Glow Illumination Trail


Cobtree Manor Park, Forstal Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME20 7AG

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Glow 2022 - Nature after Dark


Join us for a magical winter illumination trail under the stars!

The Glow Illumination Trail is back throughout December 2022 with a sparkling new theme to enchant and captivate guests of all ages!

Immerse yourself in the beauty and wonder of the nocturnal natural world as Maidstone's stunning Cobtree Manor Park is lit up with a twinkling display inspired by this year's theme, 'Nature After Dark.'

Meander through the colourful Enchanted Woodland and wander along the festive path, sprinkled with sparkles and amazing installations, taking in the sights and sounds of the great outdoors when the sun goes down. Look out for walkabout performers on your journey through the magical wonderland, stopping off for a delicious festive treat at the Food Village.

Look out for our spectacular light projections in specially created illuminated underwater seascapes.

Take advantage of the limited availability,15% group booking discount on entry tickets.

*New for this year*

Younger guests can enjoy the ultimate treat with a special 'Meet Father Christmas' experience. Book soon to guarantee your slot! *

We've not forgotten our furry visitors – dog-lovers are invited to bring their four-legged family members for wonderful walkies like no other!

This is an experience not to be missed!

*Father Christmas ticket availability is very limited and must be purchased at the time of booking general entry tickets.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£16.50 per ticket
Child£11.50 per ticket
Essential CompanionFree
Family (2+2)£49.50 per ticket
Infant (0-2)Free

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Opening Times

Trail dates (1 Dec 2022 - 24 Dec 2022)
Monday - Sunday16:00 - 22:00
Season (27 Dec 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
Tuesday - Saturday16:00 - 22:00


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