With the festive season just around the corner, there are plenty of winter activities to boost your Christmas spirit when you stay at Brandshatch Place.

Located close to Christmas markets, mesmerising Christmas light displays and picturesque winter walks, Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa is the ideal place to enjoy the festive period.

Bedgebury Christmas Trail

Over a million dazzling Christmas lights and merry music in the air make this magical, illuminated trail a truly unmissable experience. Stroll beneath unique canopies decorated in seasonal colour and enjoy quality time with your family, while you soak up the festive ambience. Find out more here.

Christmas at Bluewater

Located less than 20 minutes away from Brandshatch Place Hotel, Bluewater shopping centre is home to a number of Christmas activities. From the enchanting grotto to the outdoor ice rink and Winterland, there's so much to enjoy at Bluewater this season. Bluewater’s wintery experience features an outdoor fair with funfair rides, games and attractions.

Hever Castle Christmas Event

Christmas at Hever Castle is perfect for spending quality time with loved ones. Witness the enchantment of the Castle, gardens and lake festooned with fabulous colours and twinkling lights, capturing the spirit of Christmas. In the Castle, you will encounter traditionally decorated rooms, cosy log fires and sparkling Christmas trees. Be sure to pick up some Christmas gifts during your time at the Castle and don’t miss out on the chance to feast on delicious seasonal food in the cafes and kiosks. 

Polar Express Spa Valley Railway

This Polar Express train event in Tunbridge Wells is based upon the events from the popular 1985 Chris Van Allsburg children’s book and subsequent movie which is now widely considered to be one of the classic Christmas stories for young children. Come dressed in PJs and experience a fun-filled theatrical adventure, as the train makes its way through beautiful countryside to the North Pole.


Combine a festive break at Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa with these wonderful family attractions. Find out more about our Christmas packages here.


This article is factually correct as of November 2022