Paradise Park


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Embark on an enchanting adventure unlike any other as you step into the mesmerizing world of Paradise Park Gardens after the sun sets. The Aglow event returns for a second year and is bigger and better than last year! Prepare to be dazzled by our spectacular Winter light trail, where hundreds of thousands of lights weave a magical tapestry of luminescence, igniting the gardens with an awe-inspiring brilliance that’s simply unforgettable.

Explore our enchanting light trail

Venture into a mesmerizing realm as Paradise Park transforms its gardens into an enchanting luminary spectacle. The AGLOW light trail promises an evening of wonder, with intricate light installations that twinkle, shimmer, and dance, guiding you through a world of pure imagination.

Traverse the Garden Rails

Experience the magic from a new perspective as you traverse the gardens on our miniature train. Immerse yourself in the captivating views of luminescent beauty, all while seated.

The Light Trail Café

Sip on some rich, aromatic coffee or creamy hot chocolate, letting the warmth spread through you, preparing you for more wondrous sights.

Find Festive Favourites

Discover handcrafted ornaments, delectable treats, and unique presents amidst the radiant glow of twinkling lights. You might just find that perfect gift for someone special or treat yourself to something delightful.

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Paradise Park is a magical winter light trail nestled in the heart of Newhaven. Suitable for all ages this walking trail shows the Paradise Park gardens in a totally new light.

Aglow will open from 6th November until 23rd December daily. We reopen 27th December to 1st January and are then open the first two weekends of January. Entry is from 4.30pm (we will bring this forward as the sun sets earlier). We will close at 6pm Sunday to Wednesday, 7pm Thursday to Saturday.

It is up to the individual how long the experience takes. We would suggest around 45 minutes on average. Last entry is an hour before closing.

Paradise Park Aglow is £8 per person. Annual or day pass holders can book for the reduced rate of £5 (annual pass or day ticket will need to be shown with entrance to Aglow). Under 3s are free of charge.

Aglow’s entrance is on the coffee shop patio. Enter the site and follow the arrows to find us.

Please check your timed ticket carefully. We recommend you arrive around 10 minutes before your scheduled arrival time as during the busy periods there may be a queue to enter.

To avoid delays, please have your ticket or order confirmation ready.

We will be serving our specially selected Aglow menu of food until 5.30pm each day, and drinks until 5.30 Sunday to Thursday, 6.30 Friday.

The Aglow trail is entirely wheel chair friendly. There is a single step to enter, but if you require step free access, please speak to a member of the Aglow team on arrival who can arrange this for you.

Aglow only allows registered assistance dogs to enter, please leave dogs at home, thank you.

You can prebook the miniature train when you buy your tickets. If you have pre booked train tickets, we will hand you your train tokens when you check in. If you have not purchased train tickets, don’t worry, these can be purchased on the night. The train will run until 5.45 Sunday to Wednesday, 6.45 Thursday to Saturday.