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This December, there’s a Winter Wonderland coming to CONKERS, the award-winning visitor attraction in the heart of The National Forest.

Adults and children will get a real Christmas experience and can enjoy the singing reindeer, mulled wine and mince pies as well as a Santa Special train ride, the Enchanted Forest and Santa’s Woodland Grotto where all children will receive a gift.

Photo Credit: CONKERS

There are 13 fun-filled dates to choose from which include, 2, 3, 9, 10, and 16-24 December 2017. Families visiting in the evening will also get to see the fantastic Christmas lights in all their glory.

Visitors will arrive at Waterside Winter Wonderland where Santa’s Chief Elf and his team of elves will lead them through the Enchanted Forest and the Valley of Christmas lights to Santa’s Woodland Grotto. There, they will meet the reindeer* and adults can sample the delicious mulled wine and mince pies. Families can also take a trip on the Santa Special train through the tunnel of discovery, meet the balloon modeller (from 1-5 pm) and watch the Christmas show.

Photo Credit: CONKERS

Chris Sturdy, Regional Operations Manager at CONKERS said: “Even at this early stage, office parties are being booked, present lists are being written up and CONKERS is planning a joyous Christmas family experience for visitors at our Winter Wonderland this year. It’s always popular so book your spot early and treat the family to a magical experience this Christmas.”

Tickets for the Winter Wonderland Experience can be booked online at or by calling 01283 216633. Time slots are available from 11am through to 7.30pm (with slots every 30 minutes throughout the day).

*The reindeer are on site from 12-5.3 0pm (peak time – last peak slot 5.30pm).