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6 Exciting Things To Do This Christmas Near Lion Quays

It’s that time of year again, the mince pies are on the supermarket shelves and Santa’s elves are hard at work. It’s the best time of year no matter your age. If you’re planning on spending the festive period over in Oswestry with us, there’s plenty to do near Lion Quays, no matter your reason for visiting.

The Shropshire Santa Experience


Starting on the 25th November, Park Hall Farm, situated just 8 minutes by car from Lion Quays Resort, are hosting a very special ‘Santa Experience’. Tickets start at £8 and include entrance to the fun filled farm, an unforgettable visit to Santa and a generous Christmas gift accompanied by festive drinks and treats. A fun filled day out to start the exciting holiday period.

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Christmas Live

Taking place on the 1st of December, the whole of downtown Oswestry transforms into a festive family event. Head down to the hustle and bustle and experience the infectious happiness whilst you enjoy live music, an ice rink, street food, entertainment, eclectic market stalls, reindeer and rides. Traditionally the entire town is lit up with twinkling christmas lights whilst everyone gathers around a giant christmas tree.

A true mark of the festive season, wrap up warm and enjoy the celebrations. And, if you fancy a mulled wine or two while you’re there, we’ll be more than happy to book you a taxi back up to Lion Quays when you’re ready.

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Christmas Opening at Chirk Castle

Chirk castle is jaw dropping at the best of times, but at Christmas, it’s even better. Boasting a ‘Christmas Through the Ages’ theme, the castle spends the festive period (2 Dec - 23 Dec) decorated with glorious Medieval decorations. Take a stroll around the breathtaking grounds and through the history filled walls of Chirk to find out how Christmas has evolved through the ages.

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The Oswestry Christmas Parade

Taking place on Saturday the 2nd of December, this annual event sees huge Christmas floats, walking parades and live music take over the town. The perfect event to ignite that festive spirit. Wrap up warm and make the most of your Shropshire holiday, there’s fun to be had for the whole family.

Oh, and don’t forget some cash, this spectacular event raises money for local charities!

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Artisan Christmas Market

Nothing says christmas like a festive artisan market. There’s something about wrapping up warm just days before Christmas and heading out for a mooch. The Oswestry Christmas market is a collection of local craft and quality food held in the centre of town. Taking place on the 22nd of December, this traditional market is ideal for getting any last minute bits, whether it’s stocking fillers or final ingredients for the Christmas dinner.

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Breakfast with Santa 

Bringing the little ones along for a pre Christmas break? Here at Lion Quays we're hosting the perfect treat. On the the 9/10th and 16/17th of December Santa Claus is paying us a visit! Come on down to our Waterside restaurant between 10am-12pm to tuck in with Santa. Bearing a gift for every child, Santa isn't camera shy! Snap a photo of your little one with Father Christmas himself. 

Download our Christmas brochure for prices and more Christmas events here at Lion Quays.


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