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Meet Father Christmas at Newark Park (SOLD OUT)

Book your visit to Santa's cosy grotto in the house at Newark Park.

  • Booking essential
  • Admission applies

Father Christmas is stopping at Newark Park before he heads off for his busiest night of the year. For those that have been nice, there will be a little gift and a chat with the man himself in his cosy grotto in the Drawing Room on the ground floor of Newark house.

Father Christmas will see 8 children per slot. Your visit will be within the 30-minute time slot you book so you may have a short wait when you arrive.

If your child has any special requirements that you think we ought to know about, or which might affect your visit to Father Christmas, please get in touch with us and we'll be happy to discuss how we can best facilitate your visit.

Booking is essential. Tickets are £6 per child visiting Father Christmas. Normal admission applies.



Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Child Child£6.00
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The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895 Please book online or via the booking telephone number.


Children and families welcome

Meeting point

Please queue outside the front of the house ready for your time slot, where you will be greeted by one of the friendly Christmas elves.

What to bring and wear

Santa's grotto is indoors, but we advise you to wrap up warm to enjoy your experience.


The grotto is on the ground floor of the house. Please let the visitor reception team know on arrival if you will require ramp access. Unfortunately pushchairs and prams cannot be taken inside the house, but there is space available outside the front of the house.


All children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are non refundable or exchangeable. Please select your tickets, date, and time with care. Babies (under 18 months) not requiring a gift can enter with the family for free. However, if you would like a gift for your baby, please book a child ticket. Normal admission applies.

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