A ticket for a child under 1 is not required if booking with a full paying child. Please note gifts are only provided for fee paying child tickets. If you would like your child under 1 to receive a gift, then a child ticket must be purchased.
Join the elves at Santa school as they play and learn how to be a brilliant elf. Journey through the polar playground, Christmas classroom and graduation forest before making your way to Santa’s grotto to meet Father Christmas and choose a toy from his toyshop.
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN MY FESTIVE EXPERIENCE?
20-Minute Interactive Story by Professional Festive Performers
Immerse yourself in a captivating tale brought to life by our talented professional performers! Let their enchanting storytelling whisk you away to a world where festive wonders come to life. Be prepared to laugh, be amazed, and celebrate the magic of the season!
3 Christmas Scenes, One Mesmerizing Adventure
Our grotto experience leads you through three fascinating scenes with characters that come to life through a magical story of Christmas.
Group Meeting with Santa Claus
Have your little ones’ dreams come true as they meet Santa and his elves and share their magical Christmas wish.
A Christmas Gift for Each Paid Child Ticket
Let your little believers choose their own gift from our selection of extra special toys. Our carefully selected presents are certain to bring smiles to their faces!
FOR SCHOOLS & LARGE GROUP BOOKINGS PLEASE CONTACT [email protected]
Book a late night Santa Grotto Visit and immerse yourself in Festive Lights and Holiday Magic!
@yorkshire.garden.centres Our elves have been working so hard to make sure our Santas Grottos look as magical as ever this year 🎅 Weekends have sold out at Tong Garden Centre but we still have availability at Tingley and Otley! To find out more and book your tickets… visit our website #santasgrotto #yorkshiregardencentre #yorkshirechristmas #christmastime #christmas2023 #gardencentre #christmasgrotto ♬ Santa Claus Is Coming to Town – Sing N Play
The Grotto experience at Tingley Garden Centre has elements that will be indoors, undercover and outside. Please ensure you dress appropriately for winter weather conditions. On arrival at Tingley Garden Centre, make your way directly to Mission Out main entrance where our team will direct you to the waiting area for your stated time.
Booking for Santa’s grotto is only available online and, as dates sell out quickly, it is unlikely you will be able to purchase a ticket on the day. We strongly advise booking online in advance to avoid disappointment.
No, but every adult attending must have a valid ticket. Maximum of 2 adults per child ticket.
Your grotto experience lasts approximately 20 minutes and will start at the specified time shown on your ticket (this will be specified online when booking and on your ticket when booked). Please arrive at the Grotto waiting area approximately 10 minutes before the time stated on your ticket. The centre can very busy so do allow adequate time to park and make your way through the centre. Please ensure you allow plenty of time to travel and park, as we do get busy – particularly at weekends and during Christmas week.
Bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable.
This year, the Grotto experiences at Yorkshire Garden Centres are group visits.
At Tong, the experience is a group tour with up to 3 children per group and a maximum of 2 adults per child ticket.
At Tingley, the experience is a group tour with up to 9 children per group and a maximum of 2 adults per child ticket.
At Otley, the experience is a group tour with up to 8 children per group and a maximum of 2 adults per child ticket.
A maximum of two adults per child ticket will be permitted and each must have a valid ticket.
Unfortunately, once a booking has been made, tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
BOOK TO VISIT SANTA’S GROTTO AT TINGLEY GARDEN CENTRE & RECEIVE A 10% DISCOUNT ON YOUR ICE SKATING TICKETS – DISCOUNT IS AUTOMATICALLY APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT
If you’ve already booked to visit Santa’s Grotto at Tingley Garden Centre, use your original Grotto Booking Reference, you will have received this within your Order Email Confirmation to claim a 10% discount on your Ice Rink tickets*
*Discount only applies to Ice Skating Tickets
Join us for a magical morning at Blooms Kitchen with our Breakfast with Santa experience.
Enjoy a wonderful family experience where you’ll enjoy a delicious breakfast and receive an early Christmas gift from Santa.
Hosted by our elves in Blooms Kitchen, there will also be party games and Christmas songs to get you in the festive spirit!