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

With dazzling light displays and several Christmas markets nearby Chilston Park Hotel is the perfect place to stay this Christmas.

Christmas at Leeds Castle

Over the Christmas period, Leeds Castle will be open for guests to view their spectacular illuminations and lasers made up of over 1 million lights. Spend quality time with the family as you wander between installations designed by a number of international artists. Top off your experience with a festive hot chocolate or enjoy a range of delicious treats from independent street food vendors.

Historic Dockyard's "Mission Christmas"

The Historic Dockyard Chatham will be open for children to help Father Christmas with his Mission Christmas. During this interactive, immersive experience, children will be able to meet Father Christmas and uncover secrets of how every child is found each Christmas Eve. The Christmas shop and the dockyard’s restaurant will be open serving a variety of festive food and drink.

Rochester Christmas Market

Set in the spectacular Rochester Castle gardens, get your festivities off to the perfect start by visiting Rochester Christmas Market. Held over three consecutive weekends, enjoy a spot of Christmas shopping and with guaranteed snowfall thanks to the on-site snow machine, a visit to the Rochester Christmas market is certain to get you in the Christmas spirit.

Canterbury Christmas Market

Canterbury Christmas Market is returning for 2022 and has something for all ages, even dogs! Experience festive market stalls and food and drink whilst enjoying live seasonal music. Some of the new attractions on the market include a brand new virtual reality, full motion Lapland sleigh ride, Breakfast with Santa, Santa Paws (for your special canine friend) and letters to Santa workshops where children will have the opportunity to meet our talking post-box.

Combine a festive break at Chilston Park Hotel with these wonderful family attractions. Find out more about our Christmas packages here.


This article is factually correct as of November 2022