Santa’s grottos, breakfasts with Santa and lots of different places where you can see Father Christmas in Halifax, Calderdale and beyond.
Dates: December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19-24, 2020
Tickets on sale: October 27, 2020 at 7pm
This year’s Santa experience includes a trip through the elf check-in, a visit to Santa in his enchanting grotto and a high-quality present.
This brand new, entirely outdoors socially-distanced Santa experience will see Santa doing a parade loop around the sheep racing arena. All children will be given a keepsake colouring book featuring our most famous animals, drawn by local artist Elysia Gilman.
Elves will be on hand to ensure social distancing is in place around the track and to move customers in and out of each session.
Tickets include farm admission, so you can see animals in the undercover barns and roundhouse, visit the reptile house and enjoy the outdoor adventure playgrounds.
Please note: there is no opportunity for children to have a one-to-one meeting with Santa at this event.
Price: £9.95, plus £1 booking fee. Includes farm admission.
Awaiting 2020 dates
See Santa in his magical grotto (Santa will be adhering to social distancing rules) and let him know what you want for Christmas before collecting your gift.
Things will a little different this year, and all tickets must be purchased online, so you can choose your date and time slot (five minutes per child).
A maximum of 6 will be allowed in the grotto area and MUST all be from the same family or support bubble.
Masks must be worn by everyone over the age of 16 unless an exemption card is shown upon arrival.
You must turn up a minimum of 15 minutes before your visit.
£9.99 per child. Online booking coming soon.
Cancelled for 2020 – check back for 2021!
Follow Santa’s elves through magical underground passages to where Santa will be waiting at his table of presents, and relax by the fire in the Yule Time Yurt. Dates available on weekends from November 30-December 22, 2019. 10.30am-4pm.
This year there will be a mini bus for the elderly and those with very young children.
Tickets £10 adults, £13.50 children over 18 months. £5 children 0-18 months. £8.50 concessions. Includes Ingleborough Estate Nature Trail entry.
Tickets on sale: Already on sale
Dates: 28th November – 24th December 2020
Step aboard the steam-heated carriages of our Santa Specials and be transported to the magical North Pole!
Meet Santa and his jolly helpers inside their cosy grotto filled with sacks full of presents for the good girls and boys.
All Christmas services last for approximately 1hr 30m and are return trips.
The 2020 Santa Specials have been meticulously planned to allow for social distancing on the stations, platforms, trains and grotto. This means only HALF the usual number of tickets will be available this year.
Price: from £9 – £17 depending on age of child and booking day.
Tickets on sale: September 9, 2020
Dates: 27th November 2020 – 5th January 2021
Journey into the North Pole to our tree-lined home where Santa and his elves have taken up residency for the final weeks preparation before Christmas day. Come and meet our elves, help out in the crafts workshop and even make your own souvenir to take away with you. Our Head Elf will make sure you are looked after during your time there. While you are there take the opportunity to write a postcard to Santa to make sure he knows what you want, and finally meet the big man himself!
Preschoolers Santa’s Cabin in the Elf Village – An experience for younger visits to see Santa for a present without the full North Pole additions. Open Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays 11am – 2pm from Monday 2 December, no pre-booking required.
CANCELLED FOR 2020
Dates: 21st November 2020 – 24th December 2020
Tickets on sale already
Jump aboard the Magical Sleigh Ride to Santa’s Woodland Village for a truly unforgettable Christmas experience with NEW activities for this year!
December 2, 3, 9 & 10, 2020
The team will be collecting for Sue Ryder, Manorlands Hospice at Oxenhope.
2020 details for a socially distanced grotto coming soon!
Santa’s enchanted grotto boasts some of the friendliest elves in town and you can meet Santa and get a gift for £4 per child.
It will be open from 2.30pm-3.30pm during term time and 11am-4.30pm on weekends from November 23, 2019. Tickets can be booked at the Info Desk.
There’s also an interactive winter show, included with admission/annual pass.
“Sadly due to social distancing we are unable to run our Santa’s Grotto events in their usual format. We are hoping that Father Christmas will be able to visit us in December but are unable to make any decisions until nearer the time. Any announcements will be made on our Facebook page.”
Awaiting 2020 details
Write a letter to Santa and visit his house, where he will read you a story and give you a gift
Child (includes one adult): £9.99. Each additional adult: £4.99. From December 7, 2019.
Awaiting 2020 details
Visit Santa’s magical woodland grotto in the woods at Ogden Water, where you can make Christmas arts and crafts, visit Santa and receive a gift.
Tickets from £9. Saturday, December 14, 2019. To book, visit ticketsource.co.uk. Wheelchair accessible. No dogs.
POSTPONED UNTIL 2021
Dates: December 5, 6, 12, 13, 18-24, 2020
Find Father Christmas at The Piece Hall and enjoy a magical journey of storytelling with The Tellers – funny folk who live under the arches of The Piece Hall telling stories and ringing tiny bells. This year, they’re on a mission to bring the magic of storytelling back to Christmas with the help of Santa himself. Expect a 35 minute interactive experience with jokes, rhymes, laughs and games. Children will meet Father Christmas and receive a Santa Activity Bag.
Price: £13.95 per person. Available for group bookings of 3, 4 or 5 people only.
Awaiting 2020 details
Join Santa and his helpers around the campfire to make Christmas crafts.
Children must be 5 and over and accompanied by an adult. £8 per child.
Each weekend from November 28-December 20, 2020, December 21-24, 2020
Meet Santa’s Elves, collect your golden ticket then enjoy a magical train ride to Kringle Town’s Winter Wonderland. Each household will get their own private compartment and meet Santa at Kringle Town Station, with singing, laughter and goodies galore.
Tickets include a round trip from Oxenhope, decorated private family compartments on the steam trains, refreshments, a gift, meeting Santa and his friends and a photo opportunity.
Tickets per compartment, from £80-120.
November 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29, December 2-24 (apart from 7 & 8), 2020
Enjoy a magical journey along an enchanting pathway to meet Santa – and this year it is an exclusive family experience! You can stop along the route to snap memorable family moments, then meet Santa in his grotto and choose your own gift from the North Pole toy shop.
£14.95 per child (two adults free per child). Children under 12 months £12.95.
From November 28, 2020
Visit Santa in his rustic wooden cabin with twinkling lights and lots of Christmas cheer.
You can also see the winter illuminations in the Enchanted Forest (extra cost), and try your hand at the maze!
Price: £12.50 per person. 2 adults free.
November 28, 29, December 5, 6, 12, 13 & 19-24, 2020
An experience lasting around 2.5 hours. You’ll find six magical walk through areas, an enchanted drive-thru reindeer experience and visit Santa in his grotto to receive a gift.
Price: Varies depending on the date, but ranges from £25.95 for children and £18.95 for adults. Under 1s are cheaper.