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Santa's Grotto

03 Dec 2016 - 24 Dec 2016

This year we're inviting you to visit Santa in his traditional toy workshop at the Centre in a brand new log cabin style grotto.

First check if you've been naughty or nice on his special boys and girls behaviour indicator. If you've been good the elves will lead you into Santa's festive room where he'll greet you and you'll receive your special Christmas gift.

Finally enjoy having your photo taken with the man himself to take home to remember the magical occasion.

Operating Hours:

• 10.00am - 6.00pm: 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th - 23rd December

• 12.00pm - 5.00pm: 5th - 9th, 12th - 16th December

• 10.00am - 4.00pm: 24th December


Cost: £5 per child


  • Groups welcome
  • Free wi-fi
  • Restaurant / Cafe / Tea shop
  • Coaches welcome
  • Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and Registered Assistance Dogs welcome
  • Suitable for families
  • Play Area
  • Licensed