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Santa's Grottos in Nottingham & Nottinghamshire
Christmas 2013

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santa grotto Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Christmas 2013

Nottingham Victoria Centre
Santa's Christmas Grotto
Nottingham Victoria Shopping Centre
11th November - 24th December 2013

Meet Santa at his spectacular new grotto in the Victoria Centre this Christmas.
Opening times and to book tickets online see here.


Nottingham Broadmarsh Centre
Santa's Christmas Grotto
Nottingham Broadmarsh Centre
18th November - 24th December 2013

Meet Santa in his amazing 4D Grotto at the Broadmarh Centre. Watch the festive
the film, 'Twas the night before Christmas' and experience the 4D effects, wind and and bubbles. After, Santa will give you a small gift and you can have have a photo taken with him!
Ticket prices, opening times and online booking see here.


Santas Grotto
Rufford Abbey Country Park

Saturday 30th November - Tuesday 24th December 2013
10am – 4pm Saturday and Sunday
11am – 3pm Tues, Weds and Thurs open to the public.
For private visits by play groups, schools see below.
11am – 2pm Christmas Eve

£5 per child (includes a small gift).

For further information telephone Rufford Abbey on 01623 821338 or JS Leisure on 07551 623865. For midweek group reservations please call 07551 623865.

NB. This year Santa will have facilities to produce personalised memorabilia of your visit including a
photograph with Santa to purchase on site. Sorry no cards taken - cash only. There are no cash point or
‘cash back’ facilities on site. Car park charge applies at weekends. Suitable for wheelchair users.


Visit Santa at Nottingham Castle
Nottingham Castle, Nottingham

Dates and Times TBC


Santa's Magical Fairytale Grotto at Wheelgate's Christmas Experience
Wheelgate Park, White Post, Farnsfield, Newark NG22 8HX

23rd November 2013 - 5th January 2014

Join us for the our Magical Christmas Experience here at Wheelgate, Nottingham, the best value family day out ever!! Discover a truly incredible experience as Wheelgate Family Theme Park, near Sherwood Forest, is magically transformed into an enchanted Christmas Experience!

The Christmas Experience returns for another year and is now BIGGER and BETTER. Come and see Santa* in our NEW extended Magical Fairytale grotto and choose a FREE gift from his workshop. (Included in full admission). Vist the Elves in animal farm and help feed Santa’s Reindeer.

Dreams are discovered at the 40 Acre all-weather Park, as its transformed into a stunning illuminated whiteout with thousands of stunning lights and twinkling snow scenes for a truly magical family experience. The Wheelgate Christmas Experience, Whitepost, Farnsfield, offers the perfect day out for the whole family this winter. There’s something for everyone- little ones gasp in excitement as they enter the themed indoor play areas! Join us on the magnificent magical Express Train ride, over 2.2km of welcoming fun for all ages.

In the festive workshops, children’s imaginations flow creating special surprises to take home and enter our competitions. There are prizes to win and yummy treats for everyone!! All this including 80,000 sq foot of heated indoor venture zones including the UK’s largest indoor play centre! 40 acres of attractions and 100’s of birds and animals with round the clock activities. So Get on down to Wheelgate and join us for the ultimate Christmas Experience, the best family day out in Nottinghamshire. More information


St Nicholas' Yuletide Grotto
Sherwood Forest Country Park

23rd November – 22nd December 2013
Weekends only 11am – 4pm (Last admission 3.45pm)

£5 per child including a small gift.

St Nicholas, was the first name for Father Christmas and the traditional bearer of yuletide gifts. Come and meet St Nicholas in his medieval style grotto and recieve a small Christmas gift. More information