5 es­sen­tial events

Practical Caravan - - Contents - BRY­ONY SYMES is an in­trepid ex­plorer who loves find­ing new and un­usual things to do

Our Bry­ony se­lects five fes­tive events where you can cel­e­brate the sea­son

Set among the his­toric build­ings of the Weald and Down­land Liv­ing Mu­seum, a Christ­mas mar­ket of­fers more than 150 stands, sell­ing ev­ery­thing from arts and crafts to tasty treats. Date 23-25 Novem­ber Web www.weald­down.co.uk Stay at Bow Hill Farm Web www.bowhill­farm.co.uk

2 Steam­ing into Christ­mas

Join Eskdale Rail­way’s Santa Ex­press, with fes­tive food and a Christ­mas mar­ket at Raven­glass. Date 24-25 Novem­ber, 1-2, 8-9, 15-16 and 22-23 De­cem­ber Web www.raven­glass­rail­way.co.uk Stay at Raven­glass C&CC Site

Web www.campin­gand­car­a­van­ning­club.co.uk

3 Win­ter trails and more

Join the Lantern Pa­rade at The Al­nwick Gar­den to start the fes­tive sea­son, and en­joy a Christ­mas mar­ket, win­ter trail and visit to Fa­ther Christ­mas. Date 24 Novem­ber Web www. al­nwick­gar­den.com Stay at Greens­field Moor Farm Car­a­van Park Web www.greens­field­moor­farm.co.uk

4 Take the party un­der­ground

Join Santa in his grotto at Clear­well Caves, part of a Christ­mas Fan­tasy Spec­tac­u­lar in the an­cient caves. Date 30 Novem­ber to 24 De­cem­ber Web www.clear­well­caves.com Stay at For­est and Wye Val­ley Car­a­van and Camp­ing Site Web www.fore­stand­wye­val­l­ey­camp­ing.co.uk

5 Sounds of cel­e­bra­tion

East­bourne Band­stand re­ver­ber­ates with fes­tive mu­sic at its Christ­mas Day con­cert. There are also per­for­mances on Box­ing Day and New Year’s Day. Date 25 De­cem­ber Web www. east­bourneband­stand.co.uk Stay at Black Robin Farm CL Web www.self­ca­teringeast­bourne.com

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