Christmas Lights Near Me in East Anglia.

Looking for somewhere to take the family during the festive season in East Anglia, have you considered visiting a Light Trail?

There are some stunning Illuminated Trails in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex, check out all the options for the Christmas Lights Near Me.

Christmas Lights Near Me In East Anglia

Barleylands Enlightened

Location : Barleylands Rd, Billericay CM11 2UD

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Enlightened are a series of magical outdoor light trails hosted at multiple venues throughout the UK each winter.

The unique trails are a magical experience for all the family and the perfect opportunity to join together and immerse yourself in the enchanted, illuminated world.

1st December 2023 to 24th December 2023

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Bewilderwood Sparkly Light Trail

Location : Horning Road, Hoveton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8JW

Explore brand new areas of BeWILDerwood as you follow The Sparkly Light Trail through the woods.

Discover silly snowmen, curious Christmas crackers, a giant Christmas pudding and lots, lots more as you venture through the festivities.

Taking place 2nd December 2023 to 23rd December 2023.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Blickling Garden of Light

Location : Blickling, Norwich NR11 6NF

Their biggest fundraiser of the year returns, this year with a wilder twist!

Begin your evening journeying through the magically lit walled garden, before heading into the garden illuminated with colour and light.

Listen out for the sounds of nature as you explore, take in the natural scent of the trees in the illuminated Arboretum and look out for tracks and footprints along the way – can you spot all the animals on your way to the festive Farmyard?

Saturday 2nd December – Sunday 17th December 2023, 5pm–8pm

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Colchester Castle Park Enlightened Outdoor Trail

Location: Colchester Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, C01 1TJ

Enlightened returns to Colchester Castle Park this winter. The grounds will be transformed into a magical illuminated light trail for visitors to enjoy with all the family.

Book now to see mesmerising light installations and enchanting moments along a specially crafted route for our visitors this winter.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Fairhaven Christmas Lights Walk

Location : School Rd, South Walsham, Norwich NR13 6DZ

Enjoy the magic of the gardens after dark, lit up by glowing Christmas lights. Follow our lights trail around the gardens and spot the hidden twinkles through the trees.

From the Sensory garden to the crocodile walk, you´ll get the sense of Christmas come early and get that seasonal tingle of excitement.

Finish up with a warm cup of Hot Chocolate or a lovely mulled wine to sip under the Lights in the picnic area. Maybe even grab a marshmallow to toast on our fire pit. (Parental assistance required).
The lights will be on but feel free to bring a torch if you have one.

The inside of the tearoom will only be available for the toilets. Service will be from the outside window only.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Helmingham Hall Illuminated Garden Trail

Location :  Helmingham Estate, Stowmarket IP14 6EF

Photo Credit Beckie Egan

Make the most of the dark winter nights by stepping into a magical world of light, colour and sound, as you explore the grounds of Helmingham Hall adorned with thousands of lights transforming the gardens into an enchanted winter wonderland.

An unmissable event to start off the festive season! Begin the trail by crossing Helmingham Hall’s famous drawbridge (pulled up every night since 1510) and warming up with a complimentary mulled wine within the courtyard steeped in over 500 years of historical charm.

Continue through the gardens absorbing the magical sights and sounds, gather around the fire pits to toast marshmallows for s’mores, and end the evening browsing the Stables Shops and mini Christmas market where you will be able to find lots of wonderful gifts and festive treats!

The trail runs from Thursday 16th November 2023 to Sunday 17th December 2023.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Ickworth Light Nights

Location : The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 5QE

Spend an evening wandering through paths lined by willow woven animal sculptures and be transported into a Victorian-esque gothic Stumpery before marvelling at this Italianate palace.

Showcasing this home of great art, this year is the first they are lighting the front of the Rotunda, illuminating it not only for visitors to admire the building’s impressive façade but the North Lawn and vast Cedar meadow it overlooks. 

The trail is a celebration of Ickworth’s outdoors, encouraging you to see the estate in a new light and draw attention to places you may have previously overlooked.

In 2023/24, they are celebrating the creative innovation that inspired the Earl Bishop’s visions for Ickworth Estate.

A magical light trail from 10th – 26th November 2023

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

North Norfolk Railway Norfolk Lights Express

Location : North Norfolk Railway, Station Approach Sheringham NR26 8RA

The Norfolk Lights Express is an immersive, wintertime experience that is fun for the whole family!

Arrive after dark at Sheringham Station and you’ll be greeted by the magical sight of a steam hauled train illuminated by thousands of tiny lights.

The Old Luggage Office buffet will be open for you to purchase hot soup, hot drinks, alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, delicious homemade cakes and savoury refreshments.

Since its debut in 2019, The Norfolk Lights Express has become firmly established as a favourite seasonal treat.

As your train steams from Sheringham to Holt and back, you’ll pass a series of colourful, lit-up dioramas and literally see the countryside adjoining the track in a whole new light as the on board lights shine on the scenery in a series of changing colours.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Sandringham Luminate

Location : Sandringham PE35 6EN

Nestled deep within Sandringham Estate, awaits a spectacular, illuminated trail, full of wonder and intrigue, to delight and enthral your senses.

As darkness descends, join us on our enchanting journey, as we weave a captivating light trail through the Royal Parkland at Sandringham.

Immerse yourself in our mesmerising mile long trail, with stunning lighting elements and fabulous light play, all set to ambient music.

A timeless experience to be enjoyed by all, young and old alike.

Luminate Sandringham will run nightly, from Saturday 11th November to Sunday 24th December 2023

Read our review of Luminate Sandringham 2023

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Thursford Enchanted Journey of Light

Location : Thursford Collection, Thursford, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0AS

When twilight falls the magic begins!

Your journey will progress into the Fantasyland Building, you will travel past the penguins and polar bears to the giant-sized teddy bears!

Get ready to see how the elves have loaded Santa’s sleigh, then past the busy elves hard at work in the toy factory using the wondrous wrapping machine!

Throughout your journey you’ll meet lots of fantasy land characters including the snowman family, make sure you watch out for their snowballs!

Your journey continues as you venture outside to the Lantern Light Extravaganza, with lots of creatures to marvel at- a beautiful, breath-taking festival of luminous sculptures, from a fantasy underwater world to the wilds of the North Pole. Watch out for the naughty mushroom gnomes!

Read our review HERE

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Are you visiting any of these Christmas Lights during 2023?