70+ Santa’s Grottos To Visit 2023

If you’ve decided on seeing Father Christmas this year, perhaps you’re looking for a Santa’s Grotto near you. There are so many different ways to visit Santa during the festive season, the grotto being the most popular and traditional way.

To extend your visit to Santa, why not consider a Polar Express train ride, Santa trains, breakfast with Santa, or one of these Santa Sleepovers across the UK, along with a festive break during this Winter season.

A Christmas Grotto was traditionally discovered in a large department store. A large area was decorated to resemble Santa’s house in Lapland, with his elves to help deliver the gifts to children.

Santa’s Grottos In Bedfordshire

Frost’s Garden Centre – Willington

Sandy Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44 3QP 

2023 TBC

Between 27th November and 24th December, you can meet Santa in his grotto at Frost’s Garden Centre.

On arrival at the North Pole, you’ll be greeted by Snowball Sammy who will tell you all about the polar bears from the North Pole. There will be time for fun and games with the playful elf before it’s off to make reindeer food with Reindeer Ronnie.

Meet Santa in his cosy living room and one of his elves will capture a photo. Santa will gift a storybook exclusive to Frosts Grotto for the whole family to enjoy! Children will be able to choose a toy from our large selection in the Toy Workshop.  

The Olde Watermill Santa’s Grotto

Santa and Mrs Claus are busy preparing for this year’s magical Grotto Experience at The Olde Watermill Shopping Village with  a longer 50 minute experience and some more exciting changes!

Mead Open Farm

Stanbridge Rd, Leighton Buzzard LU7 9JH

Meet Santa at Mead Open Farm this Christmas. On your way to meet Father Christmas you can enjoy the Christmas walkthrough and build a bear in the make a bear workshop. You can even make reindeer food and decorate gingerbread.

santa with cookies

Santa’s Grottos In Berkshire

Legoland Santa’s Grotto

Winkfield Rd, Windsor SL4 4AY

Father Christmas will be greeting children in his log cabin this year. They will also receive a special LEGO gift. Don’t forget to also spot Father Christmas as he rides around the Park in his magical sleigh. Give him a wave!

Lapland UK

Whitmoor Forest, Swinley Rd, Winkfield Row, Ascot SL5 8BD

Tickets sell out very quickly for Lapland UK but there’s often a waiting list to join if you’re not lucky enough to get tickets the first time around.

The award-winning experience begins with a special invitation and creates memories that will last a lifetime. A Lapland UK day trip lasts around 3.5 hours including a personalised visit with Father Christmas.

Windsor On Ice

Alexandra Gardens, Barry Avenue, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 3HY

As well as some Christmas ice skating, why not visit Santa in his grotto on selected dates in December at Windsor On Ice.

4 Kingdoms Magical Christmas Adventure

Your journey to see Santa begins on a sleigh ride to the North Pole. With a tour of the toy factory and meeting Santa’s reindeers, it’s on to meet the big many himself!

writing the nice list

Santa’s Grottos In Buckinghamshire

Christmas At Odds Farm

Wooburn Common, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP10 0LX

Dates: 2023 TBC

Stroll through the sparkling, wintry wonderland and explore an enchanting world of woodland creatures and snowy scenes as you journey to the North Pole in search of Father Christmas!

Frost’s Garden Centre – Woburn Sands

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17 8UE

2023 TBC

Between 27th November and 24th December, you can meet Santa in his grotto at Frost’s Garden Centre.

On arrival at the North Pole, you’ll be greeted by Snowball Sammy who will tell you all about the polar bears from the North Pole. There will be time for fun and games with the playful elf before it’s off to make reindeer food with Reindeer Ronnie.

Meet Santa in his cosy living room and one of his elves will capture a photo. Santa will gift a storybook exclusive to Frosts Grotto for the whole family to enjoy! Children will be able to choose a toy from our large selection in the Toy Workshop.  


Santa’s Grottos In Cheshire

Bolesworth Castle Santa’s Grotto

During your festive visit to Bolesworth Castle, visit Santa in his grotto. For all the boys and girls on the nice list there’s also a present and special photo opportunity with Santa.

Santa’s Grottos In Cornwall

Lappa Valley

Dates: 2023 TBC

It’s all aboard a nostalgic steam train journey through the winter countryside into Lappa Valley. You can meet and have photos with Rudolph, the friendly reindeer and visit Father Christmas and his elves in his grotto.

Santa’s Grottos In Cumbria

Walby Farm Park

Crosby-on-Eden, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6 4QL

2023 TBC

On selected dates between November 26th and 24th December, you can meet Santa at Walby Farm Park. Father Christmas on the farm includes the chance to meet the real reindeer, meeting Mother Christmas and of course the main man himself.

You can also write your letter to Father Christmas during your visit too.

Hayes Garden World Santa’s Winter Wonderland

Take a journey through Santa’s Winter Wonderland and help to search for the his missing reindeer. Your visit includes games, a visit to Santa, a present and photo opportunity.

Santa’s Grottos In Derbyshire

Conkers Winter Wonderland

Wrap up warm and get ready for a silly Elf adventure as you arrive at Waterside Winter Wonderland. Take a journey through Watersides Enchanted Forest and the Valley of Christmas Lights to discover Santa’s Woodland Grotto.

An Audience With Father Christmas At Bolsover Castle

On selected dates in December you can join in the festive fun and meet Father Christmas for story time and meet and greet sessions.

Santa’s Grottos In Devon

Boringdon Hall Santa’s Grotto

The Santa’s Grotto experience at Boringdon Hall includes festive afternoon tea, Christmas activities including gingerbread decorating. Not forgetting the chance to meet Santa Claus himself to receive a Christmas present.

santa with his cookies

Santa’s Grottos In Dorset

Abbotsbury Santa’s Grotto

Dates: 2023 TBC

More details and tickets to be announced nearer the time.

The Tank Museum Santa’s Grotto

Linsay Rd, Bovington, Wareham BH20 6JG

2023 TBC

On 19th – 20th November, the Tank Museum in Wareham is hosting a Dorset Christmas Fair. There will be live entertainment, and Santa will be arriving in a tank.

Moors Valley Railway Santa Special

Horton Rd, Ashley Heath, Ringwood BH24 2ET

On selected dates in December, you can meet Santa at Moors Valley Railway. Enjoy your own carriage on your journey to see Santa with mince pies and refreshments.

Santa At Farmer Palmers

Dates: 2023 TBC

The ‘Meet Farmer Christmas Experience’ in the enchanted barn will be running in December 2023

Sail With Santa From Poole Quay

Enjoy one of the Sail with Santa cruises around Poole Harbour. Passing Brownsea Island, Sandbanks Peninsula, Studland Bay and more.

Santa will also be walking around the boat, meeting all the children, where each child will receive a Christmas present directly from Santa!

Father Christmas And His Reindeer at Bincombe Bumps

Along with Father Christmas, you can meet his reindeer and mischievous elves at Bincombe Bumps.

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Santa’s Grottos East Sussex

Christmas At Drusillas Park

Alfriston Rd, East Sussex BN26 5QS

Dates: 25th November – 23rd December 2023

Meet Santa among the shimmering lights as you walk through the twinkling Tunnel of Lights. You wont be able to miss the spectacular 24ft Christmas tree. Each visit includes a personal one-to-one with Santa, photo opportunity and a magical Christmas gift!

Blackberry Farm Park

Whitesmith, East Sussex, BN8 6JD

Santa will be visiting Blackberry Farm Park every weekend in December and during the holidays leading up to Christmas. As well as meeting Santa, solve the Christmas word trail to receive a small prize.

santa with hot chocolate

Santa’s Grottos In Essex

Clacton Pier Santa

CO15 1QX

2023 TBC

Santa’s Grotto on Clacton Pier is open daily from December 2nd – 24th. You can also book additional Santa experiences including afternoon tea with Santa and Christmas Cracker deals.

Fenwick Colchester

152 High St, Colchester CO1 1PN

2023 TBC


You’ll find the Grotto Arrival Station on the second floor where you will be greeted by friendly elves. Meet the big man himself and experience Santa’s magical grotto. Work with the elves in Santa’s Christmas Craft Factory to make delightfully decorative Pom Poms to bring a dose of fuzzy festive fun to your home.

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santa reading the nice list

Lee Valley Farm Santa

Stubbins Hall Ln, Waltham Abbey, EN9 2EF

Dates: 2023 TBC

Spot Santa’s cheeky elves as they give you a tour on the way to meet Santa at Lee Valley Farm in Essex. Mrs Claus will also be putting on her magical kitchen show in her kitchen. You’ll also get the chance to meet the reindeer before they fly off to do their work on Christmas Eve.

Adventure Island

Southend on Sea, Essex, SS1 1EE

Dates: 2023 TBC

Your Father Christmas experience includes a visit to the big man himself in his magical village called Christmasville.

Children can exchange their toy voucher for a toy in the Christmas toy store. There’s also plenty of Christmas entertainment and rides for the whole family.

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Marsh Farm Adventure Park

South Woodham Ferrers, CM3 5WP

Included with every Father Christmas Experience booking, you’ll also be able to experience the fantastic festive fun fair. This includes a real ice rink and Christmas train ride.

Old Macdonald’s Farm & Fun Park

Santa will be in the park every day until 24th December during the Christmas Journey event. There’s also the chance to meet real life reindeer, and try the interactive gingerbread trail too.

Colchester Zoo Santa Experience

2023 TBC

See Santa’s reindeer in their stables, create festive crafts at the Elves’ Workshop or listen to the elves as they tell stories of Santa’s NEW sloth friend. A zoo ticket is required for the Santa experience at Colchester Zoo and the Magic of Christmas experience.

santa reading his list

Santa’s Grottos In Gloucestershire

Cotswold Farm Park

Santa’s Grottos In Hampshire

Finkley Down Farm Father Christmas

Magical Christmas tickets include all-day entry to the farm. Your Christmas journey starts at Mother Christmas’ Kitchen before you make your reindeer food, collect your Christmas passport and so much more.

Funland Winter Wonderland

The Seafront, Hayling Island, Hampshire, PO11 0AG

Dates: 2023 TBC

Hayling Island Winter Wonderland has more than 40 displays featuring animations and hand crafted scenes. There are over 3 miles of lights and tonnes of snow to create the most magical Christmas experience in Hampshire. 

Visit Father Christmas in his house and receive an early Christmas Gift

Santa At The Brickworks Museum

Swanwick Lane, Bursledon, SO31 7HB

Date: 2023 TBC

Father Christmas will be taking a day out from his busy December schedule and arriving at the Brickworks Museum to hand out gifts to his smallest fans. Bring the family, bring the dog and enjoy the magic of Christmas at the Brickworks.

santa on his sleigh

Father Christmas’ Flying Visit

Hawk Conservatory Trust, Weyhill, Andover, Hampshire, SP11 8DY

Date: 2023 TBC

Father Christmas and more of his magical team of owls will be stopping at the Trust for this special family event. Find out what mischief Evergreen the Elf is up to and watch the magical owls fly. Girls and boys will meet Mother Christmas, who will share some freshly-baked treats from her kitchen for the children to enjoy whilst she tells them about the magical owls.

Father Christmas’ elves will have a special present to give out to every good girl and boy too!

Santa Cruises On The Basingstoke Canal

Aboard the boat Rosebud, you’ll take a gentle cruise to the start of the tinsel trail in the woods. Then it’s time to follow the trail to find Father Christmas in his grotto and receive a special gift!

Cruise back to the Centre and head into Santa’s Workshop for Christmas colouring activities, warm drinks & mince pies for all.

Spaces can be purchased either over the phone on 01252 370073 or in person at the Canal Centre.

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Santa’s Grottos In Hertfordshire

Willows farm Santa Spectacular

Take a trip through the magical winter wonderland where you’ll find Santa in his amazing Grotto. Santa will give children a key to his Toy Shop where they can choose any gift from the hundreds stacked from floor to ceiling.

Write your letter to Santa and watch the 3D show. You can even take a ride on the runaway tractor for a festive ride.

Santa’s Grottos In Kent

Hop Farm Father Christmas

Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 6PY

Dates: 2023 TBC

Your visit to father Christmas at Hop Farm includes one free photo per booking, Christmas story telling with Mother Christmas, and a Christmas gift.

Hever Castle Christmas Grotto

Dates: 2023 TBC

You can enjoy the decorated Christmas rooms at Hever Castle as well as visiting Santa himself.

Ruxley Manor Father Christmas

Father Christmas has visited Ruxley Manor every year since as long as anyone can remember and will once again be returning from the 12th of November. Both Father Christmas and Mother Christmas, along with their Elves cannot wait to meet you!

Christmas At Kent Life

Dates: 2023 TBC

Part of your visit at Kent Life will be to meet Father Christmas in his magical grotto. Children will be invited to select a gift of choice from the well stocked toy shop. You can also graduate from Elf School and help Mrs Christmas decorate gingerbread men in her kitchen.

Santa Safari At Fenn Bell Conservation Project

Climb aboard the Santa Safari, where you will be taken through the zoo and down to the magical winter wonderland where you can meet Father Christmas. Your Santa ticket also includes entry to the zoo.

The Reindeer Centre Christmas Grotto

Father Christmas is arriving at the Reindeer Centre on selected dates from 12th November. Each family will enjoy meeting with Father Christmas in his magical Christmas cabin. You can also walk through to the Christmas barn to see the animals.

Father Christmas Experience At Bredgar And Wormshill Railway

Dates: 2023 TBC

This steam train in Kent will take you to visit Father Christmas in his magical grotto. The Winter woodland offers a special experience to see Santa and receive a gift from him. There’s also the chance to have your photo taken with mulled wine and mince pies for the adults.

Herne Bay Pier Santa’s Grotto

Dates: 2023 TBC

For just £5 per child, a visit to see Santa in Kent is a must. Open on selected weekends in December, no booking is needed for this Santa’s Grotto.

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Santa’s Grottos In Lancashire

Blackpool Pleasure Beach Santa’s Grotto

Dates: 2023 TBC

Visit Santa Claus in his Grotto and enjoy the festive fun experiences, guided by the magical elves through the winter wonderland. Then enjoy a delicious warming hot chocolate with marshmallows.

christmas stocking

Knowsley Safari Park Santa

Prescot, L34 4AN

This magical Santa experience offers you and your family a meeting Santa in his very own living room. There’s also the opportunity to capture the memory on camera and take your very own framed photo home with you!

Otterspool Adventure Centre

The Christmas experience ticket will include up to three hours of festive activities and unlimited play on the ice rink.

You can visit Santa, and also visit the elves workshop. There’s a festive show and gingerbread decorating with Mrs Claus too.

Windmill Animal Farm Santa

During December you can take the Santa train to see Santa in his grotto at Windmill Animal Farm in Lancashire. Your Santa ticket includes entry to the rest of the farm activities and a gift for the children.

Farmer Teds

You’ll begin your journey within the Animal Barn, before checking in to start your Christmas Adventure. Walk through Santa’s winter wonderland, see where his elves make all your toys, and even where Santa sleeps too.

Santa’s Grottos In London

Fenwick Kingston

Wood St, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1TX

2023 TBC

You’ll find the Grotto Arrival Station on the 3rd Floor of the toy department. The elves will welcome you, check your tickets, and lead you into the magical snowy forest. Don’t forget to look out for their Elf-mobiles, and listen out for a very special singing reindeer!

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Alexandra Palace Santa’s Grotto

Alexandra Palace Way, London, N22 7AY

2023 TBC

Children can meet with Santa and receive a small gift. Plus there’s the opportunity to have their photo taken with Santa at his festive grotto.

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Audience With Father Christmas At Kenwood

On selected dates in December you can join in the festive fun and meet Father Christmas for story time and meet and greet sessions.

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Santa’s Grottos In Manchester

Chill Factore

Treat all the family to the ultimate Christmas experience with a snowy visit to see Santa himself. There’s a gift for all the children, and you can even extend your day by adding snow park sessions to your ticket.

Lancaster Park & Animal Farm Christmas Grotto

Take a journey through the magical Christmas grotto to meet Santa. Along the way join Mrs Claus for a Christmas story and write your letter to Santa.

Reddish Vale Farm

2023 TBC

Santa’s Grottos In Norfolk

Church Farm Santa’s Grotto

Stow Bardolph, Downham Market, West Norfolk, PE34 3HT

Dates: 2023 TBC

All Father Christmas tickets include entrance to the Farm as well as visiting Father Christmas, so you can stay all day and enjoy everything Church Farm has to offer including the indoor and outdoor play areas, animal encounters, undercover petting pens, Christmas shopping and market and lots lots more.

The Christmas Experience At Wroxham Barns

2023 TBC

Every weekend in December and 19th – 24th, you can visit the largest all inclusive experience in Norfolk. There’s the chance to visit Father Christmas and receive a present, decorate gingerbread people in Mrs Claus’ kitchen and plenty more activities.

Thursford Santa’s Magical Journey

Santa’s Magical Journey also includes the Enchanted Journey of Light in your ticket price. Your visit will begin by touring Christmas scenes and includes a visit to Santa in his house and a gift with a child’s ticket. 

Once you have visited Santa, you will proceed outside to view the lantern light extravaganza. It takes approximately 1.5-2hours to complete the event.

presents in the santa sack

Santa’s Grottos In Northamptonshire

Whilton Locks Garden Village

Daventry NN11 2NH

There will be a gift for all the children on the nice list when they visit Santa at Whilton Locks Garden Village this year.

Wappenham Farm Santa’s Grotto

Through December you can visit Santa in his grotto at Wappenham Farm. You’ll receive your Santa passport on arrival, and be taken by the elves to make special reindeer food. In Santa’s grotto you’ll be able to listen to a festive story before receiving a gift to take home.

Santa’s Grottos In Northumberland

Kielder Winter Wonderland

Visit Father Christmas at Kielder Winter Wonderland. Once you check in with the Christmas Elf, you’ll set off through the forest in search of Father Christmas’ woodland home.

Take in the beautiful views and be ready for a surprise as you may even spot one of his woodland helpers along the way.

Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens Santa’s Grotto

Enjoy an audience with Father Christmas at Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens this festive season. Santa will be telling his festival tales before the children receive a special gift.

Santa’s Grottos In Oxfordshire

Yarnton Home & Garden

Sandy Lane, Yarnton, Oxon, OX5 1PA

Dates; 2023 TBC

Santa will be back in his grotto at Yarnton Home & Garden. Join in writing a letter to Santa which you can give to him during your visit or take home to post. The  Magic Garden soft play is available for all guests to play in during their session.

Bicester Hotel Golf And Spa Santa’s Grotto

Add a little magic to the festive season and take the young ones to visit Father Christmas in his magical grotto. The Santa’s Grotto will be open again for weekends in December.

Frost’s Garden Centre – Millets Farm

Frilford, Oxfordshire, OX13 5HB 

2023 TBC

Between 27th November and 24th December, you can meet Santa in his grotto at Frost’s Garden Centre.

On arrival at the North Pole, you’ll be greeted by Snowball Sammy who will tell you all about the polar bears from the North Pole. There will be time for fun and games with the playful elf before it’s off to make reindeer food with Reindeer Ronnie.

Meet Santa in his cosy living room and one of his elves will capture a photo. Santa will gift a storybook exclusive to Frosts Grotto for the whole family to enjoy! Children will be able to choose a toy from our large selection in the Toy Workshop.  

Santa’s Grottos In Shropshire

Follies Safari

Take off in one of the Land Rovers across the park, under the Wishing Arch and up the steep hill to Santa’s spectacular network of caves. There are fairy-lit caverns and tunnels before you reach Santa’s grotto and the big man himself.

Santa’s Grottos In Somerset

Wookey Hole Winter Wonderland

Dates: 2023 TBC

Visiting Wookey Hole this Winter, you can be treated to the Winter Wonderland. The caves are list with over 100,000 lights which illuminate your way. The it’s on to visit Santa in his grotto, before the magical circus show.

Santa’s Grottos In Staffordshire

Drayton Manor Santa’s Grotto

Fazeley, Drayton Bassett, Tamworth B78 3TW

The Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor is happening on selected dates.

You can walk through the Castle, guided by elves. Enjoy story time with Mrs Claus, and make reindeer food with Father Christmas’ elves. The it’s onto meet Father Christmas himself! As you finish your Grotto experience, the kids will be able to collect their present, along with a hot chocolate and mince pie for the parents!

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Leisure Island, Riverdrive, Tamworth B79 7ND

Visit Santa’s Winter Wonderland at Snowdome in Staffordshire this year. You can explore Santa’s Christmas snow trail featuring snow slides, fun displays and falling snow. Don’t forget to walk through the enchanted forest and hitch a ride on a sleigh.

North Pole Adventure At National Forest Adventure Farm

Dates: 2023 TBC

You will journey through the magical portal after receiving your special ticket from Father Christmas. Explore the Victorian high street and help the elves in the post office, as well as plenty of other activities on your way to visit Santa.

Santa’s Grottos In Suffolk

Santa’s Christmas Grotto at Lackford Lakes

Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk, IP28 6HX

Date: 2023 TBC

The winter hide is transformed into a cosy grotto for the xmas season. Every child will have a chance to take a photo and talk to Santa as well as receiving  a gift. There will also be lantern making all day before the local school choir sings carols with Father Christmas at 4.15pm.

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Santa’s Grottos In Surrey

Godstone Farm Santa’s Grotto

Dates: 25th, 26th November, 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 18th – 24th December 2023

A visit to Father Christmas at Godstone Farm is a unique experience and will include a private meeting with Father Christmas in his cosy grotto, as well as the opportunity to take part in fun and festive activities.

Bockett’s Farm Park

Young Street, Fetcham, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 9BS

Dates: 23rd November – 24th December 2023

You can meet Father Christmas in his magical workshop at Bockett’s Farm Park. Make your own reindeer food and complete your elf passport. Don’t forget to step into the giant snow globe and enjoy the heated indoor soft play as well during your visit.

Chessington Garden Centre Wonderland Experience

Date: 2023 TBC

Take a magical walk through Christmas Wonderland. Your journey will start with a short, animated film, and then it’s time to start your adventure. Each room features a different theme until you reach Father Christmas. You’ll visit him in his own cosy cabin where he will be checking names against the nice list.

Santa Fir Christmas Tree Farm

There are two Santa Fir Christmas Tree Farms in Surrey to see Father Christmas in his grotto.

Booking isn’t required for a visit to Santa, where he will be on weekends in the run up to Christmas.

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Santa’s Grottos In Tyne And Wear

Rainton Arena

Mercantile Road, Houghton Le Spring, DH4 5PH

Dates: 2023 TBC

Meet Santa and his elves in his glittering Winter Wonderland, There’s a gift for all the children during the individual meet and greets.

Santa’s Grottos In West Midlands

Selly Manor Santa’s Grotto

Dates: 2023 TBC

Visit the now famous Santa’s Grotto for a special Christmas experience in the unique and magical Selly Manor. You can meet Father Christmas and his lovely elves. Plus, get into the festive spirit and buy some unique local handmade crafts at the popular Craft Fair on the same day.

Santa’s Grottos In West Sussex

Fisher’s Farm Park

Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green, West Sussex, RH14 0EG

Dates: 2023 TBC

Listen to the sound of Santa’s sleigh bells gently ringing and head on through a magical journey of Father Christmas’ enchanting wonderland. The elves will be checking who has been naughty or nice and Father Christmas will be checking his list twice. Make your very own reindeer food ready to put out for Rudolph and his buddies on Christmas Eve. And don’t forget to also leave a carrot!

Tulleys Christmas Experience

Turners Hill Rd, Worth, Crawley Down, Crawley RH10 4PE

The Christmas Experience is set within the beautiful woodland grounds of Tulleys Farm. As well as the Santa’s grotto, there’s also plenty of other festive activities happening. Check out the website for all the details.

Santa’s Grottos In Wiltshire

Santa At Longleat

Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7NW

A festive visit to Longleat is magical even without seeing Santa. The Festival of Light is worth a visit alone, but the Santa train is the perfect way to make Christmas extra magical.

Between November and January, it’s Christmas at Longleat. Why not visit for a trip to see Santa as well as the other amazing activities on offer.

Fairwood Lakes Holiday Park

28 Fairwood Rd, Dilton Marsh, Westbury BA13 4EL

Dates: 2023 TBC

Father Christmas returns to Fairwood Lakes Holiday park for 2021, when he checks into his log cabin for a month. There’s a Christmas trail and grotto to experience. Along the trail you will spot the Polar Bear’s Fishing Pool where each child can play a festive “hook-a-duck” style fishing game and win a treat.

Enjoy hot chocolate in the Elves village and meet the main man himself.

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Santa’s Grottos In Worcestershire

Winter Glow Santa’s Grotto

2023 TBC

Between the 25th November and 24th December, you can enjoy a personalised meeting with Santa in his Grotto at the Three Counties Showground. Each child will receive a personalised invitation from Santa himself to visit him.

Begin your magical adventure in the Winter village and take part in Jingle’s challenges before going into Santa’s toy shop.

Smart Trees Christmas Experience

Journey through the indoor forest where you can meander through the trees catching falling snow and bubbles along the way.

Stop to see the Nativity, the reindeer will be waiting to meet all the visitors and then receive a magic coin. Next you will find the magical wishing well where you can throw in your coin and make a wish before going on to meet the Elves and enter the Grotto.

Santa’s Grottos in Yorkshire

Christmas At Castle Howard

Father Christmas will pay a special visit to Castle Howard inDecember, bringing an immersive theatrical experience in the main House and a Storytelling Grotto in the Courtyard. He’s got lots of children to see, so make sure you book your spot before they’re all gone!

Brodsworth Hall & Gardens Audience With Santa

On selected dates in December you can join in the festive fun and meet Father Christmas for story time and meet and greet sessions.

Stockeld Park Santa’s Grotto

Wetherby Rd, Wetherby LS22 4AN

2023 TBC

Santa has his very own log cabin to make him feel at home during his visit this year from Lapland. Santa will be welcoming guests between 24th November until 24th December. Ticket prices are £13 per person.

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Cherry Hill Garden Centre Santa’s Grotto

Stokesley Road, Hemlington, Middlesbrough, TS8 9DY

2023 TBC

Have a chat with Santa, and receive a special delivery from Lapland whilst you are there! You will have a chance to have a photograph with Santa, and you can make sure that Santa knows exactly what you want for Christmas!

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Santa’s Grottos In Wales

The Reindeer Lodge Santa Visit

Black Meadows Farm, Leeswood, Mold, CH7 4SQ

Tickets include toilets and refreshments area on arrival, drive in Theatre Show, stunning countryside views around the magical drive-thru Safari trail to see the reindeer herds. You can also discover the hidden elf village, visit Father Christmas in his Grotto, with a gift for every child and drive thru the Elves’ Toy Workshop.

Follys Farm Santa’s Grotto

Begelly, Kilgetty, Pembrokeshire, SA68 0XA

There’s mulled wine and a mince pie for the adults when visiting Santa at Folly’s Farm.

2023 TBC

Santa’s reindeer can also be found in the new Asian Adventure habitat. And to complete your Winter wonderland experience don’t forget to visit the magical indoor vintage fairground rides and complete the Gingerbread Trail for a chance to win a prize.

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