Places to meet Father Christmas in Stroud
"Holiday's are comin'!" Perhaps it's the long white beard, or snuggly red velvet suit, or simply because he gives out presents; whatever the reason - we can't get enough of Father Christmas! The evenings are drawing in and we're counting down the days until we see his presents under the tree; with all his gift-giving and time-travel, it's a miracle he's able to make it to town at all!
Stroud Rocks has on good authority (from the elves) where 'Santa Claus', 'Saint Nick', or 'Papa Crimbo' will be stopping for 'elfies' and deliveries in town this year. "He's making a list, he's checking it twice" and he's found out that Stroud children are on his nice list this year! So, if you still haven’t got your list of present requests in, now you can! You can find some of Santa's pre-Christmas appearances below. And for our full list of events, hit the Christmas Events in Stroud button on our home page.
Where is Santa is stopping in the run up to the big day for your Christmas calendar scheduling pleasure? Letters at the ready!
Come along and see Santa in his magical grotto and receive a special gift from the man himself. Then head to our festive Kingfisher Kitchen and enjoy a delicious full English breakfast. Afterwards, wrap up warm and make enchanted memories as you soak up our seasonal wildlife and enjoy an adventure-packed day in our winter wonder-wetlands. We’ll have festive activities throughout the day so yule have lots to enjoy after seeing our special guest, from Christmas crafts to posting a letter to the North Pole in our Slimbridge post office. Santa and his swans are on their way and he would love to see you there!
When: Saturday 9, Sunday 10, Saturday 16, Sunday 17, Thursday 21, Friday 22 and Saturday 23 December.
Where: WWT Slimbridge, Bowditch, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, GL2 7BT
Adult: £9.95* – Includes a full English Breakfast
Child: £12* - Includes a visit to Santa's Grotto and a gift (for participating child). Includes a full English Breakfast.
Under 4years – Free - If you do not wish for a child under 4 years to receive a gift you can select the free under 4s ticket.
Toast and orange juice can be purchased from the restaurant for an additional £3, or a child's breakfast for £5.
*Please note that you will still need to purchase an admission ticket as well.
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