Elves set to spread festive cheer among shoppers at Rushden Lakes

A magical Christmas is being promised at Rushden Lakes this year.

Thursday, 21st November 2019, 12:34 pm
Updated Thursday, 21st November 2019, 12:38 pm
Christmas at Rushden Lakes

Santa’s Post Office and workshop is officially opening at the shopping and leisure destination on Sunday, November 24.

Youngsters will be able to write to Father Christmas and send their wish lists to the North Pole or take home and give to family, friends and neighbours.

Open every weekend from 11am until 4pm until Sunday, December 22, visitors to the post office will receive special guidance from the elves on how to create the perfect Christmas letter, and once delivered, little ones will also receive a personalised reply from Father Christmas himself.

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These can be collected from his post office the following weekend.

The last day to post letters and receive a reply is Sunday, December 15.

Shoppers to Rushden Lakes should also be on the lookout for the elf on the loose who, from Sunday, November 24, will be wandering throughout the site every weekend until December 22, delivering acts of kindness to unsuspecting visitors.

Whether it’s holding someone’s umbrella, handing out chocolate coins or presenting a red envelope brimming with offers or gift cards, every deed promises to spread some festive cheer.

There will also be an array of Christmas goodies to indulge in from Sunday, November 24, from 11am until 4pm, and every weekend until December 21, with Blue Mountain Yard and Magazine Heaven moving into Rushden Lakes’ Christmas cabins.

Visitors can tuck into traditional Jamaican dishes, sip on hot chocolate or peruse The Bratwurst Shack for some of Germany’s finest festive delicacies.