Book Now to visit Santa in his ‘Land of Sweets’ Grotto at Botany Bay!


If you would like to be added to the cancellation list, then please email; VisitSanta@botanybay.co.uk

Grotto Dates

Saturdays – 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd December 2017    ( SOLD OUT)

Sundays – 26th November, 3rd, 10th & 17th December 2017 (SOLD OUT)

Friday – 22nd December 2017 – (SOLD OUT)

Open 10am – 5pm each day

Located in our outdoor garden centre lies an enchanting ‘Land of Sweets’ Grotto closely guarded by our very own Nutcracker Kings.

Children can visit Santa in his ‘Land of Sweet’s Grotto’ for a nutcracking experience and receive a one to one personalised meeting, an age appropriate gift, plus the opportunity to take your own photographs.

This magical visit costs just £7.50 per child.

Santa’s Grand Arrival Day

Santa arrives at Botany Bay to officially unveil his ‘Land of Sweet’s Grotto on Saturday 25th November, where the grotto will be open from 1pm until 5pm. Visits to see Santa in his Grotto on this Grand Arrival day will be on a first come, first served basis and time slots will be on sale instore on this day only from 10am. Please visit our Facebook event page for more information.

Advance Online Bookings

Advance online bookings are required for all grotto dates, after Santa’s Grand Arrival Day and can be made online below.

Our advance booking online allows a more personalised service, which we are unable to provide if you arrive without pre-booking.

Please note that there will be multiple children booked within each 15-minute time slot. These timing slots allow us to manage the queue for you.

Children should be accompanied by a maximum of 2 adults due to space restrictions in and around the Grotto.

Feel free to take as many photographs in and around the Grotto and don’t forget to share your experience on Botany Bay’s Facebook page or Twitter.

How to Book

1. Using the options below, select the number of children you wish to book for.
2. Choose your preferred date and time slot.
3. Enter your details.
4. Complete your booking by securely paying online using the facilities provided by Paypal.

Please aim to arrive 5 minutes before your grotto visit. If you are having any problems with your advance online booking, then please contact us via telephone – 01257 443 515. This may revert to an answerphone service so please leave your name and number and we will call you back. Alternatively, you can email your preferred time slot and contact details to; VisitSanta@botanybay.co.uk and one of Santa’s Elves will call you back.

Book Now (**Please note we are now SOLD OUT**)

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Group bookings can also be accommodated, please call for details:


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Please note that we are unable to make any changes to your confirmed booking.