Saturday 18th Dec – 12pm or 4pm, Sunday 19th Dec – 12pm or 4pm, Monday 20th Dec – 12pm or 4pm, Tuesday 21st Dec – 12pm or 4pm, Wednesday 22nd Dec – 12pm or 4pm
Join us at the farm this Christmas where you can enjoy a set lunch in the tearooms with sandwiches, mince pies/cakes and hot or cold drink.
Then take a trailer ride to Santa’s grotto where each child will receive a special gift from the big man himself.
Children (1- 12yrs) £15, Adults (13 +, no present) £10, Babies £7 (under 1, if not eating but requiring a present)
Advance booking and full payment is required as places are limited. The session is limited to 2 hours with lunches served at the beginning of your booked session. Trailer rides to Santa are after food has been served. 48 hours cancellation required for refunds.
Boston Park Farm, Bawtry Road, Hatfield Woodhouse, DN7 6DS
These are the dates and places you will find Doncaster Lions, Santa and the Sleigh this Christmas 2021. For estimated arrival times in the different areas please see the Doncaster Lions website. Doncaster Lions serves the communities of Hexthorpe across to Wheatley and Clay Lane, Armthorpe to Cantley, Bessacarr and Hyde Park.
We will be collecting to enable us to continue our charity work in the community so please be generous. You can donate with cash or contactless payment.
Please keep safe and social distance.
Please don’t crowd around the sleigh.
For safety reasons you will not be allowed to enter the sleigh.
You are welcome to take photos of Santa and the Sleigh
Santa is really looking forward to seeing you and the children at the stopping places.
Friday 26th November The Housemartin Wheatley Hall Road 4.30pm to 7.30pm
Monday 29th November Hexthorpe & Intake
Wednesday 1st December Lakeside & Hyde Park
Friday 3rd December Wheatley
Monday 6th December West Bessacarr
Wednesday 8th December Doncaster College Christmas Fair and Market 4pm to 8pm
Saturday 11th December ASDA Balby Springwell Lane 10.00am to 2.00pm
Monday 13th December Cantley
Tuesday 14th December Armthorpe route 1
Thursday 16th December Armthorpe route 2
Friday 17th Clay Lane & Furlong Park on Leger Way
Saturday 18th December Tesco Edenthorpe 10.00pm to 4.00pm
Monday 20th December Cantley Manor Bessacarr
Wednesday 22nd December Morrisons Balby 10.00am to 4.00pm
Thursday 23rd December Morrisons Balby 10.00am to 4.00pm
See the Thorne Rural Lions Santa Route
See all the Santa’s Sleigh routes in the surrounding areas here
Christmas wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Santa, and jolly old Saint Nicholas will be at the Lakeside Village every weekend from Saturday, December 4. Flanked by his friendly elf and a nutcracker soldier, Santa will be in his globe outside Clarks ready for photos and with a sweet chocolate treat for each child.
Visits to Santa will be available from 11am-4pm on weekends and from Monday December 20 to Thursday December 23rd.
He’ll also be there on Christmas Eve from 11am-3pm. No booking is needed, just have our present list ready to tell Santa!
See all activities happening at Lakeside this Christmas here
6th-7th November, 12th-14th November, 22nd- 30th November, 1st- 24th December
£5 per child to see Santa and receive a gift. Various gifts and memories are available to purchase in addition to your visit aswell as the following packages listed below:
Silver package £15 (bauble, keyring and photo mount)
Gold package £17.00 (snow globe, keyring, 2 x photo mounts)
Platinum package £20 (bauble, glitter frame, 2 x photo mounts, keyring)
20th November – 4th January
The Christmas adventure is back at Stockeld Park,
Magical festive fun to have from morning ‘til dark!
What to do first, ice skating or a nice warm drink?
Feeling so happy as you skate around the rink!
Time to get lost in the giant snowflake maze,
Let’s hope you’re not stuck in there for too many days!
The forest holds so much fun, you can travel by ski or foot,
So many adventure playgrounds, you won’t know where to look!
And when it gets dark on those magical Christmas nights,
The forest lights up with pretty illuminations, that twinkle so bright!
Of course, you can meet the man, Santa himself,
And even have breakfast with him and his elves!
If you’re looking for Christmas magic, Stockeld Park is the key,
You can even take home your own Christmas tree!
Presents, tinsel, and pretty green holly,
You’re sure to leave Stockeld Park feeling very Jolly!
Suitable for toddlers
Stockeld Park, off the A661 Wetherby Road, LS22 4AN.
Visit the elves and Santa’s Grotto in Ackworth Garden Centre’s Winter Wonderland.
You’ll also take part in a fun reindeer trail, have a photograph with Santa and tell him what’s on your Christmas list!
At the end of your visit you’ll receive a wonderful age appropriate gift from the Jellycat range or the award winning Gifts in a Tin range.
Afterwards you can go outside and pick your own freshly cut Christmas tree, warm up with some festive treats in the café or simply admire the beautifully decorated Christmas tree avenue.
Tickets are available online and cost £20 per child.
Tickets available online for £14.95 per child which includes two free of charge adult tickets
Brigg Garden Centre, Bigby High Road, Brigg, DN20 9HE
4th December- 24th December 2021
This year we’ve teamed up with our amazing friends from Talegate Theatre Productions and The Copycat Party Company for an entertaining and magical event.
Tickets include access to a specially produced show that’s been created exclusively for Cannon Hall Farm.
It’s nearly Christmas Eve and Santa isn’t ready! He has lost the key to the magical workshop so how can he deliver toys to the good boys and girls around the world if he can’t load the sleigh?
With the help of his head elf, Elfie and the families visiting Cannon Hall Farm Santa creates festive magic, finds the key and saves Christmas. As a thank you, boys and girls are invited to visit the magical workshop and pick out their own present!
Our experience tickets include farm admission (from your arrival time until closing), one Santa show session, plus a gift for paying children.
Tickets available online now.
We have teamed up with our friends in the North Pole to bring you a magical morning of fun and help you create precious memories with your family that you can cherish forever.
Join Santa in his secret hideout and enjoy a delicious all you can eat breakfast, meet the big man himself and everyone on the good list will receive an extra early Christmas present!
Available every Saturday and Sunday.
Nov: 27th, 28th
Dec: 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th and 20th-24th
Call us on 01302 533000 to book.
11th December 9:30- 5:30
For a small donation children will be able to meet Santa himself, share their Christmas wish and receive a gift!
Doncaster Superstore, Thorne Road Retail Park, DN2 5DX
The whole Cauldron will be decorated to create a magical, winter wonderland. We can’t wait to be open for our first proper Christmas.
Santa’s Grotto – visit Santa in his magical Grotto – 8 minutes of quality Santa time, and a voucher, £10 per child. Each child gets a £4 scroll to spend at our shop.
Carol Singing – let’s sing together! It will be indoor singing, please enter at your own risk! Dates for this have not launched yet so please check back later.
All activities are suitable for supervised children and also most enjoyable for older Wizards.
3 Spooner Road, Sheffield, S10 5BL
Santa Specials, Christmas Elf Experience and Mrs Claus’ Christmas Adventure
Various dates November and December
This festive season, step aboard the steam-heated carriages of our Santa Specials & be transported to the North Pole to meet with Santa. Tickets start from £9.95
Or you .could go on a magical adventure learning just what it takes to be a cheeky Christmas elf. £5.95 pp (under 1s free)
Or, bring your little ones (age 0-5) on Mrs Claus’ BRAND NEW Christmas Adventure at Whistlestop Valleyand enjoy a magical day out. Adult £10.95/ Child £11.95/ Under 1s are free
Saturday 4th December from 1pm- 4:30pm
Only £1 entry with under 3s free.
Included in your £1 entry fee will be:
In addition there will be a tombola, Christmas crafts, Christmas stalls and the cafe will be open.
Holmescarr Ark and Crafts, Grange Lane, Rossington
11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 21st and 24th December
Experience a different type of visit from Father Christmas at Clumber Park this year.
Join our festive volunteers on a magical journey from our Main Visitor Facilities in search of Father Christmas.
Families will go on a magical story walk, before finding Father Christmas who will sing with them and read a story. Father Christmas will also use Makaton in his session, which will be held inside our Bell Tent.
Please note, children will not receive a traditional gift, rather they will be creating their own magical craft along the route, and leave with some ‘reindeer food’ to spread at home or in their local park so that the reindeer will have plenty to eat on Christmas Eve! Father Christmas will talk to the children and there is the opportunity for a photo per child after the story and singing session ends.
Your ticket allows you free access to the Park in the half an hour before your session start time. Any entry before that time will have a normal entry fee applied.
All tickets must be pre-booked on the website.
Clumber Park, Worksop, Nottingham, S80 3AZ
12th December 2021 from 12pm- 1:30pm
Sunday 5th December 2021 from 12pm
12pm Stalls and Children’s rides open.
1pm-3pm Markham Main Colliery will be entertaining the shoppers with traditional Christmas music.
3pm Santa will be arriving on his sleigh and taking residence in his Grotto.
4pm Christmas lights turn on.
6pm Stalls and Rides Close
6pm We will finish the day off with a Community Christmas Carol concert, with a performance by Doncaster’s Legacy Worship band.
The food and beverage stalls be open from 12pm until the event closes.
Saxton Avenue, DN4 7AY
Friday 26th November – Friday 24th December 2021
Journey through a woodland of pure seasonal magic encountering fairy folk, dazzling elves, mythical animals and perhaps even the big man himself.
Wander through the ancient woodlands, all beautifully illuminated with twinkling lights, lasers and wintery scenes.
Eat, drink and be merry with a scrumptious array of food and festive treats to whet your whistle. Tickets available between 3pm and 7pm on the above dates.
Woodlands Illuminations and Santa’s Grotto
Woodlands Illuminations Entry – £12
Woodlands Illuminations Entry and Grotto package – £17 (Visit Santa in his grotto as you take a tour of the Enchanted Illuminations)
Under 3 Illuminations entry – FREE
Under 3 Illuminations Entry and Grotto Package – £5
Thornhurst Manor, Holme Lane, Owston, Doncaster, DN5 0LR
Visit Santa and his real reindeers in our magical dressed grotto with amazing photo opportunities!
20th, 21st, 27th, 28th November (10am- 3pm)
4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd December (10am- 3pm)
£20 per ticket age 2-16 years. Tickets include a 10 minute slot for every family with Santa, access to the petting area to feed the animals and then a pony ride (which is your gift from Santa).
Sunday 12th December 12-6pm and Sunday 19th December 1-6pm
£5 per child which includes a gift.
Book your time slot via facebook messenger.
This is a lovely place to purchase a real Christmas Tree with a huge range of sizes. This year you can visit Santa in his sleigh surrounded by Christmas trees (the cost is £15 per child which includes a gift). You can also see the the donkeys. There is a food and drink stall selling hot drinks, pork rolls and hot dogs. There is also a prosecco bar. In addition there is a shop selling Christmas decorations and wreaths.
01302 483 551
4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th and 19th December from 10am- 12pm and 12:30- 3:30pm
1 child £7:95
2 children £12.95
3 children £16.95
2 free adults per booking
Holmes & Gardens, Belton Road, Epworth, DN9 1JL
4th, 11th, 18th and 24th December
Only £6.99 per person.
Call 01302 730143 to book
2 hours play to include a disco, a visit from Santa and a gift plus a festive family sharing platter.
£7.50 per child and £5.50 per adult
Parties will take place from 11am- 1pm, 2pm- 4pm and 4:30pm- 6:30pm
Please book using the link on our facebook page.
Unit 1 Harworth Business Park, Harworth, DN11 8DB
Tuesday 21st December 2021 at 9:15am
Festive themed session to celebrate your baby’s first Christmas. Your baby will get to meet Santa and receive a gift.
Tickets are available online at £6 for one baby and two adults
Scawthorpe Community Centre
27th November to 24th December 2021
The perfect magical Christmas experience for your little ones – and the whole family too.
It’s all included in your ticket price; Unlimited rides + unlimited mini golf. Then it’s all aboard the Santa Express for a journey to meet Santa in his Workshop!
Visit Santa’s Workshop, see the Elves, and best of all – meet Father Christmas himself, who will give a quality plush toy to all children!
Your magical experience onboard the train and inside Santa’s Workshop will last approximately 30 minutes from your selected departure time.
Clifton Park has 2 car parks:
Throughout December Santa will be available in his Grotto on the following days (no booking required):
Thursdays & Fridays from 10am- 4pm
Saturdays & Sundays from 9am- 4pm
Longlands Lane, DN5 7XB
Deer Feeding – Fridays and Saturdays in December, approximately 11.30am.
Wrap up warm and watch the Normanby team feed the majestic deer behind the hall.
Afternoon tea with Santa – 4th, 18th, 20th and 21st December
Enjoy an afternoon tea with Santa, story time with Mother Christmas and a personalised gift!
Breakfast with Santa – 4th, 18th, 20th and 21st December
Enjoy a ho-ho-ho hearty breakfast with Santa, story time with Mother Christmas and a personalised gift before seeing Santa’s deer being fed.
Christmas Dinner – 5th and 19th December:
Enjoy a scrumptious Christmas Dinner in the Regency Dining Room of Normanby Hall.
Santa’s Grotto – 5th, 19th, 22nd and 23rd December
Families will be able to visit Santa in his cosy grotto at Normanby Hall. Children will receive a special gift and a ride on the train.
Christmas Market 11th and 12th December:
Soak up the Christmas Market atmosphere as you browse through stalls offering a wide range of Christmas gifts for all the family. There will also be a large variety of tasty hot food to keep you warm while exploring.
Festive Tots 13th and 14th December: Sessions at 10:30am and 1:30pm
Take a winter wander in the woodland and collect natural materials to make Christmas crafts. Then gather round to sing festive songs and listen to jolly stories.
Lindsey Lodge Hospice – Light up a Life 16th December:
The service will feature carols, readings and music, including appearances from the Salvation Army Choir and Brass Band and piper Danny Fleming.
Curly’s – Rudolph’s Revenge 10K & ELF Yourself family fun run 19th December:
Curly’s are partnering up with the Lindsey Lodge Hospice team to bring you not one, but two events and an afternoon & evening of Christmas running fun!
Normanby Park, Scunthorpe DN15 9HU · 01724 720588
Join Santa and his special team of elves at either Pickering or Grosmont Station before a magical adventure aboard the Santa Express which will take you on a festive journey you won’t forget!
This enchanting Christmas experience sees Mr. Claus and his jolly helpers pass through the heritage carriages, giving children a chance to meet the legendary man himself on board the train, and gifting special presents to the children onboard – providing they’ve managed to keep themselves off the naughty list this year!
Tickets cost £26 per person
This enchanting experience is unlike any other, as you delve into a magical fairytale world to save Christmas! Start the journey with a tale of how the wicked Snow Queen has kidnapped Father Christmas and outlawed the celebrations. Visitors will then embark on an immersive quest through the fairy kingdom to become the heroes of their own legendary Winter story and restore the magic of Christmas! This epic journey ends with a chance to meet Father Christmas and create a magic wish.
See our Mumbler Review from Wentworth Woodhouse earlier this year here.
4th & 5th, 11th & 12th and 18th- 24th December
£18.95 for 1 adult and 1 child (£9.50 for an additional person)
Book online or call 01623 821338
Meet Santa at Rufford Abbey 4th December- 23rd December
Come and visit the main man this festive season at the annual Rufford Christmas Grotto (now located in the old Victorian Abbey kitchen).
Santa will be visiting our grotto frpm 2pm- 4pm every weekend.
£7.95 per child (includes gift).
Online booking essential.
Dates: Every weekend from 13th November – 19th December and every day from 20th – 24th December.
Cost: £18.95 for 1 adult and 1 child and £9.50 for additional guests
For an extra special treat for only £5 why not add a gift from Santa
Breakfast Time: 8.30am – 10.00am
Yummy Breakfast Fry Up with a selection of toast, waffles, muffins and unlimited tea, coffee and juice.
Lunch Time: 12.00pm – 1.30pm | Tea Time: 3.30pm – 5.00pm
A festive themed platter of treats.
Suitable for children from 2 year old, all children must be accompanied by at least 1 paying adult.
Please ensure that you give advice on any dietary requirements at the time of booking.
To book please call 01623 677688 between 10.00am – 4.00pm daily
Christmas in the Courtyard
Every Weekend from 30th October (to include Spectacle of Light and Halloween weekend) until 19th December (11.00am – 4.00pm daily)
Come and join us for a festive weekend at Rufford Abbey this December. Running every weekend throughout the holiday season we will have a number of craft and gift stalls located in our twinkle lit courtyard. You will be able to soak up the Christmas spirit with the sounds and smells of winter with carols, mulled wine and mince pies to enjoy.
Free to enter (normal parking charges apply)
30th and 31st October, 6th & 7th November, 13th & 14th November, 20th & 21st November, 27th & 28th November, 4th & 5th December, 11th & 12th December, 18th & 19th December.
See Spectacle of Light information here
Christmas Meals in the Markham Suite with music by local choirs throughout the afternoon.
Dates: Sunday the 12th and Sunday 19th December at 12 noon and 4pm
Cost: £22.95 Per person and £11.50 for children under 12 years
For an extra magical Christmas this year why not join a Santa Cruise with Sprotbrough Riverboat.
Each child will receive a present from Santa in his Grotto and also meet the elves. Adults will be able to enjoy a glass of sherry and a mince pie in the grotto too.
Dates still available 4th, 5th and 11th December.
Adults £10. children £7, family pass (2 adults & 2 children) £30
Tickets must be prebooked online.
20th November 2021 – 24th December 2021
As Christmas draws near, the park is converted into a Winter Wonderland with Christmas theming throughout and the annual opening of the wonderful ‘Night before Christmas’ ride. Climb aboard one of Santa’s sleighs and take a magical journey through the enchanted forest to arrive in style at Santa’s Magical Grotto.
You’ll be greeted by the elves and the ever friendly Mrs. Claus and when it’s your time, you’ll be invited to meet the big man himself. Where you’ll receive a lovely, individually wrapped present and the chance to share your wishes with him.
Your ticket includes park entry for the day, use of all of the rides and attractions throughout, the amazing ‘Night Before Christmas Ride’ and a visit to Santa himself, all children over 90cm receive a lovely gift from Santa. All children under 90cm will be charged £3.50 extra.
Sundown Adventureland, Treswell Road, Rampton, Retford, DN22 0HX
Santa’s Grotto and Toy Workshop 2021
27th- 28th November, 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th- 24th December
£6.95 per child
Come and visit Santa in our magical fairytale grotto and choose a free gift from his workshop!
Each child visiting Santa will need a ticket purchased for them. Please note to keep all our guests and employees safe only 2 adults per party are admitted in to the Grotto experience and to visit Santa. You must also hold day tickets for all members of your party OR valid annual passes to enter the park.
White Post, Farnsfield, Newark, Notts, NG22 8HX
Santa’s Elf Village-Under The Wishing Tree
A 30-35 minute Santa experience that includes meeting our elves under the magical wishing tree for stories and activities. Then finally meeting the main man himself for a special Santa one to one, and a little present.
Running from 3pm weekdays and all day on the weekends and school holidays from 27 November to 2 January.
For the smallest of little people, we are offering an opportunity to say hello with Santa outside his cabin and receive a special Christmas gift. This is a great opportunity for little people’s first visit to Santa, who may struggle engaging in the full 30-35 minute ‘Under the Wishing Tree’ experience.
Running Monday to Friday from 9.30am – 2pm from 29 November to 17 December.
The Christmas Experience Entry
This ticket gives you entry to the Christmas Experience including the Festive Woodland Walk, house and gardens.
Everyone attending The Christmas Experience must have one of these tickets (including members).
Running from 27 November to 2 January
Booking is required for all of the above activities.
Lotherton, Lotherton Hall, Collier Lane, Aberford, LS25 3EB
A tasty breakfast accompanied by an exciting visit from Santa and his elves.
9-11am on 11th- 12th, 18th- 19th and 20th- 24th December.
£6.99 per child or £7.99 per child on Christmas Eve
Great North Road, Woodlands, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN6 7HU
Tea with Santa
Fun and games from 3pm- 5pm
Chicken nuggets, chips and beans
£8.50 per child (must be prebooked online)
Great North Road, Woodlands, Doncaster, DN6 7HU
The Christmas Experience 4th & 5th, 11th & 12th, 18th- 24th December 2021
Meet the man himself on his sleigh, pick up a hot chocolate and a mini mince pie for every adult, receive your present down the chimney then join Mrs Christmas for gingerbread decoration.
FREE ALL DAY PLAY included with your Santa tickets.
Christmas Afternoon Teas (for both adults and children)
These are available on selected dates throughout November and December. Please visit the booking link on The Pink Pig Farm’s facebook page for more information. Please note that admission to play is not included in afternoon tea tickets.
We’d love you to join us Thursday 23rd December for a wonderful family experience with Santa.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast and receive an early visit from the main man himself with a present for every child.
Breakfast will start at 10am.
You won’t want to miss bookings are essential to avoid disappointment please call 01302 770055 to book.
Blaxton, DN9 3AA
27th November 2021 – 3rd January 2022
Totally Magical is an outdoor family-friendly Christmas trail which is suitable for all ages.
Enjoy a festive 1km trail through the woods, Find the answer to the puzzles as you go…
It’s super fun and it includes a meet and greet with Santa PLUS a gift for every child.
Choose between our daytime or illuminated night-time trails from 3.30pm
From 27th Dec – 3rd Jan there is no meet & greet with Santa or gift, the price reduces to £8.95 / £11.95.
Hazlewood Castle, Tadcaster Nr Leeds,Yorkshire, LS24 9NJ
The North Pole is in a state of emergency!
As you all know, Santa uses a magical time to stop time on Christmas Eve, but something has gone wrong…The Time Machine has malfunctioned – Instead of stopping time, it’s going back in time!
An interactive outdoor experience (about 1 hour) includes meeting Santa.
Tickets can be purchased online now and vary from £12.95- £26.95. There are some autism friendly performances too.
Mansfield Rd, Farnsfield, NG22 8HL
4th, 18th and 24th December from 9:30- 11:30am
£7.99 per child which includes breakfast, juice, fun, games and a present from Santa.
Bullrush Grove, Balby, Doncaster DN4 8SJ
11th, 12th, 18th- 24th December
Delicious all inclusive breakfast including a table visit and gift from Santa and Vinnie the Velociraptor.
Under 3s £4.95
Evolution, Hurst Lane, Auckley, Doncaster, DN9 3HQ
Friday 19th November 2021- Sunday 9th January 2022
York’s favourite festive event, Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland, offers a magical winter experience for all ages, with an outdoor ice rink, vintage funfair, Santa’s Grotto and The Chalet alpine cafe.
Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland is free to enter, with separate tickets required for skating at The Ice Factor and for Santa’s Grotto. Tokens for the funfair rides can be purchased on site.
Tickets can be purchased online.
Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland, York Designer Outlet, St Nicholas Avenue, York, YO19 4TA