10 Festive Events for your diary for the best Christmas in The Cotswolds!

Top 10 Christmas Events in the Cotswolds!


Of course I’m totally biased, but I think the best place in the world to celebrate Christmas is here in the Cotswolds! Not to mention the cutest of villages and the most beautiful of surroundings as you drive around, but our neck of the woods will play host to some fabulous festive events this year too. There’s a lot going on, and we’ve done the hard work for you by choosing our top ten favourite festive events in the Cotswolds this Christmas. Some require tickets such as those at Daylesford, and they’ll get snapped up soon – so check our calendar and organise your festive events before they sell out!

Hope to see you at some of the below darlings!


1 – Festive Wreath Making at Ellenborough Park

Have a go creating a festive wreath in this masterclass at Ellenborough Park near Cheltenham. Tickets include an afternoon tea and a glass of prosecco!

2 – Sudeley Castle’s Spectacle of Light 

Sip mulled wine or hot chocolate as you explore the light trail around the castle’s beautiful grounds!

3 – Cheltenham’s Imperial Gardens Ice Rink 

Work on your skating skills this winter at Cheltenham’s all-weather ice rink!

4 – Enchanted Light Trail at Cotswold Farm Park

Here’s a great one for children – a light trail, illuminated animal barns, a ‘Frozen’ themed ball & visits from Father Christmas!

5 –  Christmas at Blenheim

This year’s festive theme is The Kingdom of the Snow Queen at Blenheim Palace. They’re also hosting festive afternoon teas and a Christmas market

6 – Snow White Pantomime

Check out a pantomime at Tewkesbury’s Roses Theatre this winter!

7 – Bath Christmas Market

Be sure not to miss the return of Bath’s Christmas Market – back after being on pause for the last two years

8 – Daylesford Winter Supper Club

A three-course showcase of delicious winter produce cooked by the talented Daylesford chefs!

9 – Royal Marines Christmas Spectacular 

Grab a pizza from The Garden Bar and enjoy the festive music & military marches at Cheltenham Town Hall

10 – Cheltenham Christmas Market

A new Christmas market has come to The Cotswolds, with 80 stalls selling gifts, decorations and festive treats!

See the calendar below for the full list of festive events to attend in the Cotswolds!