Meet Father Christmas at Kedleston

A boy and his Grandmother greaat Father Christmas in a stable

There are a range of events available for you to meet Father Christmas while he is at Kedleston Hall this December. Whether it will be the first time for your toddler, or you'd like to meet him while you're tucking into a hearty cooked breakfast, or with your pet dog, it will be a special occasion for all the family.

Meeting Father Christmas at Kedleston Hall in December has become a tradition for many families, and this year there are even more opportunities to spend time with him.
New for 2018, Father Christmas has chosen to have his grotto inside the old stables at Kedleston.

 

Father Christmas at Polesden Lacey
Father Christmas talking to children in front of a Christmas tree.
Father Christmas at Polesden Lacey
  • Breakfast with Father Christmas
    A special experience for families to enjoy a full cooked breakfast in the grand old kitchen at Kedleston Hall, and receive a visit from Father Christmas who will have gifts for the children. Spaces limited - advance booking essential.

  • Meet Father Christmas in the grotto in the stables
    A chance to meet Father Christmas inside the old stables at Kedleston Hall, where he will have a gift for each child. Dogs are part of the family too, so they are welcome to join you in the grotto and meet him. Advance booking essential.
     
  • Pre-school - Meet Father Christmas in the grotto in the stables
    Especially for under 5s, meet Father Christmas in the old stables at Kedleston Hall, where he will have a gift for each child. Advance booking essential for these weekday events.
     
  • Signing and autism friendly - Meet Father Christmas in the grotto in the stables
    Father Christmas welcomes children and their families to meet him in the old stables at Kedleston Hall. Ideal for families with additional needs. Advance booking essential.



    The events with Father Christmas are always popular and booking is essential, in advance. Please check latest availability on the website as these special festive events do require advance booking.