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The Christmas Kingdom at Bamburgh Castle

Inspired by Bamburgh Castle’s magical past where Nordic folklore and legends ebb and flow with real life and history, welcome to The Christmas Kingdom at England’s finest coastal fortress, Bamburgh Castle.

Running from November 21 until January 3rd until our enchanted gates draw open in December when you can visit in person, Father Christmas has shared with us only, his secret spell that makes reindeer fly, so children anywhere can enjoy our incredible Bamburgh Castle ClausTime virtual experience directly from our castle to your home.

Personalised ‘Meet Father Christmas’ ClausTime virtual experiences
Saturday November 21st & Sunday November 22nd
Friday November 27th, Saturday November 28th & Sunday November 29th
£14.95 including one-to-one, personalised experience with keepsake gift box BOOK HERE

Watch their little faces light up in amazement and joy as Father Christmas himself calls live from Bamburgh Castle, wherever you may be!

Our ClausTime experiences include a completely personalised, 15-minute live stream with Father Christmas from his grotto right here in Bamburgh Castle. And yes, he is the very Father Christmas in our photographs and his beard is real, he says to tell you all!

A personalised gift box will be posted in advance to coincide with your experience, containing a beautiful collector’s Bamburgh Castle coin minted by our own Anglo Saxon monier and other delightful keepsakes.

Once you’ve booked a Father Christmas experience, our specially trained research elves will be in touch, to guarantee an absolutely unforgettable and unique experience.

The Christmas Kingdom
Daily from the castle’s reopening, from 10am until 4pm (last admission 3pm)
Included in your admission ticket price.

Experience the added sparkle that bedazzles Bamburgh Castle at Christmas time where imagination and the magic of the season meet. Stroll our staterooms adorned in Christmas glory, while NEW for 2020 are our Norse visitors – the reindeer.

Where better place for Father Christmas’ famous four-legged team to rest their legs ahead of their biggest night of the year, than at magnificent Bamburgh Castle?

Grazing contentedly in our West Ward while taking in the views of the very sea their ancestors once travelled over with the Vikings themselves, learn more about these incredible creatures from our resident reindeer guides. Domesticated over thousands of years by man, discover how reindeer have evolved to survive in some of the harshest climates on earth and find out more about their almost sixth-sense like connection with mankind.

Father Christmas Experiences
Friday December 4th – Wednesday December 23rd
Pre-booking essential BOOK HERE
£14.95 including one-to-one, personalised experience with keepsake gift box in addition to regular admission ticket.

Where better to meet Father Christmas himself than inside Bamburgh Castle for the most wonderful experience, creating memories your little ones – and those young at heart – will never, ever forget.

Step inside our enchanting, Covid-secure yuletide grotto magicked inside the castle’s Victorian stables and meet Father Christmas himself. This wonderful interactive while Covid-secure experience includes a special keepsake box to treasure, including a Bamburgh Castle collector’s coin and a bag of special moss to feed to our resident reindeer.

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