Tickets for Longleat’s huge winter event, The Festival of Light, are on sale with groups able to uncover iconic stories throughout. 

The Festival of Light at Longleat

Snow White is just one of the many tales that will be brought to life at Longleat this winter.

The festival at the Wiltshire attraction is back from 11th November 2023 to 7th January 2024, inviting visitors to step straight into the pages of their favourite books, reimagined as stunning lanterns.

Among the new displays for Treasured Tales: The Festival of Light will be iconic scenes from The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeCinderella, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and The Wizard of Oz.

Groups of 12 or more qualify for discounted rates on The Festival of Light tickets but must pre-booked with the Group Bookings Team in advance of the booking date.

The Festival of Light at Longleat

Longleat House will also be part of the display with huge lights projected on to it.

This year’s event is set to feel more festive than ever, with a new Christmas Market area, the 15-metre Enchanted Christmas Tree show and the Santa Train.

A new light show will round off the evening, illuminating Longleat House and culminating in a show-stopping fountain display on the lake.

Different festival ticket types

The Festival of Light Day Ticket: Experience Longleat’s Drive Through Safari, Walking Safari, Boat Safari, festive attractions and amazing lantern scenes.

The Festival of Light Non-Safari Day Ticket: This ticket doesn’t include Longleat’s Drive Through Safari but you can still see some of the animals on foot and enjoy the festive attractions and lantern scenes.

The Festival of Light Twilight Ticket: Let Longleat’s lanterns take the spotlight and enjoy the festive attractions and lantern scenes from 5pm.

The Festival of Light at Longleat

The story of Cinderella will be portrayed through huge lanterns.

Other perks for groups choosing to visit Longleat for the whole day include a complimentary organiser ticket for groups of 30 or more, a complimentary coach driver ticket plus lunch voucher for every coach/tour operator booking, exclusive group catering options and complimentary all-day parking.

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