Christmas Events in West Sussex

There’s a wide range of Christmas events and activities in West Sussex. From ice skating and light illuminations to Christmas markets, there’s something for all the family to enjoy.

We’re open all year at Concierge Camping, so if you’re enjoying a winter stay you can get into the festive spirit in the local area.

Meet Green Father Christmas

11 – 23 December 2021, 10:30-16:00, Weald & Downland Living Museum. 15 minutes drive from Concierge Camping.

In December a very special guest is welcomed to the Weald & Downland Living Museum. Green Father Christmas can be found seated in his outdoor workshop, working hard to finish presents before Christmas. As part of your visit why not enjoy a look around the fascinating living museum and enjoy a drink and bite to eat from the cafe.


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Worthing Ice Rink

13 November 2021 – 27 February 2022, Worthing – 1hr 15 minutes drive from Concierge Camping.

Worthing Ice Rink is a wonderfully festive activity for the family – perfect for the winter season. With a fully covered rink at Steyne Gardens you can enjoy skating here whatever the weather. All ages over four years can join in the fun with helpful penguins available to assist the less confident skaters. Soak up the atmosphere inside the marquee and enjoy a warm brew and snack in the café.


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Christmas at Cowdray

24 November 2021 – 1 January 2022 – 30 minutes drive from Concierge Camping.

The after dark Christmas lights trail at Cowdray Park is a fabulous winter experience in West Sussex. Set in the grounds of the historic country estate in the heart of the stunning South Downs National Park. Internationally renowned artists team up to showcase the landscape in a beautiful display of illumination. Pre-book your tickets for the Light Up Trails online to secure your dates before your visit.


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Arundel at Christmas

December in Arundel, 30 minutes drive from Concierge Camping.

Arundel ranks highly as one of the most beautiful towns in the South of England at Christmas time. The historic town is transformed into a magical winter wonderland of festive events, trails, markets and traditional light displays. Arundel’s famous landmarks provide a perfect backdrop for annual pre-Christmas fun. With lantern parades, great shops and food market – why not eat, drink and be merry and enjoy some time in in Arundel this December.


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The Kennels Christmas Market at Goodwood

4 – 5 December 2021 – The Kennels at Goodwood – 15 minutes drive from Concierge Camping

As an alternative to high street shopping head to the The Kennels’ Christmas Market at Goodwood. Browse through a selection of locally made artisan products and festive gifts in a festive atmosphere. To complete the Christmas experience, treat yourself to some delicious mulled wine and mince pies.


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Christmas in Chichester

Chichester – 15 minutes drive from Concierge Camping

Discover a programme of magical festive events and experiences for all to enjoy in Chichester city centre this Christmas. From lantern making to farmers markets and live music, there’s plenty of festivities. At just 15 minutes from our West Sussex campsite, celebrating Christmas in Chichester is a great way to enjoy the wonderful time of year. 


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SteamLights Railway

5 November – 8 January 2021, Bluebell Railway – 1hr 20 minutes drive from Concierge Camping.

Bring winter evenings to life with a seasonal lights display like no other. Hop aboard the steam train to enjoy the illuminated landscape and light show. Sit back and take in the festive displays, music and narration, in a truly memorable experience which takes roughly 1 hour 30 minutes.


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Christmas breaks in West Sussex

Our 5-star campsite is open all year! In the cooler months we turn off the air-conditioning and crank up the heating to make sure our guests get a warm welcome throughout the winter. Our luxury Safari Lodges and Emperor Pitches are equipped with log burners and with our new outside heated social areas it’s going to be a great place to come together and enjoy the festive cheer.