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Cinderella at Belvoir

18th November 2022 – 1st January 2023

Annual Pass holders enjoy

50% off 

Cinderella Christmas
Admissions Tickets


Step into the magic of Cinderella this Christmas. Marvel in the fairytale, brought to life by award-winning Interior Designer, Charlotte Lloyd-Webber of CLW Event Design, before embarking on the trail to the Engine Yard for a day filled with festive fun for the whole family.

Your Carriage awaits…

The countdown to Christmas is on!

As the clock strikes twelve on 18th November 2022, Belvoir Castle will be transformed into a breathtaking Cinderella-themed scene. Wander through the lavishly decorated spaces, for an unforgettable family Christmas experience.

Have your little ones made the nice list this year? They’re sure to be delighted to meet Father Christmas and his special friends, where they can share what they’re dreaming of in their stocking this year.

Admire the exquisite gardens, adorned with a spell-binding path of twinkling lights that transport you to the Engine Yard for shopping, Christmas-themed food and more.

Enjoy the magic at Belvoir Castle this Christmas…

Make it a day to remember

Christmas At The Castle

Immerse yourself in the fairytale

Journey through Belvoir Castle and take in the festive flamboyance, sprinkled with the fairy godmother’s very own magic.

You will go to the ball! Belvoir Castle’s entrance, Guard Room, State Dining Room, Picture Gallery, King’s Rooms and of course, the Ballroom are beautifully embellished with a ‘bibbidi-bobbidi-boo’. From extravagantly crafted displays to stunning Christmas trees, award-winning Interior Designer Charlotte Lloyd-Webber has thoughtfully designed each room. You’ll be immersed in the magical world of Cinderella throughout your visit to Belvoir Castle. Don’t forget to look for the iconic glass slipper!

If you would like meet Santa also, please purchase a Santa’s Grotto ticket below.

Father Christmas at the Castle

Watch as your little ones light up with joy as they visit Father Christmas at the Castle. This magical experience allows them to meet the famous Belvoir Elves, listen to a story told by Mrs Claus and see the jolly man himself, Father Christmas. Each child will also receive a gift to take home.

Please note: this experience is only available for visitors with a Cinderella Christmas at Belvoir Admissions Ticket. You need to purchase the Santa’s Grotto ticket as well as a Cinderella Christmas ticket if you wish to meet Santa. 

Belvoir Grotto
Christmas At The Castle

Festive Afternoon Tea at the Castle

Revel in a sumptuous Festive Afternoon Tea experience in the grandeur of the Regency-styled tearoom.

Please note: this experience is only available for visitors with a Cinderella Christmas at Belvoir Admissions Ticket.

Christmas shopping

The Engine Yard is the ultimate place to find something special for the people you love this Christmas. From charming stocking fillers to luxury pieces of jewellery, the boutiques at the Engine Yard boast presents perfect for everyone on your list.

From luxury handmade chocolates at Cocoa Amore to traditional toys at Crafts4Kids, you’re guaranteed to find inspiration at the Engine Yard. Pick up seasonal delights at one of our Christmas Markets, showcasing local independent businesses.

Christmas Shopping Engine Yard
Christmas At The Castle

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.

Indulge in festive food & drink at the Engine Yard Retail Village

Did somebody say mulled wine? ‘Tis the season for delicious food and drink, after all! From wood-fired pizzas to dainty afternoon teas, refuel at the Engine Yard with fabulous food and drink options after an action-packed day.  There’s plenty to choose from:

  • The Fuel Tank
  • The Balloon Bar
  • The Duchess Parlour
Food And Drink
engine yard santas grotto

Visit Santa's Grotto at the Engine Yard

Bring your little ones along to meet our singing reindeers, stop for a family photo on the ‘Belvoir Express’ train, say hello to Father Christmas and his helpers and take home a delightful gift.

The Engine Yard will be transformed into a winter utopia, perfect for present shopping from our boutique stores, picking up your festive essentials and indulging in delicious food & drink!

Cinderella Christmas admissions tickets include access to our brand new Adventure Playground!

Make your day at Belvoir Castle extra special with a visit to our brand-new Adventure Playground! Combining a Castle Tower Maze, HMS Resolution play structure and a specially-designed toddler play area, our Adventure Playground is guaranteed to set imaginations soaring.

Belvoir Castle Adventure Playground

Everything you need to know



Parking will be available at the Main Castle Car Park (Long Stay), the cost is £1.20 per hour and £6 all day. Please pay on arrival. 


Group bookings

If you are a tour operator or would like to share the magic of Belvoir Castle at Christmas as a group, please contact [email protected] to receive a discount.


If you have any questions about our Christmas 2022 events, please visit our FAQ page for more information.

Enjoy Christmas at Belvoir with 50% off

When you become a Friend of Belvoir, you receive unlimited access to the Castle, parkland and gardens during our selected open days and get a huge discount of 50% off Christmas tickets!  Sign up for an annual pass now and make the most of unlimited visits to the castle for a year.

Highlights from 2021