I know the kids have just gone back to school, but I always post this blog early as Santa is very busy in West Yorkshire in 2021!!
If you’re looking to book a Santa experience, here’s my pick of ones that get recommended on Wakefield Mumbler each year! Make sure you plan ahead as some already have limited availability!!
Tickets on sale: This event is sold out
Dates: 27th November – 24th December 2021
This festive season, step aboard the steam-heated carriages of our Santa Specials & be transported to the magical North Pole. Meet Santa & his jolly helpers inside their cosy grotto filled with sacks full of presents for the good girls & boys.
Price: £9.95 – £17.95 depending on age of child and booking day
At Stockeld Park, we always like to make Santa feel at home and so as always we have prepared him a beautiful, cosy log cabin ready for his arrival all the way from Lapland! Our Santa’s Grotto is the most wonderful experience for both adults and children. With twinkling lights and Santa in a rustic wooden cabin, the whole family will feel the festive cheer here!
Price: from £13.00 for grotto, other activities additional
(Please note that Santa is an additional charge to your park entry ticket)
This year, your Magical Journey to Santa is an exclusive family experience, where your children and accompanying adults journey along a magical pathway, escorted by one of Santa’s finest Elves. You can stop along the route to snap memorable family moments in this enchanting setting before arriving at the grotto to meet Santa and share your wishlist for Christmas. You’ll then choose your own gift from the North Pole toyshop.
Visit Santa at Cannon Hall Farm’s enchanting grotto experience – where we’ve had help from the North Pole to create a truly magical experience that is sure to delight and dazzle. The Santa experience includes all day farm entry, a trip through the elf check-in and a visit to Santa in his grotto and a high-quality present.
Tickets on sale: 1:00pm Wednesday 15th September 2021
Dates: 27th November 2021 – 2nd January 2022
Steeped in traditional Christmas magic and excitement, Lotherton is pleased to host The Christmas Experience once again for families to enjoy a festive trip out.
Enjoy the interactive 12 Days of Christmas Woodland Walk through the Captains Wood. Sing along and count the dancing ladies, calling birds and drummers drumming as you wander through.
Discover the fairies in their secret hideaway Fairy Dell, listen to the giggles and whispers as you tip-toe through. Marvel in the splendour of the Edwardian House with the rooms dressed in all their festive finery. Visit Santa ‘Under the Wishing Tree’ in the Elf Village to interact with the elves and meet Santa in person (40 minutes).
Join Father Christmas and WonderPhil in the splendor of the Long Gallery, inside the House this year, for a magical Christmas show like no other. Your ticket will include exclusive access to Castle Howard where you will enjoy a one hour show featuring your favourite festive duo, children will receive an age appropriate wrapped gift.
Tickets on sale: NEW DATES RELEASED 5 pm Thursday 9th September 2021
Dates: 27th November – 23rd December 2021
Make their Christmas magical with a private family visit to Father Christmas at Harewood from Saturday 4 December. This year he will be taking up residence in the historic Old Library, where twinkling lights and rich decoration make for a truly authentic experience. There will be storytelling and gifts to add a sprinkle of magic to all who visit.
With each individual family group having their own short private audience with Father Christmas, tickets are limited for this unforgettable experience.
Each child will receive a gift from Father Christmas and there will be an opportunity for a family photograph.
We are delighted to announce that Father Christmas will be turning to Harewood this festive season, for a very special family Christmas experience.
Price: General visitor (up to 2 adults + 2 children): £75
Enjoy a 2+ hour Christmas experience like no other! Wrap up warm and prepare to be amazed on a magical journey as you join your very own Elf for ‘A Thornton Hall Christmas Adventure’. A truly magical experience.