Record breaking first weekend for Hatton's Enchanted Christmas Kingdom - The Stratford Observer

Record breaking first weekend for Hatton's Enchanted Christmas Kingdom

RECORD numbers packed into Hatton’s Enchanted Christmas Kingdom on its opening weekend.

Hatton Adventure World welcomed over 800 visitors when it opened its brand new magical Christmas experience on Saturday November 26.

Over 16,000 people are expected to visit the ‘Enchanted Christmas Kingdom’ which takes place every weekend, and every day from December 17 to December 24.

The popular family attraction includes brand new activities like the Woodland Grotto Experience, Create-a-bear experience, Mr Holly and the Magic Key Show, Gingerbread Factory, Reindeer Quest and The Owl and The Orient King.

Mia Trivett, who took her partner and boys, Edward aged 4, and Harry aged 2, said. “We have never experienced Hatton at Christmas before and were absolutely amazed at the sheer number of fantastic activities for the family. We enjoyed gingerbread decorating, creating our own Christmas bears, a superb magic show and we even got to meet Father Christmas.

“Every staff member had a smile, and you could see they thoroughly enjoyed their job. This is what Christmas is all about and Hatton have captured it perfectly.”

While some of the recent 5-star reviews on TripAdvisor have included: “’We had a fantastic time visiting Hatton. There was so much to do, we spent the whole day there. The highlight was meeting Father Christmas and the elves”, “It was lovely atmosphere – we really enjoyed the Christmas festive feel. The elves were in character and made the day more magical with their positive energy. Santa was great too. We enjoyed Mr Holly’s show, would recommend it to parents” and “’It was so magical for the children and adults, we had such an amazing time and will book again next year.’

Arabella Arkwright, owner at Hatton Adventure World added: “Covid has made visits to Father Christmas impossible over the last two years, so this year we decided to invest and make our Christmas experience even more magical. Families can enjoy a full day at Hatton creating special memories. Seeing lots of beaming little faces gives the whole team at Hatton such huge pleasure”.

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