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27 stunning pictures of Anglesey Abbey’s Winter Lights 2023





Anglesey Abbey's house and gardens have been transformed into a sparkling festive wonderland with the switch on of their Winter Lights.

The attraction, which launched on Friday, November 17 will run until Sunday, December 10, features a whole new set of light installations and projections to illuminate the gardens after dark.

Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell

As well as metalwork wildlife sculptures crafted by renowned artist Jeni Cairns, visitors can also enjoy music from Cambridge Jazz Festival and stalls selling delicious local food and drink.

Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell

And a new projection that promises to be a highlight of the Winter Lights event called a ‘Field to Flour’ is a short film which is being projected onto the working 18th-century watermill.

Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell

Created by a team of volunteer millers, the film uses green-screen technology to paint a vivid narrative of the journey from field to flour, capturing every essence of the milling process.

Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell

Meanwhile, Sony Music’s winter lights at the National Trust’s Wimpole estate is also under way, running from November 24 until December 31. There will be new lights, a new trail and glimpse of Father Christmas along the way.

Among the attractions will be a spectacular tunnel of lights that - at almost 50 metres, and with almost 50,000 lights – could be the longest of its kind in the country. ‘Christmas Cathedral’ was designed by Mandylights and installed by Culture Creative.

Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell
Anglesey Abbey Winter lights 2023. Picture: Keith Heppell

To book, visit nationaltrust.org.uk to book.



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