Ulverston Dickensian Christmas Festival

Ulverston Dickensian Christmas Festival

Morning departure, with Reays luxury coach travel, for a day excursion to the annual Ulverston Dickensian Christmas Festival. Board the coach at 5pm to head home.

Day excusrsion to the annual Ulverston Dickensian Christmas Festival. A fantastic celebration of Christmas and Charles Dickens. Entertainment for all the family, with stalls, a Christmas food fayre, period costume fancy dress, parades and processions.

Attracting thousands of people every year to enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of a traditional market town in the Dickensian era. Ulverston puts on a tremendous show every year marking the start of the Christmas season and bringing a little Christmas magic to both young and old. The historic market town is full of fantastic shops, great pubs and cafes, cobbled streets and the Dickensian Festival boasts a huge variety of free entertainment, free events for children, fabulous Christmas market stalls with lots of unique gifts and festive food, costume competitions, horse drawn carriages, music, dancing. Bring the family and the kids, stay for a day or the whole weekend, ride the Victorian Helter Skelter, take in the smell of Roast Chestnuts or Hog Roasts and listen to the Brass Bands bringing Christmas cheer to all. If you really want to get into the spirit of the festival, why not come in costume and take part in the grand parade around the town.

Itinerary

Morning departure from the local are, travel to Ulverston to spend the day at the Dickensian Festival. Depart at 5pm for the journey home, arriving in the local area mid evening.

This is the sixteenth year for the Dickensian Christmas Festival, one of the most popular Dickensian Festival events in the country. It attracts thousands of people but it's not too packed for visitors and local people to wander around and have a fabulous time and savour the wonderful atmosphere of a traditional market town in the Dickensian era.   

 

As well as Ulverston's fantastic specialist shops, great pubs and cafes, cobbled streets and great atmosphere, there is a huge variety of free entertainment, free events for children , costume competitions, balloon modelling, horse drawn carriages, music, dancing. And its all FREE!  Plus a wonderful traditional fairground, complete with Helter Skelter, and lots of music from Folk to Brass Bands.

 

There is also a fabulous Christmas market, with lots of unusual gifts and festive food.  Plenty of opportunity for Christmas Shopping in a great atmosphere.  Plus lots of places for food and drink and a sit down.

 

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
A596 Seaton Road end Pick up opposite Lowca lane at the Stagecoach stop
Just after Siddick.
Aspatria 1 Bus Stop outside Library Car Park
Market Square, Aspatria CA7 3HB
Carlisle/Travel Centre Reays Travel Centre, 11-13 Devonshire Street
Carlisle CA3 8LG
Cockermouth, Aldi Aldi Cockermouth, Low Road,
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 4HH
Egremont Market Place bus stop, opposite Co-op, Egremont
CA22 2DD
Flimby, Railway Station Bus Stop outside Railway Station
Flimby, CA15 8QN
Keswick Booth's Store, Bus Station
Tithebarn Street, Keswick CA12 5EA
Maryport, Curzon Street Co-op Store, Curzon Street
Maryport CA15 6DA
Penrith Railway Station Car Park
Ullswater Road, Penrith CA11 7JQ
Thursby Bus Stop, Village Green
Thursby, CA5 6PE
Whitehaven Bus Stop (opposite Shipwrights Arms)
Whitehaven, CA28 7XE
Wigton Bus Station, King Street
Wigton CA7 9EP
Wigton Depot Reays Coaches Depot, Strawberry Fields, Syke Park
Wigton CA7 9NE
Workington Seaton Bus Stop (opposite M&S Car Park)
Workington CA14 3AB

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