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Best Santa Experiences in the UK
For one month every year Whitmoor Forest in Ascot, Berkshire is transformed into Father Christmas’ homeland, providing a theatrical experience for all the family to enjoy. Once the daytrip to Lapland is booked, children will receive a personalised invitation to Father Christmas’ Woodland Toy Factory from Santa himself, which is sure to build up their excitement. There are loads of activities that children can look forward to on the day, including decorating gingerbread men, ice skating and meeting huskies and reindeer, all before the highlight of the day – meeting Santa Claus himself and receiving a luxury gift from him!
The SnowDome in Tamworth, Staffordshire will be home to Santa’s Winter Wonderland this year, and there’s plenty for the kids to look forward to. Children will love the Christmas Snow Trail with real snow for them to play around in, and they’ll even get to meet Santa’s reindeer in the animal village. The day is topped off with the all new Santa Show, where kids can join Santa as he makes the final preparations for Christmas – will he be ready in time?
The magic of Christmas will be coming to Hyde Park this year and kids will get the chance to visit the land of Santa. They can explore Santa’s Toy Factory and meet the elves who are busy at work as they get ready for Christmas. Father Christmas himself will be in his grotto, and with free entry kids will love to meet Santa and receive a gift if they’ve been good this year! There are also loads of rides for children to enjoy, including an opportunity to ride on the Santa Express.
Right now at Stockeld Park in Wetherby, Yorkshire the Christmas Adventure season has begun, and there’s plenty of fun to be had. The all outdoor adventure includes an ice rink, maze, Nordic Ski Trial and a magical Enchanted Forest that children will love to explore. The park also offers an award-winning Santa’s Grotto, where children will love having the opportunity to meet Father Christmas in his winter log cabin in the woods.
The multi-award winning Santa’s Grotto at Brookside Garden Centre in Tonbridge, Kent is one the kids will love to visit. Taking a walk down a magical path of twinkling lights is sure to build up the kid’s excitement for what’s to come, as at the end of the path they’ll find a Finnish hut where they’ll get the chance to meet Santa. There are even hidden surprises along the way and a Christmas Shop at the Garden Centre for the whole family to enjoy!