2015 Santa’s Grottos for Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Essex

12:31 03 November 2015

Find out where your local Santa

Find out where your local Santa's Grotto is this Christmas. Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto


Want to know where your local Santa’s Grottos are? We have a list for Herts, Cambs and Essex

Amwell, Cambridgeshire


Van Hage

November 1 - December 24 2015

£7.50 per child.

Booking is advisable to avoid disappointment. On the day availability will be limited and dependent on prioritised advanced bookings.



Brampton, Cambridgeshire


Frosts, Buckden Road, Brampton, PE28 4NF.

Opens Sunday November 15 2015

The experience lasts approximately 45 minutes. Adults can enjoy a mince pie, and children a chocolate treat. Each child can then choose a present from Frosts very own toy workshop.

Ticket prices: Adult £4.49, Child £9.99.

Tickets can be purchased online: https://frostsgroup.digitickets.co.uk/tickets


Harpenden, Hertfordshire


Thompson’s Close (in conjunction with the Christmas Carnival)

Sunday 22nd November 2015

A spectacular Santa’s grotto - 12.30pm to 5.30pm.

£2 entry.


Hitchin, Hertfordshire


Hitchin Garden Centre

Saturday, November 14 - Thursday December 24 2015.

Winter Wonderland and Christmas Grotto.

Book tickets online.



Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Christmas Grotto and real ice rink at Wyevale Garden Centre

Santa's Grotto: 14th Nov - 24th Dec 2015

Ice Rink: 14th Nov 2015 - 3rd Jan 2016

Prices for the Santa's Grotto are £8 per child.

Prices for the ice rink start from £4.

For more information on the event and to book tickets see:



Nazeing, Essex


Tyndalls Garden Centre Winter Wonderland and Santa's Grotto

27th November - 24th December 2015

Admission: £8 for children, £2 for adults

Please call 01279 792321 or visit website for opening hours and times.

For more information visit: http://www.plantsgaloreonline.co.uk/tyndallswinterwonderland.html


Shepreth, Hertfordshire


Shepreth Wildlife Park

16th November - 24th December 2015

Meet Father Christmas and his elves. Christmas Adult & Child package: £25 (Additional adults £11.95 children: £9.95) This includes: adult & child entrance to the wildlife park, visit to Santa’s Grotto & present, mince pie & hot drink, souvenir guide, winter child return pass, 20% off all gifts, toys adoptions & experiences on day of visit.


St Albans, Hertfordshire


Willows Activity Farm

Coursers Road, London Colney, St Albans, AL4 0PF

25th November - 24th December 2015

Full details and prices available online: www.willowsactivityfarm.com


St Neots, Cambridgeshire


Market Square (in conjunction with Christmas Lights switch-on)

12pm - 6pm. Switch on at 5pm.

Visit Santa in his grotto. His reindeer will also make an appearance!


Stevenage, Hertfordshire


Westgate Shopping Centre

November 26 - December 24, 2015

Grotto entry and a gift from Santa for £4.50. Digital photographs start from £5.

Opening hours vary so please check website for more details www.westgateshopping.co.uk


Waltham Abbey, Essex


Waltham Abbey Christmas Fayre

Sun Street

Saturday 28th November 2015

10am - 3pm


If you would like to submit us the details of a local grotto that we have missed, please email cat.lennon@archant.co.uk

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