Want to get up close to the big man in red this Christmas? Have a look at our guide to where Santa is locally this festive season and have a santa-tastic day out!

Amersham Christmas Festival Visit Santa’s Grotto on Sycamore Road on Saturday 9th December. The road will be closed from 10am until 5pm. For more information visit: www.amershamactiongroup.org.uk

Bekonscot – Visit Santa at Bekonscot Visit Santa in his magical grotto on special weekends in December – Saturday 2nd & 9th, Sunday 3rd & 10th (£5 per child includes a gift). For more information visit: www.bekonscot.co.uk

Bull Hotel (Gerrards Cross) Bring your little ones to The Bull to meet Santa, who will be spreading Christmas cheer and lots of gifts! Enjoy a 3 course Sunday Carvery served in one of our beautiful event suites, whilst your children tell Santa their Christmas wishes. Available on Sunday 10th & 17th December 2017, from 12:30pm. For more information visit: www.sarova-bullhotel.com

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre Santa’s grotto with a difference!
 Get on the train and travel up and down the track whilst Father Christmas makes his way up and down the carriages giving presents to all the children. Father Christmas arrives on Saturday 2nd December for nine days – sometimes he will be travelling in a train with Thomas the Tank Engine! Booking essential.
 For more information visit: http://bucksrailcentre.org

Chiltern Open Air Museum 
 Victorian Christmas – Father Christmas will be at this magical event in a special traditional grotto. There’ll also be Christmas Crafts, storytelling and musical entertainment. Saturday 2nd & 3rd December. For more information visit: http://www.coam.org.uk/whats-on/events/traditional-christmas/

Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway Santa Steam Specials
 – Santa and his elves will be on every train handing out presents to the children travelling on the train. Seasonal refreshments will be available. 10th, 16th, 17th, 21st, 23rd & 24th December. For more information visit: http://www.chinnorrailway.co.uk/

Mead Open Farm The Elves and Santa return once again to Mead Open Farm’s Christmas Kingdom! Visit the Christmas Kingdom for lots of festive fun. Take a trip to an enchanted forest where you can meet real reindeer, before visiting Santa in his grotto and choosing a toy from the elves’ workshop. Daily from 1st to 24th December. For more information visit: http://www.meadopenfarm.co.uk/christmas-kingdom/

Neddy Noel at The Horse Trust On 26th November join The Horse Trust in their seasonal celebrations and meet Santa on his magical sleigh. Visit the enchanted Christmas market with mince pies, stocking fillers, badge making, christmas cards and calendars  For more information visit: www.horsetrust.org.uk

Odds Farm Come and meet Father Christmas before heading onto the Cuddly Creative Christmas Corner and finally onto the Elves’ Workshop to collect something extra special! Daily from 25th November – 24th December. For more information visit http://www.oddsfarm.co.uk

Willows Farm Village 
Santa Spectacular – Visit Santa in his spectacular grotto and exchange a golden key for a present from his toy shop. With magical festive activities for the whole family including the 3D ride with Santa, Elf academy and much more. From 22nd November – 24th December.
 For more information visit: http://www.willowsactivityfarm.com

World’s End Garden Centre
 On your way to the Christmas Grotto you’ll walk through the winter wonderland that features a range of different Christmas scenes and animated figures that will delight your kids. Tickets to visit the Winter Wonderland and magical Grotto are £12 per child (includes a gift) and £3 for adults. A journey through the Wonderland costs £3 per person. No need to book, just drop in during opening hours. 18th November – 24th December.
 Don’t miss Santa’s arrival parade on Saturday 18th November from 11am. For more information visit: http://www.wyevalegardencentres.co.uk