In Pictures: Marmots and maze lit up for Christmas cheer

By PA Reporter
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With the dark nights drawing in, people are getting even more creative with their Christmas decorations.

While one Hampshire town has set up 16ft illuminated animals, a Scottish maze made of Christmas trees has lit the way with fairy lights and a West Yorkshire family home has been transformed with a candy cane theme.

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People look at a 16ft illuminated marmot called Meribel which has been erected outside the Assembly Rooms in Alton, Hampshire (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Meribel has a friend called Marmite, and both are dressed in a ski theme (Andrew Matthews/PA)

A maze made of Christmas trees has been set up at the Blair Drummond Smiddy Farm Shop near Stirling, ahead of the opening of their Christmas festivities this weekend.

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Jasmine Muir, 10, and her sister Lottie, 8, explore the maze (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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The trees have been decorated with a trail of Christmas lights (Andrew Milligan/PA)

Meanwhile, in West Yorkshire, one family from Garforth have turned their home into a candy-themed wonderland.

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Rod and May Proctor decorated their home which has proved a hit with children in the neighbourhood (Danny Lawson/PA)
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The home has been attracting visitors keen to photograph their cheery display (Danny Lawson/PA)
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Children have been queueing for pictures (Danny Lawson/PA)