Pixies, fairies and other magical and mythical creatures have intrigued and entertained young minds for thousands of years. As a child, exploring the world of the imagination is the most important and mystical thing they can do. This 100-acre wood is the most astonishing Northwood Trail Fairy Walk in York.
It’s Christmas experience is the perfect place to discover with your children. The Northwood Trail is England’s number one Fairy Sanctuary. You and your child can enjoy the 1.5km fairy walk in York that winds through the lush woodland and be inspired by the willow walled mazes and intricately designed fairy doors, fairy tree houses and rope bridges.
And during there festive period your kids can meet St Nicholas and hear his stories as well as meet silent Lady Winter in their Yuletide grottos. St Nichols is a wandering storyteller, miracle worker and more. He is one of the fiary folk waiting to meet kids and greet you.
Lady Winter, his female counterpart, is the introspective part of winter. In her grotto, experience the beauty in the barrenness of winter, which she tells us brings an opportunity to rest, to be still and to dream. She shows us the gift of silence and inner strength that can be found find in the cold and solitude winter brings.
You can also enjoy a glass of hot punch before being taken to the woodland grotto where you can make a wish to Lady Winter then enjoy a short story from St Nichols.
The event is set to take place on the weekends of 2nd, and 3rd, 9th and 10th, 16th and 17th, and Saturday 23rd December. Session take place from 12 noon, 1.30, 3 and 4pm, and Monday – Friday 18th – 22nd at 4.30 and 6pm
And tickets will set you back adult £17.95, child (under 16) £11.95, family of 4 £52.90. 1 and 2 year olds free.
After exploring all those magical places at the fairy walk near York in Stamford Bridge, you can visit a natural play area that has a sandpit, mud kitchen and opportunities for den building.
Find out more via the website here.
Feature Image Credit: Northwood Fairy Trail