Visit Santa in his Woodland Wonderland

From: 26th Nov 2022

Online Booking Only

Join us on the farm this Christmas to visit Santa and his reindeer in our Woodland Wonderland and explore the Elves' Village.

Our Christmas event will be running: 

  • Every weekend from 26th November 2022 until Christmas Eve.
  • Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th December.
  • Daily from Monday 19th until Saturday 24th December. 

When you book tickets, you will be asked to select a time-slot - this is your estimated time to see Santa. Tickets are sold in fifteen-minute blocks, meaning the time you see Santa could be fifteen minutes later than the time shown on your ticket.

We will be open from 10am to 6.30pm and you are welcome to join us for the whole day, with the exception of Christmas Eve when the farm will close at 2.30pm.

The Woodland Wonderland will close for lunch between 1pm and 2pm daily.

Tickets are limited to ten people in each transaction. To book more than ten tickets, please make multiple bookings. For group bookings of over 20 people and/or coach parking, please call us on 01509 852525.  

We're centrally located between Loughborough, Nottingham, Derby and Leicester - find us at LE12 6LU, ten minutes from the M1 motorway.

Unfortunately dogs are not allowed anywhere in the farm or in Antlers Bistro.

What's included?

  • Visit Santa in his grotto and choose a toy from his woodland toy shop (must be pre-booked online in advance). 
  • Say hello to Santa's reindeer and feed them a tasty treat (reindeer food available at £2 per bag).
  • Enjoy our festive scavenger hunt as you explore the Elves' Village. 
  • Watch our Christmas pantomime (choose from seven show times each day on a 'first come, first served' basis - specific shows cannot be pre-booked).
  • Decorate a gingerbread biscuit in Mrs Claus' house.
  • Write a letter to Santa and post it in our special postbox. 
  • Make magical reindeer food to take home and sprinkle on your lawn. 
  • Enjoy a slice of toast from the Christmas campfire. 
  • Spend a full day on the farm, meeting all the animals and playing in the indoor and outdoor play areas. 

When you book tickets, you will be asked to select a time-slot - this is your estimated time to see Santa. Tickets are sold in fifteen-minute blocks, meaning the time you see Santa could be fifteen minutes later than the time shown on your ticket. We will be open from 10am to 6.30pm daily and you are welcome to join us for the whole day, with the exception of Christmas Eve when the farm will close at 2.30pm. 

The Woodland Wonderland will be closed for lunch from 1-2pm daily. 

Wheelchairs and regular-sized mobility scooters are welcome in Santa's Grotto but we ask that, wherever possible, pushchairs are not taken into Santa's Woodland Grotto. 

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Ticket prices

  • Entry to the Woodland Wonderland will be included in the cost of admission to the farm park and woodlands.
  • Tickets must be booked online in advance and are priced at £15 for adults and £23 for children.
  • Visits to Santa's Woodland Grotto are included in the cost of a child's ticket.
  • Food to feed Santa's reindeer can be added to your order for £2 per bag.
  • Under twos and annual pass holders enter free of charge, with tickets to see Santa available for £8 per child. 
  • Tickets are limited to ten people in each transaction. To book more than ten tickets, please make multiple bookings. For group bookings of over 20 people and/or coach parking, please call us on 01509 852525.  

Once purchased, tickets are neither refundable, nor transferrable to a different date or time. 

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Opening times

  • The farm will be open daily from 10am to 6.30pm, with the exception of Christmas Eve when the farm will close at 2.30pm. You are welcome to come to the farm at any point in the day, although we do ask you to allow at least 30 minutes to get from the entrance to Santa's Woodland Grotto. 
  • When you book tickets, you will be asked to select a time-slot - this is to see Santa. We are NOT operating timed tickets to come onto the farm and you are welcome to join us for the whole day. 
  • We advise you to arrive 30 minutes before your Santa booking. Ordinarily this event is sold out and late arrivals cannot usually be accommodated. It takes at least 10 minutes from the main entrance to Santa's woodland, sometimes up to 20 minutes when walking with very little ones.

This is an outdoor event in the woods and we recommend wellies, waterproofs, hats and gloves etc. 

Location

You'll find us in East Leake (LE12 6LU) and parking is free of charge.

We're centrally located between Loughborough, Nottingham, Derby and Leicester, ten minutes from the M1 motorway.

If you have trouble locating us, please have a look at the map on our contact us page or call us on 01509 852525. 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I need to book a ticket in advance? Yes, our Christmas event requires pre-booking. 
  • What does the time on my ticket mean? The farm is open from 10am to 6.30pm, with the exception of Christmas Eve when we will be closing at 2.30pm. You are welcome to be on the farm all day. The time on your ticket is for your visit to Santa. Please allow at least 30 minutes to get from the entrance to Santa's Woodland Grotto. Grotto tickets are sold in fifteen minute blocks, meaning your visit to see Santa may be 15 minutes later than the time on the ticket.
  • Do I need to pay for parking? Parking is free of charge and does NOT need to booked in advance.
  • Are dogs allowed on the farm? Registered guide dogs are welcome. Unfortunately we do not allow other dogs on the farm, nor in Antlers Bistro.
  • Can I change the date and/or time of my booking? No, tickets are neither refundable, nor transferrable to a different date or time.

A full day of family fun

When you book for Santa's Woodland Wonderland, you will have access to the whole farm park all day, which includes animals to see, play areas to enjoy, woodland to explore and entry to the World of Dinosaur Roar trail.

All our pathways are suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs. Wheelchairs and regular-sized mobility scooters are welcome in Santa's Grotto but we ask that, wherever possible, pushchairs are not taken into Santa's Woodland Grotto. 

 

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Dates for Visit Santa in his Woodland Wonderland

  • 26th Nov 2022
  • 27th Nov 2022
  • 3rd Dec 2022
  • 4th Dec 2022
  • 10th Dec 2022
  • 11th Dec 2022
  • 17th Dec 2022
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