Illuminate at The Blue Pool

🗓️ Monday 11th January – Sunday 25th February 2024

Step into the magical illuminated woodland trails at The Blue Pool for its annual winter Illuminate event.

  • Colourful trees at the Blue Pool Illuminate event
  • Blue Pool and tree line lit up with colours
  • String lights through the woodland
  • Canopies of pink and red at The Blue Pool in Furzebrook

As well as the colour-changing lights amongst the trees, there will be moving waterside lights set to music, as well as atmospheric music along parts of the path.

The Illuminate trail runs for over 1km and culminates at the nature reserve’s tea rooms where you can cosy up inside for a drink or bite to eat, or outside on the terrace around a fire pit – marshmallows for toasting can be purchased in the tearoom.

The tearoom has a licensed bar and will be serving hot food.

Warm clothing, suitable footwear and torches for any unlit sections are advised.

Dogs on leads are welcome.


Tickets should be booked in advance – there are allocated time slots in order to avoid congestion on the paths to make your experience more enjoyable.

  • Child (aged 5 – 15) – £8.50
  • Adult – £17.50
  • Group VIP – £175 (This gives up to six visitors exclusive access to a waterside deck, with seating, blankets, fire pits and gas heater)
  • (Booking fees may apply)

Find dates and booking your tickets online:

Blue Pool annual pass holders can attend for free – contact the reserve direct to arrange access.