Start Date21st Dec 2024 End Date21st Dec 2024

Join us for a magical journey after hours…

Our Enchanted Trail of Light is back for 2024!

30th November, 4th, 6th, 7th, 11th, 13th, 14th, 18th, 20th, 21st, 28th and 30th December 2024

Enchanted Trail of Light is a limited ticket, pre-bookable event. Arrival time slots are staggered offering you the chance to leisurely experience the wonder of the lights and magical atmosphere! With a host of illuminations along a designated route, dancing fountains and fairies spreading their magic, our light trail event will leave you feeling enchanted.

Throughout the evening, we will be joined by the Tendering Brass Band playing on our Main Stage.

More information coming soon!


Colchester Zoo (location only, the Zoo will be closed during event).
30th November, 4th, 6th, 7th, 11th, 13th, 14th, 18th, 20th, 21st, 28th and 30th December 2024

Please note: The zoo is closed on 25th December 2024.
The trail can take 1 ½ hours to complete depending on whether you choose to take a break from the trail for a bite to eat. The route is ONE WAY so you are unable to turn back once you have begun the trail.

Your entry admits you to participate in the Enchanted route ONCE within the evening. You are not able to re-walk the route once you have completed the trail.
Anyone under the age of 16yrs MUST be accompanied by a responsible guardian over the age of 18yrs. We will not admit anyone unaccompanied under the age of 16yrs.

Children under the age of 3yrs and assistants are not required to pre-book and will be admitted free of charge on the evening of the event.

Please be aware that all activities, terms & conditions, dates, times and prices are subject to change.

Please read our Enchanted FAQs here
Please read our full Enchanted Trail of Light Terms and Conditions here.

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