11 magical photos from this year's Christmas Experience at Lotherton Hall near Leeds decorated like North Pole

Lotherton Hall’s Christmas Experience has officially returned for 2023 – and it’s bigger and better than ever.

The historic country hall near Leeds has been completely reimagined for the festive period, with a magical Santa’s Grotto, gingerbread-making workshop and enchanting Elf Village.

Set across the grounds of the beautiful Edwardian estate, families will be able to enjoy the winter wonderland from today (November 25).

The Yorkshire Evening Post was given a sneak preview of the Christmas Experience.

Here are the best pictures ahead of this year’s festivities –