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Fancy heading to the South Coast for a pre-Christmas break? Then what better way to spend some time away but in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty along the Jurassic Coast.
Soak up those panoramic sea views and breathe in the fresh crisp air whilst enjoying a bit of festive shopping. There’s plenty of Christmas events both in and around Swanage for you to get into the spirit of Christmas!
When: Saturday 25th November
Putlake Adventure Farm is normally home to the only indoor soft play area and adventure farm in Swanage allowing children aged from 0-10 years to explore and have fun in the outdoors. The real working farm offers tractor rides, pedal Go-Karts, picnic areas, trampolines, a pet centre, tearooms and much more.
BUT for one day only they will be closing the doors to their adventure fun ground and will turn the farm into a Christmas Market where children can come and visit Santa and receive a small gift!
For full details nearer the date please contact Putlake Adventure Farm.
When: Saturday 9th December
This traditional market is the perfect location to fully immerse yourself in the joy of Christmas. Just a short walk from our Swanage Bay View Holiday Home Park, this popular market is hosted each year and provides the perfect old fashioned Victorian Christmas Market in the heart of Swanage town centre. So wrap yourselves up warm and head out and get those important gifts for you loved ones!
When: Friday 1st December 2017 – Monday 1st January 2018
If you’re happy to head a bit further out of Swanage to get involved in the Christmas cheer then Weymouth’s Big Christmas is the ideal place to take the whole family and not it runs for a whole month you have no excuse to miss this one!
Just under one hour from our Swanage Bay View Holiday Home Park it’s a must visit for anyone staying on the South Coast over the festive period.
A light-up ceremony will take place on the opening day of the event with entertainment running from 2pm including ice skating displays from Ice Skater Milena Benedetto and performances from local dance troupes. Don’t forget to visit Santa and the real reindeer and at 5pm there will also be characters from Weymouth’s Pantomime Sleeping Beauty prior to the big switch on taking place at 6pm.
This month long event will include everything you would expect from a Christmas spectacular! From local business stalls to entertainment it promises only the best to keep you in high Christmas spirits throughout the festive period.
For those that fancy wrapping up warm and getting on the ice, a real ice-skating rink will be set up and this year promises to be bigger and better than previous years and it will be the only real ice for over 25 miles.
For full details on what will be on offer throughout the month visit Weymouth’s Big Christmas website.
So make sure you book a luxury Dorset break to our picturesque Swanage Bay View Holiday Home Park today! All of our luxury self-catering accommodation provides the idyllic place to lay down your head after a busy day Christmas shopping!
To find out more about Dorset’s 2017 Christmas Markets view our blog post.