Where to meet Santa

At such a magical time of year meeting Santa can be a real treat, bringing pure joy to your little ones eyes. From grottos to breakfasts, don't miss out on some quality time with the big man himself.

Sat 10 Nov – Mon 24 Dec
Santa officially takes residence in his magical Christmas Grotto, surrounded by his helpful elves. 

Meet Father Christmas at Hamleys
Sat 24 Nov – Mon 24 Dec
Join Father Christmas and his loveable elves at Hamleys toy shop.  It's an extra special experience where children can take part in seasonal games and receive a gift to take home. Booking is essential.  

Sat 1 & Sat 15 Dec
Head along to a winter wonderland in the world's oldest surviving music hall. Meet Santa Claus and his elves and receive a lovingly handcrafted wooden toy.

Sat 1 – Sat 22 Dec (Sat only)
Enjoy a Christmas picnic full of delicious treats, visit Santa's grotto for storytime and meet & greet session, and get an early Christmas gift. Autism-friendly sessions available. 

Sat 1 – Mon 24 Dec
Meet Mrs Claus after exploring an impressive collection of art in the beautiful Pollock House, which will be decorated in all its seasonal finery. 

Sat 8 – Sun 23 Dec (weekends only)
A freshly cooked buffet style breakfast, a Christmas elf to entertain you and your young ones, and of course a visit from Santa!

Sat 22 & Sun 23 Dec
Give Santa the day off to relax while you cook a delicious breakfast for him to enjoy. In return, Santa is going to be handing out early Christmas gifts to all the chefs to thank them for cooking for him.