The Best Santa’s Grottos in and around Sheffield 2017

There are so many fantastic festive events this year for families to get involved in! This list has the best Santa’s Grottos in and around Sheffield 2017 so you and your little one’s can find the perfect place to meet the man himself. Don’t forget your cameras! Ho, Ho, HO

1). Santa at Wentworth Garden Centre

Santa is arriving at Wentworth Garden Centre on Saturday 18th November at 10.45AM on a horse drawn carriage from Holy Trinity Church.  He’ll be in his workshop each weekend until Sunday 24th December with late night opening times available.

2). Santa at Those Cherished Moments, Hillsborough

From December 2nd, those cherished moments shop in Hillsborough will be transformed into a magical Santa’s grotto with magical lights, decorations and Father Christmas. It’s open every weekend running up to Christmas 11am-4pm, and it’s only £5.00 to see Santa (includes a gift). There will be gifts on sale, lunch, non-alcoholic mulled wine, fresh popcorn, tuck shop and more

3). Cannon Hall Farm, Barnsley Santa special

Selected days throughout December this Santa special includes breakfast or lunch with Santa on timed slots, trailer rides, singalong with elves, reindeer, personalised passports from the North Pole and much more. Prices start from £16.95 pp and include the breakfast or lunch, farm entry and Santa Special experience..

4). Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife and Falconry Centre, Sheffield

Santa, Elves & Sleigh bells at Tropical Butterfly House with Santa’s grotto on selected dates in December: 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 20-24th, 10am – 4:30pm, normal admission and admission includes santas grotto.

Families can enjoy a Christmas tractor ride, farm barn nativity scene, animal encounters, elf workshop and more. All activities and play areas included in admission as well as santa’s grotto visit.

5.) Sheffield Christmas Markets, Fargate

Open daily from November 15th Until Christmas Eve, the Santa’s grotto at Sheffield Christmas Markets is in the city centre at the top of Fargate. Opening times are:  10am-6:00pm Sunday-Wednesday, 10am-8pm Thursday-Saturday. Prices last year were £4.50 a child and with photo at £7.50 including a gift.

6). Crystal Peaks Christmas Grotto

This year’s theme is gingerbread man and there is a gingerbread craft room to keep kids busy. Children can meet santa, receive a gift, make an elf hat and this year, a brand new skate rink is at Crystal Peaks. Prices for santa start at £5.50 child including a gift and skating rink priced separately.

7). Santa Underground at National Coal Mining Museum For England

On selected dates from 25th November-23rd December. Santa’s grotto is underground down at the National Coal Mining Museum which promises to be a very unique and festive experience! The grotto is 140m underground with mini miners and their friends. There are time slots throughout the day which are on the hour and on the half hour. Children under 5 are free and welcome to go underground, too. Visits to Santa include a gift

8). Weston Park Museum Santa’s Grotto, Sheffield, throughout December

On Saturdays throughout December Santa will be at Weston park museum in the igloo at arctic world gallery, waiting for children to meet him. The museum is free and timed tickets to see Santa have to be bought from the reception at £6 a child which includes a gift.

9). Christmas At Eureka!

Santa’s grotto at Eureka! The National Children’s Museum is the best-rated grotto by Netmums. The museum in Halifax has the Santa’s grotto on daily from 30th November to 20th December and is included in admission prices. If you have already visited the museum this year and have an annual pass; this means a visit to the grotto is free! Children can meet the friendliest elves in town, see santa himself and receive a gift (for an extra £2)

Have a lovely Christmas and a Happy New Year with your family however you decided to spend it from all of us at Natalie’s Nannies.

Natalie X