There are plenty of places to visit Santa in Nottinghamshire, but here are our 5 favourite places to see Santa in Nottinghamshire this Christmas 2023.
1. Rufford Abbey
Set in beautiful parkland in North Nottinghamshire, Rufford Abbey provides the perfect setting for a visit to Santa.
Saturday 25th November, 10:45 am – Saturday 23rd December, 4:00 pm
Santa will return to Rufford this festive season with a brand new Grotto!
£9.95 per child (this includes a present from Santa)
Will are running time slots from 10.45am – 4.00pm on selected dates in November and December.
Book now to avoid disappointment.
Visit the Rufford Abbey website for more info.
2. Wheatcroft Garden Centre Santa 2023
Situated just outside the city centre, Wheatcroft usually puts on a great Santa’s grotto but there is no current info for 2023.
Visit the Wheatcroft website for more info.
3. Santa at Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park 2023
Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park is a 30 acre family theme park and water park in Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire.
The Christmas Experience opens in mid November. There’s GIANT Christmas tree, reindeers and the park is transformed into a magical winter wonderland.
Step into a winter wonderland at Wheelgate Park this festive season and make memories that will last a lifetime! From 2nd December 2023 until 24th December 2024, you can join in the fun with a whole host of Christmas activities. As you wander through the park, thousands of twinkling lights and decorations will engulf you in a whimsical atmosphere.
Visit the Wheelgate Park website for more info.
4. Santa at White Post Farm 2023
For something a bit different, head to White Post Farm for their Christmas Experience.
2022 details below, no current details for 2023
There’s a Christmas Barn with a Winterland Walkthrough, the opportunity to build a snowman, Christmas crafts and of course, the opportunity to meet Santa. They hold a traditional nativity play, which is on daily, and they also have the Elf Academy where you can see if you’ve got what it takes to be an Elf.
The Christmas festivities begin from early December and run until Christmas Eve. All the activities are included in the standard admission price. You do need to book.
Visit the White Post Farm website for more info.
5. Center Parcs Winter Wonderland
Not generally one you can do in a day, but Center Parcs in Sherwood Forest does a great Winter Wonderland every November and December. There are real reindeers, pony rides and a range of Christmas activities to get you all in the festive spirit. There’s also the opportunity to visit Santa in his Woodland Workshop.
Read Travelling Twinkles post about Center Parcs Winter Wonderland.
Find out more about the Winter Wonderland breaks here.
Thanks to Jemma from Travelling Twinkles for providing this guest post.
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