Britain has proven the popularity of the Newcastle branch of Fenwick’s Christmas display in the store window, by voting it as one of their favourite Christmas displays. In a national survey by McCarthy & Stone, 3,000 participants picked their favourite festive attractions and exhibitions. With a selection that included National Trust’s Dunham Massey display and Ramsgate harbour, many top spots went to National Trust properties, gardens and botanical attractions.

  • Fenwick’s Christmas Window, Newcastle won 11% of the total votes
  • Christmas at Westonbirt Arboretum, Gloucestershire won 22% of the total votes
  • Christmas at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh won 19% of the total votes
  • Christmas at Dunham Massey, Manchester won 12% of the total votes

Fenwick Newcastle’s Christmas Window display has become revered by the nation over the years, taking on a different theme each time, securing 11% of the votes. This year, visitors came from around the country, some queuing to see the launch night, whilst the unveiling was streamed on social media for those unable to attend. 2018’s display is ‘We’re Walking in the.

Westonbirt Arboretum’s Enchanted Christmas secured top place, with 22% of the UK’s total votes. The beautiful arboretum is host to five national tree collections,142 champions and a whopping 15,000 tree specimens. Walk along an illuminated trail through the trees featuring interactive displays and breath taking light spectacles, then head to a charming Christmas fair after.
Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Garden came in second place, with its striking Christmas attraction. Reimagining the immaculately curated gardens, Christmas at the Botanics will take place on selected evenings from the 23rd November to 29th December.