Summer may be around the corner, but the countdown to Christmas has begun at a much-loved Norfolk attraction. 

Tickets to the Thursford Christmas Spectacular, featuring a cast of 130, are already on sale and the show will run from November 8 to December 23.

Available to book later this month are two festive experiences - Santa's Magical Journey and The Enchanted Journey of Light.

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Santa’s Magical Journey invites families to explore a winter wonderland as they travel to see Mr Claus.

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With a backdrop of snowy landscapes, twinkling lights and a giant wrapping machine, the Fantasy Land features animatronic bears, penguins, polar bears, snowmen and elves.

The Enchanted Journey of Light is an illuminated trail filled with more than 1,000 sculptures and lanterns. 

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John Cushing OBE, CEO at Thursford, said: “Now more than ever it is important to allow families to plan ahead and we hope launching ticket sales early will help those looking to add some extra magic to their Christmas.”

Tickets will go on sale on Thursday, June 13 at 10am at or call 01328 878477 (Santa's Magical Journey tickets include entry to The Enchanted Journey of Light).

There will be a Relaxed Day for customers on December 1 from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.