Explore a magical world of illumination, sound and colour at Eltham Palace and Gardens


A brand new, interactive light trail for 2023 set to bring colour, lights and play to South East London this December! 

With a host of light installations designed to fit in with the natural surroundings, expect the unexpected and allow the Christmas spirit to take over as you immerse yourself in a world of seasonal sparkle and festive cheer.

Surprises are around every corner, and festive food, warming cocktails and picture perfect moments add to the exciting and unique spectacle that will have you captivated as you enjoy an enchanted Christmas with family, friends and loved ones at this seasonal classic with a contemporary twist.

Internationally renowned and award-winning Creative Director Katherine Jewkes along with light pioneers Illumaphonium and illumination experts SLX, will create an exciting immersive experience guaranteed to thrill the senses as you explore the trail and witness Eltham Palace bathed in light.

* Suitable for all ages

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  • Children welcome



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      • Christmas at Eltham Palace 2023

      Christmas at Eltham Palace

      Type:Christmas - Family

      Eltham Palace and Gardens, Court Yard, Eltham, London, SE9 5QE

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      Opening Times

      Christmas at Eltham Palace (1 Dec 2023 - 1 Jan 2024)
      Monday - Sunday16:00 - 20:30


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