Everyone knows that Father Christmas is a busy man, but he’s never too busy to take some time out to meet the children of Nottingham. Meeting Santa is a magical experience for children, and here’s where you can meet the big man himself around the city.
Santa’s Grotto – Intu Broadmarsh Intu Broadmasrsh, Nottingham, NG1 7LE Friday, 24 November to Christmas Eve Website: https://intu.co.uk/broadmarsh
Meet Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer and his friends at the virtual reindeer station.
All children receive a Playmobil toy from Santa!
£4.95 for each child.
The centre will also offer Autism Hours for children with autism – click here for more details.
North of Nottingham
Visit Santa – Brookfields Garden Centre, Mapperley Brookfields Garden Centre, 431 Mapperley Plains, Mapperley, Nottingham, NG3 5RW Saturdays and Sundays between now and Sunday, 23 December plus Thursday, 21 December, Friday, 22 December and Christmas Eve Website: http://www.brookfieldsgardencentre.co.uk
Entrance is £1 per child and all proceeds will go to Nottinghamshire Hospice.
Come and hear the Carlton Brass Training Band and the Bluecoat Singers.
Santa’s team includes elves, William the Wizard and a facepainter.
Gifts from Santa – White Post Farm, Farnsfield White Post Farm, Mansfield Road, Farnsfield, NG22 8HL From Saturday, 25 November to Christmas Eve Website: http://www.whitepostfarm.co.uk
Daytime admission prices include a visit to Father Christmas and a gift!
Meet some real reindeers!
Take part in the winter wonderland maze, plus games and crafts.
On Saturdays and Sundays, bring the kids to take part in the Elf Academy – learn the essential skills for making it as an elf in the North Pole.
Christmas Experience – Wheelgate Farm, Farnsfield Robin Hoods Wheelgate Family Theme Park, Newark, Nottingham, NG22 8HX Saturday, 25 November to Christmas Eve Website: https://wheelgatepark.com
Meet Santa in his magical grotto and choose a FREE gift!
Visit the elves and help feed the reindeers.
Take part in festive workshops, competitions and get your hands on some yummy festive food.
Day tickets for children include a visit to Santa and the gift.
Image: Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park Facebook page
Santa Experience at Floralands Garden Centre Catfoot Lane, Lambley, Nottingham, NG4 4QL Visit Santa until Sunday, 23 December Website: Click here to book
Have breakfast or tea with Father Christmas!
From Saturday, 16 December, come and see the circus, with clowns acrobats and jugglers.
From £6.49 for adults and £4.49 for children.
Santa at Rufford – Rufford Abbey Country Park Rufford Abbey Country Park, Ollerton NG22 9DF %%From now until Sunday, 23 December
Santa’s Grotto open on Saturdays and Sunday from now until 23 December.
£5 per visit.
On Saturday 2, 9 and 16 December, have breakfast with Santa fir just £10.
Santa at Sherwood – Sherwood Forest Country Park Sherwood Forest Country Park, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, NG21 9HN On weekends from Saturday, 25 November to Sunday, 17 December Website: http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk
Meet Santa at this unique grotto in Sherwood Forest
Santa will be available weekends from Saturday, 25 November to Sunday, December 17 between 11am and 4pm.
Bookings not required.
£5 each child, including a small gift from Santa!
Santa’s Grotto in the Courtyard – Newstead Abbey Newstead Abbey Historic House and Park, Ravenshead, NG15 8NA Selected weekend dates from Saturday, 25 November to Sunday, 23 December Website: http://www.newsteadabbey.org.uk
Visit Santa at this special grotto in the courtyard – tell Santa your Christmas wish and collect a present.
£5.50 per child, including parking and booking fees.
Santa at Notcutts – Notcutts Wheatcroft Garden Centre, Edwalton Notcutts Wheatcroft Garden Centre, Landmere Lane, Edwalton, NG12 4DE Selected dates from now until to Christmas Eve Website: https://www.notcutts.co.uk
Get your list ready! Enjoy a half hour visit with Santa, including a gift.
Tickets to visit Santa from £7.50.
On Friday, 8 December, bring your dog to the Santa Paws event!