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Christmas Light Trails Near Bristol

Visiting a brilliant Christmas light trail has become a tradition of Christmas celebrations throughout England now boasts a brilliant variety of Christmas light trails to explore near Bristol. Check out our Xmas filled-guide to the best Christmas light trails and festive light experiences in and around Bristol below.

Read on to find your nearest Christmas light trail near Bristol...

Christmas Nights at Avon Valley

Christmas Nights at Avon Valley

About: Capture mesmerising moments to remember this Christmas. Follow and interact with the light trail around the park as  Avon Valley use the lake and trees to create a spectacular backdrop. The Enchanted Village is open for fun festive photo opportunities along with the Post Room for anyone wishing to post a letter to Santa. The Polar Express Miniature Steam Train is ready to ride you through the Snowy Forest.

Dates/Times: From 3rd December - 31st December 2021 | 4.30pm - 9.00pm

Prices: Up to £14.95

How to book: Click here to book tickets!

Address: Avon Valley, Pixash Lane, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 1TP

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Light Up Bristol at Ashton Court Estate

Light Up Bristol at Ashton Court Estate

About: Walk through the beautiful grounds of Ashton Court Estate and enjoy the wonder of Light Up. A stunning illuminated walking experience in the heart of Bristol. With something for everyone, stroll through the gardens with a warm mulled wine or hot chocolate and your closest family and friends by your side.

Dates/Times: From 19th November - 24th December 2021 | 4.30pm - 9.00pm


  • Adult (16+) | £16 Weekday or £17 Weekend
  • Children (3-15) | £12 Weekday or £14 Weekend
  • Under 3s | FREE
  • Student (Must have proof of ID) | £12 Weekday or £14 Weekend
  • Family Ticket (2 Adults, 2 Children) | £48 Weekday or £55 Weekend

How to book: Click here to book tickets!

Address: Ashton Court Estate, Bristol, BS41 9JN

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Where: Westonbirt Arboretum, Westonbirt, Tetbury GL8 8QS

About: Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt Arboretum is a magical family-fun experience full of Christmas lights, illuminated trees, Xmas activities and more. This Christmas light trail is just one junction up from Bath on the M4 and is a great way to experience nature whilst also getting in the festive spirit. Tickets must be pre-booked for this exceptional Christmas light trail featuring an Xmas adventure where you will meet playful Elves creating Westonbirt’s spectacular illuminated trail. This is hugely popular with visitors from Bath and Swindon so book your tickets early to avoid missing out.

Dates: 25th November 2022 - 21st December 2022

Christmas Features: Magical light trail, Find Santa adventure, Talking trees and tree elves.


  • Adults: £19*
  • Concessions (students & job seekers): £17*
  • Children (aged 3 - 16 years): £11*
  • Infant (aged 0 - 2 years): Free, but will require a ticket
  • Access: Personal assistant goes free

How to book: Buy tickets online for Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt Arboretum HERE.

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Spectacle of Light at Sudeley Castle & Gardens

Spectacle of Light at Sudeley Castle & Gardens

About: Explore this magical after-dark experience now in its 6th year and follow the new illuminated trail around the beautiful castle grounds. Enjoy the wonderful music as you discover each new secret of this romantic environment. Discover the new Light Curve and the flickering flames of the Queens garden. Gaze at the sparkling water features and the mesmerising Carpet of Colour, light beams, lanterns and much more. Sip festive warmers of spiced mulled wine and sprinkled hot chocolate as you join the magical trail around these wonderful grounds. 

Dates/Times: 26th November - 28th November 2021 | From 4.45pm onwards


  • Advance Tickets - Save 10%
  • Adult (16+) - £22.00
  • Child (3 - 15) - £11.00
  • Under 3's - Free
  • Family (2 adults, 2 children) - £57.00
  • Carers - Free

How to book: Click here to book tickets!

Address: Sudeley Castle & Gardens, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, GL54 5JD

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The Enchanted Garden of Light

The Enchanted Garden of Light

About: Come together this Christmas for an enchanting trail of illuminations at the American Museum & Gardens. Families and friends will be transported into a magical after-dark adventure through spectacular light displays which will emblazon the entire house, gardens and woodland in glorious seasonal colour. Sparkling reindeer will guide your way as you enter mesmerising tunnels of light and are greeted with the delightful sights, smells and tastes of the most wonderful season of all. 

Dates/Times: From 9th December - 31st December 2021

Prices: View their website for more details on ticket prices.

How to book: Click here to book tickets!

Address: The American Museum & Gardens, Claverton Manor, Bath, BA2 7BD

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