Fun Family Friendly Events in the UK This Festive Season


Whether you're taking a one-day road trip or an international flight to an exotic locale, travelling with family members can make the process a bit more difficult. Needless to say, there's plenty to consider when planning for the trip, but you also have to consider what it is you'll be doing once you get there. Finding family-friendly venues, events and entertainment when travelling during the holiday season shouldn't be difficult: thankfully, it isn't! We've put together a list of some family friendly events happening in the UK this festive season for you to consider attending.

Holiday Window Shopping

Those who want to enjoy a bit of family friendly strolling in the UK without a stiff price tag should consider a bit of holiday window shopping this season. Your kids will be peeking in each shop, amazed at all of the beautiful holiday decorations and store fronts designed to attract shoppers. When combined with a little bit of people-watching, a simple stroll down an urban street can be quite appealing and memorable for the whole family. If you're planning on driving, then consider reserving a parking spot for the day through or  

The Enchanted Christmas House

If you're planning on being in London for the holidays and you want to spend some quality Christmas time with the kids, then check out the Enchanted Christmas House. Open every day beginning December 11th at 10:30 and 14:30, you'll start off by venturing through the Garden of Winter Wonder. You'll find merriment and wonder in the Christmas Peace Garden and the Busy Elves Workshop before meandering to the Genies Christmas Cave. An entire experience for children to build, explore, see and learn, the adventure of the Enchanted Christmas House will be something your kids will never forget! You can find out more specifics about what to expect in each of these exhibits at

Birmingham Christmas Market

If you really want to see the best that the holiday season has to offer, then be sure to take the family to see the Birmingham Christmas Market. This German-inspired Christmas market has been an annual tradition for more than a decade now, bringing hundreds of vendors to Victoria Square and the surrounding areas in Birmingham. You'll find plenty of sights to see at the market, but the real fun is in shopping: you'll see crafts, artwork, jewellery and a variety of Christmas and holiday gifts for sale that are sure to make great stocking stuffers for friends and family.

Drusillas Winter Wonderland

In Alfriston, near Eastbourne, you can give the entire family a day they won't forget. Drusillas Winter Wonderland brings the magic of the holidays to life, showcasing everything you've always imagined this time of the year to be. From the gorgeous husky dogs that kids can pet to the Christmas Cottages that adorn the venue, you'll be in a real life winter wonderland. Where else can you do all of this, meet Santa Claus, witness a magical night-time Christmas lights show and make memories to last a lifetime?


These four events are just a few of the hundreds of family friendly events you'll want to consider checking out while in the UK. Always remember that being with family is the true meaning of the season, regardless of wherever you go or how much you spend. With the holidays now upon us, you don't have much time to make up your mind about which events your family will attend!


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