2018 Festive Short Breaks & Holidays 
16th November - 3rd January 


Share the magic with family and friends as Ribby Hall Village is transformed into a magical winter wonderland. From mid-November we'll be welcoming Mr & Mrs Claus and hosting some truly festive activities and entertainment to celebrate the season. Take a look below and discover what's on during our magical Winter Wonderland.

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Snow better place to stay this Christmas...

Breaks (2, 3 or 4 nights)

Two Night Little Elf Breaks (19th Nov - 19th Dec)

From £220

Two night break arriving on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday.

Little Elf Breaks are perfect for pre-schoolers and include a two night stay in one of our luxury cottages, a visit to see Santa and two Christmas activities per child.*

To book call 0800 085 1717


Pre-Christmas Weekender (21st - 23rd Dec)

From £30pp/pn

Two night pre-Christmas weekend break guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit for the big day!

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Christmas Break (23rd - 27th Dec)

From £33pp/pn

Spend quality time with the family and enjoy the most magical of breaks at Lancashire's only 5 star holiday village this Christmas.

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Twixmas Break (27th - 30th Dec)

From £33pp/pn

Let the festivities continue and enjoy an unforgettable getaway between Christmas and New Year.

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New Year Break (30th Dec - 3rd Jan)

From £41pp/pn

Celebrate with a 4 night break in one of our luxury self-catering properties sleeping up to 14 people. Have an unforgettable break.

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Visit Santa 

Christmas isn’t Christmas without a visit to see Santa! Climb the staircase high into our Magical Gingerbread House where Santa’s team of elves are ready to introduce your little one(s) to the big man himself! Children will also receive a special Christmas gift from Santa as part of this magical festive experience.

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Character Breakfast with special guest!

Come and enjoy a magical Christmas breakfast with our Ribby Hall Village Characters, Santa's Elves, and a special guest appearance...Can you guess who?


Santa's Supper 

Come and enjoy a delicious supper and story with Mr and Mrs Claus!  


NEW Ice Skating

Brand new for 2018! Get your skates on and come join us on the open air synthetic ice rink. Ideal for young children. Book on arrival. 


NEW Jack & The Beanstalk Pantomime 

Fe-fi-fo-fum… are you ready for some panto fun? Oh, yes you are…!


Christmas Tree Decorating

Come along to the activity hub for a traditional festive activity. Each child will have their very own real mini Christmas tree to decorate and take home with them.


Christmas Treat Creations 

Join the activity team and make your very own edible Christmas goodies to take home. Yummy!


Christmas Krafty Kids

Feeling creative? Come to the activity hub and make your own festive masterpieces to take home with you.


NEW Festive Family Fun Afternoon 

There’s nothing better than an afternoon of good old traditional festive family fun with games, music, prizes and party dances
aplenty. Our Ribby Hall Village characters will join in the fun too!


Christmas Sens-a-rhyme

Singing and dancing to our favourite Christmas Carols with high-energy fun! Take a rhythmic adventure with instruments and fun equipment to enhance your little ones learning!


Messy Elves

We all get told kids are messy, but during this session they really are! Your little one(s) can explore our different play stations and get as messy as you want them to.


Wild Discovery at Christmas 

Come meet the creatures that call Ribby Hall Village home including sheep, pygmy goats, potbellied pigs, birds, alpacas, reptiles and more! At Christmas time, Wild Discovery is home to some very special guests - Santa’s reindeer! You can meet and even feed these magnificent animals before they take flight on Christmas Eve.

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Festive Dining

The Bar & Grill

Perfect for families. The Bar & Grill offers light snacks in the daytime, relaxed family evening entertainment and heart-warming traditional dishes at night. Check out the Kids Eat Free deal and festive dining offers during your stay.  

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Bar & Grill

The Tapas Bar & The Restaurant 

Enjoy a taste of the Mediterranean this winter with exceptional small plate dishes, rustic pizza and fresh pasta at The Tapas Bar. Head over to The Restaurant for a delicious festive family meal in stylish surroundings. 


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Festive Dining


The festive red cups are back! Hot drinks, sandwiches, salads and cakes available to eat in and take out.

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The Tea Room

Our family friendly tea room serves breakfast, light lunches, afternoon tea, daily specials and sweet treats to satisfy all. 

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Dining at The Spa Hotel

The adult-only Orangery at The Spa Hotel is a dining experience to cherish. Enjoy light lunches, festive afternoon tea and fine dining in a beautiful setting. Outdoor dining in the private heated 'Lily Pad' is available to book in good weather. 

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Papa John's Pizza Store & Takeaway

Freshly made pizzas to either eat in or take back to your accommodation. Soft drinks, desserts and a selection alcoholic beverages also available.

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Harrison's Bar

Our modern and contemporary sports bar features leather sofas, large TV screens, a pool table and relaxing beer garden. A large choice of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are served throughout the evening. 

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Christmas Day Dining 

Join in the festivities in our Woodland Suite or Bar & Grill. Enjoy a glass of Prosecco on arrival at 12pm, three course lunch served at 1pm and live entertainment.  

Adult: £70 | Child: £27.50  | Mini Menu £12.95

To book call 01772 685 858

Celebrate in style at The Restaurant where we'll be hosting a fabulous festive 4 course meal with all the trimmings.

Adult: £79 | Child: £34.95

To book call 01772 671 155


Entertainment & Events

Family time...

Join us at The Bar & Grill and enjoy special festive entertainment that everyone in the family will love. There's so much to look forward to including Party Games and Dances, Live Cabarets, Bingo and a chance to meet Dizzy Duck and Cyril Squirrel - our village Characters! All included in the price of your stay!

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For the grown-ups...

Live vocalists, pool competitions, karaoke, quiz nights, tribute evenings, and sporting action can all be enjoyed at our over 18s Harrison's Bar.

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Christmas Party Nights

From £35pp

Make it a Christmas to remember at one of our Party Nights (over 18's), featuring a delicious 3 course meal, choice of live music and a disco until the early hours. We're also shakin' up this festive season with special Christmas Cocktail Pitchers and Bottle Bonanzas! 

Dates available throughout November & December. 

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Celebrate the New Year

Make it an unforgettable New Year's Eve celebration! The Bar & Grill, The Woodland Suite and Harrison's Bar will entertain you with a party band, children's entertainer and DJ. For a more stylish New Year celebration, join us at The Restaurant for a glass of fizz on arrival, nibbles and a 3 course sparkling array of traditional cuisine.

To pre-book call 0800 085 1717


The Spa Hotel

Festive Spa Days

There's so much to enjoy at The Spa this Christmas; from seasonal day spa packages to wonderful winter treatments and pre-party pamper packages. You'll be spoilt for choice! 

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Festive Afternoon Tea

From £16pp

Available throughout December (2:30pm - 4:30pm) and full of your favourite Christmas flavours and sugar candy dreams. The savoury options are covered too, with the traditional turkey and cranberry, roast beef and smoked salmon sandwiches.

Pre-booking essential. Not available Christmas Day.

To book call 0800 085 1717

Festive Activities

Spa Breaks

The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village is a magical place to celebrate the festive season. Enjoy an overnight stay, dinner in The Orangery, full English breakfast and use of the spa facilities. You'll leave feeling refreshed, pampered and ready for the festivities.

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Festive Activities

'Tis the season to go shopping

Pop into our spa shop and browse the range of products on sale from our leading suppliers. They're beautifully gift wrapped and make the perfect present, whether a stocking filler or something a little more special. 

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Festive Activities

Special Offers

FREE £50 Spending Money

Book a midweek break and get £50 in Ribby Hall Village spending money to use during your stay. Spending money can be redeemed against all activities (ex. The Island), entertainment, eateries, retail outlets and The Spa Hotel.

Breaks start from only £284 for a Poppy Cottage sleeping 6 people. 

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Special Offers




Prices start from £16pp/pn* for a family of four. Book online or call 0800 085 1717.

Terms and conditions: Price based on two adults and two children staying in a Poppy or Ruby cottage. Subject to availability. Activities must be pre-booked to avoid disappointment and are subject to change and availability.
Winter Wonderland