Father Christmas in Kent and East Sussex in 2016

This article was about Father Christmas in Kent and East Sussex in 2016. We’ll be updating this with 2017 event information later in the year.

A visit from Father Christmas

Bodiam Castle 

See little faces light up as they meet the jolly man himself against the backdrop of our glittering castle, with a gift for those who have been extra good this year. Santa's home on 10 & 11 December and 17 to 21 December, 11am to 3.30pm. Tickets £7 (18 months to 15 yrs) or £4 (under 18 months).

Santa decked out in green


Bring little ones to hand over their wish list in person as they meet magical Father Christmas, decked out in true 1920s style in his best green suit. Those who have been extra good this year will receive a gift to take home. Father Christmas pays a flying visit on 3 & 4 December, 10am to 4pm. Tickets £7 per child, booking essential.

A family enjoying the Christmas trail

Emmetts Garden 

Discover what mischief the elves have been up to, and help them get ready for Christmas by following a festive adventure trail through the garden. Don’t forget to send Father Christmas a Christmas card. Runs daily 1 December to 3 January (closed 24 and 25 December), 10am to 4pm.