A Magical Christmas at Old Down

28th November - 24th December 2021
10am - 4pm

Come and immerse yourself in our Magical Christmas experience here at Old Down Country Park. We have a packed December full of events and activities bringing Christmas cheer and festive fun for all the family. Celebrate a wonderful time of the year with the ones you love.

 

Ice Skating 

28th November 2021 – 7th January 2022 (not available Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Years Day)

 

ICE SKATING IS BACK!  We’ve brought back the ever-popular Ice Skating at Old Down. Available from 28th November 2021 to 7th January 2022.

Join us for the ultimate festive day out with a 45-minute ice skating session on real ice and access to our Country Park for the whole day.

Book your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment – sessions are every hour between 10 am – 3 pm

Tickets:

Adult ticket: £17

Child ticket: £14

Concessions ticket: £14

Adult & Child Country Park Members ticket: £7.50

 

Spectators Tickets:

Adult: £9.50

Child: £6.50

Concessions: £6.50

Country Park Members: FREE

 

Children to be accompanied by an adult at all times

Ice aids are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

This year our ice rink will be undercover so we are not interrupted by the weather, the perfect experience to enjoy the festive season.

 

Please note the smallest skate size for children is a child’s EU25.

Children under the age of 3 are not permitted on the ice for safety reasons. Participants are required to read our safety notice before skating. 

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Evening Ice Skating 

2nd & 3rd December 2021 

For selected nights only! Join us one evening for a 45 minute ice skating session on real ice. Ice skating sessions every hour between 4 – 8 pm.

 

Ticket Prices (Adult/Child/Concessions) £7.50

Please note ticket prices are for ice skating only and not Park entry as our park closes at 4pm

 

Children to be accompanied by an adult at all times

Ice aids are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

This year our ice rink will be undercover so we are not interrupted by the weather, the perfect experience to enjoy the festive season.

Please note the smallest skate size for children is a child’s EU25.

Children under the age of 3 are not permitted on the ice for safety reasons. Participants are required to read our safety notice before skating. 

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Breakfast with Santa – SOLD OUT

20th-24th December 8 am – 10 am

 Prebook Event Only

Add to the magic of Christmas this year by coming along and joining Santa for Breakfast! He has left his elf’s in charge so he can spend the morning meeting everyone, sharing stories, having photos and enjoying a delicious breakfast.

Child’s Ticket £14.95 to include

Breakfast with Santa – Choose from Full English Breakfast, Pancakes with Nutella or Porridge with Honey.

Gift from Santa, Animal Encounter Session & Country Park entry for the day

Adult Ticket £14.95 to include

Breakfast with Santa – Choose from Adult’s Full English Breakfast or stack of Pancakes with bacon or fruit and maple syrup

Animal Encounter Session & Country Park entry for the day

Family Ticket £49

Any combination of Child/ Adult tickets up to 4 people to include

Breakfast with Santa – Children’s menu includes Full English Breakfast, Pancakes with Nutella or Porridge with Honey, or Adults menu of Adult’s Full English Breakfast or stack of Pancakes with bacon or fruit and maple syrup

Gift from Santa (Children Only), Animal Encounter Session & Country Park entry for the day.

Country Park Members received a 20% discount – Please email info@olddownestate.co.uk for bookings. A limited number of Members tickets are available and allocated on a first come first basis.

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Supper with Santa – SOLD OUT

17th, 18th, 19th December 5pm -7pm

Enjoy a sprinkle of Christmas magic and excitement with our ‘Supper with Santa’ evenings. Come and enjoy a Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings, as well as stories, photos, and fun with Santa.

This enchanted event includes a gift from Santa, an animal encounter session and park entry for the day of the supper.

Prebook Event Only

Children’s Ticket £14.95 to include

Supper with Santa – Menu Turkey Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings, Vegetarian option available – Yule log or Ice cream.

Gift from Santa, Animal Encounter session & Country Park entry for the day.

Adult Ticket £14.95 to include

Supper with Santa – Menu Turkey Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings, Vegetarian option available – Yule log Or Adults Mince Pie served with cream.

Animal Encounter session &Country Park entry for the day.

Family Ticket £49

Any combination of Child/ Adult tickets up to 4 people to include

Supper with Santa – Children’s menu includes Turkey Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings, Vegetarian option available – Yule log or Ice cream, or Adults menu of Turkey Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings, Vegetarian option available – Yule log Or Adults Mince Pie served with cream.

Gift from Santa (Children Only), Animal Encounter Session & Country Park entry for the day.

Country Park Members received a 20% discount – Please email info@olddownestate.co.uk for bookings. A limited number of Members tickets are available and allocated on a first come first basis.

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Visit Santa – SOLD OUT

17th, 20-24th December

Build the excitement and add some Christmas magic this festive season by visiting Santa here at Old Down.

Greeted by one of his elves you will meet Santa, have the chance to take family photographs with Santa himself and each child will receive a gift from him too! Santa will be stopping by on 17th,  20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd  and 24th December, prebook your tickets so you don’t miss out on this magical experience. Tickets include day entry for Old Down Country Park.

Childs Ticket: £ 14.95*

*Must be accompanied by an Adult

Adult Park Entry: £9.50

Park Member Childs Ticket: £8.45

Park Member Adult: FREE

 

Pre Book Event Only

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Christmas Wreath Making

Friday 3rd December 6 pm – 8 pm

£40.00 per person

 

Enjoy a festive evening full of Christmas craft with a wreath-making workshop here at Old Down. Our workshop will be hosted by Sarah Edwards, a local Willow sculptor– who will guide you through all the skills and knowledge to make your very Christmas wreath to adorn your door. With Prosecco on arrival and all your materials included, it will be a fantastic evening to enjoy with friends. Not forgetting your very own masterpiece to take home.

Please note this event is for Adults only.

Prebook event only – limited spaces

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Children’s Christmas Craft Workshop

Saturday 4th December 10.30am – 3.30pm

Come and get creative with our Children’s Christmas decorations workshop. In this fantastic crafting event you will make some Christmas cinnamon scented decorations to hang on your Christmas Tree. Please note due to the nature of this workshop the decorations will need time to air dry, therefore if you wish to paint the decorations these will need to be completed at home. Workshop suitable for Children aged 3 and above.

Sessions available to book at our ticket office on the day.

£2.50 per child

 

 

Festive Afternoon Tea

Friday 9th December – Friday 24th December  12 pm, 1:30 pm, 3 pm

Indulge in the Christmas festivities with our deliciously Festive Afternoon Tea! A tailored menu to suit the season and its array of ingredients with a mixture of sweet and savoury treats!

Available on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays starting from December 9th until Christmas Eve. Please note this event is Prebook only.

 

Festive Sample Menu:

(Please note our Childs Afternoon Tea menu will differ from the below)

Selection of sandwiches: pickled cucumber | hot smoked salmon and cream cheese| egg mayo and cress | roast turkey and cranberry

Maple glazed gammon croquette topped with apple gel

Stilton, chestnut and quince tartlet

Fruit and plain scones, strawberry jam and clotted cream

Selection of cakes and patisseries: mandarin macaron | gingerbread loaf | coconut, raspberry and cranberry cake | chocolate and chestnut yule log

We can cater for a variety of dietary needs including gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan. Simply let us know in the ‘Dietary Requirements’ box before you checkout online.

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Join us for the ultimate festive day out with a 45-minute ice skating session on real ice and access to our Country Park for the whole day.

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Build the excitement and add some Christmas magic this festive season by visiting Santa here at Old Down.