12 Days of Christmas recommended by Mumbler

12 Days of Christmas recommended by Mumbler

Published at 5:25pm 13th December 2018.

The Stray FM team of Mumblers have been searching high and low to bring you the 12 Days of Christmas!

Thought Mumbler only covered Harrogate? Think again!

We've been searching Wharfedale, Craven, Knaresborough, Ripon, Nidderdale, Wetherby and further afield to bring you 12 Days of Family Christmas Days out!

In no particular order...

1. The Ilkley Christmas Teepees 

Toast marshmallows over a fire pit, see Father Christmas and slurp mulled wine or hot chocolate inside a the beautiful Ilkley Christmas Teepees.

Thanks to Sarah the Wharfedale and Craven Mumbler for the review of Ilkley Christmas Teepees.

Illkley Teepee Festival with Wharfedale Mumbler
Christmas Ilkley Teepees

2. Bolton Abbey Christmas Countdown

Walk through the forest, complete the festive crossword and find Father Christmas in his log cabin.

Thanks to Sarah the Wharfedale and Craven Mumbler for the review of Bolton Abbey's Christmas Countdown.Wharfedale Mumbler at Bolton Abbey on Christmas CountdownWharfedale Mumbler at Bolton Abbey on Christmas Countdown

3. Santa specials on Embsay and Bolton Abbey Railway 

A must-do for train lovers! 

Thanks to Sarah the Wharfedale and Craven Mumbler for the review of the Santa Specials of Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway.

Bolton Abbey and Embsay steam railway train
Bolton Abbey and Embsay steam railway train

4. RHS Harlow Carr Winter Glow Illuminations

Wander around the gardens as they're lit by thousands of colourful lights. 

Thanks to Sally the Harrogate Mumbler for the review of RHS Harlow Carr's 'Glow'.

Harlow Carr Glow
Harlow Carr Glow

5. Stockeld Park Christmas Adventure

Get lost in the maze, skate on the real ice rink and buy your real Christmas tree!

Thanks to Deborah the West Leeds Mumbler for the review of the Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park.

Mumbler on a Mission on Stray FM Christmas Show at Stockeld Park
Stockeld Park Christmas Adventure

6. Mother Shipton's Cave in Knaresborough

Read stories with elves, write letters to Santa and then post it to the North Pole

Thanks to Sarah the Harrogate Mumbler for the review of Mother Shiptons Cave at Christmas.

Harrogate Mumbler visits Knaresborough's Mother Shiptons Cave
Harrogate Mumbler Sarah visits Knaresborough's Mother Shiptons Cave

7. Lotherton Hall 

Explore the elf village, marvel at the beautiful house and gardens, and try the play area. 

Thanks to Anna the North Leeds Mumbler for the review of Lotherton Hall at Christmas.

Lotherton Hall at Christmas
Lotherton Hall at Christmas

8. Thorp Perrow Arboretum

Walk with the wallabies, follow the Christmas present trail around the grounds, and play in the adventure playground.

Thanks to Jenny the Ripon and Nidderdale Mumbler for the review of Thorp Perrow Arboretum at Christmas.

Thorp Perrow Arboretum Adventure Playground
Thorp Perrow Arboretum Adventure Playground

9. Brimham Rocks Adventure Farm

Feed real reindeer, help Father Christmas get his presents ready in time, and meet him in the grotto.

Thanks to Jenny the Ripon and Nidderdale Mumbler for the review of Brimham Rocks Adventure Farm at Christmas.

Brimham Rocks Adventure Farm poster for Christmas 2018
Brimham Rocks Adventure Farm poster for Christmas 2018

10. Ripon Workhouse Museum 

Enjoy the muppets in the Workhouse Christmas Carol along with Victorian festive activities. 

Thanks to Jenny the Ripon and Nidderdale Mumbler for the review of the Ripon workhouse Museum at Christmas.

Ripons Workhouse Museum Christmas Carol
Ripons Workhouse Museum Christmas Carol

11. Fountains Abbey

Follow the Nativity Trail, create Christmas crafts and meet a traditional Father Christmas. 

Thanks to Jenny the Ripon and Nidderdale Mumbler for the review of Fountains Abbey at Christmas.

Fountains Abbey at Christmas
Fountains Abbey at Christmas
12. Enjoy the Stray FM area with a walk!

From the Ilkley Moor, to the Otley Chevin, the Harrogate Stray to Knaresborough's Nidd Gorge, there are so many beautiful places to get out and enjoy a Christmas wander. 

And the best part... it's totally free!

Lady in the woods at winter

Beth Parsons and a whole team of Mumbler's present the 12 Days of Christmas Family Days out:

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