Where to find Father Christmas in the South West

Father Christmas is calling in at lots of places across the South West reading stories and giving presents

Girl talking to Father Christmas

Father Christmas at Castle Drogo

There's a treat in store for children if they follow the trail and find Father Christmas in his grotto.

Child with Father Christmas

Father Christmas at Barrington Court

Make your appointment to meet Father Christmas in his cosy study, and take a gift home with you.

A child meeting Father Christmas

Meet Father Christmas 2018

A very special visitor will be stopping off at Dunster Castle this Christmas

Father Christmas's helpers reading a story at Greenway

Father Christmas visits Greenway

On Saturdays 8, 15 and 22 December the big man himself will be giving out Christmas gifts in his grotto. His helpers will be telling festive stories and helping little-ones to write their Christmas letters to send in the Greenway Post.

The house at Kingston Lacy is transformed by winter illuminations throughout December

Christmas at Kingston Lacy 2018

Kick start the festive season at Kingston Lacy as we celebrate the creativity of Christmases old and new. Enjoy winter walks around the spectacular illuminated garden, experience the enchanting decorations in the house and say hello to Santa in the laundry. Plan your festive visit this Christmas…

Father Christmas and an elf in the Arlington Court harness room at Christmas

Father Christmas

If you've been a good girl or boy then pop along and visit our traditional green Father Christmas for an early present.

Tudor Father Christmas in the Great Chamber at Trerice

Tudor Father Christmas

Christmas at Trerice wouldn't be complete without a visit from Tudor Father Christmas...

The kitchen table at Buckland Abbey

An Elizabethan Christmas at Buckland Abbey

From seasonal crafts to an audience with the Tudor Lord of Misrule, there's plenty of festive magic for all the family at Buckland this December

Father Christmas meeting children at Knightshayes

Meet the man in green at Knightshayes this Christmas

The big man will be stopping by to pay a visit at Knightshayes again this year, so check out how you can be sure to check if you're on the good list and leave a carrot for Rudolph.

Father Christmas

Meet Father Christmas at Stourhead

The jolly man in red is stopping at Stourhead with stories, gifts and other activities to enjoy.

A vintage sign for tickets

Can you help to roll out the red carpet?

This December a 1950s pop-up cinema is coming to Greenway; can you help us to roll out the red carpet for it by volunteering as a cinema usher? Father Christmas will also be stopping by, and could do with some help to hand out his presents and tell stories to visiting children.

Father Christmas in his grotto at Killerton

Father Christmas

Make your way down to the stables to visit Father Christmas this winter at Killerton.

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