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Santa Claus is coming to town! We have been busy little elves searching for the best grottos around so you and your family will be able to meet him during this festive period!
BETTY'S FARM AND SHOP - The Castle Way, Willington, DE65 6BW Derby
Time: 10am - 3pm
Dates: 7th, 14th, and 21st December
Age suitability: Age 12 months and over although younger babies are welcome.
Info: Come and visit Santa’s Grotto at Betty’s Farm Shop. Abi’s Entertainments will be providing lots of festive fun in our Grotto! Come along and write a letter to Santa, make some reindeer food and then visit Santa in his Grotto and receive a gift. There will also be chance to take your own photos in our festive sleigh! Complimentary refreshments for one accompanying adult available (additional can be purchased).
Dates: 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st and 22nd of December
Visit Santa under the night sky this year, lit only by the Stars and fairy lights....this exclusive experience is for those looking for something that extra special! Go through Elf Security to check into our Candycane Express departure lounge. Enjoy complementary Sweets for both Children and grown ups too, adults can also enjoy a complementary Mulled Wine! Whilst you wait for your Candycane Express ride, enjoy Christmas Board Games, Santa Letter Writing, Christmas Wish Trees and a LIVE SHOW! from our North Pole Elves! Take a journey to the Woods on our Candycane Express trailer ride where Mrs Claus will greet you and show you to Santa's Woodland Cabin! After you've met the man in red, Children can head to Bluebell Frostcrackers' Toy Shop to choose their own Toy! Reindeer Food Making, The Elf Trail and Nativity Animals will all be available too! Cost: Prices range from £7.95-£17.95 depending on ticket type and date chosen
As the Festive Season is getting into full swing why not give the whole family an exciting treat by taking a trip on a Santa Special Train. The children get to see Santa, there’s a treat for the adults, entertainment for the whole family and all without queues. Car Parking is free too.
This special festive treat features: • Santa’s Grotto on your train. • A quality gift for every child. • A miniature bottle of spirits and a mince pie for every adult, delivered to your seat. • Pinxton Puppets Pantomime in a heated and decorated marquee after your train journey. • Animatronics tableau.
Tickets are very popular and strictly limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment -01773 570140
AN AUDIENCE WITH FATHER CHRISTMAS AT BOLSOVER CASTLE
Castle Street, Bolsover, S44 6PR
Time: 10.30am - 4pm
Date: Sat 30 Nov - Sun 22 Dec 2019 (Weekends only)
Join in the festive fun with the man himself at Bolsover Castle this Christmas. Meet Father Christmas as he tells tales of Christmas past among the yuletide decorations.
Cost: £5 - this includes a small present.
Booking is essential
Purchase your ticket on 0370 333 1183 (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30, Sat 9am – 5pm).
CHRISTMAS LUNCH WITH SANTA
Derby Museum and Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS
Time: 12pm - 4pm
Date: 1st December
Join Derby Museums for a family-friendly Christmas carvery!
Enjoy a two-course meal and a visit from Santa, then put on your dancing shoes for a fun family disco.
Age suitability: Age limit of 10 years and under for Santa's Grotto
A FREE Santa’s Grotto, with a visit from Santa Claus (obviously!). We'll also be joined by a Guest Singer, plus there's face painting and a selection of children’s activities and games. Organised and funded by Derby Homes, Derby City Council, Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service, Derbyshire Constabulary, Asda, Sporting Communities and Age UK. Parents must be present for their child or children to use the Grotto.
For all queries, contact Jamie Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07812 301829
SANTA'S GROTTO AT THE WHITE HART
The White Hart Inn, 5 Derby Road, Stanley DE7 6EX
Time: 5pm - 7pm
Date: 19th, 20th and 21st December
Santa himself is coming to the White Hart Stanley. Each child will receive a present and get to have a chat With Santa himself.
The festive forest is a magical forest, full of fun and interactive games for children. From 22 November kids can jump into the snow ball pool, zoom down the glacier slides and show off at the ice-cool climbing area. You can also meet Santa at selected dates throughout the festive season.
Cost: £3.00 for a 30-minute play and £6 for 30 minutes play, Santa meet and greet and gift
Santa will be here on the following Saturdays and Sundays on the run up to Christmas. He magically appears down the chimney in the Christmas Castle at 2pm with a present for all the girls and boys.
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We really hope that you find this website useful in helping you plan a family day out. Whilst we try our absolute hardest to ensure all of the information is correct and up to date, we highly recommend you call ahead of any planned visit to check opening times and prices etc. We don't want any disappointed families! (Oh and check the weatherbefore you set off!)