Christmas at Beamish Museum

Written by: Elmtree Press

Experience the magic of Christmas Past at Beamish
Be enchanted by Christmas at Beamish.  Discover the amazing sights, sounds and delicious tastes of truly traditional festive celebrations, every weekend from 14th November to 20th December, plus 21st, 22nd, 23rd & 24th December.
Christmas Weekends
Step back into Christmas past and join the celebrations as you explore the delightfully decorated 1820s Pockerley Old Hall, the 1900s Town and Pit Village and 1940s Farm.  Visit Father Christmas in his magical Grotto, meet his wonderful reindeer, savour mouth-watering festive food and enjoy a steam train ride.
Fabulous Frost Fair
Weekends and school holidays from 14th November 2015 to 21st February 2016
Enjoy a visit to the Frost Fair every weekend (and school holidays too). Get your skates on for a spin on the real ice rink, take a whirl on the steam Gallopers and the shuggy boats, browse the traditional stalls to find those perfect gifts and treat yourself to festive food and drink.
Christmas Weekdays – half price admission Monday to Friday
Enjoy half price midweek admission, as you discover the festive delights of an Edwardian Christmas.  Explore the delightfully decorated 1900s Town and Pit Village; visit Father Christmas in his magical Grotto and meet his reindeer, indulge in delicious festive food and take a fun-filled ride on the Steam Gallopers**.
Half price midweek admission is valid on day tickets only but excludes 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 26th December.  Small extra charge applies for Father Christmas’s grotto, ice skating and fairground rides.  Beamish Unlimited Passes are valid for Christmas visits too.
Throughout the Christmas season, Beamish is open every day from 10am to 4pm, last admission 3pm.  For more information visit
Beamish Museum, Beamish, County Durham DH9 0RG, tel. 0191 370 4000, email