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The Perfect Christmas

With over a million lights, lasers, and music filling the air with holiday joy around the Palace, it’s the most wonderful time of the year.

The after-dark illuminated trail sparkling in The Great Outdoors

The Palace’s picture-perfect grounds are always the place to be during Christmas, with over a million lights, lasers, and music filling the air with festive excitement across the Palace, it’s the most lovely time of the year.

 Enjoy some quality time with family and friends as you explore glistening light tunnels, shimmering lakeside reflections, and jewel-like coloured trees. Pause at the mesmerising flickering flames in the fire garden for a moment of introspection, then gaze up at the larger-than-life illuminations, and don’t forget to get a peek of Father Christmas along the way.

The independent street food sellers provide a delectable touch to the delectable foods on offer. Enjoy a merry, jolly Christmas with spiced wines or hot chocolate enjoyed with someone special after your walk beneath the stars.

The story of The Nutcracker re-imagined within Britain’s Greatest Palace

Explore the Palace rooms, each one exquisitely transformed and full of hidden surprises – from the toymaker’s workshop on a chilly Christmas Eve, through the glistening Land of Snow, and onto the candy-cane Kingdom of Sweets adorned with the sweetest of treats and larger-than-life gingerbread men – new for 2021. From a dashing Nutcracker Prince and an army of mice to a Sugar Plum Fairy and a music box with a twist, it’s a fairy-tale world where nothing is exactly as it appears. The enchantment starts here, in this magnificent winter paradise…

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