Where to see Santa this Christmas!
Father Christmas sure is getting around this year! Check out our guide below for the places you will find him in our area!
A Meeting With Father Christmas, Cobbs Play Barn
Monday 18th – Wednesday 20th December. Booking slots: 10am, 12:15pm & 2:30pm.
Tickets include: Food & drink, time to play, table games & a gift from Father Christmas. Adult ticket includes: A light meal, a hot drink & the magic of Christmas! Limited Availability. To find out more & book tickets, click HERE.
Cobbs Play Barn, Bath Road, Hungerford RG17 0SP.
Father Christmas at Bucklebury Farm
Selected dates from 27th November – 23rd December.
Includes a 5 minute private grotto with Father Christmas, a present & festive activities. Click HERE to find out more & book tickets.
Bucklebury Farm, Pease Hill, Reading RG7 6RR
Jubilee Newbury & The Rose of Hungerford Santa Boat Trips
Newbury Trips run on the 10th, 16th and 20th December from 10am and last for approximately 1 hour. Hungerford trips run from 16th December.
Jubilee, Newbury: Children enjoy a Christmas story, singing, and plenty of time with Santa during the boat trip. The ticket price includes a present from Santa for children and the choice of mulled wine or hot drink and a mince pie for adults. Advance booking is essential. To find out more & book click HERE.
The Rose of Hungerford: Children meet Santa and all receive a present. The children also receive a fruit juice and a packet of biscuits while the adults receive a drink of their choice, either tea/coffee/hot chocolate/soft drink and a hot mince pie. Find out more & book tickets HERE.
Jubilee, Newbury Wharf, Newbury RG14 5AP.
The Rose of Hungerford, Canal Walk, Hungerford RG17 0EQ.
Santa’s Magical Grotto at Beale Wildlife Park
Selected dates from 24th November – 24th December.
Meet Santa and his elves and pick a special toy. Feed the reindeer (at an additional cost). Free festive park trail (£2 for trail sheet) and festive crafts. For more information and to book tickets, click HERE.
Beale Wildlife Park, Lower Basildon, Reading RG8 9NW
Nettlebed Christmas Fair with Santa’s Grotto
Saturday 25th November 10am – 5pm
Santa’s Grotto (£8 per child) – Santa will tell a short story and hear what children would like for Christmas there we also receive a gift. The fair has stalls, crafts, gifts, local produce, pizza van, open bar and tea & cake. Entry to the fair is £3 per person and under 18’s go free! No need to pre-book however you can find out more HERE.
Nettlebed Village Club, Hight Street, Nettlebed, Oxfordshire, RG9 5DD.
Magical Christmas Experience – Breakfast with Santa at Thatcham Garden Centre
Selected dates throughout December.
Thatcham Garden Centre, Bath Road, Thatcham RG18 3AN
Santa’s Grotto at Reading Winter Wonderland
Selected dates through November, December and into the New Year
Find out more & book tickets HERE. Reading Winter Wonderland, Hills Meadow, RG4 8DH
Santa at Windsor on Ice
Every weekend from 9th – 24th December from 12pm – 5pm.
There is no grotto and Santa is provided free of charge. He walks around the rink, meeting and greeting children, posing for photos and taking their Christmas lists. No booking needed but to find out more information click HERE.
Alexandra Gardens, Barry Avenue, Windsor, SL4 3HY.
Henley Santa Cruises
Saturday 16th, Wednesday 19th & Friday 20th December at various times.
Wokingham Winter Carnival – Santa’s Grotto
Sunday 26th November (Free Event)
A free fun day out for all the family. There will be a Santa’s grotto as well as all the usual fun fair, stalls, food & entertainment. For more information click HERE.
Market Place, Wokingham, RG40 1AS.
Santa’s Grotto at The Little Gym, Windsor
Sunday 17th December & Monday 18th December – various sessions at various times.
Games & gymnastics in the Gym, Elves Workshop with festive toy making, sweet treats, Christmas songs with Santa, plus a gift for every child. To book & find out more click HERE.
Unit 2, 31 William Street, Windsor, SL4 1BB.
Santa Afternoon Tea, Cantley House Hotel
18th, 19th, 20th and 21st December.
Festive Afternoon Tea followed by a visit to see the big man himself in his grotto (price includes a gift for each child). Call 01189 895100 to book. Find out more information by clicking HERE.
Cantley House Hotel, Milton Road, Wokingham, RG40 1JY
Santa’s Grotto, Dobbies at Hare Hatch
Selected dates throughout November & December.
Walk through the enchanting forest before arriving in the wildlife forest clearing where children will make a special item to take home. There will then be the chance to meet Santa Claus before children receiving a gift. Special photo options available (save by booking in advance). There is also a ‘Santa’s quiet grotto’. To find out more & book click HERE.
Floral Mile, Hare Hatch, Twyford, RG10 9SW
Experience the Magic of Christmas at Legoland, Windsor
Selected dates from 24th November.
A winter wonderland with lot’s of entertainment. Click HERE to find out more & book tickets.
Winkfield Rd, Windsor SL4 4AY
Odds Farm Park Christmas Spectacular
Selected Dates from 25th November – 24th December.
Journey through an enchanted woodland in search of Father Christmas, meet Father Christmas in his Grotto,
create a cuddly creation, take part in creative Christmas crafts, go to the Christmas toy shop to choose a gift (Gifts available for children of all ages, from birth) There is also an interactive Reindeer Flying School show.
SEN only tickets available on Sunday 26th November. Book tickets & find out more HERE.
Odds Farm Park, Wooburn Common, High Wycombe, HP10 0LX
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