Christmas Time in Cheshire 2021


The Advent Window Trail

Family Friendly


24 shops and businesses who have decorated their windows with a magical musical Christmas theme. Pick up a trail map, wrap up warm and tick them off as you go!  1 Dec 2021 to 24 Dec 2021


The Magic Lanterns – Nocturnal Fauna



Magic Lanterns is a trail of eight beautiful and intriguing mini-projections hidden in the nooks and crannies of Macclesfield town centre.

3 Dec 2021Open 17:00 – 20:00

One Snowy Night: a Christmas Garden Tale

Family Friendly – Knutsford

This festive feel-good family event is based on Nick Butterworth’s much-cherished book ‘One Snowy Night’, where Percy the Park Keeper helps his animal friends escape the cold on a chilly Christmas Eve. Wrap up warm and you’ll need a trail sheet and look carefully  to spot Percy’s animal friends along the way.


Tatton Park, Knutsford – 27 Nov 2021to3 Jan 2022

Christmas Market

Will be back in the heart of Chester this year.

18 Nov 2021 – 22 Dec 2021

Kerridge End Holiday Cottages we are good to go!

We are planning to be open from 4th July 2020 subject to the Government go ahead.

Risk Assessment for Covid 19 done.

New cleaning protocols developed.

Come and enjoy our holiday cottages which we have made as safe as possible for you.

Easter Events

There are many Easter Egg Hunts in the local area this year.  Why not come and stay at Kerridge End Holiday Cottages and take the family to enjoy the hunt? 

Follow the Lost Words trail around the gardens at Quarry Bank to get your Easter chocolate prize. Look high, look low, look all around – seek out the Lost Words in the gardens and collect them all to receive your chocolate treat.

Little Moreton Hall

Easter Egg Hunts from 4th to 19th April 2020.  Keep the children entertained while you all enjoy this beautiful hall.

Tatton Park

Story time! 28th March to 19th April 2020

Search for Easter eggs while enjoying the Grimm Brothers fairytales in the grounds of Tatton Park.

Arley Hall

     CHRISTMAS FLORAL EXTRAVAGANZA 30th November to 5th December 2019
Visit the Hall daily and see each room decorated with hundreds of fresh flowers and foliage from the Arley Gardens. Floristry colleges and florists each decorate a room in the hall in a traditional and stunning style. The Chapel is also decorated.


Christmas at Lyme 2019

Lyme’s Christmas Stories

Friday-Monday, 22 November – 24 December*

Visit Lyme to discover the stories and memories of Christmas past, and create a few seasonal stories of your own.

Christmas at Dunham Massey

From 22 November to 30 December 2019

It’s definitely the most wonderful time of the year when the after-dark, illuminated trail lights up for its third year and winds magically through the formal gardens and deer park of Dunham Massey.

Meet Father Christmas at the Farm at Tatton Park

Every weekend 30 Nov – 22 Dec

See Father Christmas at Tatton Park’s Farm

A seasonal favourite, children can meet Father Christmas and his elf helpers along with Prancer and Dancer, our resident reindeer. Music from choirs and brass bands fill the air and there’s a children’s entertainer, face painting and storytelling to enjoy. Don’t forget a selfie pose on Santa’s sleigh and a visit to Aunt Mary in her cosy cottage.

No pre-booking required, simply turn up on the day to enjoy special Christmas Farm activities!

Fairytale Christmas Mansion at Tatton Park

26 Nov – 5 Jan

Fairytale Mansion at Tatton Park

The Fairytale Mansion opens its doors on 26 November.

Your favourite fairytales are brought to life as you join the Fairy Godmother on an enchanting journey through magical lands and festive forests. For opening times and more information click below.


Visit England Rose Award 2019

Visit England Rose Award 2019


Visit England Rose Award 2019

Our most recent award

We are delighted to share with you the wonderful news that we have been awarded “VisitEngland Rose Award 2019”.

A quote from Visit England: “The ROSE Awards highlights those businesses who go above and beyond for their customers, providing the highest levels of customer service and ensuring repeat business, driving visitor growth and boosting local economies.”

Apple Juice and More!

Tuesday 30 January 2018

Learn about The Random Apple Company, The Kitchen and Orchards at Swanscoe



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