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Christmas at Grizedale Forest

Our sustainably grown, high quality Christmas trees are 100% Santa Approved! Come to the forest to choose your perfect tree and mark the start of the festive period with an authentic day out with the family.

Choosing your perfect Christmas tree

When you visit, our friendly, bike hire staff will help you choose from our selection of Nordmann firs and Norway Spruces! Our high quality, sustainable Christmas trees all come with a 100% Santa Approved certificate, so you know that you're getting the very best tree.

Visit Santa at Grizedale

Come and see Santa at Grizedale on 10th & 11th December, as he does his whistle stop tour of the lakes before he starts his Christmas deliveries.

Opening dates and times

Tree sales start on the 26th November from the Grizedale Mountain Bikes Shop on site. Open 9am to 4pm. 

 Special offer

£10 off a joint Discovery Pass

Get a joint Grizedale & Whinlatter Discovery Pass for £45. You'll get free parking at both sites for a whole year as well as other great benefits.

Stuck for present ideas?  This would make a perfect gift!

Usual price £55.  Only available for passes bought on site, not available online.
Offer valid 26 November to 23 December.

It's not all about the trees

Get the whole family in the festive spirit at Grizedale. On your visit to the forest, enjoy loads of festive events including stargazing, a forest choir, Yuletide lantern making and more! Explore the forest on our self-led Christmas activity trail.

Visit our events page for more information.


Last updated: 17th November 2016

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