A North Yorkshire theme park has unveiled its plans to host an Alice in Wonderland-themed Christmas event this year.

Lightwater Valley in North Stainley is inviting families to to be enchanted by their giant “Alice in Winterland” lanterns display from November 21.

Dazzling giant illuminated sculptures will illustrate favourite stories from Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass.

Discover a giant chess board, watch the Mad Hatter prepare for his crazy tea party, marvel at the four-metre tall Alice lantern and come face to face with the infamous Queen of Hearts herself.

Visitors of all ages can follow the luminous trail and immerse themselves in a glowing garden with massive mushrooms, illuminated tulips and even a flamingo or two.

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Families can also enjoy some traditional fairground fun including a spin on the carousel and take to the night sky on the Skyrider.

Enjoy a special Christmas-themed UV puppet show in the show barn and go on the hunt for the cheeky missing elves as they cause mischief around the park.

Little ones can also meet Santa Claus in his Yorkshire Grotto and get a chocolate treat and hop aboard the Santa Express afterwards.

Food and drink will be on offer so that visitors can indulge in a seasonal glass of something tasty as well as scrumptious treats including waffles and pancakes and bockwurst sausages from a range of stalls.

Christmas at Lightwater Valley will be open on Saturdays and Sunday from November 21. Then open daily from December 19 to 23.

The event starts at 12pm and ends at 6pm. The lantern trail will be aglow from 3.30pm as the sun begins to set.

Tickets are £12.50 per person. Under 2 years are free. Tickets must be prebooked online as there are limited tickets available per night.

Ride operation is weather dependant.

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