Christmas Illuminations

Experience the magic of the Palace’s Christmas Garden Illuminations!

Discover the inner gardens of The Bishop’s Palace, where a captivating display of festive lights and decorations awaits. 

Experience the enchantment of Christmas at The Bishop’s Palace—a wonderful time for families and this year promises to be as delightful as ever.

Dates and Times:

The popular Christmas Illuminations will be available during the Palace’s special late openings on the following dates:

1st December (Member’s Only), 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st December 2023.

The Illuminations are open from 3:30pm until 7.30pm on those dates, with the last entry at 7pm. Whilst you’re here, indulge in the festive menu served at The Bishop’s Table café – where a culinary treat awaits!

Please be aware that for safety reasons, the outer gardens will close at 4pm.


Access to the Christmas Illuminations is included with any valid admission to The Bishop’s Palace.  Come and make festive memories with us this year!

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