Mount Juliet to host winter wonderland this Christmas
By Naoise Coogan
Mount Juliet’s festive ‘Christmas Village’ is to ensure a magical Christmas experience for all the family when it arrives to the grounds of the estate for two weeks in the run up to Christmas this year.
Christmas lovers everywhere will delight in the arrival of the Santa Train and surrounding magical Christmas wonderland which will make this Christmas season one to remember for both children and adults.
Running from December 11 until 23 inclusive, families are invited to come to Mount Juliet and hop on board the train for an hour long journey through the beautiful surrounds of the 1,500 acre Mount Juliet Estate.
The Santa Train offers a truly enchanting experience, bringing all on board along a special trail, first stopping off for a magical Christmas story with Mrs Claus. Next watch out for Santa’s workshop and his reindeer before continuing on to arrive finally at Santa’s Grotto where Santa and his elves will be waiting with a special present for every boy and girl. With twinkling lights and adorned festive decorations, Mount Juliet will be transformed into the ultimate fairy tale this Christmas,
This one-hour long experience will run between 12pm and 8pm and costs €15 for a child and €7 for an adult with limited availability.
Tickets are available to purchase from early October and advance booking is essential. Special accommodation packages are also available on www.mountjuliet.ie
Mount Juliet will also be hosting a ‘Christmas Village’, with an array of foods and crafts on offer from local artisan producers. The Christmas Village will offer visitors a chance to stroll through the country Christmas atmosphere while checking out the culinary delights and gifts available from over 40 market stalls.
To book tickets for the Santa Train or enquire about Mount Juliet call +353 56 777 3010 or visit ww.mountjuliet.ie/santatrain Tickets now available.