Christmas at Blakemere

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Blakemere feels magical at Christmas, its twinkling lights welcoming visitors to explore its independent shops, relax in its cosy eateries, and enjoy festive activities.

Christmas opening times

Here is a little reminder of our Christmas opening times. Please do check before visiting.

  • Christmas Eve: 10am – 4pm
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • Boxing Day: Closed
  • Wednesday 27th – Saturday 30th December: 10am – 5pm
  • New Year’s Eve: 10am – 4pm
  • New Year’s Day: Closed
  • Tuesday 2nd & Wednesday 3rd January: 10am – 5pm
  • Thursday 4th & Friday 5th January 11am – 4pm
  • Saturday 6th – Wednesday 31st January: Monday – Friday 11am – 4pm
  • Saturday & Sunday 10am – 5pm!

Celebrate with seasonal events

Blakemere is brimming with activities and events for the whole family to enjoy this Christmas – so grab your diary and start planning Christmas today!

Blakemere Grinch mascot in The Courtyard
Sunday 19 November

Christmas Market by Small Street Markets
Sunday 19 November

Magical Woodland at Christmas light show
Friday 24 November – Sunday 24 December

Step into Christmas at The Design Shed
Saturday 25 November

Santa Truck – see Santa on his sleigh
Thursday 30 November to Sunday 3 December

Christmas wand carving at The Design Shed
Every Saturday in December

Christmas Market by Small Street Markets
Sunday 3 December

Blakemere Elf mascot in The Courtyard
Saturday 9 December

Blakemere Mini Mouse mascot in The Courtyard
Sunday 10 December

Late night shopping at The Design Shed
Friday 1, 8, 15 & 22 December

Pete Waterman’s Making Tracks for Christmas at Cheshire Outdoors
16 December to 7 January

The Playbarn Christmas Party, 4pm to 6pm
Friday 22 & Saturday 23 December

The Playbarn Christmas Messy Play
Monday & Thursday during December

Festive fun & your shopping done

It couldn’t be easier to buy all your presents in one place this Christmas!

When it comes to Christmas shopping, Blakemere Village is a winter wonderland of sentimental gifts. With a sleigh-load of shops offering heartwarming presents, you’ll be able to find something special for everyone on your nice list. Take time to shop for unique gifts including artisan crafts, children’s toys, jewellery, homeware, houseplants, fashion, antiques and collectables, plus golf, cycling and running equipment.

Tickle your tastebuds this Christmas

For a cosy and delicious dining experience, look no further than the Village Restaurant, the perfect spot to warm up and indulge in some delicious hot chocolate and enjoy a delightful Christmas meal.

Make time to refuel with a delicious cup of coffee at Steve’s Artisan Experience, where you can savor the rich aroma and cozy atmosphere.

Stay longer and enjoy free Magical Woodland tickets

For the ultimate Christmas experience, book online for a two-night stay in one of our award-winning luxury Hideaways and get upto 4 FREE tickets (per lodge booking) to the Magical Woodland’s Christmas light (24 November to 24 December) light show.