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Santa's Grottos
Santas Grottos

Santa Claus is coming to town!

Ho, ho, ho, Merry Christmas!

Here's where you can find Father Chrismas this winter:

This year bring your little ones to experience the magic of Christmas at Lightwater Valley. Meet Santa and his helpers in his Grotto, watch their talking reindeer show, be amazed by the Christmas magic show and browse an array of stalls selling beautiful hand-crafted gifts - perfect to purchase those unique Christmas presents from.

All the elves at Stockeld Park have been working really hard to build Santa a brand new Grotto! Help them welcome him back to Stockeld Park and visit him in his luxury log cabin in beautiful woodland surroundings. Celebrate Santa's arrival at Stockeld Park in November; see his reindeer in their pen and follow Santa and his sleigh around our Enchanted Forest in a wonderful parade.

Santa Sunday at Burnby Hall Gardens: Christmas is coming and at Burnby Hall Gardens their thoughts are turning to Father Christmas's visit on Sunday 6th December. Everyone is really excited that he's coming once again to Pocklington's iconic Gardens.

This Christmas, Santa will return to his Magical Kingdom at Meadowhall and will be ready and waiting to find out just what you want for Christmas! Get ready for some festive fun as you pass twinkling icicles and sparkling snow, meeting a whole host of frosty friends along the way. Santa will have a special gift for every one of his visitors and you can even buy a special souvenir photo on the day.

Father Christmas's Grotto at Fountain's Abbey & Studley Royal. What's that sound? It's the jingle of reindeer bells - Father Christmas is touching down at Fountains Abbey this year and he comes bearing gifts! If you've been a good little boy or girl then come and pay him a visit in his cosy grotto and he may have a special something for you.

Come down to Murton Park to meet Santa and his elves including the infamous Bauble! Take a peek in Santa's house and maybe even visit the elves' parcel despatch workshop. The big news this year is that the elves are planning their own Christmas Pantomime and are busy auditioning for the staring roles! Watch out Bauble - "They're behind you!"

Keighley and Worth Valley Railway - Join the Santa Special at Oxenhope, Haworth or Keighley Stations for a ten-mile return journey on our steam train, lasting around an hour. Experience nostalgia and the magic of Christmas in our specially decorated coaches, with festive music to get you into the mood. Santa and his pixies visit each child during the journey, delivering presents and the grown-ups are served with a mince pie and seasonal drink: the perfect way for you and your family to start the Christmas season.

Santa Cruises with Pennine Boat Trips - Throughout December, be a part of a truly magical, and unique journey, every weekend in December up to Christmas. Whatever the age - its a great way to start the festive season.

An Audience with Father Christmas at Brodsworth Hall - Meet Father Christmas in the entrance hall of Brodsworth, dressed in sumptuous traditional colourful costume to tell tales of Christmas past and recite famous yuletide stories and poems. Join the audience to relax and listen to these heart warming stories.

Santa Claus is coming to Eureka! So have you been naughty or nice? Panto & Christmas craft activities free with standard admission or your Eureka! Annual Pass.

Join Santa and his special helpers for some festive fun this Christmas at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, with the Santa Express shuttle service departing Pickering, Grosmont and Whitby stations. Perfect for families with young children, embark on this magical adventure on-board the Santa Express to meet Santa in his Grotto on-board the train. What better way to start the festive season? Ticket price includes return travel, a present for each child, a scrumptious mince pie for everyone, warming hot drinks, juice for the children and adults can enjoy a complimentary alcoholic tipple.

Santa Underground at the National Coal Mining Museum: Meet Father Christmas, 140m underground in his magical grotto throughout December! Plus don't miss our Pocket Panto, Craft & Gift Fair and seasonal treats...!

Santa's Magical Grotto at Thorp Perrow Arboretum. Come and meet Santa and his elves in his NEW magical winter wonderland......follow the magic stars and clues to the place where the snowmen live. A wonderful adventure for children and adults alike!!


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