Wakefield Libraries will be having lots of free festive fun on their Facebook page over the Christmas holidays! Activities include storytime, crafts, rhymetime and lots more!
ℹ️ See more details here 💷 Cost? FREE events but some require booking 📅 When? 21st – 31st December 2020 at 11am 🗺Where? Wakefield Libraries Facebook Page
2. Reindeer Trail at Kirkstall Abbey
Free Reindeer Trail in the grounds of Kirkstall Abbey and the Visitor Centre is open selling hot drinks and gifts.
ℹ️ See more details here 💷 Cost? FREE event 📅 When? Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 3pm. 14th December – 3rd January 2021 🗺Where? Kirkstall Abbey, collect trail map from Visitors Centre
3. Wakefield Festive Light Displays
We love spotting houses that have amazing festive light displays and Wakefield has been getting in the Christmas, festive spirit with quite a few communities organising trails too!!
We’ve gathered together some festive walks, trails and light displays to get those festive feelings flowing!
ℹ️ See more details here 💷 Cost? FREE, some ask for a donation to charity 📅 When? Over the festive period 🗺Where? In and around Wakefield
4. Wakefield Story Trails
There are now four Story Trails around Wakefield District with the newest one being added to Pontefract Park!! There’s Room on the Broom at Angler’s, Blown Away at Pugney’s, Gnome Roam at Newmillerdam and now Peter’s Peregrine at Pontefract Park. They are a great way to walk as a family as well as discover the new stories together!
ℹ️ See more details here 💷 Cost? FREE (some have parking charges) 📅 When? Ongoing 🗺Where? Various Wakefield parks
5. Santa at Trinity Walk
Trinity Walk in Wakefield has welcomed their popular Santa back to offer visitors a socially distanced, safe experience – meaning they can still meet the main man and get their free pictures with him.
ℹ️ See more details here 💷 Cost? FREE butVisitors can also make a contactless donation of £3 for Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice. 📅 When? Running until 23rd December 2020 🗺Where? Trinity Walk Shopping Centre
6. Wakefield Mumbler’s 50 Things Online Christmas Party
Join us in your living rooms, next to your Christmas Tree for some fun with the little ones!
There will be Christmas songs, dancing and a story!
So grab your Christmas jumpers, Rudolph antlers or Santa hats and let’s have a jolly good time!!
ℹ️ See more details here 💷 Cost? Free 📅 When? 23rd December 2020, 10am 🗺Where? Wakefield mumbler Newspage
7. Festive Family Walk
We love to get out and about and go for a festive walk in the local area, we have picked our top 5 for you to try!
ℹ️ See more details here 💷 Cost? FREE 📅 When? Ongoing 🗺Where? Various locations
8. A Peter Rabbit™ Winter Adventure Activity Trail at Nostell
Head out on a wintery adventure at Nostell with Peter Rabbit and friends. Follow a trail of clues around the garden, fun for all ages!
ℹ️ See more details here 💷 Cost? Entry charges apply, NT members free entry, pre-booking advised, tickets released every Friday on NT website £2.00 per activity pack 📅 When? Wednesday to Sunday, 11am – 4pm, throughout December and January. 🗺Where? Nostell
9. The White Rose Shopping Centre Paddington Trail
Join Paddington, Aunt Lucy and friends from Wednesday 2 December as you’ve never seen them before with a world exclusive brick trail presented by BRICKLIVE. Can you find all 13 models hidden around the centre? Don’t forget to check store windows too!
Collect a free trail map from the centre entrances or the Customer Service Centre and return it once you have completed the trail to collect a festive treat.
ℹ️ See more details here 💷 Cost? FREE 📅 When? 2nd December 2020- 24th January 2021 🗺Where? White Rose Shopping Centre
10. Christmas Trail at Frickley Country Park
From 17th December Santa’s Reindeer will be hiding in Frickley Country Park. Can you help Santa to find them all? This is a self-led activity, with laminated characters to find.
ℹ️ See more details here 💷 Cost? FREE 📅 When? 17th December 2020 – 6th January 2021 🗺Where? Frickley Country Park
If you need some downtime or the weather isn’t playing ball, here are a few ideas of things to do at home.