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| One mile off the A148, Fakenham NR21 0AS, England
+44 1328 878477
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Thursford Christmas Spectacular

What a fabulous afternoon. We arrived to find trees twinkling, excellent signs from the coach park... read more

Reviewed yesterday
England, United Kingdom
Yet again an absolutely fabulous show

We went to Thursford by Woods Coaches driven by their excellent driver Ian, stopped at Peterborough... read more

Reviewed yesterday
lynn r
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Visited by over 5.3 million people. The Thursford Collection - The sights, sounds and sensations of the golden age of steam are never forgotten. Climb on board and enjoy all the fun of the fairground on our traditional carousels and gondola. Experience the size scale of steam with the largest collection of traction engines in the world. Delight in the unique sounds of Robert Wolfe show on the mighty Wurlitzer. Christmas Spectacular - Set in the magical surroundings of mechanical organs and fairground carousels, a cast of over 130 performers deliver an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety. Santa's Magical Journey - A trip to Santa will never be the same again with this truly unforgettable journey to the perfect Christmas memory.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| One mile off the A148, Fakenham NR21 0AS, England
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Reviewed yesterday

What a fabulous afternoon. We arrived to find trees twinkling, excellent signs from the coach park and a super condition path to the attraction. There are a few places to eat and get a drink. They were busy but didn’t feel crowded. There are lots...More

Thank 250ln2016
Reviewed yesterday

We went to Thursford by Woods Coaches driven by their excellent driver Ian, stopped at Peterborough One Shopping Outlet and had a good breakfast, on to Thursford, we arrived in plenty of time to have a good look round at the machines on show and...More

Thank lynn r
Reviewed 2 days ago

this was magical,the lights, the fantasy world was awsome and the show was brillient. lovely old fashion shops,a bit pricey but lovely items.best jacket potatoes we have had and not a bad price, the only down side to the show for me was the release...More

Thank Kilfords
Reviewed 2 days ago

Last Wednesday was our 11th visit to "The Spectacular" and we are now waiting for the booking line to open for 2018. We think this show is the finest of it,s kind anywhere in the world. The quality of all the performers is fantastic and...More

Thank Ebony33
Reviewed 3 days ago

The music,singing and dancing were fantastic. The atmosphere is lovely and the scenery and costumes sparkle. The only reason I have gone 4 star is because the "comedian" was not to my taste. I hasten to add that others in my party thought he was...More

Thank thephiz
Reviewed 3 days ago

i visited the thursford christmas show on the 9th of december 2017 and enjoyed every bit of the show, this is our fourth visit and won't be the last if i can help it, but the fact that tickets sell out by about april if...More

Thank keith15hartley
Reviewed 3 days ago

On arrival the lights were spectacular. We then went through the fantasy land. The 4D film was lovely and the walk through christmas grotto took you back to your childhood. It left me feeling warm,happy and excited. The first half of the show increased this...More

Thank 15traveladdict9
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A show that offers something for everyone. The complete package. There are lots of little shops especially for Christmas, unfortunately they are very busy so it’s difficult to get inside and have a look around. There are a couple of cafes and eating places, which...More

Thank Shirley E
Reviewed 3 days ago

Everything about this place was fantastic.The decorations and lights outside were first class and Santa s magical journey into Christmas is wonderful. The children would love it but Santa is only there at weekends. The Christmas Spectacular show is also wonderful and cannot wait for...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Lights the light for the festive season, excellent production throughout. Praise needs to go to the Assistant Conductor Daniel McLaughlin for his professional and flawless performance in his debut season

Thank aksmith2017
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Susan M
13 December 2017|
Response from GEORGE1234186411 |
Hi just been to the show went last year also, no you will only need your coat to walk to and from your car/coach lovely and warm inside, try to go to the grotto only £5.00 each do not forget your camera for the grotto you... More
Ann S
25 November 2017|
Response from dedicatedtraveller | Reviewed this property |
From our recent experience around 5pm
Summer C
23 November 2017|
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Response from Faith C | Reviewed this property |
I don't think young children can go to the show but there is a santas grotto, but please check