Christmas at the Engine Yard

christmas at the engine yard

With a little bit of Christmas magic…

… The Engine Yard will be transformed into a winter wonderland the whole family will fall in love with this festive season!

Expect to find Christmas trees, elves workshops, twinkly lights, and plenty of festive cheer.

There’s lots to experience with Santa’s Grotto, late-night shopping and a whole host of delicious Christmas food and drink to be enjoyed at the Engine Yard.

christmas magic at the engine yard

engine yard grotto

Visit Santa’s Grotto

A Christmas memory to last a lifetime

Children are sure to delight in this inspiring visit to Santa in his enchanting grotto, as they receive a gift to cherish and remember this special day.

Nestled in a Scandi-themed setting, you and your family can soak up the atmosphere, marvel at the Christmas trees and even sing along with the reindeer! Surrounded by the Engine Yard’s chalets decorated with Elves workshops, a visit to Santa and his friends at the cosy grotto is sure to create special memories and bring added joy to parents and children alike this Christmas.


A spot of Christmas shopping

Enjoy the best of independent businesses

Soak up the spirit of Christmas by shopping our delightful range of gifts for your loved ones with our enticing range of Christmas markets and independent stores.

Late-night shopping at the Engine Yard offers a host of unique gifts including homeware, confectionary and boutique fashion. Your little ones might even find a delightful toy at Crafts 4 Kids to wish for on their visit to Santa’s Grotto!

This is the place to be if you’re looking for a unique gift for someone special, with an incredible range of gift ideas you won’t find on the high street.

christmas shopping at engine yard

festive food and drink at engine yard

Christmas Markets

Soak up the festive atmosphere at the Engine Yard with our Scandinavian style Christmas Markets taking place over five consecutive weekends, starting 18th November.

Explore an abundance of artisan delights, discover unique gifts and feast on festive favourites. Browse over 20 Christmas stalls hosted by independent brands each market weekend, alongside our permanent boutique retail stores.


Festive food and drink

Make your day out a tasty affair!

To fuel your exciting visit, why not tuck into some scrumptious festive food and enjoy a mouth-watering Baileys hot chocolate at the Fuel Tank Kitchen?

If you fancy a more traditional treat, afternoon tea at the Duchess Parlour is the extra special touch to a beautiful day (and an early Christmas present!).

As this is the season of festive celebration, after all, there’s no place better suited to raise a glass in style than the Balloon Bar. With delicious cocktails, craft gins and mulled wine, there’s sure to be a tipple to tempt you.

festive food and drink at engine yard

Cinderella at Belvoir Castle

We’ve waved our magic wands and created a castle fit for a princess

Hang onto your glass slippers as you step into the fairytale world of Cinderella at Belvoir Castle. Reimagined as a breathtaking Cinderella-themed scene featuring extravagantly crafted displays and stunning Christmas trees, you’ll be immersed in the magical world of Cinderella throughout your visit to Belvoir Castle. Beyond the breathtaking castle rooms, you’ll find the exquisite gardens adorned with lights (and an abundance of pumpkins, naturally).

Marvel in the fairytale, brought to life by award-winning Interior Designer, Charlotte Lloyd-Webber.

cinderella at belvoir castle