Santa's Grotto

No pre-booking required, just turn up at the Grotto and pay cash on the day. Prices held again!

Ho, ho, ho! This is a magical time of year to visit Folly Farm.

Not only do we have the main man himself but you can also pay a visit to his reindeer on our zoo. And the Folly Farm elves are on hand to bring that extra little bit of sparkle to your grotto experience. Santa’s brought gifts for the little ones. Plus there’s mulled wine and a mince pie for the adults which always helps spread the Christmas cheer.

Meeting Santa at Folly Farm

Our Winter Weekends are back at Folly Farm from 11 November to 23 December


2024 dates

09-10 November

16-17 November

23-24 November

30 November -01 December

06, 07, 08 December

13, 14, 15 December

20, 21, 22 December

Additional charges
There’s an additional charge to visit Santa in his grotto and receive a gift. Prices haven’t been set yet but in 2023 it was £8.50 per child.

Don’t forget…

Santa’s reindeer can be found in our zoo at our Asian Adventure habitat.

No visit to Santa is complete without seeing our reindeer on the zoo.

And to complete your Winter wonderland experience don’t forget to visit our magical indoor vintage fairground rides (charges apply) and complete our Gingerbread Trail for a chance to win a prize!

Christmas scenes in the fairground

We’ve lots of Christmas photo opportunities!


Our popular gingerbread trail!


Don’t forget to visit our gift shop for the perfect presents!

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