Lapland is coming to Blackburn with elves, reindeer, Santa and Mrs Claus all making an appearance.

Lapland Village will open at Witton Country Park on December 1 and will run daily through until Christmas Eve.

The village is being created in a magical forest with entertainment and adventures for the whole family.

Cimb aboard the Lapland Village train and it will take you through the park and into the magical forest.

Take a seat in the Lapland Festival Theatre for a show or take the kids to the Elf Academy where they will become honorary elves and help make toys for Santa.

Mrs Claus will show you how to decorate gingerbread men, and say hello to real reindeer before going to enjoy unlimited rides on the Lapland Village funfair.

Tickets start at £30 with children at £15. For logistic reasons there is no booking on the day, all tickets must be booked online at