19 Nov 2016
Date start: 19 Nov 2016
Castleton Christmas Lights Switch On
Peak District Event: Castleton Christmas Lights Switch On Details:
Castleton Christmas lights will be switched on at 4.30pm on Saturday 19th November 2016

Switched on this year outside the Toll Bar Gift Shop by FATHER CHRISTMAS.

Santa will arrive by Pony & carriage by Castleton C of E School, will proceed along Cross Street, turning at the mini-roundabout and then back on to Cross Street where he will be delivered to the '1530 The Restaurant' to make his way into his Grotto behind - the Grotto will be open from Santa's arrival (please bear with us and give the Pony & Cart plenty of space to get through - thank you)

Enjoy " A Magical wander through the Enchanted Garden to Santa's House & Workshop" (be prepared for a wait on Switch on Night!!)

Christmas Market on the opening weekend.

Peveril Castle will be illuminated throughout the Christmas period, come and have a LOOK its stunning.


Saturday  19th November ‘Santa Arrives!! 4pm till Finish

Sunday   20th November 2pm till 4.30pm

Saturday 26th November 2pm till 4.30pm 

Sunday 27th  November 2pm till 4.30pm

Saturday 3rd December 2pm till 4.30pm

Sunday 4th December till 4.30pm

Saturday 10th December 2pm till 6.00pm

Sunday 11th December 2pm till 6pm

Saturday 17th December 2pm till 6pm

Sunday 18th December till 6pm

Christmas Eve  24th December 2pm till 5pm

Grotto opening times are completely subjective to the weather conditions – if the weather is too bad it will not open or may close early

‘If there’s a queue Santa will stay open for you!’            



Christmas Tree Festival in 'St Edmunds Church' also opens on Saturday 19th November 2016

Our regal and ancient Peveril Castle will once again be in the spot light 'A truly magical sight to behold'

Christmas Fayre at Castleton C of E School

Carols & Choirs in the Caverns over the festive period

Our beautiful Village has such a Magical feel to it at Christmas time, both for Children and Adults alike