Things to do in Kent this Christmas 2023 - THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride Spa Valley

Things to do in Kent this Christmas 2023

Embrace the Festive Spirit Introduction: Christmas is a magical time of year, and in Kent, the holiday season is filled with joy, enchantment, and an array of delightful activities. As 2023 draws to a close, it’s time to explore the wonderful events and experiences awaiting you in Kent this Christmas. From traditional markets and captivating light displays our very own The Polar Express Train Ride arriving once again to Spa Valley Railway, here are some of the best things to do in Kent during the holiday season of 2023.

Charming Christmas Markets

After joining us on board The Polar Express Train Ride at Spa Valley Railway why not visit Kent and discover their charming Christmas Markets: Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere by visiting the enchanting Christmas markets scattered throughout Kent. Whether you’re searching for unique gifts or simply want to soak up the merry ambiance, these markets have something for everyone. Explore the bustling stalls, indulge in seasonal treats, and browse the handcrafted treasures on offer. Notable markets include the Rochester Christmas Market, Canterbury Christmas Market, and the Tunbridge Wells Christmas Market.

Mesmerising Light Displays

If you’re looking for things to do in Kent this Christmas after visiting us on board The Polar Express Train Ride, why not Experience Mesmerising Light Displays: Prepare to be dazzled by the magical light displays that transform Kent into a sparkling wonderland during Christmas. Venture to attractions such as Leeds Castle, where the majestic estate is adorned with thousands of twinkling lights, creating a truly enchanting spectacle. Additionally, the Bluewater Winter Wonderland and the Christmas Light Trail at Bedgebury National Pinetum are perfect destinations for immersing yourself in a world of shimmering colors and festive joy.

The Polar Express Train Ride

Delight in Seasonal Performances: Embrace the holiday spirit by attending The Polar Express Train Ride arriving once again to Spa Valley Railway this Christmas. Climb on board The Polar Express at Spa Valley Railway this Christmas and meet all your favourite Characters from the popular Christmas film. The conductor will clip your special golden tickets, the dancing chefs will serve you their world famous hot hot hot chocolate and the mysterious hobo will question your true belief in Christmas. On board you will also receive the very special first gift of Christmas from Santa himself, a silver bell from his very own sleigh.

Enchanting Winter Wonderlands

Visit Enchanting Winter Wonderlands: Step into a world of winter magic by exploring the enchanting winter wonderlands in Kent. Experience the thrill of ice skating on outdoor rinks adorned with twinkling lights, enjoy exhilarating rides, and savour delicious seasonal treats.

Scenic Winter Walks

Enjoy Scenic Winter Walks: Take a break from the hustle and bustle and embrace the tranquility of Kent’s countryside with a scenic winter walk. The county’s picturesque landscapes and coastal areas provide the perfect backdrop for a refreshing stroll. Bundle up and explore places like the White Cliffs of Dover, Blean Woods, and Knole Park, where you can relish the beauty of nature in its wintry glory.

This Christmas in Kent, immerse yourself in the festive spirit and create lasting memories with loved ones. Whether you join us on board The Polar Express Train Ride at Spa Valley Railway, explore the magical Christmas markets, witness the mesmerizing light displays, attend captivating performances, visit winter wonderlands, or take serene winter walks, Kent offers an abundance of experiences and things to do to make your holiday season truly special. Embrace the joy and enchantment that fills the air and savor the delightful traditions and activities that Kent has in store for Christmas 2023.

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