at one of our restaurants.

From mouth-watering light bites to à la carte dining, there are food and drink options for everyone at Trentham.

Gift a whole year of more to explore

Enjoy free Gardens access 7 days a week, discount in selected stores and cafes, priority event booking and special discounts, plus much more with a range of memberships to suit a range of needs and budgets, starting from just

Gifts galore!

Enjoy the ultimate retail therapy experience this Christmas with over 80 timber lodges housing independent and nationally renowned high street leading names.