The 4 best festive Derbyshire events this December

The 4 best festive Derbyshire events this December

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Holidays are coming! Celebrate the festive season with carols, candlelight tours and magical Santa train rides.

‘Tis the season to be jolly! Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Christmas preparations – make memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime. We’ve searched far and wide to find 4 of the very best festive events coming your way this year.

  1. Carols by Candlelight in Treak Cliff Cavern

Dates: Weekend 7 December – 22 December 2019

Location: Castleton

Santa even makes an appearance! Source: Treak Cliff Cavern.

Along with heart warming carols there are equally heart warming free mince pies and mulled wine too. Singing carols in this unique location is the ideal way to start the holiday season. Book your tickets here

  1. Candlelight Tours of Haddon Hall

Dates: 6 December – 21 December 2019

Location: Bakewell

The halls are filled with Christmas magic!. Source: Foundation Derbyshire.

Exploring Haddon Hall by candlelight is a truly wonderful experience. As well as a tour, you can even treat yourself to a three course dinner.

You can find your tickets here

  1. Santa Specials Train Rides at Peak Rail

Dates: Weekends – 7th to 24th

Location: Departs from Rowsley South Station and arrives in Matlock

All aboard the Santa Special! Father Christmas is here and ready to give out gifts to every little boy and girl whilst adults can enjoy a mince pie, glass of mulled wine and a range of entertainers.

Get your tickets here:

  1. Matlock Victorian Christmas Market

Dates: 6th – 8th December 2019

Location: Matlock

There are over 200 incredible stalls, full of delicious festive treats. Source: Derbyshire Life.

This wonderful Christmas market includes Santa’s grotto, a Santa parade and on there will even be fireworks.

Fancy a festive film festival? The BEST Christmas movies are coming to Tutbury Castle:

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