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Shuttleworth in Lights – A Festive Special

Share an after-dark adventure with your friends and family at Shuttleworth in Lights – A Festive Special.

This year with our illuminated trail will take on a festive twist! With a bevvy of wonderful Christmas and festive elements to find along your walk as you discover an enchanting world of light and colour.

Start the adventure at the Swiss-Garden lookout for Candy Cane Island and our festive animals. Head into Paddock 4 with its festive tree display. Re-join the route at the Shrubbery walk to find the elves workshop theme at the Summer House, stroll down the Lakeside Parkland and back into the Swiss Garden to see what Santa is doing. Before you go pop into the Runway Café for festive treats and mulled wine, don’t forget to get your Christmas shopping at the Gift Shop and then when you are ready, leave via the World Famous Shuttleworth Collection Hangars.

The 1.2-mile trail should take a few hours or more, depending on your speed. We have added two shortcuts if required to see the attached map for details.

We ask everyone to keep moving to ensure there is no backlog. Parents are asked to keep children with them at all times. Toilets can be found along the trail, in different locations. Please wear warm comfortable clothing and footwear, most of the trail is on hardstanding however there are some grass crossings.

The Runway Cafe will be serving hot and cold drinks, festive treats and loaded chips.

Dogs – We welcome well-behaved dogs on Thursdays only. All dogs must be on a lead and all owners must have a poo bag with them at all times.

Ticket Price:
Adult: £15.00
Members – (SVAS or Friends of the Swiss Garden, ID required): £12.00
NHS/Carer (ID required): £10.00
Child (2 yrs – 13 yrs): £5.00


For more details on the event please contact the events team at

Covid-19 measures in place. Terms and conditions apply, bookings are subject to availability.