A magical woodland Christmas awaits at Castlecomer Discovery Park

Shauna Mc Hugh

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Shauna Mc Hugh

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A magical woodland Christmas awaits at Castlecomer Discovery Park

This Christmas, embark on an enchanting adventure to visit Santa Claus at Castlecomer Discovery Park. Just a 90-minute drive south of Dublin, the Kilkenny based Discovery Park is renowned for their dedication to creating a world festooned with seaso nal cheer, with decorative lighting and effortless style to create a truly memorablefestive encounter. This season is no exception and offers a complete Christmas experience at great value.

Start your adventure at the North Pole Station and take a rambling train ride through the incredibly enchanted woodlands on board the Santa Express, where the twinkling light displays amongst the trees is a sight for sore eyes. This year the Discovery Park have hundreds of new light installations to really crank up the festive factor.

Once you reach the Christmas Village, you’ll have time to explore, make a Christmas tree decoration in the arts and crafts area or sit back and wrap your mittens around a steaming mug of hot chocolate from the Canopy Café. Children can also play at leisure in the elf and fairy village, where imaginative playgrounds feature bouncing nets and a Junior Woodland Adventure Course.

The igloos are cosy and warm and full of festive spirit and it’s here that children will meet Mrs Claus to hear tales of mischievous elves and life in the North Pole. Last but not least, it’s time to visit the great man himself, where each child will
have the opportunity to spend time alone with Santa Claus, to whisper their wish list into his ear, and to receive a memorable gift.

The duration of the Christmas experience is approximately 90 minutes, at a relaxed and enjoyable pace, making sure you can take time to soak up every ounce of magic from beginning right through to the end. Families are welcome to return to the elf village to spend more time at play. This is a largely outdoor event, so appropriate dress and footwear is recommended.

Ticket prices are €20.00 per child and €14.00 per adult. Babies 0 -12 months can go FREE, without a present. Tickets are on sale now and sell out fast, so don’t be disappointed and book online .