What do kids want more than presents at Christmas? The chance to
meet the man in red himself. Check out our list of the top
ten Santa's Grottos in London and make
their wishes come true this Christmas.
The Grotto of all Grottos - Harrods is a number
one favourite at Cool Mum Hunting HQ - the perfect way to
get the festive season off to a magical start. Every child who
meets Father Christmas will be given a gift and have their chance
to share their Christmas wish list with him.
This Christmas is truly going to be special at Westfield London. Westfield
London's Grotto is the UK's first to have a 5D film and each
child's name and picture will feature in the film, as Elbow the Elf
The best thing about meeting Santa at Winter Wonderland in Hyde
Park is - IT'S FREE! Santa will be opening his
grotto every day from 10am to 6pm. Entry is free and Santa will
have a gift for children who've been good! Run on a first-come
first-served basis. Beware though - it can get very busy so
make sure you leave enough time.
The famous Hamleys Christmas
breakfast is a truly magical experience for all the family - an
unusual and charming variation on the Christmas grotto theme. Each
little one has a chance to meet Santa, and receive a small gift to
take home with them.
Another hit at Cool Mum HQ as this grotto, at Brent Cross Shopping Centre,
is FREE and each child receives a gift from Santa - the perfect
excuse to drag the kids shopping!
Children and adults alike will be able to meet the man himself
in his magical Lapland Grotto at the Duke of York Square. The
Grotto is open Saturdays and Sundays from the 10th November and
then Wednesdays through to Sundays throughout December up until
We love nothing better than meeting Santa and his REINDEER! Kids
will get the chance to meet Rudolph himself as well as hours of
festive fun with loads of things for all the family at Willows Farm. Kids can write
a letter to Santa in the elves house, take part in the reindeer
hunt and watch the nativity play.
Come and visit Santa at his winter lodge, a custom-designed
grotto built in the fairytale setting of ZSL London Zoo's memorial
gardens -and also visit London's very own reindeer herd!
Get into the festive mood at London Wetland Centre's Winter
Wonderland weekend! Children will be thrilled to hop aboard for a
husky sleigh ride and to visit Santa in his grotto. We also love
that they offer wine tasting for adults and a chance to do some
last minute Christmas shopping - every cloud…
Christmas at Canary Wharf would not
be complete without a visit to Santa in his new grotto in Jubilee
Place. Santa will be in residence every weekend throughout
December and during the final week before Christmas.