Fancy meeting Father Christmas this year? Here are some of the top Santa Grottos in Surrey– remember to check back for regular updates! To add a grotto contact us here.

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Santa’s Grotto at RSPCA South Godstone Christmas Fair
South Godstone Animal Centre, Eastbourne Road, South Godstone, RH9 8JB
Date: Saturday 18 November 2017
Visit Santa and his elves in his camper van, yes that’s right Santa in a camper! A fun-packed day with games, stalls, face painting, craft stalls and lots more.
Times: 11.00am-4.00pm
www.rspca.org.uk

Santa at Staines-upon-Thames Christmas Parade
Elmsleigh Centre / Two Rivers Shopping Centre, TW18 4
Date: Sunday 19 November 2017
Welcome Santa and special guests to Staines-upon-Thames to kick off the Christmas season. Presented by the Elmsleigh Centre and the Two Rivers Shopping Centre the Christmas Parade celebrates the 12 Days of Christmas with each day represented by a different community group or school. The fun kicks off at 10.30am and continues all day with a ride on train, Christmas characters, the Radio Wey live broadcast and much much more.
Time: from 10.30am
www.visitstaines.co.uk

Santa’s Grotto at Tadworth Children’s Trust Christmas Fair
Tadworth Court, Tadworth, Surrey KT20 5RU
Dates: Saturday 25 November 2017, 12.00pm-4.00pm
A skating rink, Santa’s grotto, market stalls, refreshments, raffles and games, fairground rides, arts and crafts, face painting, donkey rides, tombola, raffles and a Christmas band.
Prices: Free entry for children and £3 for adults. Tickets for Santa’s grotto £6, ice staking £4, or both for £8 (book in advance online).
www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/christmas-fair

Santa at Priory Farm Christmas Food Festival
Priory Farm, Sandy Lane, South Nutfield, RH1 4EJ 
Dates: Saturday 25 November (10.00am-4.00pm) and Sunday 26 November (10.30am-4.00pm) 2017
Little ones will be eagerly awaiting the arrival of Father Christmas. In what has become a favourite Priory Farm tradition, Father Christmas will descend the hill at 4.30pm on Saturday 25th to greet the crowds and check his list.
www.prioryfarm.co.uk

Christmas at Bocketts Farm
Bocketts Farm

Young Street, Fetcham, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 9BS
Dates: 23rd Nov – 24th Dec 2017
The visit begins as the children hop on board the Santa Express trailer with one of the elves for a short ride from the Farm Park. Up to 2 adults may accompany each child by walking alongside the trailer, which travels very slowly. Once through the magical gates, you’ll gather as a group in his workshop, set deep in a traditional hay barn. In the grotto, each child will meet Father Christmas and receive a wrapped present from him.
Times: Various
Price: FROM Child (3 -17 yrs) £16.00, Child (2 yrs) £16.00, Child (under 2 yrs) £9.00, Child (disabled) £16.00, Adult £7  (all prices include farm entrance)
www.bockettsfarm.co.uk

Santa’s Secret Forest
Crockford Bridge Farm
New Haw Road, Addlestone, Nr. Weybridge, Surrey KT15 2BU
Dates: TBC
Visit Father Christmas and his enchanted helpers in his Secret Forest and tell him your Christmas wishes. A wonderful winter fairy tale deep in the magical woods. Approx age range 1 – 10 years.
Times: 10am – 5pm
Price: Tickets release in November – online booking only
www.crockfordbridgefarm.co.uk

Christmas at Hobbledown
Hobbledown

Horton Lane, Horton, KT19 8PT
Dates: Selected dates from 25th Nov – 24th Dec 2017
Come and enjoy a Christmas Toddler Lunch, Toddler Brunch, or Tea with Santa (for older children) and meet Santa or you can visit him in his Grotto.
Times: Various
Price: From £12.95 per child, Hobbledown Annual Passholders get 10% off the booking price.
www.hobbledown.com

Christmas at Birdworld
Birdworld
Birdworld Holt Pound, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 4LD, UK
Dates: Selected dates from 26th Nov – 24th Dec 2017
Visit to Birdworld to meet Santa’s reindeer and some of our friendly farm animals before you enter a magical world full of animated characters in winter wonderland settings. As you walk through the different scenes, you can enjoy the friendly banter with the impish elves before the children meet Santa to receive their present. For those of you who are too old for a present, a mince pie and a hot fruit punch awaits!
Times: Various
Price: Prices from £7.95 per child, £4.95 for under 3s, and £5.95 for adults.
birdworld.co.uk

Christmas Circus 
Shepperton Squires Garden Centre
Upper Halliford, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW17 8SG
Dates: Selected dates 24th Nov – 24th Dec 2017
A magical circus show is travelling to the North Pole to perform for Santa with their amazing dancing polar bear, Boris! See it first before they reach their final stop on Christmas eve. Meet Santa after the show where children will receive a present if they have been good.
Times: Various
Price: Child £12 
www.squiresgardencentres.co.uk

Christmas Circus 
Badshot Lea Squires Garden Centre
Badshot Lea Road, Farnham, Surrey GU9 9JX
Dates: Selected dates 25th Nov – 24th Dec 2017
A magical circus show is travelling to the North Pole to perform for Santa with their amazing dancing polar bear, Boris! See it first before they reach their final stop on Christmas eve. Meet Santa after the show where children will receive a present if they have been good.
Times: Various
Price: Child £12 
www.squiresgardencentres.co.uk

Santa’s Grotto
Milford Squires Garden Centre
Portsmouth Road, Milford, Godalming, Surrey GU8 5HL
Dates: 18th Nov – 24th Dec 2017
Meet Santa in his grotto between the 18 November – 24 December, at Squire’s Milford.
Times: Various
Price: £5 per child with £1 from every ticket being donated to Milford’s charity of the year ‘The Samson Centre for MS’.
Website: www.squiresgardencentres.co.uk

Santa’s Grotto
Twickenham Squires Garden Centre
Sixth Cross Rd, Twickenham TW2 5PA
Dates: 18th Nov – 24th Dec 2017
Meet Santa in his grotto between the 18 November – 24 December, at Squire’s Twickenham.
Times: Various
Price: £5 per child with £1 from every ticket being donated to Twickenham’s charity of the year ‘The Richmond Carers Centre’
Website: www.squiresgardencentres.co.uk

Free Grotto
Squires Garden Centre
West Horsley – Long Ditton
Dates: Weekends from 25th Nov, and 24th Dec 2017
Meet Santa in his free grotto every Saturday and Sunday, between the 25 November – 24 December, and on Christmas eve, at Squire’s Garden Centres! There will be an optional donation which will go to the centre’s local charity.
Times: Various
Price: Free, optional donation
www.squiresgardencentres.co.uk

Free Grotto
Squires Garden Centre
Cobham – Hersham – Reigate – Windsor  
Dates: Weekends from 26th Nov, and 24th Dec 2017
Meet Santa in his free grotto every Saturday and Sunday, between the 26 November – 24 December, and on Christmas eve, at Squire’s Garden Centres! There will be an optional donation which will go to the centre’s local charity.
Times: 10.30am-4pm Saturdays; 10.30am-3.30pm Sundays; 10.30am-2pm 24th Dec
Price: Free, optional donation
www.squiresgardencentres.co.uk

Chessington Winter’s Tail – Grotto
Chessington World of Adventures
Leatherhead Road, Chessington, Surrey, KT9 2NE
Dates: 26th Nov – 24th Dec 2016
This Christmas celebrate with the Gruffalo, visit Father Christmas in his magical grotto, plus enjoy some family favourite rides and meet our amazing animals at Chessington’s Zoo and SEA LIFE centre. Join Mouse on The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure, a magical riverboat journey through the deep dark wood. Limited availibility – prebook only.
Times: Various
Price: £20 per person (annual pass holders £15). An individual ticket includes a visit to the Grotto and a present – those aged 12 months or younger can enter the park free of charge, anyone aged over 12 months will require a ticket. Rainy Day guarantee – return for FREE
www.chessington.com

Santa’s Grotto at Oxted Christmas Festival
Saturday 2 December 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Station Road and Station Road East, Oxted, RH8 0PG
Love Oxted’s Christmas Festival is back and bigger than ever! Watch this space for more details.
www.loveoxted.co.uk

Meet Father Christmas
Hatchlands Park
East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7RT
Dates: 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 21st & 22nd December 2017
Meet Father Christmas in his cosy sitting room. Each child will meet Father Christmas and receive a wrapped present from him.
Times: 11.00am – 3.00pm
Price: Normal admission, plus £5.00 per child
www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Meet Father Christmas
Godstone Farm
Tilburstow Hill Road, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8LX
Dates: Selected dates from 2nd – 24th Dec 2017
This December Father Christmas is returning to his special festive Christmas Cabin! Joining him is Mrs Christmas, his team of brilliant Elves and a sleigh load of pressies to create memories to last a life time.
Times: Various
Price: From £8.50 – £19.50 per child
godstonefarm.co.uk

Father Christmas
Painshill Park
Portsmouth Road, Cobham, Surrey, KT11 1JE
Dates: Selected dates 4th – 20th Dec 2017 
Jump into the festive spirit, and join Father Christmas in the magical Crystal Grotto at Painshill. An annual sell-out, children will have the opportunity to meet Father Christmas and his trusty elves, in the enchanted Crystal Grotto, where they can receive a gift from Father Christmas himself!
Times: Various
Price: Adults £8 (Painshill Members FREE), Concessions £7, Children £12
www.painshill.co.uk

Christmas at Nower Wood
Bay Pond Nature Reserve
Nower Wood Educational Nature Reserve, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8QA
Dates: 9th & 10th Dec 2017
Wrap up warm and join us in our search for Father Christmas, busy in his forest grotto. On the way we will play some seasonal games and look out for winter wildlife. In the grotto you will be able to toast a marshmallow and there might even be a small gift from Santa, depending if you have been naughty or nice! Back in the centre, we will warm up with a mince pie and a hot drink, while making Christmassy crafts and enjoying the festivities inside. Activities are aimed at 4-10 year olds.
Times: 10.00am-12.00pm & 1.00pm-3.00pm
Price: Child £13 (£10 members), Adult £3 (£2 members)
www.surreywildlifetrust.org

Santa Special
Rural Life Centre
Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham, Surrey GU10 2DL
Dates: 9th, 10th & 16th, 17th Dec 2017
Enjoy a festive ride on the light railway and visit the toy workshop and live animals! Once again this year we will only be able to see children who have pre-booked.
Times: 11.00am – 5.00pm
Price: Child £12.50, Adult £7.50
rural-life.org.uk