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Santa’s Charity Grotto

Tickets now available online [click here to book]

Following on from the success of last year’s Charity Grotto, we are once again working with the Hospice of the Good Shepherd to raise awareness and funds for this incredible charity. Santa will be arriving at Gordale and opening his grotto on Saturday 25th November at 11am. His grotto will remain open until the 23rd December (some dates excluded).

Over the launch weekend Santa will be joined by panto characters providing exciting entertainment plus Dapper Donkeys will be in-store offering petting and rides*.

This is a charity grotto and ALL proceeds go to Hospice of the good Shepherd.


Santa’s Grotto opening times from 25th Nov;

11am – 5pm Saturday & Sunday

2pm – 5pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday

2pm – 6pm Thursday

If you would like to visit Santa in his grotto we would recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.



  • Each 15 minute slot will have multiple children booked in – the time slots are simply a guide to reduce queue times for you.
  • Advanced booking is essential
  • 2 FREE adults with every child ticket purchased
  • All children including infants entering the grotto must have a ticket
  • Tickets will be sent to you via email, please check your junk emails if you cannot find your tickets.
  • Times slots for ALL Santa’s Grotto sessions must be purchased in advance.

On the day:

Please arrive on time to ensure all children have the opportunity to see Santa within their estimated time slot.

Tickets can be presented via a paper e-ticket, or on smart phones and tablets.

*rides will be chargeable, cash only