After seeing the lantern festival unlit in Chiswick House gardens last year I knew that if I ever had the opportunity to see them lit in the dark I would have to take it. And then as if by fate they appeared in the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and it was a sign that I had to go.
So in the spirit of Christmas it became a family affair and I think a lovely thing to do around this time of year that is a bit different to the usual Santa outings.
The lantern trail is amazing! The lanterns are beautiful but the talent and work to put the displays together is incredible!
Really words do it no justice so just lets get to the pictures: