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Nannytax | Best Santa's Grottos

The Best Santa’s Grottos in and around London for 2023

Nannytax | Best Santa's Grottos

Santa & his elves have started spreading their festive cheer across Santa’s Grottos in the UK, but where can you and your children see Santa this year? We’re sharing some of the best Santa’s Grottos in and around London for you to go and visit!

Santa’s Grotto at Fenwick, Kingston

Looking for a Santa’s Grotto in Kingston? Fenwick’s Santa’s Grotto is open from 22nd November to 24th December 2023! You’ll be welcomed into a magical snowy forest by Santa’s elves where you’ll discover the Christmas Craft Factory where your little ones will see lots of elves building toys & sorting letters – then, it’s time to meet Father Christmas! 

Book your tickets. 

You can also book breakfast with Santa or afternoon tea with Santa

Father Christmas at Hever Castle in Kent

Just outside Tonbridge, you can find Hever Castle. Experience the magic of Hever’s Christmas lights and travel through Santa’s Grotto to meet Father Christmas! Along the way, your little ones will stroll along the paths to the Toy Workshop and meet some cheerful elves, too! 

Find out more here.

Santa’s Quiet Grotto near Reading

Every child deserves to meet Santa, and from 2.30pm on Friday 8th December, Dobbies Garden Centre is making sure children with additional needs can experience the magic, too! Music and twinkling lights will be switched off, there’ll be no queuing and they’ll even email a photo of your specific Santa’s Grotto to prepare children for what they will see on the day. 

Book your session.

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Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park in London

Winter Wonderland is back! Explore Santa Land with your little ones, visit Santa’s Grotto, have fun on the family-friendly rides, and on certain days you’ll be able to watch the Santa parade! 

For more details, click here.

Visit Father Christmas at Hatchlands Park in Surrey

You can visit Santa in his new cosy Christmas Grotto in the old stables at Hatchland Park, just outside of Guildford! Children aged 2-8 years can have a quick chat with Santa and will receive a special Hatchlands Park 2023 teddy bear as a Christmas present from the man himself! 

Book tickets here

Finding Father Christmas at the Charles Dickens Museum

Father Christmas is paying his old friend, Charles Dickens, a very festive visit. Follow the trail, full of clues and puzzles, which will help you discover Santa’s Grotto! Learn all about Victorian Christmas traditions and discover what inspired Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol along the way. 
Get your tickets here.

Santa Steam Specials in Buckinghamshire

Treat your little ones to something extra special this Christmas! Between London and Oxford, this Santa’s Grotto is only accessible by hopping on a traditional steam train! Start your journey at Princes Risborough Station and venture on to the North Pole station, where you’ll meet Santa in his Grotto! 

Book your tickets here.

Need to find a Santa’s Grotto closer to home?

Just do a quick Google search for ‘Santa’s Grottos near me’ and you should find a selection of Santas for you & your children to visit this Christmas!

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