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Whether you want to find unique gifts, hear stories with Santa or simply get into the festive spirit with family and friends, RHS Garden Harlow Carr has Christmas all wrapped up
Note: This page contains outdated information. For up-to-date event information, visit the Harlow Carr What's On page.
Our Magic of Christmas days are packed with family fun. Get in the festive spirit on our Christmas trail, put on your best Christmas jumper and join our fluffy polar bears and penguins for a festive snap, get creative in the glitter emporium. And don't miss our popular storytelling sessions with Santa - book early.
We're sorry but all Christmas Stories with Santa sessions are now sold out. Don't forget there's plenty of other festive fun at the garden, from cookie decorating to our Festive Garden Detective Trail - see below for more details.
Decorate a Christmas cookie to leave out for Santa on Christmas Eve. If you can’t resist and eat the cookie yourself, pick up a recipe to make your own at home.
Create your own ‘Thank You Santa’ Christmas Eve kit to leave out for Santa and his reindeer.
Decorate a Christmas Eve plate, write a thank you letter to Santa, make the reindeer a tasty treat and create a tree decoration to keep your reindeer food safe until Christmas.
Wrap up warm and explore the garden on a festive Christmas trail. Get in the Christmas spirit and search for festive clues all around the garden.
Don’t forget to take a family photo with the polar bears and penguins before you leave.
If you’re looking for unusual presents that you can’t find on the high street, pop in to the Bath House Gallery for a Christmas gift with a difference – from jewellery, scarves and hand bags to children’s baking kits and Christmas decorations.
Visit the RHS Shop & Plant Centre for festive treats and inspiration:
See more about Yorkshire Christmas Shopping Showcase events (557kB pdf)
Enjoy the colours and scents of Harlow Carr's stunning Winter Walk, which celebrates its 10th birthday in 2016! It is sure to brighten even the coldest of days.
More about the Winter Walk
Admission is free for RHS members and a family guest
Normal garden admission applies for non-members
Don't forget you can buy garden tickets in advance.
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