Win tickets to this year’s Christmas light trail at Wrest Park


Bedfordshire is home to an all-new light trail set within the stunning grounds of Wrest Park, English Heritage’s 18th-century stately home in Silsoe near Clophill.

From 1 December to 1 January, visitors can expect the unexpected as they immerse themselves in a world of seasonal sparkle, festive cheer and let the spirit of Christmas take over.

Wrest Park’s beautiful grounds will have festive visual surprises around every corner accompanied by festive food and warming cocktails for an enchanted Christmas with family, friends and loved ones.

Internationally renowned and award-winning creative director Katherine Jewkes has worked alongside light art pioneers, Illumaphonium, to bring together a trail of illuminations and installations.  

The lighting will complement the already stunning grounds, including the Italian garden, American garden, the English garden, the Chinese Pavilion, and the Orangery.  

Illumaphonium’s interactive installation ‘Continuum’, with a trail of 25 mirrored monoliths, will take visitors through a maze of reflection and light, capturing the imaginations of all ages.  

You can book tickets to Christmas at Wrest Park here.

Wrest Park’s site manager, Tom Woodhouse, said: “We’re so excited that Wrest Park will be hosting a Christmas light trail for the first time in the site’s history.

“In partnership with Kilimanjaro Live, Christmas At Wrest Park will be a spectacular festive feast for the senses, and the perfect way to get the family into the yuletide spirit.

“We can’t wait to see Wrest Park’s historic grounds transformed into a magical winter wonderland through music and light installations.” 

Win a family ticket to Christmas at Wrest Park

We have got a family ticket to Christmas at Wrest Park to give away to one lucky reader.

To be in with a chance to win, please email the answer to the following question to

Question: What century does the house at Wrest Park date back to?

The closing date for the competition is midnight on Sunday 26 November 2023. The winner will be notified on Monday 27 November.

Terms and conditions of the prize draw can be found here.

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