Coming this Winter

Book your tickets for Enchanted

Tickets are now available for our popular evening light trail. Enchanted returns for the festive period from 20th November to 30th December on selected dates.

This Christmas time, something magical returns to Knowsley Safari to brighten our evenings! As the sun sets, the Foot Safari will come alive with music and light! Your extroadinary nighttime adventure will include the enchanted woodland, animal light trail,  and toasted marshmallows, all making for perfect festive fun. 

You and your family can get into the festive spirit with a range of festive food, tasty treats and a joyous atmosphere! For the younger thrill-seekers, our *rides are open throughout Enchanted. So make those wonderful memories and fill the whole family with Christmas cheer.

*refreshments & rides are not included in the admission

Selected dates from 20th November - 30th December | 4pm – 8pm


Enchanted Prices:

Adults: £9

Kids: £9

Members: £8

Under 3s: Free

1:1 Carers: Free


Add a magical experience to your visit and meet Santa! Take the opportunity to capture the memory on camera and take your very own framed photo home with you. This experience is a photo opportunity and doesn't include a gift.


Tickets for Enchanted are available to buy online, please check here.

Please note, tickets for Enchanted are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Rides are not included in admission. 

The Santa Experience is a separate event and needs to be added onto your booking. This can be added at checkout when booking your tickets to Enchanted.

No, rides are not included in the admission ticket. Ride tickets can be bought individually for £2 per ticket or a wristband for £10.

Book your Enchanted visit and pick your timeslot, then you'll be prompted to add the Santa Experience onto your booking. This is £12.00 for up to 6 guests (we are limited with space inside Santa’s living room) and this included a photo which you can take home.

Please leave enough time to enough time in between your experiences. We recommend leaving 30 minutes from your photo with Santa to then go and see the Enchanted light trail.

Santa tickets are also available during the day on select dates. Find out more here.

Enchanted will be running on selected dates from Saturday 20th November until Thursday 30th December. A full list of dates is on our booking page.

You can visit Knowsley for the Enchanted event from 16:00. Please arrive at the entrance to the Enchanted light trail within your 15 minute time slot, if you arrive after this time we cannot guarantee entrance onto the trail. The Light trail, rides and the foot safari will close at 20:00.

Please note that if you will be visiting Knowsley during the day you will need a separate ticket for Enchanted in the evening. The foot safari will remain open so you don’t need to leave and then come back however the animal sections and the rides will close at 16:00. Rides reopen again at 16:30 ready for Enchanted.


Enchanted is £9.00 for both adults and children. Under 3s and 1:1 carers are free of charge. This includes the Enchanted Light Trail Only. Meeting Santa Experience can be booked separately.

If you will be visiting as a carer, please bring your proof of care with you when you visit to show our staff upon arrival.

Unfortunately tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable for Enchanted. 

Yes, we have plenty parking and all for free!

Yes you do, this year we will be offering a £1.00 discount for our members for both adults and children.

Unfortunately, you can’t get discount on accompanying guests as this is a special event outside of usual opening hours.

Yes, once they've bought Enchanted tickets, members will get their usual benefits inside the park.


When you book online you will receive an email with your booking confirmation details. Bring this email with you on the day to show at the entrance kiosks and on entrance onto the Enchanted light trail.

There is no need to print anything off, if you have your device, or have written the booking reference down, this is all we will need.

Enchanted takes place on our Foot Safari only. The Safari Drive will be closed from 3 pm.

The amusement rides will be open for enchanted if you wish to purchase a wristband or ticket you can do so on the evening at the ride ticket office. Wristbands are £10.00 and individual tickets are £2.00.

Our food outlets and restaurant will be open with meals and snacks available.

The entire Enchanted Light Trail route is accessible for wheelchair users and there are rest points on the trail if you would like to take a moment and sit down.

No not at all. Our restaurants, coffee shop and parts of the Foot Safari will stay open throughout the day and evening. 

The animal sections of the foot safari will be closed from 15:30 to get ready for the evening event

Rides close for 30 minutes between 16:00-16:30.

As this event is after dark the animals are not visible.

Enchanted is an outdoor event so get your best winter outfit on, bring your waterproofs, and prepare to have a wonderful time with your family and friends whatever the weather.

Our Enchanted tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

In the event of strong winds requiring us to close Enchanted we will contact you as soon as possible to arrange a refund or alternative date.

Yes please do! We love seeing guests’ photos, be sure to tag us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and use the hashtag #EnchantedatKnowsley

If you would like to bring your own food you are more than welcome.

Hot and cold food and drink are available to buy on the night, including some festive favourites. We will have our restaurant, coffee shop and outdoor stalls and grill areas open if you would like to eat out with us.

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