At Home with Father and Mother Christmas at Cotehele

Mother and Father Christmas in their grotto at Cotehele, Cornwall

Mother and Father Christmas will be receiving visitors in their grotto before they return to the North Pole to start their Christmas deliveries.

Saturday 16, Sunday 17, Friday 22 and Saturday 23 December


£3, includes a gift. Timed tickets on arrival.

Normal admission charges apply.

Timed-tickets will be issued from the Victorian Library starting at 1pm. Families sometimes choose to queue early, we'll start passing out tickets at 1pm.

Mother and Father Christmas are very popular at Cotehele and do not like to rush things. They spend several minutes with each family, which means there is usually a long queue.

Thank you for your understanding and rest assured when it's your turn, your family will also enjoy the same quality time with the great duo from the north.

Sleeping dormouse at Cotehele

Time for Bed nature trail at Cotehele

Follow the Time for Bed family and dog-friendly trail through the woods and find clues along the way (2 December - 6 January).

Visitor using scissors during craft activity

Festive art and craft fun at Cotehele

Have fun making art with garland flowers, glue and paper (16, 17, 22, 23 December).