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Winter Lights at Anglesey Abbey

A beautiful, sensory after-dark journey that brings the gardens and creatures of Anglesey Abbey to life in all their wonder.

  • 17th November 2023 - 10th December 2023
  • 4:45 pm - 8:00 pm

Be the first to enjoy a mesmerising array of new light installations as Anglesey Abbey’s annual Winter Lights returns every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 17th November to 10th December.

Now in its 12th year, the event will captivate visitors on a journey of magical colours illuminating the grounds like never before.

With live music from Cambridge Jazz Festival and Folk Festival – and delicious local foodie favourites serving hot, tasty snacks and drinks – there’s plenty for all the family to enjoy.
Look out for Caffe Mobile, Pull me Cheri, Vegeteria and Waffle & Co in the Orchard, about halfway along the route. Treat yourself and your friends or family to something warm and tasty.

Nature by Nature, Nature by Light offers a wonderful opportunity to experience the gardens at Anglesey Abbey after dark with a stunning light display. From enchanting metalwork sculptures crafted by renowned artist Jeni Cairns, to spellbinding projections of the miller’s field to flour story, the team behind the magic have utilised its treasure trove of creatives to redefine this already spectacular event.

Anglesey Abbey’s winter walk perfectly combines art, history, and nature to create a truly enchanting experience for the entire family. Even if you’ve been before, don’t miss the opportunity to explore these new installations that will elevate the event to a whole new level.

The Winter Lights is Anglesey Abbey’s biggest annual fundraiser and ticket sales play a huge part in helping people, places and nature to thrive.

To be among the first to see this year’s Winter Lights, book your tickets now!

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  • Car Parking
  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • On site parking
  • Restaurant
  • wheelchair access

Accessibility Facilities

  • Accessibility Guide
  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Blue Badge Parking
  • Designated wheelchair public toilet
  • Induction loops
  • Staff available to assist
  • Wheel chair accessible

Did you know?

In 1958, a group of engineering students managed to hoist an Austin Seven car onto the roof of Senate House, with the help of some clever calculations. It took the university a week to remove it – and will surely go down in history as one of the boldest student pranks ever!