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Light Mazes, Torchlit Gardens, and Holographic Birds in South London

Enchanted Eltham | A dazzling light show in South London

Normally, the festive season doesn’t make you any lighter.

But that’s not the case at all over at Eltham Palace. Because from the 9th to the 30th of December, you’ll find the dazzling light show that is Enchanted Eltham back for its fifth year, running a huge circuit through the 19 acre grounds surrounding the palace itself.

Eltham Palace

Eltham Palace – if you were wondering – is a kind of half-medieval castle, half-Art Deco country pile out in South London complete with an actual moat. The gardens themselves have been transformed with a huge trail that the owners estimate will take around 1.5-2hrs to make your way around. And no surprise either, given that they’re stuffing in the likes of:

  • Holographic talking birds in ornate cages
  • Glowing fountains in the ancient moat
  • Tunnels and pathways of fairy lights
  • Torchlit gardens
  • An actual maze of lights
  • A talking tree
  • Illuminated projections over the palace walls
Eltham Palace

Jo Denison

Annnnd then there’s the fairground at the end, complete with mulled wine, mince pies, and a chance to toast your own marshmallows over an open fire.

After which you certainly won’t be any lighter.

NOTE: Enchanted Eltham runs from 9th December 2021 – 30th December 2021. You can find out more, and book your ticket (£14) right HERE.

Eltham Palace | Court Yard, SE9 5QE


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Eltham Palace, Court Yard, Greenwich, SE9 5QE
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