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Meet Father Christmas at The Firs

For one weekend in December, Father Christmas is visiting The Firs along with some of his elves. His best elf will help you to make a toy before you head to the idyllic cottage to meet Father Christmas and receive a small gift.

  • Booking essential

Father Christmas will be at The Firs from 15 December until 18 December along with some of his best elves. Would you like to meet him?

The Firs will be full of Christmas atmosphere with sparkly lights and Christmas trees throughout, ready for you to be greeted by one of the best elves who will tell you all about your visit which includes.

* Writing a letter to Father Christmas at the letter writing station before placing it in the speedy delivery post box.

* Visiting Father Christmas in the idyllic cottage where you can tell him what’s on your Christmas list and he’ll have a present for you too.

* A stop at the toy making station, where one of the top elves will show you how to make a toy to take home.

* Exploring the Candy Cane Woodland. * Hot chocolate in the elves lunchroom.

Tickets are £15 per child with up to two accompanying adults.



Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Child £15.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Meeting point

Arrive at the visitor reception by the main car park, where the elves will greet you. Have your booking confirmation ready to show.

What to bring and wear

There are both indoor and outdoor activities so plenty of layers for both cold weather and warm indoor spaces.


Designated mobility parking in main car park. Wheelchair access to visitor centre and garden - limited wheelchair access to cottage (where Father Christmas will be). Accessible toilet located in visitor centre.

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