Four-legged members of the family will be able to join the festive fun for Christmas at Heaton Park this winter.

Dogs kept under control on a short lead will be welcome as the new Christmas light trail runs from Friday, December 1 until Sunday, December 31.

Christmas at Heaton Park has everything you need for an unforgettable time with furry friends and family. There are breathtaking seasonal lights as never seen before.

Visitors will discover colour-changing orbs of light stretching out into the distance, larger-than-life flowers and neon strings that reach high into the sky.

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Bury Times: Christmas at Heaton Park takes place from December 1 to December 31Christmas at Heaton Park takes place from December 1 to December 31 (Image: NQ)

They can also wander through a laser garden filled with thousands of tiny beams of light and into a giant twinkling tunnel that surrounds you with sparkle.

And people can immerse themselves in the tantalising world of thrills, spills and the sweetest of treats at the fairground village.

Matthew Findlay, head of UK Trails for Sony Music/Raymond Gubbay Ltd, said: “We’re thrilled to be bringing this beautiful new trail to Manchester for 2023.

“We’re collaborating with the team at Culture Creative, who have a wealth of expertise in designing and delivering light trails.

“Working sympathetically with the landscape and history of Heaton Park, we have created an unforgettable, immersive experience illuminating the special beauty of the location, suitable for all the family to enjoy this Christmas.”

Bury Times: Well-behaved dogs will be able to join the Christmas festivitiesWell-behaved dogs will be able to join the Christmas festivities (Image: NQ)

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Visitors will also be able to grab a seasonal snack from one of the hand-picked street food vendors who bring an indulgent twist to the menu on offer.

And they will be able to complete their walks under the stars with a perfectly festive-spiced winter warmer, hot chocolate or toasted marshmallow and share it with someone special.

To book tickets go to to secure the date and time of your choice.