Santa's Grotto

27th November - 24th December

Watch your children’s faces light up as they visit Santa in his grotto and tell him all their Christmas wishes. Even Santa’s reindeer will be flying in to say hello, so be sure to pay them a visit as they rest up at Celtic Manor in preparation for the biggest night of the year. 

Not only does your experience include a chance to meet Santa - this year you can also join Mrs Claus in her kitchen! Every child visiting our Christmas Kingdom grotto will first join Mrs Claus to help decorate her gingerbread Christmas trees. Good boys and girls will be able to take their gingerbread home with them once they have finished!

We will have a dedicated area where children can write their letter to Santa and place it in his North Pole postbox, and of course once you have seen Santa, your experience is topped off by a visit to see his reindeer who are resting up at Celtic Manor ahead of their busy Christmas Eve!

Santa’s Grotto Gift

This year Santa has specially selected a bespoke soft toy as a gift to be given to all children. The gift will have the ‘Christmas Kingdom at Celtic Manor’ logo on it, for a lasting memento of their visit.

Visits to Santa's Grotto experience sell out fast, so book early to avoid disappointment. Please note that Santa’s Grotto experience is now fully booked.

Monday – Thursday £11.50 per child

Friday – Sunday £15.00 per child

20th – 24th December £17.50 per child

School groups* £8.50 per child

Min 12, max 30 per group

*Monday – Thursday only. Excludes 22nd - 25th December

Price inclusive of one gift per child, gingerbread decorating and visit to Santa’s reindeer. Please check website for opening times.

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Please note Merlins Bar is open to members and residents only on the following dates 21st December 24th December until 1st Jan

For bookings and information contact our Special Events Team on +44 (0)1633 410318

Terms and conditions apply. Full non-refundable pre-payment required at the time of booking. A booking fee of 80p per ticket will be charged for all orders, plus a £2.00 mailing for the total order. Please note tickets will not be dispatched until September.

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