Walking with The Snowman™

Hillsborough Castle and Gardens
18 November 23  – 7 January 24
Historic Royal Palaces

Experience the magic of Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman™, as Walking With The Snowman™ comes to Hillsborough Castle this festive season.

The famous Snowman™ is brought to life in a trail around the stunning gardens – a perfect Christmas treat for families and fans of all ages.

Wrap up warm, bring your family and friends, and get ready for a festive adventure. There are 12 giant Snowman™ sculptures to find, each beautifully hand painted by a different artist and inspired by the Christmas classic ’12 Days of Christmas’.

Can you find them all? Download the map.

Please check Hillsborough Castle and Gardens opening times when planning your visit.

Plan your visit

Who’s that hiding in the Christmas tree?

Add the magic of Walking with The Snowman™ art trails to your Christmas tree with our brand new The Snowman™ decorations.

Collectible Snowdog figurines

Bring the magic of The Snowman and the Snowdog – the animated sequel to the timeless picture book The Snowman™ – into your own home with our ceramic Snowdog figurines and adorable tree decorations.

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