Where’s Santa 2014

Want to get up close and personal with Santa this Christmas? Take a look at our guide to where Santa is this festive season:

Ashridge Estate Visit Father Christmas at Ashridge Estate
 Bring your child to join in the fun when Father Christmas visits Ashride. Each 45 minute visit includes meeting Father Christmas, a Christmas craft making session and a present. Adult admission includes a glass of warm spiced apple juice. 13th, 14th, 20th & 21st December. £6 per child and £2.50 per adult. Booking essential on 01442 851227.
 See website for details.

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 full English breakfast served in one of our beautiful event suites, whilst your children tell Santa their Christmas wishes. Available on Saturday 13th and 20th December 2014, from 9.30am to 10.30am. See website for details.

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre Santa’s Magical Adventure
 The fun starts the moment you arrive! You will be shown your reserved seats on the steam train where you will be joined by Santa himself! One of Santa’s pixie helpers will pull your gifts from the huge toy sack and the magic begins! Your visit includes the train ride and live children’s entertainment.
13th, 14th, 20th, 21st & 22nd December. Booking essential.
 See website for details.

Chiltern Open Air Museum 
Chiltern Traditional Christmas 
Father Christmas will be at this magical event in a special traditional grotto with lots of Christmas gift stalls, Christmas Crafts and musical entertainment. Saturday 29th November & Sunday 30th November.
 See website for details.

Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway Santa Steam Specials
 Enjoy a return trip from Chinnor to Thame Junction on our Santa Specials. Santa will be on every train handing out presents to the children travelling on the train. Seasonal refreshments will be available. 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th & 21st December.
 See website for details.

Visit Father Christmas at Clivden 
Father Christmas will be taking time out of his busy schedule to drop in to see us. Find your way around the family fun trail to visit him in his grotto and receive a special gift. 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th & 21st December from 10am until 2.30pm. £5 per child including gift. No booking needed. 
See website for details.

Hughenden Manor Meet Father Christmas at Hughenden.
 Father Christmas will be visiting his secret grotto at Hughenden throughout December. Young visitors will do a craft project and take home a special gift. There will be roasted chestnuts and marshmallows, mulled apple juice and for the gown-ups, mulled cider. Normal admission charges apply plus £6 per child.£6 per child for grotto entrance, including a gift. 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th & 21st December from 11am until 3pm. See website for details.

Lapland UK Imagine the excitement your child’s face when they receive an invitation from Father Christmas to visit his snowy home. On arrival families travel along forest pathways to a snowy wonderland where they visit the Toy Factory to help the elves and Mother Christmas’ Kitchen to decorate gingerbread and gather for storytelling. Then it’s skates on at the ‘ice’ rink in the Elves’ Village with a chance to meet the resident huskies and reindeer, before having a personalised meeting with Father Christmas. See website for details.

London Zoo A chance to meet Santa and his reindeer at London Zoo. Kids have the chance to join animal-loving elves in a flurry of crafty Christmas activities in the magical town of Elfville situated in the Zoo’s Animal Adventure exhibit.
Getting fully into the Christmas spirit children can write a letter to Santa and take a guided tour around Elfville joining in with musical elves dancing and serenading visitors with their favourite Christmas tunes.
And as if the excitement of meeting Santa isn’t enough, visitors can hear talks on the Zoo’s Reindeer Royalty from keepers while Dancer and Prancer enjoy some seasonal snacks. 
See website for details.

Mead Open Farm The Elves and Santa return once again to Mead Open Farm’s Christmas Kingdom! Visit the new 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. What’s more it’s all undercover and lovely and warm! Daily from 29 November to 24 December, 10am–6.30pm, last visit to Santa on each day is 5.30pm. See website for details.

Odds Farm Children can visit Santa in his special grotto and receive a Top Toy for Christmas. They can also choose a FREE chocolate treat from our Christmas tree in the gift shop! And don’t forget there’ll be plenty of Madness and Mayhem with our Festive Entertainers! 22nd & 23rd November and then daily from 29th November. 
See website for details.

Willows Farm Village 
Christmas Fun at Willows Farm Village
 Visit Santa in his spectacular grotto and pick a present for his toy shop. With magical festive activities for the whole family including the Nativity Story, Willows’ Magical Ice Rink, visit Santa’s reindeer, festive fun fair rides and much more. From 26th November – 24th December.
 See website for details.

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 £8 per child (includes a gift) and £2 for adults. A journey through the Wonderland costs £2 per person. There is plenty of other entertainment with fairground rides, children’s entertainers and a Christmas market, Father Christmas Parade and Breakfast with Father Christmas. 15th November – 20th December.
 See website for details.