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The Festival of Light at Longleat

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The Festival of Light at Longleat


The UK’s original, biggest and unsurpassed lantern festival returns to Longleat for 2019.

Hundreds of breathtaking, illuminated lanterns, set in over 30 acres of splendid ‘Capability’ Brown landscaped grounds, will transform the Estate as darkness falls. This year the extraordinary Festival of Light presents Myths and Legends.

Longleat are inviting you to join them on a thrilling odyssey, discovering epic stories from around the world. From the gods and magical beings of ancient Greece, to heroic tales of British folklore with the legendary Kraken, a colossal sea monster lurking in the depths of Longleat’s Half Mile Lake, ready to engulf any ship that sails too close … Filled with astonishing creatures, magnificent scenery and stunning structures; don’t miss the most amazing mythical adventure of them all.

The seasonal silk and steel lantern spectacle is enhanced with festive favourites, such as the 20 metre Enchanted Christmas Tree Show, the grand Longleat House dressed for Christmas and the much loved Santa Train. You can also enjoy all of the popular animal and adventure attractions, including the Safari Park, Koala Creek, Jungle Kingdom, Jungle Cruise and the iconic Longleat Hedge Maze.

10.00am - 7.30pm

Included with your Day Ticket. Book online and save up to 10%.
Group Day Ticket and pre-booked groups of 12+ can access exclusive discounts and perks such as generous reductions to entry price, free driver meal vouchers and tickets, and complimentary organiser tickets.

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BA12 7NW

Tel: +44 (0)1985 844 400

Opening Times

Dates: (9 Nov 2019 - 5 Jan 2020)

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