Glenarm Castle Events

Christmas Experience

Christmas Experience

Following another record sell out in 2019, we are delighted to welcome the return of our annual Christmas Experience within the Courtyards of Glenarm Castle, from 27th November -11th December 2020.

This year's event will be another traditional and festive occasion with a host of attractions for all the family, including a charming nativity scene with real animals, story-telling and gingerbread making with Mrs Claus and of course our popular Polar Express train adventure, this year with more to see whilst on your journey. Also, look out for a few different surprises at this years event. Most importantly, Father Christmas and his elves will be here, ready to welcome the children into their busy workshop as they prepare for their busiest time of the year.

Opening Times

Friday 27th November - Friday 11th December, from 4.00pm - 8.30pm each day.


Adult £20.00

Children £25.00

Under 1 £6.00

Price INCLUDES personal photo with Father Christmas, special gift, unlimited carousel and train rides, hot food, complimentary tea/coffee, shortbread and refreshments for both adults and children. Booking fee / service charge apply.

Please note that the maximum number of people per booking is 4 adults and 4 children.

This years Live Event is NOW SOLD OUT! However, don’t worry! We’re super excited to let you all know that Father Christmas and his team of Elves have come up with a plan to bring some of our Christmas Experience magic right into your living room with our new ‘virtual’ offering.

Purchase our online ‘Virtual Christmas Experience’ and you will receive: 

- A personalized video message from Father Christmas himself.

- Story-Telling with Mrs Claus.

- Festive Baking with Granny Claus.

- Elf Masterclass with ‘Jon the Elf’.

- You can also have a Gift and Activity Pack from Father Christmas posted to your home along with a letter template and envelope for sending your Wish List back to Father Christmas.

For more information or to Purchase Your Virtual Christmas Experience visit >>>

Please contact the office for further information. 

'WE'RE GOOD TO GO': Our Christmas Experience follows government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, has a Risk Assessment in place and a process to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing. For further information relating to our booking/refund policy, health and safety and guidelines surrounding COVID-19, please read our Terms and Conditions by clicking on the link below.       

Terms & Conditions Apply