Ho, Ho, Ho! 10 of The Best Christmas Grottos In and Around London 2018 Christina Walter 6 November, 2018 Activities, Activities and Days Out, Christmas, Living We’ve been following Father Christmas’s movements very closely to plot exactly when and where he’ll be appearing with his entourage of reindeer and elves at grottos in and outside of London this year. The officials at the North Pole have given us this insider information, so you can get booking your Christmas grotto experience asap! Click here for the My Baba Christmas guide Winter Wonderland Hyde Park Travel around the magical land of Father Christmas on the Santa Express and take a trip through his workshop where you’ll meet the elves. Located in the heart of London, Winter Wonderland is the place to visit this Christmas season, as Hyde Park transforms into a world of unforgettable festive magic. Father Christmas at The Royal Albert Hall Enjoy on an hour long experience through the historical Albert Hall, take a seat in Father Christmas’s sleigh where you’ll receive a magical gift from Father Christmas himself. Father Christmas at Hamleys Head down to the finest toy shop in the world to meet Father Christmas this year. Take part in seasonal games and activities before spending time with the big man himself, and receive a special gift bag to take home. Christmas at Kew Gardens With over one million twinkling lights of every colour imaginable, Kew Garden’s Christmas tour is truly magical. Enter the moonlit woods or take in the views of the sculptural Fire Garden. Enjoy the vintage fairground rides and watch jumping light jet dance to seasonal classics. Don’t forget to look out for Father Christmas and his elves along the way. Santa’s Sleepover, Legoland Windsor Have a sleepover at Legoland with a special twist this Christmas. Enjoy some festive fun including a personal Father Christmas meet and greet, access to Legoland AND festive evening entertainment. Santa’s Sleepover is sure to be a true treat for all the family. Christmas at ZSL London Zoo While all the animals are tucked up in bed, take a night stroll through ZSL London Zoo and explore the magical after dark illuminated trail. Travel through the light vortex and see the larger-than-life, illuminated wild animal sculptures. Try and see if you can get a glimpse of Father Christmas and his elves along the way. Santa’s Grotto Chessington Garden Centre Take a walk through the Christmas creations room on your way to Santa’s traditional grotto, where you will meet Santa and receive a wrapped gift. Christmas in Leicester Square Take a festive trip through Leicester Square’s magical Christmas markets and find Father Christmas’s grotto where your children can meet the man himself. WWT London Wetland Centre You will be sure to make some magical memories at Castle Espie. Children will be able to make their own Christmas decorations before taking a journey through the new elves’ workshop. Your children will get to meet Father Christmas in his workshop by the roaring fire. Father Christmas in the Crystal Grotto, Painshill Park, Surrey A snap-shot of what the real North Pole might look like – why not join Father Christmas and his trusty elves in the magical Crystal Grotto at Painshill Park. Wyevale Garden Centres From Saturday 17th November and throughout December, Wyevale Garden Centres will transform into a winter wonderland, with six whole weeks of festive fun and Christmas cheer for all the family. Elizabeth Street, Belgravia Father Christmas will return to Belgravia for his second year with a brand new festive experience the whole family will love. Father Christmas has relocated to a cosy log cabin hidden within a festive, winter forest set on Elizabeth Street.