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Festive Illuminations

December 3, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - December 23, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

Due to the latest government announcement we are saddened to say that the Festive Illuminations event will be cancelled from Sunday 20th December onwards. Those who booked directly through Ticket Source will receive a refund which will be processed shortly. For those who booked through Missenden Abbey directly will be contacted over the next few days to issue refunds.

We thank you for your patience and your support.


It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the magic of Christmas is making Missenden Abbey come alive.

For the first time ever, festive illuminations are coming to Great Missenden. Travel through the tunnel of enchanting sparkle and be mesmerised with a magical scenic trail this Christmas. Follow the illuminated path and be dazzled with glittering baubles, candy canes, majestic trees and more.

Making memories to last a lifetime.

Thank you to Lumatech who have made this magical trail possible.


Dates and Times

Running nightly from Thursday 3rd December – Wednesday 23rd December

4.30pm – 8.30pm

(Last entry time at 8.15pm)


Ticket Prices

Monday – Wednesday: 

Adult: £10 (Ages 13+)

Child: £5 (Ages 3-13)

Under 3’s go free (Please note a ticket must still be booked for under 3’s)

Parking: £2 per car (Must be booked in advance)

Thursday – Sunday:

Adult: £13 (Ages 13+)

Child: £7 (Ages 3-13)

Under 3’s go free (Please note a ticket must still be booked for under 3’s)

Parking: £2 per car (Must be booked in advance)

(Tickets must be pre-booked in advance. Entry slots are every 15 minutes and you can choose your time slot upon booking – subject to availability)


Food and drink will also be available to purchase.

Christmas Packages

If you’re looking for a complete magical experience with the Festive Illuminations trail, why not take a look at our Christmas packages.

  • The Twilight Package – Enjoy a Festive Afternoon Tea before heading into the Festive Illuminations Trail.
  • The Complete Christmas Package – Enjoy everything from the Twilight Package and have an overnight stay with breakfast included.

(These packages must be booked through Reception to confirm availability, please do not book the Festive Illuminations trail through the Ticket Source link)

Click below to find out more about our Christmas Packages.

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Festive Illuminations – Important Information

  • Please note tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. However in the event of Missenden Abbey having to cancel the Festive Illuminations due to any change under the Covid-19 regulations, your tickets will be refunded.
  • Please ensure you arrive promptly for your chosen 15 minute entry slot as tickets are only valid for that time.
  • Maximum group bookings of up to 6 people.
  • Please book tickets for any children who are under 3 years old as they are included in the maximum number of guests.
  • Toilets will be available on site. Please note there are no toilets throughout the trail.
  • Track and trace will be required at the entrance and we ask that all guests follow social distancing measures at all times.

  • Car parking must be booked in advance upon booking.
  • Face masks are advised but not required due to this event taking place outside.
  • Dogs are welcome on leads however with the exception of assistance dogs we are not able to permit dogs inside the building.
  • All outside areas are wheelchair friendly, however please note some areas are on a slight incline with uneven ground.
  • Hand sanitisers will be placed around the grounds.
  • Please note there will be some flashing lights throughout.


December 3, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
December 23, 2020 @ 8:30 pm


Missenden Abbey
Missenden Abbey, London Road
Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD United Kingdom
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